Hearts vs Celtic – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 20, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 20, 2022

We are zooming in on Hearts and Celtic, as the duo face each other at Tynecastle Park on Saturday in what surely will be an exciting Premiership clash. Sitting top of the table, Celtic claimed 27 points after ten rounds, while Hearts have amassed 14 points. This ranks the latter as number 7 in the Premiership before the next round.

Hearts vs Celtic Stats

  • Hearts have conceded in 18 of the last 20 matches
  • Hearts have conceded in the last 9 home matches in a row
  • Hearts have lost the last 4 home matches in a row
  • Hearts have not won 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Hearts have not won the last 4 home matches in a row
  • Celtic have not lost 16 of the last 18 away matches
  • Celtic have scored in 16 of the last 17 away matches
  • Celtic have conceded in the last 8 matches in a row
  • In 4 of the last 5 matches Celtic played, both teams scored
  • In 4 of the last 5 away matches Celtic played, both teams scored

Hearts vs Celtic Lineups

Hearts vs Celtic Preview

A single point is all Hearts can show for their efforts in the past three matches. They managed a 2-2 draw with Kilmarnock, before getting trounced 5-1 against Fiorentina while Aberdeen won 2-0. Hearts 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 11 goals.

Six points is what Celtic have to show from their past three matches, as they beat St. Johnstone by 1-2. This was followed by a 0-2 defeat against RB Leipzig, before winning 6-1 against Hibernian. In their last six Premiership away matches, Celtic won four, as they’ve also drawn and lost once, scoring 20 while also conceding five times. Celtic have been prolific goalscorers in the Premiership, not least away from home. Until now, they have been on target 19 times, making them the highest-scoring away side, while also letting in four goals.

Hearts vs Celtic H2H

Celtic won 2-0 and 4-1 in the two most recent meetings with Hearts, and go into their upcoming match with a psychological advantage. Hearts have had very little to cheer about when going up against Celtic in recent times. The latter pulled off an impressive eight wins in ten matches. No doubt, they look forward to visiting Tynecastle Park once again. The bookies have Celtic to win this match at best price odds of 1.33.

Current table in the Premiership

Full Time Betting

Hearts claimed five wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing zero and losing five. Celtic won six of their last 10 away games, as they also drew two and lost two of these matches. Hearts saw a decent seven of their last 10 matches at Tynecastle Park going over 2.5 goals. Of these 10, five also had over 3.5 goals. In six of the last 10 away games for Celtic, the match had more than 2.5 goals. Over 3.5 goals came out four times.

Both Teams to Score

Celtic got the better of Hearts in the last two h2h meetings, winning by 2-0 and 4-1, respectively. Both teams found the back of the net six times in the past ten matches between home side Hearts and Celtic. Best-priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.75.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals paid out seven times in the previous ten encounters between these two Premiership sides. Hearts pulled off an average of 0.7 goals, while Celtic settled for an average of 2.4 goals in these. Both teams to score was a winning bet six times in this streak. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Hearts’ last ten matches across the tournaments. They pulled off an average of 0.8 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored two times in those matches.

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