History of the Hearts v Rangers fixture
Hearts prepare to entertain Rangers at Tynecastle at lunchtime today, looking to improve on a dire past record against the Gers. It does not make pleasant reading, winning just 36 of the 149 games played, and losing 75.
The most recent meeting between the two sides at Tynecastle was earlier this season, with Rangers inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat on the Jambo's.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 02 Oct||Hearts||1-2||Rangers||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sun 18 Apr||Rangers||2 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 27 Mar||Hearts||1 - 4||Rangers||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 23 Jan||Rangers||1 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sun 23 Aug||Hearts||1 - 2||Rangers||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sun 03 May||Rangers||2 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Mar||Rangers||2 - 2||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 11 goals for the Jambo's, with just two goals against.
The Gers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just one loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the The Gers, and three goals against.
Hearts's total of 42 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in third place of the SPL. Rangers's total of 47 points from their 19 games sees them sitting on Leaders Celtic's shoulders.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Hearts are starting to turn Tynecastle into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw
|Hearts||Not drawn a match in their last four.
|Rangers||Unbeaten in last five away games.
Won each of the previous three games.
Last drawn game six outings ago.