Hearts face a trip to Kilmarnock at Rugby Park on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 92 games played, Jambo's have recorded 25 wins, and Kilmarnock have come away with 43 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline 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:|
|2004/2005||Wed 22 Sep||Hearts||2 - 1||Kilmarnock||SLC|
|2004/2005||Sat 21 Aug||Hearts||3 - 0||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sun 07 Mar||Kilmarnock||1 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Dec||Hearts||2 - 1||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Sep||Kilmarnock||0 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
|2002/2003||Sat 03 May||Kilmarnock||1 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2002/2003||Sat 08 Feb||Hearts||3 - 0||Kilmarnock||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Kilmarnock have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Killie, with 6 goals against.
Hearts have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Jambo's have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Kilmarnock's 19 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position. Hearts are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 22 points from 13 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Hearts only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Rugby Park will be a good result. Score draw
|Kilmarnock||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Hearts||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.