Hearts head for St Mirren and what looks like being a tricky cinch Premiership clash on Saturday (kick-off 15.00).

Both teams come into the game on the back of draws, the Jam Tarts being held 1-1 at home by fourth-placed Kilmarnock while St Mirren, who are fifth, drew 1-1 at Motherwell.

Third-placed Hearts have accumulated 56 points so far from 31 games and hold an 11-point lead over Kilmarnock while The Buddies are on 43 points.

They have scored 37 goals and let in 38 while Steven Naismith’s men have netted 40 goals and conceded 31.

Saints have won two of their last five games and drawn two, losing one, and Hearts have won one and drawn two, losing two.

Meanwhile, Scottish Gas, Scottish Cup semi-final tickets for Hampden on Sunday, April 21, are now on sale to fans with five-plus loyalty points.

And tickets for the home cinch Premiership clash with Livingston on April 13 and also on sale.

PICTURE: Kenneth Vargas celebrates after scoring earlier this season and he was on the mark again for goal No 8 of the season against Kilmarnock

Finally, Big Hearts have confirmed that £21,000 was raised on their fund-raising effort last Saturday at Tynecastle.

A spokesman said: “Big Hearts are immensely grateful to our amazing Jambo family for once again showing incredible support in raising and outstanding amount.”

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