Verdict: Hearts win
Best Odds: 3/4
Looking to extend on their domestic purple patch on Tuesday night, Hearts will welcome a struggling Dundee to Tynecastle.
Starting with the hosts, while Hearts might have eventually fallen short last season in their bid to punch a famous European ticket, the Jambos are enjoying another domestic romp this time around. Extending on their Scottish Cup adventure over the weekend as they secured a 2-1 victory away at Spartans, Steven Naismith’s side find the mood around Tynecastle at a real high. Opening the New Year with another 2-1 win against Livingston, the Edinburgh-based outfit are unbeaten in all of their previous six domestic appearances across all competitions. Likewise, sat in pole position to claim a bronze medal finish among Scotland’s elite this season, Naismith’s side have also collected 13 points from their last five Premiership showdowns. Although Hearts might have failed to collect back-to-back domestic victories at Tynecastle so far this year, Tuesday’s hosts will be smelling a major opportunity here.
Both still dealing with respective injury issues, Hearts will be unable to call upon the duo of Liam Boyce and A