Hearts vs Kilmarnock Prediction & Match Preview

Hearts vs Kilmarnock Scottish Premiership Predictions by LeagueLane

Hearts vs Kilmarnock
Date: Saturday, 10 November 2018
Kick-Off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Tynecastle Stadium (Edinburgh).

After 12 games played Hearts still remain on top of the league with 26 points. But the team has suffered a big defeat at the last league game away to Celtic which will have caused some problems in the team’s morale.

In the last 6 matches, they have won and lost 3 games each. Over 2.5 goals were scored in 7 of their last 8 matches in all competitions. At present they are on a 3 game winless streak which includes 2 defeats.

At home they have not won the last 2 matches, one was the loss to Celtic the other a draw against Hibernian. In 4 of their last 5 home games from all competitions, final score had over 2.5 goals.

Killie also lost their undefeated run in the league with a loss against Aberdeen at home in the last match. It was a 6 game undefeated streak which ended last Sunday. In the last 6 matches, they have 2 wins and a defeat. In 6 of their last 8 matches, the final score had above 2.5 goals in total.

They are undefeated in 3 away matches on the trot currently and have 3 wins and a loss in their last 5 games on the road. Three matches among those 5 had over 2.5 goals scored as well.

It is an important match for both the sides, as Hearts are just 1 point above Celtic and a win for Kilmarnock will promote them to 3rd spot in the league.

Hearts vs Kilmarnock: Head-to-head (h2h)

  • In the last 6 h2h matches both sides have 2 wins each.
  • From 5 recent h2h at the home of the Hearts, the Hosts have 2 wins and the visitors have 1 win too.
  • Over 2.5 goals were scored in total on 2 of the last 3 h2h at Gorgie.          

Hearts vs Kilmarnock: Prediction

The toppers have only lost 2 matches in the league, both of them against stronger opposition. But they will have learned from their mistakes in those matches and will be coming into this game with a drive to win. So based on their home form which had an 8 game undefeated streak we can bet on the home side to win with 1.50 odds.

Previous 4 home games of the Hearts had a scoreline of over 2.5 goals. The same trend is followed by the visitors in their recent 3 away matches and both teams have scored at least 18 goals or more in their 12 league matches. So we can bet on a score of over 2.5 goals in this match too with 2.10 odd.

Hearts vs Kilmarnock: Betting Tips

  • Home win @ 1.50 (1/2).
  • Over 2.5 goals @ 2.10 (11/10).