History of the Celtic v Heart of Midlothian fixture
Celtic prepare to entertain Heart of Midlothian at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bhoys are clearly on top, having won 92 and lost only 22 of the 153 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Celtic Park was less than a year ago, in January 2011, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 02 Oct||Hearts||2 - 0||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Wed 11 May||Hearts||0 - 3||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Wed 26 Jan||Celtic||4-0||Hearts||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Wed 10 Nov||Hearts||2 - 0||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Sep||Celtic||3 - 0||Hearts||Scottish Premier|
|2009/2010||Sun 09 May||Hearts||1 - 2||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
|2009/2010||Wed 10 Feb||Celtic||2 - 0||Hearts||Scottish Premier|
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Recent respective form guides
Celtic have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Bhoys, with 4 goals against.
Heart of Midlothian have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.
Celtic's total of 38 points from their 17 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Heart of Midlothian lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 22 from their 17 games so far.
Current overall team form
|Heart of Midlothian||6||1||1||4||3||7||4|
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Celtic may be coming up against a decent side in Heart of Midlothian, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Bhoys. Home Win
|Celtic||5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
|Heart of Midlothian||Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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