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:|
|2003/2004||Sat 01 Nov||Hearts||3 - 1||Livingston||SPL|
|2002/2003||Sat 08 Mar||Livingston||1-1||Hearts||SPL|
|2002/2003||Sat 07 Dec||Hearts||2 - 1||Livingston||SPL|
|2002/2003||Sun 06 Oct||Livingston||1 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sun 12 May||Hearts||2 - 3||Livingston||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 19 Jan||Livingston||2 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 03 Nov||Hearts||1 - 3||Livingston||SPL|
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:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
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
|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.