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Hearts are leading the charge underneath the Old Firm pair but they lost their last game against Motherwell. Who wins this time? Find out with our Hearts vs Motherwell preview here along with the predictions and free tips we mention along the way.
Hearts vs Motherwell: Our top betting tips
Check out our match predictions for the big game.
These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.
Hearts to win it
Hearts have won four of their last five games, their only loss in that stretch was against Celtic. The Jam Tarts have been one of the best home teams in the Premiership; they’ve lost just twice in 12 home games this season, with seven wins and three draws. On the other hand, Motherwell have not been very efficient on the road this season; they’ve won just two of the 10 games they’ve played away from home. It’s also worth mentioning that Motherwell tend to struggle when they visit Hearts; they have just one win in their last 10 visits to this stadium. Considering Hearts won seven of those 10 games, we believe that Hearts will win this game.
Hosts to lead at the break
Hearts have a tendency to start strong, and because of that, they usually score first; The Jam Tarts have drawn first blood in four of their last five games. Hearts led at half-time in three of their last four games. It’s been the same case in clashes between these sides; Hearts bagged the first goal in all of their last four encounters with Motherwell. Considering Hearts led at half-time in their last four meetings with Motherwell, they should do the same here.
Backing the goals to flow
Both teams have been involved in a few high-scoring games recently; Hearts have scored 10 goals in their last four games alone. Three of Hearts’ last four games went over the 2.5 goal line. Similarly, Motherwell have had their fair share of high-scoring games, as three of their last four games went over 2.5. With this in mind, our final pick for this match is over 2.5 total goals.
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Hearts vs Motherwell: Team Overview
Hearts’ four game winning streak ended against Celtic in their last game; they will look to bounce back from that loss as Motherwell come calling. Robbie Nielson will be eyeing his fifth win in six games; he’ll call on Liam Boyce for help.
Motherwell have had a fairly decent run of form lately; they’ve won three of their last five games, with a draw and a loss in that stretch. The Well will hope to upset Hearts today; Kevin Van Veen will lead the attack.
The final word on Hearts vs Motherwell
- Who won the last head to head? Motherwell
- When is kick off? 15:00 GMT
- Where is the game being played? Tynecastle Park