FootyMAD's Inverness Caledonian Thistle match preview

Last updated : 17 December 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Celtic fixture

Celtic face a trip to Inverness Caledonian Thistle at Tulloch Caledonian Stadium on Sunday afternoon, determined to keep up their impressive record at the venue, having come through the challenge on 2 of the previous 3 occassions.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 24 SepCeltic2 - 1Inverness CTSPL
2004/2005Wed 16 MarInverness CT0 - 2CelticSPL
2004/2005Sat 13 NovCeltic3 - 0Inverness CTSPL
2004/2005Sun 22 AugInverness CT1 - 3CelticSPL
2002/2003Sun 23 MarInverness CT1 - 0CelticSFAC
2002/2003Wed 23 OctCeltic4 - 2Inverness CTSLGC

Recent respective form guides

Inverness Caledonian Thistle are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Caley Thistle's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

The away form of Celtic however, is much more impressive, seeing them pick up six wins out of six. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the The Bhoys scoring 17 and conceding 3.

Inverness CT's 23 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position. Celtic are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 18 games giving them a return of 44 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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 Inverness CT. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Inverness CT Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Celtic 7 successive away victories.
9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.