FootyMAD's St. Mirren match preview

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Last updated : 02 October 2009
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History of the St. Mirren v Heart of Midlothian fixture

Hearts face a trip to St. Mirren at St Mirren Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 108 games played, Jambo's have recorded 32 wins, and St. Mirren have come away with 46 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2008, with Hearts inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Buddies 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:
2008/2009Sat 21 FebHearts1 - 1St. MirrenSPL
2008/2009Sat 08 NovSt. Mirren0 - 1HeartsSPL
2008/2009Sat 23 AugHearts2 - 1St. MirrenSPL
2007/2008Sat 19 AprHearts3 - 2St. MirrenSPL
2007/2008Sat 15 MarSt. Mirren1 - 1HeartsSPL
2007/2008Wed 26 DecHearts0 - 1St. MirrenSPL
2007/2008Sun 30 SepSt. Mirren1 - 3HeartsSPL

Recent respective form guides

St. Mirren's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. Buddies have conceded a disappointing 9 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

The away form of Hearts is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. Jambo's have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

St. Mirren see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 5 points from their 6 games played so far, Hearts see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 7 points from their 6 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
St. Mirren63127610
Hearts641110613

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Jambo's out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at St. Mirren. Away win

Sequence statistics:
St. Mirren Failed to win in previous 8 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Hearts Not won in previous 10 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

Heart of Midlothian Match Reports

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