Hearts v St. Johnstone 29 Jan 2011

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History of the Hearts v St. Johnstone fixture

Hearts prepare to entertain St. Johnstone at Tynecastle on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 56 games played, the Jambo's have recorded 26 wins, and St. Johnstone have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle was earlier this season, with St. Johnstone inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Jambo's in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011 Tue 11 Jan Hearts 0-1 St. Johnstone SFAC
2010/2011 Sat 13 Nov St. Johnstone 0 - 2 Hearts SPL
2010/2011 Sat 14 Aug Hearts 1 - 1 St. Johnstone SPL
2009/2010 Sat 30 Jan St. Johnstone 1 - 0 Hearts SPL
2009/2010 Sat 21 Nov Hearts 1 - 2 St. Johnstone SPL
2009/2010 Sun 30 Aug St. Johnstone 2 - 2 Hearts SPL
2001/2002 Sat 23 Mar Hearts 1 - 3 St. Johnstone SPL

Recent respective form guides

Heartshave lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The Jambo's have scored 10 and conceded two during this period.

The Saints have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with three wins and just one loss from the last six. The Saints's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with five goals for and four against.

Hearts's total of 45 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in third place  while St. Johnstone see themselves just below half way in the league, showing a record of 26 points from their 21 games played so far,

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

Current form guides: P W D L F A P
Hearts 6 4 0 2 6 6 12
St. Johnstone 6 3 2 1 4 3 11

FootyMad's prediction ...

Jambo's are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Hearts 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
St. Johnstone 6 games since last defeat.