FM Preview: Celtic v Kilmarnock 11 Dec 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 10th December 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Celtic and Kilmarnock at 15:00 on Saturday, 11th December 2010 in the Scottish Premier.
Celtic prepare to entertain Kilmarnock at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The The Bhoys have won 81 of the 101 matches the two teams have contested.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Celtic Park was less than a year ago, in March 2010, with Celtic running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Scottish Premier match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sun 19 Sep||Kilmarnock||1 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 27 Mar||Celtic||3-1||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 13 Mar||Kilmarnock||0 - 3||Celtic||SFAC|
|2009/2010||Tue 02 Feb||Kilmarnock||1 - 0||Celtic||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 31 Oct||Celtic||3 - 0||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2008/2009||Wed 04 Mar||Kilmarnock||1 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|2008/2009||Wed 12 Nov||Celtic||3 - 0||Kilmarnock||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Celtic have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 18 goals for the The Bhoys, with 8 goals against.
The Killie have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Killie, and 9 goals against.
Celtic's total of 35 points from their 15 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier. Kilmarnock lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 20 from their 15 games so far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
The Bhoys go into their game against Kilmarnock in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win
|Celtic||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Kilmarnock||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
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