2019-20 Scottish Premiership – Hearts vs Hibernian Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Hearts vs Hibernian kick off? Thursday 26th December, 2019 – 12:30 (UK)

Where is Hearts vs Hibernian being played? Tynecastle Park

What TV channel is Hearts vs Hibernian on in the UK? Sky Sports & BT Sport share the rights to Scottish Premiership matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedules

Where can I stream Hearts vs Hibernian in the UK? If televised on Sky Sports, subscribers can stream the match live on Sky Go / If televised on BT Sport, subscribers can stream the match live on the BT Sport website & app

Where can I get tickets for Hearts vs Hibernian?

Hearts – https://www.heartsfc.co.uk/tickets-and-hospitality/matchday/upcoming-games

Hibernian – http://www.hibernianfc.co.uk/tickets/away

What was the score in the last meeting between Hearts & Hibernian? Hibernian 1-2 Hearts

THE TEAM NEWS

HEARTS

Predicted line-up (4-4-2): Joel Castro; Smith, Halkett, Berra, Hickey; Clare, Whelan, Damour, Mulrane; Ikpeazu, MacLean

Unavailable: Doyle (Injured), Garuccio (Injured), Souttar (Injured), Washington (Injured), Haring (Injured), Morrison (Injured)

Doubtful: Naismith (Injured), Walker (Injured), Brandon (Injured)

HIBERNIAN

Predicted line-up (4-1-2-1-2): Bogdan; Naismith, McGregor, Hanlon, Stevenson; Hallberg; Boyle, Mallan; Allan; Doidge, Kamberi

Unavailable: Porteous (Suspended), Middleton (Injured), Gray (Injured)

Doubtful: Newell (Injured)

THE PREDICTION

The doom and gloom continued at Hearts over the weekend with their fourth straight loss and - even in a season which has been poor throughout - this represents their worst run. Hibs have lost to both the Old Firm teams in their last two matches so this is the perfect match for them to rebound.

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