FootyMAD's Hibernian match preview

Last updated : 05 March 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hibernian v Glasgow Celtic fixture

Celtic face a trip to Hibernian at Easter Road Stadium on Sunday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 67 of the 135 previous games, with the hosts winning just 33.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 04 DecCeltic2 - 1HibernianSPL
2004/2005Sun 19 SepHibernian2 - 2CelticSPL
2003/2004Sun 21 MarHibernian0 - 4CelticSPL
2003/2004Sat 27 DecCeltic6 - 0HibernianSPL
2003/2004Thu 18 DecHibernian2 - 1CelticSLC
2003/2004Sat 27 SepHibernian1 - 2CelticSPL
2002/2003Sun 02 MarCeltic3 - 2HibernianSPL

Recent respective form guides

Hibernian are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, The Hibees have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 1.

Celtic's away form is equally impressive, seeing them pick up six wins out of six. The The Bhoys have put away 14 chances in these games, a let in just 0.

Hibernian are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 47 points from 27 games. Celtic are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 65 points from 26 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Celtic are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Hibernian. Away win

Sequence statistics:
HibernianWon 5 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Celtic6 successive away victories.
7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.