FootyMAD's Heart of Midlothian match preview

Last updated : 04 January 2008 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 55 and win only 19 of the 99 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2007, the Jambo's carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 27 OctKilmarnock3 - 1HeartsSPL
2006/2007Sun 20 MayKilmarnock1 - 0HeartsSPL
2006/2007Sat 07 AprHearts1 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2006/2007Sat 30 DecKilmarnock0 - 0HeartsSPL
2006/2007Sat 21 OctHearts0 - 2KilmarnockSPL
2005/2006Sat 15 AprHearts2 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2005/2006Sat 21 JanKilmarnock1 - 0HeartsSPL

Recent respective form guides

Heart of Midlothian's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Jambo's's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

The away form of Kilmarnock is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Killie have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Hearts are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 20 points from 21 matches. Kilmarnock see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 21 points from their 21 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Kilmarnock are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Tynecastle Stadium with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Hearts Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 6 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Kilmarnock Not won in previous 8 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.