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Vedran Ostojic 23 Dec 2019
  • Hibernian earned just four points in their last five outings

  • Can they return to the winning ways and snatch important points at Tynecastle Park?

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Scottish Premiership
Hearts vs Hibernian
12:30 – 26 Dec 2019
Odds correct at the time of writing
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Hearts vs Hibernian Score Prediction

Hearts vs Hibernian Match Info

Match date: 26th December 2019

Kick-Off: 12:30 pm

Stadium: Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh

Hearts vs Hibernian Head to Head Record

Last 3 meetings:

22 Sep 2019 Hibernian 1 – 2 Hearts
28 Apr 2019 Hibernian 1 – 1 Hearts
6 Apr 2019 Hearts 1 – 2 Hibernian

Matches played: 94

Hearts wins: 38

Hibernian wins: 26

Draws: 30

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  • Hibernian are still just outside the top 6 despite losses to Celtic (2-0) and Rangers (0-3) now behind them
  • Hearts sit rock-bottomed with 12 points to their name
  • Jam snatched a 1-2 win at Easter Road in September, with a comeback completed by Ikpeazu and Hickey

Hearts vs Hibernian Match Preview

Hearts have seen four consecutive losses since early December and sit rock-bottomed as they host Hibernian for their Matchday 20 clash on Boxing Day, looking to bounce and close the ten-point gap to the top 6. They’ve had trouble scoring goals on the regular and this could be just as worrying, as Daniel Stendel looks to make an immediate impact.

Indeed, Jam now come into the match with a 2-1 loss at Hamilton Academical behind them, where Oliver Bozanic’s late goal proved nothing more than a consolation as their first goal under the new manager. They will now hope to do more in front of the home fans and the spirits will surely be running high.

Hibernian come into the match with two comfortable losses to Celtic (2-0) and Rangers (0-3), where they failed to cope with the big guns and build on a 3-0 win over Aberdeen seen beforehand. They have been scoring away goals quite regularly, though, and will hope to do the same now.

Hibs can’t really boast great records against the city rivals, though, and they’ve earned just one win in six head-to-head clashes since May 2018. They’ve seen three losses and two draws along the way, despite scoring goals on all of the last three occasions. We now hope to see them motivated to bounce but we don’t see them returning to the winning ways.

We will now rather stick our necks out for the sides to share the spoils at Tynecastle Park and we’ll go for a Draw at 12/5 with William Hill, which would be the third such occasion in six Edinburgh derbies since 2018.

We do feel we should be in for goals once again too and with that in mind, we’re also going for a Yes on Both teams to score at 4/5 with bet365. We’ve seen both sides struggling defensively on many occasions and this sounds like further evidence for such a bet.

Hearts vs Hibernian Betting Tips

Draw @ 12/5 with William Hill

Both teams to score Yes @ 4/5 with bet365

 

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    Hearts vs Hibernian Match Info Match date: 26th December 2019 Kick-Off: 12:30 pm Stadium: Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh Hearts vs Hibernian Head to Head Record Last 3 meetings: 22 Sep 2019 Hibernian 1 – 2 Hearts 28 Apr 2019 Hibernian 1 – 1 Hearts 6 Apr 2019 Hearts 1 – 2 Hibernian Matches played: 94 Hearts…