Celtic vs St. Mirren – Predictions and Free Bets

Published: May 19, 2023
Last Updated: May 19, 2023

St. Mirren have their eyes set on qualifying for European competitions next season, but they are in for a tough task in round 36 of Premiership season. They face current league-leaders Celtic this coming Saturday Celtic Park, who look to consolidate their position.

Celtic vs St. Mirren Stats

  • Celtic have scored in 42 of the last 44 home matches
  • Celtic have scored in 37 of the last 38 matches
  • Celtic have won 19 of the last 21 matches
  • Celtic have not lost 25 of the last 26 matches
  • Celtic have won 14 of the last 16 home matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • St. Mirren have not won 14 of the last 16 away matches
  • In 7 of the last 8 away matches St. Mirren played, both teams scored
  • St. Mirren have scored in 14 of the last 16 matches
  • St. Mirren have conceded in 14 of the last 16 away matches
  • St. Mirren have scored in the last 8 away matches in a row

Celtic vs St. Mirren Squad lists

Celtic Squad

The 57-year-old coach of the home team, Ange Postecoglou, will select the lineup against St. Mirren from this squad:

  • Aaron Mooy, Alexandro Bernabei, Alistair Johnston, Anthony Ralston, Ben Summers, Benjamin Siegrist, Callum McGregor, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Carl Starfelt, Conor Hazard, Daizen Maeda, Dane Murray, David Turnbull, Greg Taylor, Hyun-Gyu Oh, James Forrest, James McCarthy, Joe Hart, Jota, Kyogo Furuhashi, Liel Abada, Matthew O’Riley, Owen Moffat, Reo Hatate, Scott Bain, Sead Haksabanovic, Stephen Welsh, Tomoki Iwata, Yuki Kobayashi.

St. Mirren Squad

This is the full squad of players that the St. Mirren head coach Robinson will select from for his starting XI:

  • Peter Urminsky, Trevor Carson, Alexandros Gogic, Charles Dunne, Declan Gallagher, Joe Shaughnessy, Luke Kenny, Marcus Fraser, Mark O’Hara, Murray Campbell, Richard Tait, Richard Taylor, Ryan Strain, Scott Tanser, Thierry Small, Dylan Reid, Greg Kiltie, Keanu Baccus, Ryan Flynn, Alex Greive, Caolan Boyd-Munce, Curtis Main, Fraser Taylor, Jonah Ayunga, Kieran Offord, Lewis Jamieson, Tony Watt.

Celtic vs St. Mirren Lineups

Celtic vs St. Mirren Preview

Celtic have seen it all in their last three matches, which added four points to their account. They first shared the points in a 1-1 draw with Motherwell, before claiming 3 points in a 0-2 win against Hearts. Unfortunately for them, this was followed by a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Rangers. In their last six Premiership home matches, Celtic racked up five strong wins, while they’ve drawn once. They lost none while scoring 17 and conceding five goals. Celtic firing away with 51 goals so far this season at home, making them the most scoring home team in the Premiership. They also conceded 12 goals.

St. Mirren came away from their previous three games with just one point, as they lost 0-2 against Kilmarnock. A 2-1 defeat against Hibernian followed, before a 2-2 draw with Hearts. St. Mirren managed to win just once in their past six away games in the Premiership. On top of winning once they also drew two as well as losing three, while scoring 11 time and letting in eight. No team won fewer matches away from home than St. Mirren did so far in the Premiership this season. A total of three matches were won on their travels.

Celtic vs St. Mirren H2H

St. Mirren don’t exactly enjoy playing Celtic, whom they have beaten only once in 7 meetings. Celtic ran out 1-5 winners the last time these two rivals played each other and are definitely planning to claim three points again on Saturday. Celtic will be hoping to add another win to their fine tally against St. Mirren. They are enjoying a good 7-1-2 advantage against their forthcoming visitors. The bookies best betting odds on a home win are at 1.13.

Current Premiership standings

Celtic enjoy the view from the top of the table with 95 points after 35 matches. St. Mirren find themselves positioned as number 6 in the Premiership with 45 points following 35 rounds.

Full Time Betting

Celtic won nine of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing one and losing zero as well. St. Mirren won two from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew two and lost six in this run. St. Mirren conceded at least once in nine of their last 10 away games, while Celtic managed five clean sheets in their previous 10 matches played at Celtic Park.

Both Teams to Score

Their latest encounter was a belter of a game, which finished with a 1-5 scoreline. An uncommon result, but we would not mind a similar goal fest on Saturday. Punters probably shouldn’t go looking for both teams to score, when St. Mirren come visiting Celtic. At least one team managed to keep a clean sheet seven times in their last ten matches. Odds on both teams not to score are best priced at 1.53 with the bookies. Both teams to score only came out three times in the previous ten games between St. Mirren and Celtic. Odds on both teams not to score are best priced at 1.53 with the bookies.

Over/Under Tips

In the last ten encounters between Celtic and St. Mirren over 2.5 goals came out seven times, as Celtic averaged 2.9 goals a game. St. Mirren scored an average of 0.6 goals in these, while both teams scored three times. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Celtic’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 2.2 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for St. Mirren, who managed to score 1.4 times in those matches.