FootyMAD's Motherwell match preview

Last updated : 25 October 2005 By Footymad Previewer
Footymad preview
History of the Celtic v Motherwell fixture

Celtic prepare to entertain Motherwell at Celtic Park on Wednesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 82 wins out of 121 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Celtic Park was less than a year ago, in January 2005, with Celtic running out comfortable 2-0 winners 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:
2005/2006Sat 30 JulMotherwell4 - 4CelticSPL
2004/2005Sun 22 MayMotherwell2 - 1CelticSPL
2004/2005Sat 22 JanCeltic2-0MotherwellSPL
2004/2005Sat 30 OctMotherwell2 - 3CelticSPL
2004/2005Sun 08 AugCeltic2 - 0MotherwellSPL
2003/2004Wed 12 MayMotherwell1 - 1CelticSPL
2003/2004Sun 14 MarCeltic1 - 1MotherwellSPL

Recent respective form guides

Celtic are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the The Bhoys, with 4 goals against.

Motherwell have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The 'Well have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Celtic are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 26 points from 11 games. Motherwell's 14 points from 11 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Celtic may be coming up against a decent side in Motherwell, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Bhoys. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Celtic Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Motherwell Not won in previous 2 away matches.