FootyMAD's Aberdeen match preview

Last updated : 17 April 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Celtic v Aberdeen fixture

Celtic prepare to entertain Aberdeen at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Bhoys are clearly on top, having won 86 and lost only 25 of the 137 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Celtic Park was earlier this season, as the The Bhoys squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 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:
2008/2009Sun 18 JanAberdeen4 - 2CelticSPL
2008/2009Sat 27 SepCeltic3-2AberdeenSPL
2007/2008Sat 19 AprCeltic1 - 0AberdeenSPL
2007/2008Tue 18 MarCeltic0 - 1AberdeenSFAC
2007/2008Sun 09 MarAberdeen1 - 1CelticSFAC
2007/2008Sun 10 FebAberdeen1 - 5CelticSPL
2007/2008Sat 24 NovCeltic3 - 0AberdeenSPL

Recent respective form guides

Celtic are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, In this time, The Bhoys have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 1.

In complete contrast to Celtic, Aberdeen are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 32 games giving them a return of 71 points. Aberdeen find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 48 points they have accumulated from 32 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Celtic may be coming up against a decent side in Aberdeen, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Bhoys. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Celtic Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Aberdeen Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
11 games since last defeat.