Celtic prepare to entertain Heart Of Midlothian at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Bhoys are clearly on top, having won 84 and lost only 18 of the 138 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Celtic Park was earlier this season, with Celtic running out comfortable 3-0 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:|
|2004/2005||Sun 26 Dec||Hearts||0 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|2004/2005||Sat 16 Oct||Celtic||3-0||Hearts||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sun 25 Apr||Hearts||1 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Apr||Celtic||2 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sat 07 Feb||Hearts||0 - 3||Celtic||SFAC|
|2003/2004||Sun 18 Jan||Hearts||0 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sat 18 Oct||Celtic||5 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Glasgow Celtic have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, The Bhoys have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 4.
Hearts have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Jambo's's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.
Celtic are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 30 games giving them a return of 77 points. Hearts's 45 points from 30 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Celtic may be coming up against a decent side in Hearts, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Bhoys. Home Win
|Celtic||8 games since last home draw.|
Won their latest 6 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 16 .
|Hearts||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|