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History of the Heart of Midlothian v Hibernian fixture

Hearts prepare to entertain Hibernian at Tynecastle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 134 games played, Jambo's have recorded 66 wins, and Hibernian have come away with 30 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle Stadium was less than a year ago, in May 2009, with Hibernian inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Jambo's in a Scottish Premier match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Thu 07 MayHearts0-1HibernianSPL
2008/2009Sat 14 MarHibernian1 - 0HeartsSPL
2008/2009Sun 11 JanHibernian0 - 2HeartsSFAC
2008/2009Sat 03 JanHearts0 - 0HibernianSPL
2008/2009Sun 19 OctHibernian1 - 1HeartsSPL
2007/2008Sat 19 JanHearts1 - 0HibernianSPL
2007/2008Sun 04 NovHibernian1 - 1HeartsSPL

Recent respective form guides

Heart of Midlothian have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Jambo's in those games, with 4 conceded.

The The Hibees have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The The Hibees's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Hearts see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 9 points from their 10 games played so far, Hibernian's total of 20 points from their 10 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Hearts are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Hibernian will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Hearts Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Hibernian 6 games since last defeat.