FootyMAD's Hibernian match preview

Last updated : 29 April 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Glasgow Celtic v Hibernian fixture

Celtic prepare to entertain Hibernian at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Bhoys are clearly on top, having won 81 and lost only 22 of the 133 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Celtic Park was earlier this season, the The Bhoys carving out a narrow 2-1 victory 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:
2004/2005Sun 06 MarHibernian1 - 3CelticSPL
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

Recent respective form guides

Glasgow Celtic are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the The Bhoys, with 6 goals against.

Hibernian have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The Hibees have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Celtic are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 34 games giving them a return of 86 points. Hibernian are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 57 points from 34 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Hibernian is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the The Bhoys in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Celtic 10 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 21 .
Hibernian 6 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.