Hearts face a trip to Motherwell at Fir Park on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 57 of the 127 previous games, with the hosts winning just 47.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2009, the The 'Well carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Scottish Premier match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Wed 04 Mar||Hearts||2 - 1||Motherwell||SPL|
|2008/2009||Wed 07 Jan||Motherwell||1 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 09 Aug||Hearts||3 - 2||Motherwell||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 23 Feb||Motherwell||0 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2007/2008||Tue 22 Jan||Motherwell||1 - 0||Hearts||SFAC|
|2007/2008||Sat 12 Jan||Hearts||2 - 2||Motherwell||SFAC|
|2007/2008||Sat 08 Dec||Hearts||1 - 2||Motherwell||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Motherwell have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Hearts have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Jambo's have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Motherwell lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 14 points from their 9 games so far. Hearts see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 9 points from their 9 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Hearts are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Fir Park with a well-deserved point. Score draw
|Motherwell||4 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Hearts||4 games since last defeat.|