FM Preview: St. Mirren v Celtic 21 Jan 2012

Last updated : 20 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the St. Mirren v Celtic fixture

Celtic face a trip to St. Mirren at St Mirren Park at lunchtime on Saturday, determined to keep up their impressive record at the venue, having pummelled their opponents 79 times out of 121.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 26 Nov Celtic 5 - 0 St. Mirren Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 28 Aug St. Mirren 0 - 2 Celtic Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 09 Apr Celtic 1 - 0 St. Mirren Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 14 Nov St. Mirren 0 - 1 Celtic Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 22 Aug Celtic 4 - 0 St. Mirren Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Wed 24 Mar St. Mirren 4 - 0 Celtic Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 28 Nov Celtic 3 - 1 St. Mirren Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

St. Mirren have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

The away form of Celtic however, is much more impressive, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. The Bhoys have put away 12 chances in these games, a let in just 1.

St. Mirren see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 26 points from their 23 games played so far,

Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 23 games giving them a return of 56 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
St. Mirren 6 2 2 2 8 10 8
Celtic 6 6 0 0 13 2 18

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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 St. Mirren. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
St. Mirren Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Celtic 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 6 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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