Celtic vs Hearts – Prediction
Author: Joe Kizlauskas
Last Updated: March 8, 2023
The Premiership clash at Celtic Park on Wednesday sees home team Celtic battling it out for three points with Hearts. Celtic enjoy the view from the top of the table with 76 points after 27 matches. Hearts find themselves positioned as number 3 in the Premiership with 45 points following 27 rounds.
Celtic vs Hearts Stats
- Celtic have scored in the last 27 matches in a row
- Celtic have won the last 10 matches in a row while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- Celtic have scored in 38 of the last 40 home matches
- Celtic have won the last 10 matches in a row
- Celtic have not lost the last 15 matches in a row
- Hearts have not lost 12 of the last 14 matches
- In 9 of the last 11 Hearts matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 5 Hearts away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 3 Hearts away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Hearts have not lost 6 of the last 7 away matches
Celtic vs Hearts Lineups
Celtic vs Hearts Preview
Celtic are enjoying their football currently with three wins on the bounce, and it began with a 1-4 win against St. Johnstone. They went on to beat Aberdeen by 4-0, before also getting the better of St. Mirren in a 1-5 victory. Celtic took six wins in their last six Premiership matches on home soil, as they scored 19 and let in two goals. Celtic firing away with 41 goals so far this season at home, making them the most scoring home team in the Premiership. They also conceded seven goals.
Six points is Hearts have to show from their past three matches, as they beat Dundee United by 3-1. This was followed by a 2-0 defeat against Motherwell, before winning 3-0 against St. Johnstone. Hearts managed to win just once in their past six away games in the Premiership. On top of winning once they also drew three as well as losing two, while scoring eight time and letting in six. No team split the points as many times on their travels, as Hearts did this season, in the Premiership. They have so far collected no less than five draws.
Celtic vs Hearts H2H
The last time these two teams faced off against each other, Celtic came away as 3-4 winners. No doubt they are planning a similar outcome this coming Wednesday. Celtic are rubbing their hands at the prospect of welcoming Hearts back to Celtic Park. The home side boasts an outstanding 9-0-1 record against their upcoming visitors. The best betting odds with the bookies for another win is 1.20.
Current Premiership standings
Full Time Betting
Celtic claimed nine wins in their previous 10 matches at Celtic Park across all tournaments. They lost one as well, while visitors Hearts won three of their last 10 away matches. They drew three and lost four. The home side scored the first goal of the game in nine of their last 10 matches at Celtic Park, with Hearts doing likewise in three of their last 10 away games.
Both Teams to Score
Celtic hope to extend their grip on Hearts, whom they outclassed in their last two meetings, winning 2-0 and 4-3, respectively. In the past ten matches between home side Celtic and Hearts both teams found the back of the net six times. Best priced odds on both teams to score with the bookies are at 1.91.
Over 2.5 goals paid out seven times in the previous ten encounters between these two Premiership sides. Celtic pulled off an average of 2.6 goals, while Hearts settled for an average of 0.9 goals in these. Both teams to score was a winning bet six times in this streak. Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of Celtic’s last ten home matches across the tournaments. They scored an average of 3.6 goals in the process. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Hearts, who managed to score 1.8 times in those matches.