Hearts v Hibs 01 Jan 2011
Updated Friday, 31st December 2010
FootyMad's preview focuses on the Edinburgh Derby between Hearts and Hibs at 12:30 on Saturday, 1st January 2011 in the SPL.
History of the Hearts v Hibs fixture
Hearts prepare to entertain Hibs at Tynecastle Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 136 games played, the Jambos have recorded 67 wins, and Hibs have come away with, less than half that number, 30 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle was less than a year ago, in March 2010, the Jambo's carving out a narrow 2-1 win.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sun 07 Nov||Hibs||0 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 01 May||Hibs||1 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 20 Mar||Hearts||2-1||Hibs||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sun 03 Jan||Hibs||1 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 07 Nov||Hearts||0 - 0||Hibs||SPL|
|2008/2009||Thu 07 May||Hearts||0 - 1||Hibs||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 14 Mar||Hibs||1 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Hearts 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 13 goals for the Jambos, withfour goals against.
In complete contrast to Hearts, Hibs are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just one win, with five defeats, from the last six. While The Hibees have scored eight goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Hearts's total of 36 points from their 18 games sees them sitting in third place in the SPL. Hibs see themselves in relegation trouble, showing a record of 16 points from their 18 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
It's 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 Jambos. Home win
|Hearts||Unbeaten in the last four home games.
Unbeaten run of eight matches.
|Hibs||Lost each of the previous two away game.
Not won in previous two away matches.
No win in the five most recent games.