FM Preview: Heart of Midlothian v Kilmarnock 10 Apr 2010

Last updated : 09 April 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Heart of Midlothian v Kilmarnock fixture

Kilmarnock face a trip to Heart of Midlothian at Tynecastle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Killie will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 57 and win only 21 of the 104 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the Jambo's carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 28 NovKilmarnock1 - 2HeartsSPL
2009/2010Tue 15 SepHearts1 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2008/2009Sat 04 AprHearts3 - 1KilmarnockSPL
2008/2009Sat 17 JanKilmarnock0 - 2HeartsSPL
2008/2009Sat 04 OctHearts1 - 2KilmarnockSPL
2007/2008Sat 10 MayHearts0 - 2KilmarnockSPL
2007/2008Sat 05 AprKilmarnock0 - 0HeartsSPL

Recent respective form guides

Heart of Midlothian are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The Jambo's's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

The away form of Kilmarnock is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Killie have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Hearts's 41 points from 32 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position. Kilmarnock are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 29 points from 32 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Jambo's, as the Killie have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Hearts 10 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Kilmarnock Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.