Celtic vs Kilmarnock Prediction & Match Preview

Celtic vs Kilmarnock
Scotland – Premiership
Date: Saturday, 8th December 2018
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: Celtic Park (Glasgow).

Two top teams from the Scottish Premiership lock horns in this exciting tie on Saturday. Kilmarnock travels to Glasgow to take on Celtic as part of their 17th round tie in first division football of Scotland.

Celtic occupies the second spot in the table after securing 29 points in their league campaign. Their record reads nine wins, two draws, and two losses. Celtic has scored 30 goals so far and conceded just six in return.

Kilmarnock is just below Celtic in league standings. They have posted 28 points on the board. The team managed to win eight games, drew four and lost the remaining three. Kilmarnock scored 22 goals and conceded 12 in the process.

Celtic defeated Aberdeen in their last league match, at home. The final scoreline was 1-0 in favor of the hosts. The lone goal and the winner was scored in the 45th minute by Christie. Aberdeen had tried for the equalizing goal, but their hardships were fruitless.

Kilmarnock recorded a win at home in their last match. Their opponents were Hibernian. The match ended 3-0 in favor of the hosts. The fans will be delighted of their team’s performance as well as the clean sheet. Brophy scored a brace for the hosts.

Celtic vs Kilmarnock Head-to-head (h2h)

  • 14 of the last 16 wins in h2h ties belong to Celtic. They have won at home, as well as on the road.
  • Celtic is unbeaten in their last eight games, in a row, and has seven wins in that stretch.
  • Kilmarnock is winless in four of their last six games.
  • Celtic is unbeaten in their last 16 matches at home, 15 of them wins. Also, they have lost only once in their last 22 attempts in front of the home crowd.
  • Kilmarnock is winless in 12 of their last 20 matches on the road.
  • At this venue, Celtic holds a 29-2 lead in h2h ties.

Celtic vs Kilmarnock Prediction

The home team has this match in the bag. H2h stats show an extremely skewed data for Celtic. They have recorded 14 of the last 16 wins, and at this venue, the overall record favors Celtic, 29-2.

Celtic is unbeaten in their last eight games in a row and had seven wins during the stretch. Kilmarnock, on the other hand, is winless in four of their last six games, and 12 of their last 20 matches on the road.

Celtic has scored in their last 16 matches at home, in a row. Kilmarnock failed to do so in six of their last 11 games on the road.

The home team will win this match easily, and the winning margin will be at least two.

Celtic vs Kilmarnock Betting Tips

  • Half Time/ Full Time: Celtic/ Celtic @ 1.75 (3/4)
  • EH: (-1 for Celtic); Celtic to win @ 1.60 (3/5).

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