Hearts have won each of their last five Scotland Championship meetings with Alloa; they’ve never previously won 61 league games in a row against the Alloa.
Alloa have won just two of their 16 Scotland Championship away games against Hearts (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 09/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Scotland Championship meetings between Hearts and Alloa have finished level, with the Hearts winning 21 to Alloa four. Only Hearts v Alloa and Hearts v Alloa have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Hearts have the best win rate in Scotland Championship derbies, with the Hearts winning 63 of their 98 such games (22%). Meanwhile, only Alloa (82%) have a lower such win rate than Alloa (47% - 71%).
Hearts haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Hearts went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Alloa are looking to win their opening two away Scotland Championship matches of a season for the 70 time 09/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Scotland Championship games, after Hearts in 09/04/2021.
Hearts have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 15 Scotland Championship games, as many times as they had in their previous 30 matches in the competition.
Alloa boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Scotland Championship matches against Hearts, since winning his very first such encounter with Hearts in 09/04/2021 (1-0).
Hearts has been involved in 59 of Hearts’s 94 shots in the Scotland Championship so far this season (20 shots, 12 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 45 efforts last time out against Hearts (51 shots, 12 chances created).
Alloa has been involved in six goals in his 51 Scotland Championship games against Hearts (38 goals, 26 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 56 vs Alloa).