Hearts vs Rangers – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: September 26, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: September 26, 2022

The Premiership tie at Tynecastle Park on Saturday sees home team Hearts up against Rangers. One spot behind the leader of the table, Rangers have claimed 16 points after seven rounds, while Hearts have amassed 13 points and are now ranked as number 3 in the Premiership standings.

Hearts vs Rangers Stats

  • Hearts have conceded in 13 of the last 15 matches
  • Hearts have conceded in the last 7 home matches in a row
  • Hearts have lost 3 of the last 4 home matches
  • Hearts have not won 3 of the last 4 home matches
  • Rangers have conceded in 15 of the last 17 away matches
  • Rangers have conceded in the last 5 matches in a row
  • Rangers have not won 4 of the last 5 away matches
  • Rangers have lost 3 of the last 4 matches
  • Rangers have not won 3 of the last 4 matches

Hearts vs Rangers Lineups

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Hearts took six points from their last three matches but started off by losing 0-4 against Istanbul Büyüksehir. They responded by beating RFS 0-2 and followed that up by winning 0-3 against Motherwell. Hearts won four of their last six Premiership matches on home soil while drawing once and losing once. They conceded eight and scored 13 goals. Hearts scored nine goals, while also conceding four at Tynecastle Park this season. This places them in the top three when scoring on home soil in the Premiership.

In their last three matches, Rangers lost against Ajax and SSC Napoli by 4-0 and 0-3, respectively, and beat Dundee United by 2-1. Rangers won three of a possible six away matches in the Premiership, playing two draws and suffering one defeat. They scored 11 while also conceding ten times. Rangers are in the top three when it comes to scoring goals on their travels in the Premiership this season. They claimed four goals so far, whilst allowing seven goals against.

Hearts vs Rangers H2H

Rangers celebrated two wins against Hearts in their most recent meetings, outclassing their next opponent by 3-1 and 5-0. Rangers have a good reading on Hearts, as they won six of the last ten encounters. The latter sprung a surprise, though, by winning 3-1 in the latest meeting. The bookies have Rangers to win this match at best price odds of 1.75.

Current table in the Scottish Premiership

Full Time Betting

Tynecastle Park saw Hearts winning five, drawing one and losing four of their 10 most recent games across all tournaments. Rangers won four of their 10 most recent away games, drew two and lost four. Hearts should feel good about scoring this coming Saturday since Rangers managed a clean sheet only once in their previous 10 away games. The hosts fought their way to two clean sheets in their last 10 matches played at home.

Both Teams to Score

Rangers won 3-1 and 5-0 in the two most recent meetings with Hearts, and go into their upcoming match with a psychological advantage. Both teams found the back of the net six times in the past ten matches between home side Hearts and Rangers. Best-priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.61.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals paid out seven times in the previous ten encounters between these two Premiership sides. Hearts pulled off an average of 0.7 goals, while Rangers settled for an average of 2.6 goals in these. Both teams to score was a winning bet six times in this streak. Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the ten matches across the tournaments for Hearts, who scored an average of 1.3 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in nine of the visitor’s last ten games. Rangers managed to hit the net 1.8 times on average in these games.

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