St. Mirren v Hearts Preview 29 Dec 2010

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History of the St. Mirren v Hearts

Hearts face a trip to St. Mirren at St Mirren Park on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 110 games played, Jambo's have recorded 32 wins, and St. Mirren have come away with 47 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011 Sat 23 Oct Hearts 3 - 0 St. Mirren SPL
2009/2010 Sat 03 Apr St. Mirren 1 - 1 Hearts SPL
2009/2010 Tue 02 Feb Hearts 0 - 1 St. Mirren SLGC
2009/2010 Sat 16 Jan Hearts 1 - 0 St. Mirren SPL
2009/2010 Sat 03 Oct St. Mirren 2 - 1 Hearts SPL
2008/2009 Sat 21 Feb Hearts 1 - 1 St. Mirren SPL
2008/2009 Sat 08 Nov St. Mirren 0 - 1 Hearts SPL

Recent respective form guides

St. Mirren's poor home run has seen them win just one and drawn two of the last six. While Buddies have scored seven, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Hearts' away form is pretty special at the moment, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Jambo's garner 13 goals, and let in six.

St. Mirren see themselves just below half way in the SPL, showing a record of 16 points from their 17 games played so far, Hearts's total of 33 points from their 17 games sees them sitting in third.

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Current form guides: P W D L F A P
St. Mirren 6 2 2 2 6 6 8
Hearts 6 5 1 0 14 2 16

FootyMad's prediction ...

Hearts are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to St. Mirren. Away win

Sequence statistics:
St. Mirren Failed to win in previous four home games.
Hearts Four successive away victories.
11 games since last away draw.
eight games since last defeat.