Celtic face a trip to Heart Of Midlothian at Tynecastle Stadium on Sunday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 58 of the 139 previous games, with the hosts winning just 52.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Celtic inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Jambo's in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sun 10 Apr||Hearts||1 - 2||Celtic||SFAC|
|2004/2005||Sat 02 Apr||Celtic||0 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
|2004/2005||Sun 26 Dec||Hearts||0 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|2004/2005||Sat 16 Oct||Celtic||3 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sun 25 Apr||Hearts||1 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Apr||Celtic||2 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sat 07 Feb||Hearts||0 - 3||Celtic||SFAC|
Recent respective form guides
Heart Of Midlothian have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Jambo's's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
The away form of Celtic however, is much more impressive, seeing them pick up six wins out of six. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the The Bhoys scoring 19 and conceding 4.
Hearts's 50 points from 36 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. Celtic are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 36 games giving them a return of 89 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Celtic are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Hearts. Away win
|Hearts||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Celtic||12 successive away victories.|
13 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 24 outings ago.