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Scottish Premiership | Gameweek 17
Dec 10, 2023 at 12pm UK
Rugby Park
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Kilmarnock
2 - 1
Celtic
Phillips (75' og.), Kennedy (87')
Lyons (41'), Deas (69'), Armstrong (79')
FT(HT: 0-1)
O'Riley (33')
Johnston (83')
The Match
Preview
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Scottish Premiership clash between Kilmarnock and Celtic, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.

Form, Standings, Stats

Last Game: Aberdeen 0-1 Kilmarnock
Wednesday, December 6 at 7.45pm in Scottish Premiership
Last Game: Celtic 4-1 Hibernian
Wednesday, December 6 at 7.45pm in Scottish Premiership

We said: Kilmarnock 0-2 Celtic

Kilmarnock might not have been consistent this season, but they have managed to provide upsets and prove to be stubborn opposition throughout the campaign. While that will lead to the hosts providing a competitive game, the quality that Celtic possess should be enough to see them through here. Read more.

Data Analysis

Our analysis of all available data, including recent performances and player stats up until an hour before kickoff, suggested the most likely outcome of this match was a Celtic win with a probability of 51.81%. A win for Kilmarnock had a probability of 25.41% and a draw had a probability of 22.8%.

The most likely scoreline for a Celtic win was 1-2 with a probability of 9.67%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome were 0-1 (8.52%) and 0-2 (7.86%). The likeliest Kilmarnock win was 2-1 (6.44%), while for a drawn scoreline it was 1-1 (10.48%). The actual scoreline of 2-1 was predicted with a 6.4% likelihood.

Result
KilmarnockDrawCeltic
25.41% (0.00099999999999767 0) 22.78% (-0.012 -0.01) 51.81% (0.0069999999999979 0.01)
Both teams to score 59.59% (0.046999999999997 0.05)
Goals
Over 2.5Under 2.5
59.35% (0.058 0.06)40.65% (-0.059999999999995 -0.06)
Over 3.5Under 3.5
36.96% (0.056999999999995 0.06)63.04% (-0.060000000000002 -0.06)
Kilmarnock Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
70.76% (0.034000000000006 0.03)29.24% (-0.036999999999999 -0.04)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
34.81% (0.042999999999999 0.04)65.19% (-0.046000000000006 -0.05)
Celtic Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
84.21% (0.022999999999996 0.02)15.79% (-0.026 -0.03)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
55.06% (0.043999999999997 0.04)44.94% (-0.046999999999997 -0.05)
Score Analysis
    Kilmarnock 25.41%
    Celtic 51.81%
    Draw 22.78%
KilmarnockDrawCeltic
2-1 @ 6.44% (0.0010000000000003 0)
1-0 @ 5.68% (-0.0099999999999998 -0.01)
2-0 @ 3.49% (-0.0030000000000001 -0)
3-1 @ 2.64% (0.0020000000000002 0)
3-2 @ 2.44% (0.0050000000000003 0.01)
3-0 @ 1.43%
Other @ 3.29%
Total : 25.41%
1-1 @ 10.48% (-0.0099999999999998 -0.01)
2-2 @ 5.95% (0.0049999999999999 0)
0-0 @ 4.62% (-0.013 -0.01)
3-3 @ 1.5% (0.0049999999999999 0)
Other @ 0.23%
Total : 22.78%
1-2 @ 9.67%
0-1 @ 8.52% (-0.016999999999999 -0.02)
0-2 @ 7.86% (-0.008 -0.01)
1-3 @ 5.95% (0.0039999999999996 0)
0-3 @ 4.84% (-0.0010000000000003 -0)
2-3 @ 3.66% (0.0059999999999998 0.01)
1-4 @ 2.75% (0.004 0)
0-4 @ 2.23% (0.0010000000000003 0)
2-4 @ 1.69% (0.004 0)
1-5 @ 1.01% (0.002 0)
Other @ 3.63%
Total : 51.81%

How you voted: Kilmarnock vs Celtic

Kilmarnock
17.4%
Draw
8.7%
Celtic
73.9%
23
Head to Head
Oct 7, 2023 3pm
Gameweek 8
Celtic
3-1
Kilmarnock
Hatate (22'), Palma (33'), Taylor (82')
Taylor (68'), Scales (76')
Watson (72')
Mayo (28'), Vassell (76')
Aug 20, 2023 3pm
Second Round
Kilmarnock
1-0
Celtic
Watkins (59')
Watkins (52'), Findlay (67'), Watson (77')

McGregor (50'), Ralston (68')
Apr 16, 2023 12pm
Gameweek 32
Kilmarnock
1-4
Celtic
Donnelly (45')
Furuhashi (7'), Maeda (12'), O'Riley (18', 27')
Jan 14, 2023 5.30pm
Semi-Finals
Celtic
2-0
Kilmarnock
Maeda (18'), Giakoumakis (90+5')
Jan 7, 2023 3pm
Gameweek 21
Celtic
2-0
Kilmarnock
Jota (45'), Taylor (51' og.)
rhs 2.0
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Tables header RHS
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1RangersRangers28231463144970
2Celtic28215268204868
3Hearts2816483628852
4Kilmarnock28101083229340
5St Mirren28116113231139
6Dundee2788113748-1132
7Hibernian27710103443-931
8Motherwell28611113945-629
9Aberdeen2769123145-1427
10St Johnstone2869131937-1827
11Ross County2758142446-2223
12Livingston2837181948-2916

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