FootyMAD's St. Mirren match preview

Last updated : 08 September 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Heart of Midlothian v St. Mirren fixture

Hearts play host to St. Mirren at Tynecastle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Jambo's are clearly on top, having won 59 and lost only 20 of the 105 games.

The last time the two teams met at Hearts was back in January 2001, over five years ago, the Jambo's carving out a narrow 1-0 victory 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:
2000/2001Wed 31 JanHearts1-0St. MirrenSPL
2000/2001Sat 11 NovSt. Mirren1 - 2HeartsSPL
2000/2001Wed 20 SepHearts2 - 0St. MirrenSPL
1985/1986Tue 25 MarHearts3 - 0St. MirrenSPL
1985/1986Sat 21 DecSt. Mirren0 - 1HeartsSPL
1985/1986Sat 19 OctHearts3 - 0St. MirrenSPL
1985/1986Sat 17 AugSt. Mirren6 - 2HeartsSPL

Recent respective form guides

Heart of Midlothian 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 11 goals for the Jambo's, with 4 goals against.

St. Mirren's away form is equally impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Buddies, and 7 goals against.

Hearts sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 10 points from their 5 games. St. Mirren see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 7 points from their 5 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

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

Hearts are starting to turn Tynecastle Stadium into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occassion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Hearts Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
St. Mirren 8 games since last away draw.