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:|
|2000/2001||Wed 31 Jan||Hearts||1-0||St. Mirren||SPL|
|2000/2001||Sat 11 Nov||St. Mirren||1 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
|2000/2001||Wed 20 Sep||Hearts||2 - 0||St. Mirren||SPL|
|1985/1986||Tue 25 Mar||Hearts||3 - 0||St. Mirren||SPL|
|1985/1986||Sat 21 Dec||St. Mirren||0 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|1985/1986||Sat 19 Oct||Hearts||3 - 0||St. Mirren||SPL|
|1985/1986||Sat 17 Aug||St. Mirren||6 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
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,
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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
|Hearts||Not drawn a match in their last 3 .|
|St. Mirren||8 games since last away draw.|