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.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sun 07 Nov||Aberdeen||0 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2004/2005||Sat 14 Aug||Hearts||0 - 0||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2003/2004||Wed 11 Feb||Hearts||1 - 0||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sun 09 Nov||Aberdeen||0 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sat 09 Aug||Hearts||2 - 0||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2002/2003||Tue 28 Jan||Aberdeen||0 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2002/2003||Tue 12 Nov||Aberdeen||0 - 1||Hearts||SLC|
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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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
|Hearts||10 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
|Aberdeen||An overall losing run of 2 games.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.