Hibernian match preview

Last updated : 14 October 2006 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Hibernian v Heart of Midlothian fixture

Hearts face a trip to Hibernian at Easter Road Stadium on Sunday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 52 of the 129 previous games, with the hosts winning just 40.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2006, the The Hibees carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 22 AprHibernian2 - 1HeartsSPL
2005/2006Sun 02 AprHibernian0 - 4HeartsSFAC
2005/2006Sat 28 JanHearts4 - 1HibernianSPL
2005/2006Sat 29 OctHibernian2 - 0HeartsSPL
2005/2006Sun 07 AugHearts4 - 0HibernianSPL
2004/2005Sat 23 AprHibernian2 - 2HeartsSPL
2004/2005Wed 13 AprHearts1 - 2HibernianSPL

Recent respective form guides

Hibernian have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. In this time, The Hibees have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 4.

The Jambo's have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Jambo's's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.

Hibernian see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 11 points from their 9 games played so far, Hearts sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 19 points from their 9 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Hearts are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Hibernian. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Hibernian6 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
HeartsUndefeated in last 4 away games.
6 games since last defeat.