Celtic vs Shakhtar Donetsk – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 24, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 24, 2022

Celtic go up against Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday in a game played out at Celtic Park. Tension is heating up as we have reached the penultimate round of the Champions League group stages.

Celtic vs Shakhtar Donetsk Stats

  • Celtic have scored in 24 of the last 26 home matches
  • Celtic have not lost 9 of the last 11 home matches
  • Celtic have conceded in the last 7 matches in a row
  • Celtic have won 5 of the last 7 home matches
  • In 3 of the last 4 matches Celtic played, both teams scored
  • In the last 6 matches in a row Shakhtar Donetsk played, both teams scored
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have conceded in 13 of the last 15 away matches
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
  • In 6 of the last 8 away matches Shakhtar Donetsk played, both teams scored
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have not lost 8 of the last 9 matches

Celtic vs Shakhtar Donetsk Lineups

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In their last six Champions League matches at home, Celtic have one win, while they’ve drawn one and lost four. However, they have lost each of their last seven home matches in the group stages of the Champions League, which is a new tournament record. Celtic must win to have any chance of qualifying for the Europa League knockout stages, having already seen their hopes of continuing in the Champions League finishing.

Winning this fixture would guarantee that Shakhtar Donetsk will be playing European football post-Christmas. Shakhtar Donetsk won twice, while also recording zero draws, and four defeats in their last six away matches in the Champions League. The scoreline from these matches says nine goals conceded and seven scored.

Celtic vs Shakhtar Donetsk H2H

Celtic and Shakhtar Donetsk settled for a point in a 1-1 draw when last faced with each other. The best betting odds on another draw at full-time with the bookies are at 3.80. Celtic enter the match against Shakhtar Donetsk with a 2-1-2 record in their previous five encounters. A win rate of 40%, which is perhaps worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Full Time Betting

Celtic won seven of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments while drawing one and losing two as well. Shakhtar Donetsk won five from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew one and lost four in this run. Shakhtar Donetsk managed the first goal of the game in only four of those 10 previous games played away from home. Meanwhile, Celtic were first on target in seven of their last 10 outings on home soil.

Both Teams to Score

Celtic and Shakhtar Donetsk had to settle for a point each in their most recent match, which finished with a 1-1 scoreline. The best betting odds on a draw at full-time with the bookies are at 3.80.

Over/Under Tips

In the past five encounters between Celtic and Shakhtar Donetsk over 2.5 goals came out two times, with Celtic scoring an average of 0.8 goals per game. Shakhtar Donetsk averaged 1.4 goals, while both teams scored two times. Celtic performed an average of two goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out seven times. Over 2.5 goals came up in six of the last ten matches Shakhtar Donetsk played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 2.3 goals in these matches.


About Josh Stewart

Josh lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and works as a website editor. He has previously worked for several prominent online sites and, as a former professional golfer, specialises in sports and iGaming. Josh has almost a decade of experience as a freelancer and has received excellent reviews from current and previous clients.