Stand-Free's Heart Of Midlothian match preview

Last updated : 28 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Heart Of Midlothian v Aberdeen fixture

Aberdeen face a trip to Heart Of Midlothian at Tynecastle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 119 games played, Dons have recorded 24 wins, and Hearts have come away with 57 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, 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:
2004/2005Sun 07 NovAberdeen0 - 1HeartsSPL
2004/2005Sat 14 AugHearts0 - 0AberdeenSPL
2003/2004Wed 11 FebHearts1 - 0AberdeenSPL
2003/2004Sun 09 NovAberdeen0 - 1HeartsSPL
2003/2004Sat 09 AugHearts2 - 0AberdeenSPL
2002/2003Tue 28 JanAberdeen0 - 1HeartsSPL
2002/2003Tue 12 NovAberdeen0 - 1HeartsSLC

Recent respective form guides

Heart Of Midlothian have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

Aberdeen have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Dons have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hearts's 35 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. Aberdeen find themselves just above them in 4th position, courtesy of the 36 points they have accumulated from 23 games, but this could all change on Saturday in this crunch tie.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Aberdeen have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Hearts may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Hearts10 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
AberdeenAn overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.