Celtic vs Dundee FC Prediction & Match Preview

Celtic vs Dundee FC
Scotland – Premiership
Date: Saturday, 22nd December 2018
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: Celtic Park (Glasgow).

Celtic hosts Dundee FC at the Celtic Park, this Saturday, as part of their 19th round in the Scottish Premiership. The home team, Celtic, is the best-performing team in the league right now, while Dundee is easily the worst.

Celtic is first in the league table. They have acquired 36 points so far from their 17 matches. The team won 11 of these 17, drew three and lost the remaining three. Celtic scored 39 goals and conceded 10 in the process. They won three of their last five matches, drew one and lost the last game. The side scored 12 goals during the while and conceded four.

Dundee is dead-last in league standings and has nine points against their name. Their record reads two wins, three draws, and 13 losses. Dundee scored 15 goals and conceded 41. They have a mixed record in their last five games. One win, two draws, and two losses. The side scored nine goals and let 11 past their defense.

Celtic recorded a win, against Motherwell, in their last league fixture. The final score was 3-0, in favor of the hosts. Dundee lost against Aberdeen, on the road, last weekend. Miller scored the lone and consolation goal for the visitors.

Celtic vs Dundee FC Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Dundee lost the last h2h match between these teams, the scoreline being 0-5, in favor of the guests.
  • 38 of the last 39 h2h wins belong to Celtic.
  • Celtic was unbeaten in two of their last 13 games.
  • Dundee was winless in 17 of their last 19 fixtures.
  • Celtic won 17 of their last 19 home-ties.
  • Dundee was winless in five of their last five attempts on the road.

Celtic vs Dundee FC Prediction

Celtic is the best team in the league, and with the added home advantage, they take on the worst side in the tournament. The hosts will comfortably win this tie. The odds for a Celtic win is just 1.10, so we will have to turn to other betting markets, to get value out of this game.

No team has scored more than Celtic in the league at this point. On the other hand, no other side has conceded more than Dundee. Celtic has scored 39 goals so far in their league campaign, and ten of the total 12 teams in the competition failed to even reach the 30-goal mark. Except for Dundee, no team in the Premiership has breached the 40-goal mark in the conceded goals stat.

The game has every chance to become a goal-fest. Celtic won the last game against Dundee, on the road, with a 0-5 scoreline. Celtic will easily score goals in both halves.

Since 2003, Dundee has managed to score only a total of three goals against Celtic, at this venue. Dundee has always found it hard to score against Celtic. The hosts, Celtic kept clean sheets in five of their last six h2h games at the Celtic Park. Dundee also failed to score in nine of their last 12 matches against Celtic in this stadium. In overall h2h ties, Celtic shut out Dundee on ten of the last 12 occasions. Analyzing these facts, it’s easy to come to the conclusion that Celtic will win to nil in this match.

Celtic vs Dundee FC Betting Tips

  • The host, Celtic,  to Win to Nil @ 1.67 (2/3)
  • Celtic to Score in Both Halves @ 1.50 (1/2).

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