FootyMAD's Inverness Caledonian Thistle match preview

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History of the Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Heart of Midlothian fixture

Hearts face a trip to Inverness Caledonian Thistle at Tulloch Caledonian Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Most of the previous games have been drawn, but the remainder have resulted in a win for Jambo's.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2006, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 26 AugHearts4 - 1Inverness CTSPL
2005/2006Sat 11 MarInverness CT0 - 0HeartsSPL
2005/2006Sat 10 DecHearts0 - 0Inverness CTSPL
2005/2006Sat 17 SepInverness CT0 - 1HeartsSPL
2004/2005Sat 12 MarHearts0 - 2Inverness CTSPL
2004/2005Sat 11 DecInverness CT1 - 1HeartsSPL
2004/2005Sat 25 SepHearts1 - 0Inverness CTSPL

Recent respective form guides

Inverness Caledonian Thistle have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Caley Thistle in those games, with 5 conceded.

Hearts have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Inverness CT see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 19 points from their 15 games played so far, Hearts's 22 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Caley Thistle, as the Jambo's have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Inverness CT Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Hearts Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.