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Last updated : 18 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Celtic v Kilmarnock fixture

Kilmarnock face a trip to Celtic at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having taken no points from 77 of the 97 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Premier match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 03 NovKilmarnock1 - 2CelticSPL
2007/2008Sun 05 AugCeltic0 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2006/2007Sun 22 AprKilmarnock1 - 2CelticSPL
2006/2007Tue 02 JanCeltic2 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2006/2007Sun 29 OctKilmarnock1 - 2CelticSPL
2006/2007Sat 29 JulCeltic4 - 1KilmarnockSPL
2005/2006Wed 03 MayCeltic2 - 0KilmarnockSPL

Recent respective form guides

Celtic are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, During these games, The Bhoys have smashed 14 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 3.

In complete contrast to Celtic, Kilmarnock are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Killie have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Celtic sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 43 points from their 20 games. Kilmarnock see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 22 points from their 22 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Killie are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Celtic. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Celtic Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Kilmarnock Not won in previous 9 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.