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History of the Hibernian v Aberdeen fixture

Aberdeen face a trip to Hibernian at Easter Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 132 games played, the Dons have recorded 41 wins, and Hibernian have come away with 54 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2009, when they played out a goalless draw 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:
2008/2009 Sun 24 May Aberdeen 2 - 1 Hibernian SPL
2008/2009 Sat 21 Mar Hibernian 0 - 0 Aberdeen SPL
2008/2009 Sat 15 Nov Hibernian 2 - 2 Aberdeen SPL
2008/2009 Sat 04 Oct Aberdeen 1 - 2 Hibernian SPL
2007/2008 Sat 26 Apr Aberdeen 2 - 1 Hibernian SPL
2007/2008 Sun 17 Feb Hibernian 3 - 1 Aberdeen SPL
2007/2008 Sun 02 Dec Aberdeen 3 - 1 Hibernian SPL

Recent respective form guides

Hibernian have only performed averagely at home, winning three and losing two of their last six. A total of nine goals have been scored by the Hibees in those games, with five conceded.

Aberdeen have an average recent record on the road, collecting one win and three draws from the last six played. The Dons have scored six goals in these games, but conceded an alarming seven.

Hibernian's total of 17 points from their nine games sees them sitting in the European places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier. Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 11 points from their nine games played so far,

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

Current form guides: P W D L F A P
Hibernian 6 3 2 1 10 6 11
Aberdeen 6 1 3 2 5 7 6

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Hibernian Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Aberdeen Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.