Kilmarnock vs Celtic Prediction & Match Preview

Kilmarnock vs Celtic
Scotland – Premiership
Date: Sunday, 17th February 2019
Kick-off at 16.00 UK/ 17.00 CET
Venue: Rugby Park (Kilmarnock).

The Celts are trying to create a record their own, as they inching closer to win the Scottish League for the 50th time in history.

The Hoops are well on track to doing the same this season, as they are the table toppers in this year’s Scotland Premiership. Brendan Rodger’s tactics have been doing wonders for them, as won last 7 matches in a trot.

The forward and defensive units are doing well, as they scored 59 and conceded 14 goals this season.

Killie has been a consistent side in this year’s Premiership, as they won 13 matches this season. Steve Clarke and his troops are one of the best defensive units in the league, as they concede 1 goal per game.

Back four and the midfield cover for each other in the middle of the park and thwart the opposition’s attacks. The absence of quality players has been their major weakness up front, as they scored 37 goals this season.

Kilmarnock vs Celtic Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The host leads 2 to nil in the last 5 matches.
  • Celtic’s last victory in this tie was in 2017.
  • The away side leads 3-2 in the last 5 meeting at this venue.
  • The home side won last 2 matches in a row at this venue.

Kilmarnock vs Celtic Prediction

The game will be a tough encounter, as both teams will be hard to break. This will be a high voltage match with lots of fouls and break up plays. The referee will have to control the emotions and tempo of the match, as it will get more and more aggressive.

The opportunities will be limited and both sets of forwards will be isolated in the attacking half. Shot from distance and free-kicks will be frequent events throughout the 90 minutes. The match will end in a goalless draw, as both teams will take one point each.

Kilmarnock vs Celtic Betting Tips

  • Draw @ 4.33 (10/3)
  • Correct Score: 0-0, Draw @ 12.00 (11/1).