FM Preview: Celtic v Hibernian 25 Sep 2010

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History of the Celtic v Hibernian fixture

Hibernian face a trip to Celtic at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Hibees will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 88 and win only 24 of the 144 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2010, as the The Bhoys edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 17 AprCeltic3 - 2HibernianSPL
2009/2010Sun 04 AprHibernian0 - 1CelticSPL
2009/2010Wed 27 JanCeltic1 - 2HibernianSPL
2009/2010Sun 30 AugHibernian0 - 1CelticSPL
2008/2009Sun 17 MayHibernian0 - 0CelticSPL
2008/2009Sat 24 JanCeltic3 - 1HibernianSPL
2008/2009Sun 07 DecHibernian2 - 0CelticSPL

Recent respective form guides

Celtic could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, The Bhoys have rattled up an impressive 19 goals, and conceded 2.

Hibernian have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The Hibees have hit 12 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Celtic's total of 15 points from their 5 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier. Hibernian see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 5 points from their 5 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Celtic650116515
Hibernian61236115

FootyMad's prediction ...

Hibernian have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Celtic may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Celtic Won 9 successive home games.
16 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 25 .
Hibernian Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.