FootyMAD's Kilmarnock match preview

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History of the Heart Of Midlothian v Kilmarnock fixture

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.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 30 JulKilmarnock2 - 4HeartsSPL
2004/2005Wed 16 FebKilmarnock1 - 3HeartsSFAC
2004/2005Sat 12 FebHearts3-0KilmarnockSPL
2004/2005Sat 05 FebHearts2 - 2KilmarnockSFAC
2004/2005Sat 13 NovKilmarnock1 - 1HeartsSPL
2004/2005Wed 22 SepHearts2 - 1KilmarnockSLGC
2004/2005Sat 21 AugHearts3 - 0KilmarnockSPL

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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

Sequence statistics:
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.