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Premiership: Celtic vs St. Johnstone – Prediction, Stats & Odds

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Celtic will host St. Johnstone at Celtic Park for a crucial match in the third round of the new Premiership campaign on Saturday.

St. Johnstone have had a challenging start to the season, failing to secure any points in their opening two matches. This has undoubtedly affected their confidence, and Celtic is looking to take advantage of this situation as they aim for a perfect three wins in three games.

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Celtic Form

Celtic have been in decent form in their recent outings. They secured victories against Ross County with a score of 4-2 and Aberdeen with a 1-3 result. However, they faced a setback in a 1-0 loss to Kilmarnock. In their last six Premiership matches at Celtic Park, Celtic have performed well with four wins and two draws, conceding eight goals while scoring 18.

St. Johnstone Form

St. Johnstone have struggled in their recent matches, suffering a 0-4 defeat to Stirling Albion, followed by a 0-2 loss to Hearts and a 2-0 defeat against Ross County. Their away form in the Premiership has also been disappointing, with just one win in their last six matches. They managed two draws but lost three, conceding 11 goals and scoring only five.

Celtic vs St. Johnstone Stats

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Celtic and St. Johnstone. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • Celtic have scored in 49 of the last 50 matches
  • Celtic have scored in 45 of the last 47 home matches
  • Celtic have not lost the last 19 home matches in a row
  • In 13 of the last 15 Celtic home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 9 of the last 10 home matches Celtic played, both teams scored
  • St. Johnstone have lost the last 3 matches in a row without scoring a goal
  • St. Johnstone have lost the last 3 matches in a row while scoring less than 0.5 goals
  • In 12 of the last 14 St. Johnstone away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • St. Johnstone have lost the last 4 matches in a row while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • St. Johnstone have lost the last 4 matches in a row

Celtic vs St. Johnstone – Players in Form

As the new Premiership season begins, both Celtic and St. Johnstone will be seeking their top goalscorers. Here are some of the players expected to shine for each team this season.

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Full-time result

Celtic are currently on an impressive streak of 45 Premiership matches without defeat at home. They have also won their last four home league meetings against St. Johnstone. Celtic Park has witnessed seven wins for Celtic in their last 10 matches there, with three draws and no losses. On the other hand, St. Johnstone won three of their last 10 away matches, with three draws and four losses.

Both teams to score

Celtic scored the first goal of the match in four of their last ten games, while St. Johnstone have done so in three of their last ten away games. Celtic only managed two clean sheets in their last 10 matches, while St. Johnstone has claimed three clean sheets in their last 10 games. Additionally, both teams have scored in the last three meetings between Celtic and St. Johnstone.

Total goals

Celtic performed an average of 2.3 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out six times. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for St. Johnstone, who managed to score 1.4 times in those matches. Celtic’s last five matches had over 3.5 goals.

Match predictions: Celtic vs St Johnstone

To sum up, the upcoming match between Celtic and St. Johnstone seems to be a good betting opportunity.

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