Motherwell vs Hearts – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: September 16, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: January 19, 2023

The spotlight is on Motherwell and Hearts, as the pair go looking to boost their confidence. They face each other on Sunday at Fir Park in the Scottish Premier League.

Motherwell vs Hearts Stats

  • Motherwell have scored in 8 of the last 10 home matches
  • Motherwell have scored in 6 of the last 7 matches
  • Motherwell have not lost the last 3 home matches in a row
  • Motherwell have not lost 4 of the last 5 matches
  • Motherwell have not conceded in the last 3 home matches in a row
  • Hearts have conceded in the last 13 matches in a row
  • Hearts have lost 6 of the last 7 matches
  • Hearts have conceded in 12 of the last 14 away matches
  • Hearts have not won the last 5 away matches in a row
  • Hearts have lost the last 3 away matches in a row

Motherwell vs Hearts Lineups

Motherwell vs Hearts Preview

It has been a bit of everything for Motherwell in their previous three matches, where they first beat Livingston by 1-0. This was followed by a disappointing 2-1 defeat against Kilmarnock, before an encounter with Dundee United produced a 0-0 draw. Motherwell won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the Premiership, while also drawing one. They suffered two defeats, while they scored nine and conceded eight goals. Motherwell are among the three teams scoring the least goals at home in the Premiership this season. They managed two goals at Fir Park while conceding two.

In their last three matches, Hearts lost against Livingston and Istanbul Büyüksehir by 1-0 and 0-4, respectively, and beat RFS by 0-2. Hearts claimed just one win from the last six away games in the Premiership. They also drew one and were defeated four times, as they were outscored by 12 goals to six. Hearts proved themselves generous visitors in the Premiership this season, as they conceded an astonishing four goals so far. This leaves them with the worst defensive record of all teams from their away matches.

Motherwell vs Hearts H2H

Hearts lost 2-1 against Motherwell in their latest encounter. This served as payback for the 2-0 defeat, Hearts handed out in the match before. Both teams aim for the throat when taking on each other as only one of their last ten matches finished all square. Motherwell came out on top in five games, whereas Hearts ran away with three points four times. Picking the home win gets you odds at 2.75 with the bookies, whereas the best betting odds on an away win at full-time are at 2.50.

Current table in the Scottish Premiership

Full Time Betting

Of the previous 10 outings away from home, Hearts scored the opening goal five times, whereas their hosts were first on target in three of their last 10 games on home soil.

Both Teams to Score

Hearts lost 2-1 against Motherwell in their latest encounter. This served as payback for the 2-0 defeat, Hearts handed out in the match before. Both teams scored four times in the previous ten matches between home side Motherwell and Hearts. Best-priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.75.

Over/Under Tips

Less than 2.5 goals came out three times in the past ten encounters between these two while both teams not to score was a winning bet six times. Motherwell managed an average of 1.1 goals, with Hearts averaging 1.1 goals. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of Motherwell’s last ten matches across the tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.2 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of the last ten matches Hearts played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.1 goals in these matches.


About Josh Stewart

Josh lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and works as a website editor. He has previously worked for several prominent online sites and, as a former professional golfer, specialises in sports and iGaming. Josh has almost a decade of experience as a freelancer and has received excellent reviews from current and previous clients.