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History of the Aberdeen v Heart of Midlothian fixture

Aberdeen prepare to entertain Heart of Midlothian at Pittodrie Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 131 games played, the Dons have recorded 62 wins, and Hearts have come away with 41 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pittodrie Stadium was earlier this season, with Aberdeen running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010 Wed 27 Jan Hearts 0 - 3 Aberdeen SPL
2009/2010 Sat 09 Jan Aberdeen 2 - 0 Hearts SFAC
2009/2010 Sat 17 Oct Aberdeen 1 - 1 Hearts SPL
2008/2009 Tue 12 May Aberdeen 0 - 0 Hearts SPL
2008/2009 Sat 14 Feb Hearts 2 - 1 Aberdeen SPL
2008/2009 Sat 27 Dec Aberdeen 1 - 0 Hearts SPL
2008/2009 Sat 25 Oct Hearts 1 - 1 Aberdeen SPL

Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, the Dons have scored seven goals in these games, but conceded an alarming nine.

Hearts have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just one and draw two of the last six. Jambo's have conceded seven goals in these games, and only hit three in reply.

Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 29 points from their 25 games played so far, Hearts's 34 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position.

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

Current form guides: P W D L F A P
Aberdeen 6 0 3 3 8 12 3
Hearts 6 2 0 4 5 9 6

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Aberdeen only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Aberdeen Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Hearts Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.