Dundee United vs Celtic – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: January 23, 2023
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: January 23, 2023

The Scottish Premiership clash at Tannadice Park on Sunday sees home team Dundee United battling it out for the win against Celtic. Sitting top of the table, Celtic claimed 61 points after 22 rounds, while Dundee United have amassed 20 points. This puts the latter 10th in the Premiership before the next round.

Dundee United vs Celtic Stats

  • In 5 of the last 7 Dundee United matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 5 of the last 7 Dundee United home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Dundee United have not lost 4 of the last 5 matches
  • Dundee United have not won 5 of the last 7 matches
  • Dundee United have scored in 4 of the last 5 matches
  • Celtic have scored in the last 20 matches in a row
  • Celtic have scored in 26 of the last 27 away matches
  • In 11 of the last 12 Celtic away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Celtic have won the last 3 matches in a row without conceding a goal
  • Celtic have won 6 of the last 7 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals

Dundee United vs Celtic Lineups

Dundee United vs Celtic Preview

Dundee United added four points to the standings in their previous three matches, where they first beat St. Johnstone 0-1. They were then defeated 0-2 by Rangers, before drawing 2-2 against Hibernian. Dundee United won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the Premiership, while also drawing one. They suffered two defeats, while they scored ten and conceded five goals.

In their last three matches, Celtic drew 2-2 with Rangers, beat Kilmarnock by 2-0 and beat St. Mirren by 4-0. Celtic picked up five wins from a possible six on their recent travels in the Premiership, while scoring 16 and conceding six goals. They also drew once but remained without defeat. Celtic have been prolific goalscorers in the Premiership, not least away from home. Until now, they have been on target 35 times, making them the highest-scoring away side, while also letting in ten goals.

Dundee United vs Celtic H2H

Celtic beat Dundee United twice in their most recent meetings, as they claimed wins by 4-2 and 9-0, respectively. Celtic will be excited about a meeting with Dundee United, who have found it hard to deal with their upcoming visitors. Celtic go into the match with a 7-3-0 advantage. The bookies have Celtic to win this match at best price odds of 1.25.

Current Premiership Standings

Full Time Betting

In their last 10 matches at Tannadice Park across all tournaments Dundee United won five times, drew one and lost four times. Celtic claimed six wins, one draw and three defeats in their last 10 games away. Dundee United were able to win five of the last 10 games at Tannadice Park without conceding a goal. A number worth keeping in mind for an accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Both Teams to Score

The late encounter in the Premiership between these two teams was a belter of a 4-2 match. Are we in for a similar goal-fest on Sunday? At least one team managed to keep a clean sheet six times in the last ten matches between Celtic and Dundee United. Odds on both teams not to score are best priced at 1.91 with the bookies.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the last ten encounters between these two teams. Dundee United managed an average of 0.5 goals, with Celtic averaging 2.7 goals in these. Both teams to score was a winning bet four times in this run of matches. Over 2.5 goals came out six times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Dundee United, who scored an average of 1.7 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten outings for Celtic, who managed to score 2.9 times in those matches.


About Josh Stewart

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