Another action-packed fixture in Championship as Hearts welcome Alloa Athletic

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Competition: Scotland Championship
Competition: Fri 09.April
Match begins: 18:45 (UTC)
Venue: Tynecastle Park (20099 seats)

There should be a significant difference in quality between these teams based on table positions so far, with Hearts leading Alloa Athletic by 29 points.

Insights:
  • Hearts have the most scored goals (50) in Championship
  • Alloa Athletic have the most conceded goals (51) in Championship

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

5 - 9 - 21 with 44-73. What does this mean? Well, these are the statistics for Alloa Athletic when playing on grass like they will do today. Wins - draws- losses and goals scored-conceded. Alloa Athletic play their home games on artifical turf so that's why we provide these numbers.

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Hearts form and stats

The home supporters can't complain about results here at Tynecastle Park as Hearts, who have the most scored goals (50) in Championship, have scored 35 goals to get 28 points from 12 games. The overall stats in the Championship are 9-1-2 (wins-draws-losses).

Hearts drew their last game, 0-0 away at Dunfermline Athletic (placed 4th). Ahead of that match, Hearts lost 2-3 at home to Queen of the South.

Hearts are an "over 2,5 goals" team alone here at Tynecastle Park in their league games, having scored an impressive 35 goals in 12 matches. On the other hand, Hearts have conceded 16 goals.

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Alloa Athletic form and stats

Alloa Athletic, who have the most conceded goals (51) in Championship, have only collected 7 points from their away games in the Championship, after 2-1-8 (11 played).

It might be tough going out on the road again for Alloa Athletic, facing their second straight away game. Especially as the previous game, ended with a defeat 1-2 versus Arbroath (placed 9th). A 2-2 draw was the result before that, hosting Ayr United.

The visiting Alloa Athletic have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 11 goals from 11 games. For Alloa, more than two goals on average per game end up in their own net.

Head 2 Head

This is the result when the teams met earlier this season; Alloa Athletic - Hearts 1-3. As for the last eight games between these two teams, there's seven Hearts victories, zero draws and one Alloa Athletic win. Over/under statistics; five of these games ended with three goals or more, three matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

HeartsL. Boyce
L. Boyce
10 goals
HeartsJ. Walker
J. Walker
6 goals
HeartsS. Naismith
S. Naismith
6 goals

Hearts missing players

Alloa Athletic missing players

Hearts Alloa Athletic
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
23 12 4 Played P 2 11 23
14 9 3 Won W 0 2 4
5 1 1 Drew D 0 1 6
4 2 0 Lost L 2 8 13
50 35 11 Scored S 2 11 27
24 16 5 Conceded C 6 24 51
91% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
78% 92% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 82% 91%
57% 75% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 73% 70%
39% 50% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 100% 45% 43%
22% 42% 25% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 18% 22%
61% 75% 75% BTTS BTTS 100% 64% 74%
39% 25% 25% Clean Sheets C S 0% 9% 4%
9% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 27% 22%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.2 0.9 0.8 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 4 2.6 1.9
1 1 0 Red cards R C 0 1 4
 
13.1 13.3 17 Shots (avg) S ( 3 5 6.8
4.8 5.1 5.8 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.5 2.3 2.7
46% 57% 48% Goal Efficiency G E 40% 44% 44%
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • Alloa Athletic have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Alloa Athletic have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Alloa Athletic have the fewest clean sheets (1) in Championship
  • Alloa Athletic have the fewest points (7) away in Championship
  • Alloa Athletic have the most conceded goals (51) in Championship
  • Alloa Athletic have the most conceded goals in the first half (22) in Championship
  • Alloa Athletic have the most conceded goals in the second half (27) in Championship
  • Alloa Athletic have the most points from losing position (12) in Championship
  • Alloa Athletic have the the worst goal difference (-13) away in Championship
  • Alloa Athletic have the the worst goal difference (-24) in Championship
  • Alloa Athletic haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Hearts have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Hearts have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Hearts have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Alloa Athletic have scored away.
  • Hearts have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Hearts have the fewest conceded goals in the first half (8) in Championship
  • Hearts have the fewest dropped points from leading position (0) in Championship
  • Hearts have the most clean sheets (8) in Championship
  • Hearts have the most points (28) at home in Championship
  • Hearts have the most scored goals (35) at home in Championship
  • Hearts have the most scored goals (50) in Championship
  • Hearts have the most scored goals in the first half (21) in Championship
  • Hearts have the most scored goals in the second half (29) in Championship
  • Hearts have the the best goal difference (+19) at home in Championship
  • Hearts have the the best goal difference (+26) in Championship
  • Hearts haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Hearts 23 14 5 4 50 24 12 9 1 2 35 16 11 5 4 2 15 8 26 47
2 Raith Rovers 22 10 6 6 39 27 11 6 2 3 22 12 11 4 4 3 17 15 12 36
3 Dundee 21 9 6 6 40 37 11 7 2 2 22 15 10 2 4 4 18 22 3 33
4 Dunfermline Athletic 22 8 7 7 30 28 11 7 2 2 17 9 11 1 5 5 13 19 2 31
5 Inverness CT 22 7 9 6 28 23 11 3 6 2 13 10 11 4 3 4 15 13 5 30
6 Queen of the South 22 9 3 10 36 44 10 4 2 4 16 20 12 5 1 6 20 24 -8 30
7 Ayr United 22 6 8 8 28 27 10 3 4 3 10 8 12 3 4 5 18 19 1 26
8 Greenock Morton 22 6 7 9 19 27 11 4 3 4 12 13 11 2 4 5 7 14 -8 25
9 Arbroath 23 6 7 10 19 28 12 4 5 3 12 11 11 2 2 7 7 17 -9 25
10 Alloa Athletic 23 4 6 13 27 51 12 2 5 5 16 27 11 2 1 8 11 24 -24 18

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The Scottish Championship is the second level of the Scottish Professional Football League. Ten teams play each other four times for a total of 36 fixtures in a season from August to May. The winner in the league table promotes to the Premiership and a playoff can promote one more team.