Hearts prepare to entertain Kilmarnock at Tynecastle Stadium on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Jambo's are clearly on top, having won 51 and lost only 18 of the 94 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2005, with Hearts running out comfortable 3-0 winners 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:|
|2005/2006||Sat 30 Jul||Kilmarnock||2 - 4||Hearts||SPL|
|2004/2005||Wed 16 Feb||Kilmarnock||1 - 3||Hearts||SFAC|
|2004/2005||Sat 12 Feb||Hearts||3-0||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2004/2005||Sat 05 Feb||Hearts||2 - 2||Kilmarnock||SFAC|
|2004/2005||Sat 13 Nov||Kilmarnock||1 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2004/2005||Wed 22 Sep||Hearts||2 - 1||Kilmarnock||SLGC|
|2004/2005||Sat 21 Aug||Hearts||3 - 0||Kilmarnock||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Heart Of Midlothian have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Jambo's, with 3 goals against.
Kilmarnock have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Killie have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Hearts are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 11 games giving them a return of 29 points. Kilmarnock's 15 points from 11 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Hearts fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Jambo's. Home win
|Hearts||Won 5 successive home games.|
7 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Kilmarnock||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.