FM Preview: Hamilton Academical v Celtic 18 Dec 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 17th December 2010
The game between Hamilton Academical and Celtic in the Scottish Premier on Saturday, 18th December 2010 at 12:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Celtic face a trip to Hamilton Academical at New Douglas Park at lunchtime on Saturday, determined to keep up their impressive record at the venue, having pummelled their opponents 29 times out of 44.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2010, with Celtic inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Accies 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||Sat 02 Oct||Celtic||3 - 1||Hamilton Ac.||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 30 Jan||Hamilton Ac.||0 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 26 Dec||Celtic||2 - 0||Hamilton Ac.||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sun 25 Oct||Hamilton Ac.||1 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Apr||Celtic||4 - 0||Hamilton Ac.||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sun 16 Nov||Hamilton Ac.||1 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Oct||Celtic||4 - 0||Hamilton Ac.||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Hamilton Academical's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. While Accies have scored 5, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
Celtic's away form is none too clever either, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the The Bhoys, and 8 goals against.
Hamilton Ac. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 15 matches. Celtic's total of 35 points from their 15 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
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 ...
Celtic are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Hamilton Ac.. Away win
|Hamilton Ac.||Failed to win in previous 8 home matches.|
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Celtic||18 games since last away draw.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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