FootyMAD's Motherwell match preview

Last updated : 16 October 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the 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 87 wins out of 127 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Celtic Park was less than a year ago, in November 2008, 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:
2008/2009Sun 22 FebMotherwell1 - 1CelticSPL
2008/2009Sat 08 NovCeltic2-0MotherwellSPL
2008/2009Sat 13 SepMotherwell2 - 4CelticSPL
2007/2008Sat 03 MayMotherwell1 - 2CelticSPL
2007/2008Sun 13 AprMotherwell1 - 4CelticSPL
2007/2008Sat 05 AprCeltic0 - 1MotherwellSPL
2007/2008Sat 27 OctCeltic3 - 0MotherwellSPL

Recent respective form guides

Celtic are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

Motherwell have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 7 games giving them a return of 16 points. Motherwell lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 12 from their 7 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Celtic only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Celtic Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Motherwell Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.