Kilmarnock vs Livingston Prediction & Match Preview

Kilmarnock vs Livingston
Scotland – Premiership
Date: Wednesday, 05th December 2018
Kick-Off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Rugby Park (Kilmarnock).

Killie are looking for a second consecutive win as they welcome Livingston to home this Wednesday.

The hosts are 3rd and are already in the title run. Just 2 points separate them from the leaders Rangers. With 8 wins and 3 defeats, the home side has 28 points. At present they are unbeaten in their last three games in the Premiership.

From their last 5 games, the Killie’s have won twice and lost only once. In the last 5 home matches, they won 3 and lost one as well. The last home match saw them win 3-0 against Hibernian.

The visitors are 6 points behind their opponents for Wednesday. They scored a goal per game in their 14 matches so far and has done a tidy defensive work at the back as well. From 14 matches they won 6 and lost 4 in return.

They are also on the back of a win; home win over Motherwell. This win ended a 4 match winless run across all venues that included 3 defeats. Under 2.5 goals were scored in total n 4 of their last 6 fixtures in the Premiership.

Recent away form raises concern for the Lions as they have not won any of the 4 matches away from home. Currently, they have an active 2 match losing streak going on. Under 2.5 goals came in 4 of their last 5 matches on the road also.

Kilmarnock vs Livingston: Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Livingston is winless in the last 5 competitive h2h across all stadiums.
  • The Killie have 3 wins in the last 5 meetings.
  • All three Kilmarnock wins had over 2.5 goals.
  • The hosts are unbeaten at home in the last 4 h2h played here, which has 3 wins included in it.
  • Livingston previously won this fixture here back in November 2004.
  • Three of the last five head-to-head games at this stadium had over 2.5 match goals.

Kilmarnock vs Livingston: Prediction

Killie have been good in front of their home crowd. They have wins against teams like Celtic and St. Johnston there this season. Meanwhile, when we look at the away record of the Lions we can assume they are not going to win this one. On the light of 2 matches losing away a streak of the visitors we can bet on Kilmarnock to win with 1.95 odd.

The hosts are scoring at a good rate and are better on defense too. In 7 of their games this season the final score had a total of more than 2.5 goals. This is the same trend in 4 of their last 5 home matches. A similar scoreline was also produced in 3 of the last 5 meetings between them at this venue. So based on their great scoring form we can bet on a score of over 2.5 goals in this game.

Kilmarnock vs Livingston: Betting Tips

  • Kilmarnock to win @ 1.95 (10/11)
  • Over 2.5 goals @ 2.60 (8/5).

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