FootyMAD's Motherwell match preview

Last updated : 21 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Glasgow Celtic v Motherwell fixture

Celtic prepare to entertain Motherwell at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 81 wins out of 120 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Celtic Park was earlier this season, with Celtic running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 30 OctMotherwell2 - 3CelticSPL
2004/2005Sun 08 AugCeltic2-0MotherwellSPL
2003/2004Wed 12 MayMotherwell1 - 1CelticSPL
2003/2004Sun 14 MarCeltic1 - 1MotherwellSPL
2003/2004Sun 21 DecMotherwell0 - 2CelticSPL
2003/2004Sat 20 SepCeltic3 - 0MotherwellSPL
2002/2003Wed 07 MayMotherwell0 - 4CelticSPL

Recent respective form guides

Glasgow Celtic are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. The The Bhoys have scored 10 and conceded 3 during this period.

Motherwell have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Celtic are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 22 games giving them a return of 56 points. Motherwell's 30 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Celtic fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the The Bhoys. Home win

Sequence statistics:
CelticWon 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 6 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
MotherwellLost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.