FootyMAD's Heart of Midlothian match preview

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History of the Heart of Midlothian v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to Heart of Midlothian at Tynecastle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 56 out of 83 times.

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:
2006/2007Mon 13 NovFalkirk1 - 1HeartsSPL
2006/2007Sat 12 AugHearts0 - 0FalkirkSPL
2005/2006Sat 25 MarFalkirk1 - 2HeartsSPL
2005/2006Mon 26 DecHearts5 - 0FalkirkSPL
2005/2006Sun 02 OctFalkirk2 - 2HeartsSPL
2003/2004Wed 29 OctHearts2 - 1FalkirkSLGC
2002/2003Sat 25 JanFalkirk4 - 0HeartsSFAC

Recent respective form guides

Heart of Midlothian have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The Bairns's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Hearts find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 37 points they have accumulated from 24 games. Falkirk's 33 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Falkirk are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Tynecastle Stadium with a well-deserved point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Hearts 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Falkirk 8 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.