St. Mirren vs Hearts – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: January 3, 2023
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: January 3, 2023

St. Mirren go up against Hearts at The SMISA Stadium on Saturday in a thrilling Scottish Premiership match. Two places behind the league leaders, Hearts claimed 31 points from 19 rounds, while St. Mirren amassed 26 points. They now rank as number 5 in the Premiership standings.

St. Mirren vs Hearts Stats

  • In the last 5 matches in a row St. Mirren played, both teams scored
  • St. Mirren have not lost the last 9 home matches in a row
  • In the last 4 home matches in a row St. Mirren played, both teams scored
  • In 8 of the last 10 St. Mirren home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • St. Mirren have conceded in 9 of the last 10 matches
  • Hearts have conceded in 29 of the last 31 matches
  • In 9 of the last 11 matches Hearts played, both teams scored
  • In 9 of the last 11 Hearts matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Hearts have conceded in 15 of the last 17 away matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 Hearts away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5

St. Mirren vs Hearts Lineups

St. Mirren vs Hearts Preview

Stephen Robinson’s St. Mirren look in good shape before their upcoming match, as they seek to remain unbeaten. They started by taking out Aberdeen in a 3-1 win, before a 1-1 draw followed against Livingston. Their most recent outing resulted in a 0-0 draw in a hard-fought encounter with Kilmarnock. St. Mirren won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the Premiership, while also drawing three. They suffered zero defeats, while they scored ten and conceded six goals. St. Mirren rank among the 3 best home sides this season in the Premiership so far, claiming six wins at The SMISA Stadium. They scored 14 times along the way, whilst conceding seven goals.

Robbie Neilson’s Hearts went unbeaten through their last three matches, which began with a 2-2 draw against Dundee United. A 2-3 win against St. Johnstone followed before they beat Hibernian 3-0. Hearts claimed two wins against two draws and two defeats in their last six away matches in the Premiership. The scoreline from these matches reads ten goals conceded and nine scored. No team split the points as many times on their travels, as Hearts did this season, in the Premiership. They have so far collected no less than three draws.

St. Mirren vs Hearts H2H

Not only did Hearts win their latest meetings with St. Mirren, but they also did it without conceding. A 2-0 win in February 2022 was followed by a 2-0 win in November 2021. In the last ten encounters between the clubs, Hearts have been the dominant force winning five matches against St. Mirren. The bookies have Hearts to win this match at the best price odds of 2.50.

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Full Time Betting

The SMISA Stadium witnessed St. Mirren winning six times in their last 10 matches, whilst drawing three and losing one. Hearts claimed three wins, two draws and five defeats in their last 10 games away. St. Mirren should feel good about scoring on Saturday since Hearts managed a clean sheet only once in their previous 10 away games. The hosts fought their way to four clean sheets in their previous 10 matches played at home.

Both Teams to Score

Hearts ended up winning 0-2 in the most recent meeting between these two rivals. Rest assured they have a similar outcome in mind at The SMISA Stadium. Both teams scored five times in the previous ten matches between home side St. Mirren and Hearts. Best-priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.70.

Over/Under Tips

Under 2.5 goals happened three times in the last ten encounters between these two rivals. St. Mirren managed an average of 0.9 goals, with Hearts averaging 1.7 goals in these. Both teams not to score was a winning bet five times in this run of matches. St. Mirren performed an average of 1.1 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out six times. Over 2.5 goals came up in eight of Hearts’ previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.8 goals in these matches.

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