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 59 of the 140 previous games, with the hosts winning just 52.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2005, with Celtic inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Jambo's in a Scottish Premier match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 15 Oct||Celtic||1 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2004/2005||Sun 15 May||Hearts||1 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Heart Of Midlothian are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. During these games, Jambo's have smashed 13 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 1.
Celtic's away form is equally impressive, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the The Bhoys scoring 17 and conceding 4.
Hearts are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 44 points from 20 games. Celtic are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 20 games giving them a return of 48 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Celtic are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Hearts. Away win
|Hearts||Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.|
|Celtic||Undefeated in last 8 away games.|
5 games since last defeat.