Kilmarnock vs Hearts – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 7, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 7, 2022

Kilmarnock come up against visiting side Hearts this coming Sunday at Rugby Park in a Scottish Premiership fixture. Kilmarnock are 10th in the table on 7 points after 9 matches. Hearts rank 7th with 13 points after 8 matches played.

Kilmarnock vs Hearts Stats

  • Kilmarnock have scored in 19 of the last 20 home matches
  • Kilmarnock have not lost 11 of the last 13 home matches
  • Kilmarnock have conceded in 12 of the last 14 matches
  • In 5 of the last 6 home matches Kilmarnock played, both teams scored
  • Kilmarnock have conceded in the last 6 home matches in a row
  • Hearts have conceded in 14 of the last 16 matches
  • Hearts have scored in 8 of the last 10 away matches
  • Hearts have conceded in 6 of the last 8 away matches
  • Hearts have not won 5 of the last 7 away matches

Kilmarnock vs Hearts Lineups

Kilmarnock vs Hearts Preview

In their last three games, Kilmarnock lost 1-0 against Livingston, got defeated 4-1 by Aberdeen before winning 2-1 against St. Johnstone. Kilmarnock claimed a middle-of-the-road three wins in their previous six matches on home soil in the Premiership. They also drew 2 and lost 1, as they scored 11 and conceded 11 goals.

Hearts have been a bit bleak in their last three matches, although it started with a 0-3 win against Motherwell. Unable to follow that up, they went down 0-4 against Rangers, before handing over all three points in a 0-3 defeat against Fiorentina. Hearts claimed just one win from the last six away games in the Premiership. They also drew 1 and were defeated 4 times, as they were outscored by 10 goals to 6.

Kilmarnock vs Hearts H2H

Kilmarnock last faced Hearts on 5 February 2020 at Tynecastle Park, when Kilmarnock scored a 3-2 win. Kilmarnock will be hoping to add another win to their fine tally against Hearts. They are enjoying a good 7-1-2 advantage against their forthcoming visitors. The bookies’ best betting odds on a home win are at 3.25.

Current table in the Premiership

Full Time Betting

Kilmarnock won 7 of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments while drawing 1 and losing 2 as well. Hearts won 5 from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew 1 and lost 4 in this run. Kilmarnock managed 3 wins without conceding a single goal in the previous 10 matches at home.

Both Teams to Score

Kilmarnock face off against Hearts for the first time in a while, with Kilmarnock claiming a 3-2 win at Tynecastle Park back then. Punters probably shouldn’t go looking for both teams to score, when Hearts come visiting Kilmarnock. At least one team managed to keep a clean sheet 6 times in their last 10 matches. Odds on both teams not to score are best priced at 2.00 with the bookies.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals came out 4 times in the last 10 encounters between these two teams. Kilmarnock managed an average of 1.4 goals, with Hearts averaging 0.7 goals in these games. Both teams to score was a winning bet 4 times in this run of matches. Over 2.5 goals happened in 4 of Kilmarnock’s last 10 matches across the tournaments. They pulled off an average of 0.7 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in 5 of the visitor’s last 10 games this season. On average, they scored 0.8 times in those matches.

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