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Dunfermline vs Hearts Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Top of the table Scottish Championship meeting

  • Dunfermline meet Hearts in the Scottish Championship on Friday
  • The match is being played at East End Park
  • Dunfermline have made an unbeaten start in the Scottish Championship
  • Hearts have won all of their league matches so far
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Hearts have won all three of their matches in the Scottish Championship this season (Getty Images).

Dunfermline face Hearts in the Scottish Championship on Friday in a clash between promotion rivals. Both sides have made extremely strong starts to the new season, finding themselves towards the top of the league table.

Dunfermline Form


Dunfermline will be delighted with the start they have made to the new Scottish Championship season. They find themselves sat 2nd in the table after four matches, winning three and drawing one. 

Dunfermline started in free-scoring form with a 3-1 win over Inverness. This was then followed up with a 4-1 win over Alloa Athletic on the road and a 3-2 win over Queen of the South at home.

The goals dried up last time out though as they were held to a 0-0 draw away to mid-table Ayr United.

Dunfermline Team News


Dunfermline are set to start with Kevin O’Hara and Declan McManus in attack once again, with the pair having scored a combined five goals from their opening four matches.

Hearts Form


Hearts have a 100% record in all competitions coming into Friday night’s Championship clash.

Robbie Neilson’s team have won all eight of their matches in all competitions, including three wins in the Scottish Championship.

Hearts started the season with a 6-2 thrashing of Dundee before then beating Arbroath 1-0 away from home.

Last time out, they beat Inverness 2-1 at home thanks to goals from Steven Naismith and Liam Boyce.

Hearts Team News


Hearts will be without centre-back John Souttar and midfielder Loic Damour due to injury. 

Goalkeeper Craig Gordon, defender Michael Smith and striker Liam Boyce are all expected to be available after international duty.

Dunfermline vs Hearts Head to Head


Hearts have had the better of this fixture of late, winning 11 of the last 14 meetings. Dunfermline have just one win during that time alongside two draws.

Dunfermline vs Hearts Odds


Hearts are favourites to win at 1.75 with bet365, while Dunfermline are available at 5.50. The draw is available at 3.75.

Dunfermline vs Hearts Match Up


If the early season form is anything to go by, Hearts should be heavy favourites in the majority of games they play this season. The front two of Steven Naismith and Liam Boyce should score plenty at this level.

Dunfermline vs Hearts Stats


  • Dunfermline have lost 3 of their last 8 home matches (Scottish Championship).
  • Dunfermline have 1 win in their last 14 matches against Hearts (all competitions).
  • Hearts have won 11 of their last 14 matches against Dunfermline (all competitions).
  • Hearts have won all 8 of their matches this season (all competitions).
  • Hearts have won all 3 of their league matches this season (Scottish Championship).

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Where is Dunfermline vs Hearts being played?

Dunfermline vs Hearts is being played at East End Park in Dunfermline, Scotland.

When does Dunfermline vs Hearts kick off?

Dunfermline vs Hearts kicks off at 19:45 GMT on Friday 20 November 2020.

What competition are Dunfermline vs Hearts playing in?

Dunfermline vs Hearts are playing in the Scottish Championship.

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Verdict

Dunfermline have made a strong start to this season but Hearts have looked a level above early on in the Scottish Championship. I’m backing an away win in this one.

Best Bet: Hearts Win Full Time Result @-133.33 at William Hill - 5 Units
Anytime Goalscorer Tip: Liam Boyce Anytime Goalscorer @130.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 3 Units
First Goalscorer Tip: Liam Boyce First Goalscorer @450.00 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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