FootyMAD's Hibernian match preview

Last updated : 23 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Kilmarnock v Hibernian fixture

Kilmarnock prepare to entertain Hibernian at Rugby Park on Saturday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 86 games played, Killie have recorded 39 wins, and Hibernian have come away with 29 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Rugby Park was less than a year ago, in April 2003, with Kilmarnock annihilating their visitors 6-2 in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 25 OctHibernian3 - 1KilmarnockSPL
2002/2003Sat 05 AprKilmarnock6-2HibernianSPL
2002/2003Sat 21 DecKilmarnock2 - 1HibernianSPL
2002/2003Sat 21 SepHibernian2 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2001/2002Sat 13 AprKilmarnock1 - 0HibernianSPL
2001/2002Sat 19 JanHibernian2 - 2KilmarnockSPL
2001/2002Sat 03 NovKilmarnock0 - 0HibernianSPL

Recent respective form guides

Kilmarnock's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Killie have scored 5, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.

Hibernian's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Hibees have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Kilmarnock are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 21 points from 20 matches. Hibernian see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 22 points from their 20 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Kilmarnock at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Killie will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Kilmarnock Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Hibernian Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.