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Celtic will do battle with away side St Mirren at Celtic Park in the Premiership match on Wednesday.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Celtic v St Mirren game - as well as the best betting odds.
Celtic will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 2-0 League Cup success vs Kilmarnock.
For Celtic, goals were scored by Daizen Maeda (18') and Giorgos Giakoumakis (95').
Their latest results highlight the fact that things are going according to plan in the Celtic rearguard. Celtic have been mean at the back, with the tally of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper over the course of their past 6 outings standing at 4.
Going into this one, Celtic are undefeated in their last 35 home league matches. A fantastic home record.
Since being beaten in their last game against Hearts in Premiership competition, St Mirren will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, St Mirren had 32% possession and 19 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. On the other side, Hearts had 12 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Barrie McKay (29') was the scorer for Hearts.
Looking at their form, and St Mirren have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 5 goals in total. At the back, St Mirren have not been doing too well. In any event, we will just have to wait and see whether that trend shall persist here in this match.
Analysis of their past results shows that St Mirren:
- have not won against Celtic in away games against them for the last 2 league games.
- are without a win away from home in their last 7 league games.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 30/01/2021 shows us that Celtic have won 3 of them and St Mirren 2, with the tally of drawn games being 1.
An aggregate of 17 goals were scored between them in this period, with 13 of them from The Bhoys and 4 belonging to The Buddies. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.83.
The previous league encounter featuring the two was Premiership match day 8 on 18/09/2022 which finished with the scoreline of St Mirren 2-0 Celtic.
In that match, St Mirren managed 20% possession and 4 attempts at goal with 2 on target. The scorers were Mark O'Hara (43') and Jonah Ayunga (53').
For their opponents, Celtic had 18 shots on goal with 4 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Don Robertson.
Team News: Celtic
The Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou has a full complement, with no fitness worries to speak of before this clash with a fully injury-free squad to pick from.
Team News: St Mirren
Owing to a completely healthy group available for selection, the St Mirren manager Stephen Robinson has zero fitness concerns to report coming into this clash.
We’re of the view that Celtic will, in all likelihood, be able to create a good number of chances & successful shots on target.
However, St Mirren will be up against it to score themselves but do we see them scoring here.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a controlled 3-1 victory for Celtic at the end of the match.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Celtic Park (60,411)
Captain: Callum McGregor
Chairman: Ian Bankier
Manager: Ange Postecoglou
Competitions: Premiership position 1, League Cup (Semi-Finals), Scottish Cup (Fourth Round)
🔑 Star Man: Kyogo Furuhashi
Generally used in the Striker position, Kyogo Furuhashi was born in Nara, Japan. Having made his senior debut playing for FC Gifu in the 2017 season, the dangerous Forward has got 15 league goals in this Premiership 2022 - 2023 campaign so far in 19 appearances.