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The Premiership clash at Fir Park Stadium on Saturday sees hosts Motherwell go into battle with opponents Kilmarnock.
Our Motherwell v Kilmarnock tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - plus the latest match odds.
Motherwell prepare for this fixture coming off the back of a 2-2 Scottish Cup drawn result vs Hibernian.
For Motherwell, goals were scored by Ricki Lamie (82') and Tony Watt (88'). Christian Doidge (52') and Jackson Irvine (80') scored for Hibernian. Hibernian ran out winners after a 2-4 penalty shootout.
Motherwell haven’t had any problems with scoring, finding the back of the net in each and every one of their last 6 matches.
They have managed to rack up 11 during that time while also conceding a total of 7.
Ahead of this meeting, Motherwell haven't been defeated in their previous 2 league matches at home.
Last time out, Kilmarnock drew 3-3 in the Scottish Cup match with St Mirren.
In that game, Kilmarnock had 45% possession and 12 shots at goal with 7 on target. For Kilmarnock, the goalscorers were Zeno Ibsen Rossi (37'), Greg Kiltie (44') and Ross Millen (101'). On the other side, St Mirren had 15 shots on goal with 9 on target. İlkay Durmuş (25'), Joe Shaughnessy (84') and Jamie McGrath (119') scored for St Mirren. The game was won 4-5 by St Mirren on penalties.
Over the course of their last six clashes, Kilmarnock have bagged a tally of 19 goals. Killie have additionally got on the scoresheet in every single one of those games. Over that period, their defenders have had 7 goals go into their own net. That being said, we must now wait to see whether such a trend will persist in this next match.
Going into this encounter, Kilmarnock have not won away from home in their last 6 league games.
Head to head
Looking at their past head-to-head meetings stretching back to 02/03/2019 tells us that Motherwell have won 3 of these games & Kilmarnock 2, with the number of drawn games being 1.
A combined sum of 12 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 5 from The Steelmen and 7 created by Killie. That is an average goals per game value of 2.
Team News: Motherwell
Scott Fox (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Liam Donnelly (Knee Surgery) and Trevor Carson (Knee Injury) will be missing for Motherwell manager Graham Alexander.
Team News: Kilmarnock
Due to a completely healthy squad available to select from, Kilmarnock boss Tommy Wright doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash.
We feel that Kilmarnock and Motherwell may well both score, with little between these two teams.
Let’s see what happens, but it could well be that we end up with scores level. Therefore, we predict a close game with a 1-1 draw at the end of this game.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Fir Park Stadium (13,677)
Captain: Declan Gallagher
Chairman: Jim McMahon
Manager: Graham Alexander
Competitions: Premiership position 9, Scottish Cup (Quarter-Finals)
⭐ Star Man: Devante Cole
Mostly played in the Striker position, Devante Cole was born in Alderley Edge, England. Having played his first senior match for Barnsley in the 2014 - 2015 season, the goalscoring Forward has scored 9 league goals in the Premiership 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 24 appearances.