Celtic vs Hibernian Prediction & Match Preview

Celtic vs Hibernian Scottish Premiership Predictions by LeagueLane

Celtic vs Hibernian
Scotland Premiership
Date: Monday, 11 January 2021
Kick-off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Celtic Park (Glasgow).

Celtic are huge favourites to win against Hibernian on Monday night’s Scottish Premiership fixture.

The Celts lost to arch rivals Rangers by a 1-0 scoreline last week and they are now literally out of the title race with the cross city rivals powered to a 22 point lead at the top of the table.

However, the remaining fixtures are important to keep an advantage over remaining teams as the teams go into Championship group.

There are controversies on the background of this match with the team’s trip to Dubai and at least one player is now confirmed to have tested positive for Covid-19.

We believe the match will go ahead and if more players have to sit out due to the same, this will not be an easy game.

The Hibs are doing well and they sit 7 points behind the defending Champions. This could have been better if not for suffering losses in the recent three games. It all started with a narrow 1-0 defeat at Rangers, then followed by home defeats to Ross County and Livingston.

Celtic vs Hibernian Head-to-head

  • Celtic haven’t lost a home game to Hibernian since 2010, a streak of 13 games with 10 wins and 3 draws.
  • Hibernian have failed to score in 6 of their last 8 visits to this ground.

Celtic vs Hibernian Prediction

I cannot see anything other than a home win if Celtic manage to field a full-strength squad on Monday amidst the controversies surrounding their alleged trip to Dubai and players infected with Covid-19.

However, looking at the recent trend in their h2h matches, Hibernian usually set up with a defensive mentality against the Celts, therefore under 3.5 goals full-time is my recommendation, also when considering only 2 of their last 8 at this stadium saw the same.

Celtic vs Hibernian Betting Tips

  • Under 3.5 goals @ 1.50 odd.