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Last updated : 02 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Celtic v Kilmarnock fixture

Kilmarnock face a trip to Celtic at Celtic Park on Tuesday afternoon, with the intention of improving a poor record there. The have ended up losing on 76 of the 95 occasions the two teams have clashed.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sun 29 OctKilmarnock1 - 2CelticSPL
2006/2007Sat 29 JulCeltic4 - 1KilmarnockSPL
2005/2006Wed 03 MayCeltic2 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2005/2006Sun 09 AprKilmarnock1 - 4CelticSPL
2005/2006Sat 14 JanCeltic4 - 2KilmarnockSPL
2005/2006Sun 23 OctKilmarnock0 - 1CelticSPL
2004/2005Sun 30 JanKilmarnock0 - 1CelticSPL

Recent respective form guides

Celtic are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Bhoys in those games, with 3 conceded.

Kilmarnock have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Killie have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Celtic are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 22 games giving them a return of 53 points. Kilmarnock see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 30 points from their 22 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Kilmarnock have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Celtic may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Celtic Unbeaten in the last 27 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Kilmarnock 5 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.