Hearts vs Kilmarnock
Scotland – Premiership
Date: Saturday, 5 October 2019
Kick-off at 15:00 UK / 16:00 CET
Venue: Tynecastle Stadium (Edinburgh).
With a dismal home record under their belt, Hearts will be welcoming a Kilmarnock side who have every reason to be hopeful of walking away with all three points this weekend.
Hearts vs Kilmarnock Head to head (h2h)
- Four out of the last seven games have finished in favor of Kilmarnock.
- Their previous encounter saw Hearts lose 1-0.
- Both teams have found the back of the net just thrice in their past ten clashes.
- Hearts have not kept a clean sheet in any of their previous four games here.
- Only one of their last six matchups have featured over 2.5 goals on the charts.
Hearts vs Kilmarnock Prediction
The hosts have got off to a slow start in their campaign and have registered just one win from their last seven games in the Premiership. Despite showing promise with a 2-1 win over Hibernian on the road, the home team failed to work their magic in their clash with St Mirren last week with the fixture ending in a stalemate.
Home advantage has hardly made a difference as well for Hearts. The squad are yet to taste success in front of their home fans this season. Also, they have garnered no more than two points from a possible nine and have conceded five so far whilst scoring just one less.
On the other hand, the signs of resurgence that Kilmarnock showed with back to back victories, turned out to be short-lived. The visitors are now without a win in their last two games in running. However, to their defense, two out of the three defeats that the away side have succumbed to so far were against the table toppers and the runners up of the previous edition.
Furthermore, Kilmarnock have been faring well against this opponent in their recent visits to this venue. And have emerged victoriously in three of their last four trips here. Be that as it may, it needs saying that the hosts have avoided a defeat in two of their last three home games by forcing their foes to share the spoils with them. Hence, the safest punt in this one is undoubtedly a double chance backing Kilmarnock.
Additionally, all of their last three head to head games here have been low scoring affairs. Considering that both the teams failed to find the back of the net in their most recent matchups as well, count on Kilmarnock to wrap things up with a goal or two at the most.
Hearts vs Kilmarnock Betting tips
Best Bet: Draw or Kilmarnock @ 1.50 (2/5)
Under 2.5 goals @ 1.66 (2/3).