Hearts vs Motherwell Prediction & Match Preview

Hearts vs Motherwell
Scotland – Premiership
Date: Saturday, 8th December 2018
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: Tynecastle Stadium (Edinburgh).

Hearts open their gates for Motherwell in their 17th round fixture in the Scottish Premiership. The match is scheduled for Saturday, at the Tynecastle Stadium.

Motherwell is at the ninth position in the table after recording 14 points from their 14 games. The team managed to score 15 goals and conceded 24 in the process. They won four matches, drew two and lost eight.

Hearts occupy the fourth position and have 26 points on the table against their name. Their record reads eight wins, two draws, and five losses. Hearts scored 20 goals and conceded 17 in return.

Motherwell lost their last game, on the road, against Livingston. The final scoreline was 2-0 in favor of the hosts. An early goal in the first half and a late goal in the second half completed the proceedings for the hosts. Three easy points in the pocket for them.

Hearts couldn’t take advantage of their home crowd in their last league match. They lost to Rangers, quite easily the best team in the league. The final scoreline was 1-2 in favor of the visitors.

Hearts vs Motherwell Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Hearts has recorded six of the last eight wins in h2h ties.
  • The home team, Hearts, are unbeaten in nine of their last 15 matches but has been struggling in the last two months for good results.
  • Motherwell was winless in seven of their last ten games.
  • Hearts was unbeaten in seven of their last eleven matches at home.
  • Motherwell lost five of their last six matches on the road.
  • Hearts has recorded the last five wins in h2h ties, at this venue.

Hearts vs Motherwell Prediction

The home team is looking to shake off the complacency that has crept up in their midst lately. At home, against an opponent whom they have dominated well recently, Hearts will be eager to get on the pitch and get back to their winning ways.

Motherwell has had a terrible record on the road this season, especially recently. They have lost five of their last six matches on the road. Hearts, meanwhile, remained unbeaten in seven of their last eleven matches at home.

In overall matches, Hearts was unbeaten in nine of last 15.

Hearts will look to take the three points from this match somehow. Despite their promising start, their level fell off in the last few weeks. The team will be desperate to get their form back. Hearts will grind out a win from this game and will be careful not to lose this tie. The score will most probably be 1-0 or 2-0 in favor of Hearts.

Hearts vs Motherwell Betting Tips

  • Hearts to win @ 1.80 (4/5)
  • Under 2.5 match goals @ 1.60 (3/5).