Hearts vs St. Mirren – Following a 2-1 loss to Kilmarnock in the Premiership the previous time around, Hearts will be looking to rebound here.

Hearts had 64% of the possession in that encounter and 3 of their 10 shots on goal were successful. Lawrence Shankland was the lone scorer for Hearts (7′).

Kilmarnock, on the other hand, had 17 efforts at goal with 4 of them being successful. For Kilmarnock, goals were made by Daniel Armstrong (22′) and Christian Doidge (45′).

Hearts hasn’t maintained a clean sheet in many of their recent games. According to the data, Hearts’ defense has been penetrated in five of their previous six games, resulting in 13 goals being scored.

Hearts had not lost to St Mirren in their previous five meetings in the league prior to this match. In their prior two league home games, they haven’t lost.

After defeating Livingston 3-0 in their previous match, St Mirren enters this contest with a winning record in the Premiership. St Mirren had 41% of the game’s control and 7 of its 15 shots on goal were successful.

Mark O’Hara and Tony Watt scored goals for St Mirren on five and forty-two seconds, respectively. Livingston had 13 attempts at goal at the other end, with 3 of those being on target.

St Mirren has scored a total of 8 goals in their past 6 matches. On every one of those instances, St Mirren also recorded a goal. Nine goals have been scored against their defense during that period. Let’s see if this tendency will ultimately be maintained.

Prior to this encounter, St Mirren had lost their previous six league games when they had faced Hearts away from home.

They haven’t been traveling at all and haven’t lost in their last two road league games. In their last three league games, they have failed to win on the road.

Hearts vs St. Mirren – Betting Analysis

A brief review of their head-to-head record dating back to August 7, 2021, reveals that St Mirren has had terrible luck in these games.

Hearts have kept the advantage over them, winning 83% of the times they have faced off. They have not been able to come away with any victories.

The two teams scored a total of 16 goals during this time frame, with The Jam Tarts scoring 12 and The Buddies scoring 4. 2.67 goals have been scored on average per contest.

Robbie Neilson, the manager of Hearts, is unable to use Craig Gordon (fractured leg), Gary Mackay-Steven (foot surgery), Liam Boyce (cruciate ligament rupture), Beni Baningime (cruciate ligament injury), or Craig Halkett (cruciate ligament injury).

According to us, The Jam Tarts may very well play in a 4-3-3 configuration this time around with the following players: Alexander Clark, Michael Smith, Kye Rowles, Toby Sibbick, Stephen Kingsley, O. Kiomourtzoglou, Robert Snodgrass, Jorge Grant, Josh Ginnelly, Lawrence Shankland, and Alan Forrest.

St. Mirren manager Stephen Robinson has no fitness worries going into this game because he has a fully healthy group to choose from.

Using Trevor Carson, Marcus Fraser, Joe Shaughnessy, Charles Dunne, Ryan Strain, Alexandros Gogic, Keanu Baccus, Mark O’Hara, Thierry Small, Tony Watt, and Curtis Main, we predict The Buddies will employ a 3-5-2 scheme.

Although St Mirren are likely capable of dismantling this Hearts team, it isn’t anticipated to be enough to prevent a defeat.

 What are the best odds for this match?

Regarding the current betting odds in the full-time result market, the win for Hearts is best priced at 2, going for the draw is 3.64 and staking on the winning team to be St Mirren will get you 3.7. They are the best of the returns that can be secured at the moment.

Hearts vs St. Mirren – Head -to- Head

Hearts vs St. Mirren

Our Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals

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