FM Preview: Celtic v Kilmarnock 30 Jan 2013

Last updated : 29 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Celtic v Kilmarnock fixture

Kilmarnock face a trip to Celtic at Parkhead on Wednesday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having taken no points from 88 of the 112 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Parkhead was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 08 Dec Kilmarnock 1 - 3 Celtic Scottish Premier
2012/2013 Sat 27 Oct Celtic 0-2 Kilmarnock Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 07 Apr Kilmarnock 0 - 6 Celtic Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 18 Mar Celtic 0 - 1 Kilmarnock Scottish League Cup
2011/2012 Sat 24 Dec Celtic 2 - 1 Kilmarnock Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 15 Oct Kilmarnock 3 - 3 Celtic Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 08 May Kilmarnock 0 - 2 Celtic Scottish Premier

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Celtic could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Bhoys have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 2.

The Killie have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Killie, and 10 goals against.

Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 23 games giving them a return of 49 points.

Kilmarnock see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 29 points from their 23 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Celtic 6 4 0 2 13 5 12
Kilmarnock 6 1 4 1 7 7 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and we think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Bhoys. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Celtic Won 6 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
Kilmarnock Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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