FootyMAD's Heart Of Midlothian match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Livingston v Heart Of Midlothian fixture

Livingston prepare to entertain Heart Of Midlothian at Almondvale on Saturday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. Of the 4 previous meetings, 2 have been drawn, and 2 won by the Livi Lions.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Almondvale was less than a year ago, in March 2003, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 01 NovHearts3 - 1LivingstonSPL
2002/2003Sat 08 MarLivingston1-1HeartsSPL
2002/2003Sat 07 DecHearts2 - 1LivingstonSPL
2002/2003Sun 06 OctLivingston1 - 1HeartsSPL
2001/2002Sun 12 MayHearts2 - 3LivingstonSPL
2001/2002Sat 19 JanLivingston2 - 0HeartsSPL
2001/2002Sat 03 NovHearts1 - 3LivingstonSPL

Recent respective form guides

Livingston have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.

Hearts have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The Jambo's's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Livingston's 26 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. Hearts are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 36 points from 21 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Livingston Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Hearts 10 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.