Celtic face a trip to Kilmarnock at Rugby Park on Sunday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 48 of the 96 previous games, with the hosts winning just 20.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2005, with Celtic inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Killie in a Scottish Premier match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sun 30 Jan||Kilmarnock||0 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
|2004/2005||Sat 06 Nov||Celtic||2 - 1||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2004/2005||Sat 14 Aug||Kilmarnock||2 - 4||Celtic||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sun 18 Apr||Kilmarnock||0 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sat 31 Jan||Celtic||5 - 1||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sat 01 Nov||Kilmarnock||0 - 5||Celtic||SPL|
|2002/2003||Sun 25 May||Kilmarnock||0 - 4||Celtic||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Kilmarnock have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 18 goals for the Killie, with 9 goals against.
The The Bhoys have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 15 goals for the The Bhoys, and 4 goals against.
Kilmarnock's 15 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. Celtic are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 23 points from 10 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Celtic are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Kilmarnock. Away win
|Kilmarnock||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Celtic||3 successive away victories.|
5 games since last away draw.
8 games since last defeat.