Hearts v Motherwell 23 Apr 2011

Footymad previewHistory of the Hearts v Motherwell fixture

Hearts prepare to entertain Motherwell at Tynecastle on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Jambo's are clearly on top, having won 73 and lost only 26 of the 132 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle Stadium was earlier this season, when they played out a goalless draw in a league game.

Recent encounters between the teams

SeasonDateTeamResultTeamComp
2010/2011 Sat 09 Apr Hearts 0-0 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Tue 14 Dec Motherwell 1 - 2 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 25 Sep Hearts 0 - 2 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 24 Apr Hearts 0 - 2 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 13 Mar Motherwell 3 - 1 Hearts Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Wed 30 Dec Hearts 1 - 0 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 31 Oct Motherwell 1 - 0 Hearts Scottish Premier

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Hearts have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, seven to five.

In complete contrast, Motherwell are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just one and draw two of the last six. While The 'Well have hit five goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hearts total of 61 points from their 33 games sees them sitting in third place of the SPL.

Motherwell have picked up 44 points from their 33 games so far which puts them in sixth place.

Current overall team form

Team

P

W

D

L

F

A

P

Hearts

6

1

3

2

6

9

6

Motherwell

6

4

1

1

11

5

13

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Hearts at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Jambo's will at least gain a draw. No-score draw.

Sequence statistics

Team

Sequences

Hearts

Drawn each of their last three games.
Not won in the three most recent games.
 

Motherwell

Not won in previous four away games.
Six games since last defeat.
 

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here