FM Preview: Kilmarnock v Heart of Midlothian 18 Jan 2011

Last updated : 17 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Kilmarnock v Heart of Midlothian fixture

Kilmarnock prepare to entertain Heart of Midlothian at Rugby Park on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 102 games played, Killie have recorded 46 wins, and Hearts have come away with 29 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Rugby Park was just last season, in November 2009, with Hearts inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Killie 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:
2010/2011Sun 31 OctHearts0 - 3KilmarnockSPL
2009/2010Sat 10 AprHearts1 - 0KilmarnockSPL
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

Recent respective form guides

Kilmarnock have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Killie in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Jambo's have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Jambo's pummel 12 goals, and let in 5.

Kilmarnock's total of 31 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier. Hearts's total of 39 points from their 19 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Kilmarnock are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Kilmarnock Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Hearts 5 successive away victories.
12 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.