Motherwell vs Celtic – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: November 8, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: November 8, 2022

We are zooming in on Motherwell and Celtic, as the duo face each other at Fir Park this coming Wednesday in what surely will be an exciting Scottish Premiership clash. Celtic enjoy the view from the top of the table with 36 points after 13 league matches this season. Meanwhile, Motherwell find themselves positioned as number 9 in the Premiership with 16 points following 14 rounds.

Motherwell vs Celtic Stats

  • Motherwell have lost 7 of the last 9 matches
  • Motherwell have lost the last 4 home matches in a row
  • Motherwell have not won 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Motherwell have not won the last 5 home matches in a row
  • Motherwell have conceded in 7 of the last 9 matches
  • Celtic have scored in 20 of the last 21 away matches
  • Celtic have conceded in 12 of the last 14 matches
  • Celtic have scored in 10 of the last 11 matches
  • In 4 of the last 5 matches Celtic played, both teams scored
  • Celtic have not lost 6 of the last 7 matches

Motherwell vs Celtic Lineups

Motherwell vs Celtic Preview

Motherwell are currently performing inconsistently, as they lost against Aberdeen by a 1-2 score, before winning 0-1 against Dundee United. They lost again in their most recent match, this time 3-2 against Hearts. Motherwell claimed just a single measly home win from a possible six in the Premiership, which also saw them drawing one and losing four matches, in which they scored four and conceded nine goals. Motherwell have found goals very hard to come by on home soil this season in the Premiership. No side have scored fewer times than their total of four goals.

Six points is what Celtic have to show from their past three matches, as they beat Livingston by 0-3. This was followed by a 5-1 defeat against Real Madrid, before winning 4-2 against Dundee United. In their last six Premiership away matches, Celtic claimed a full handful of five wins. They’ve drawn none but instead lost once, scoring 23 whilst conceding six times. No team won as many matches when playing away as Celtic so far in the Premiership this season. A total of six matches was won on away soil.

Motherwell vs Celtic H2H

Celtic celebrated two wins against Motherwell in their most recent meetings, outclassing their next opponent by 2-1 and 6-0. Celtic look to extend their dominance on their upcoming hosts, who have found it tough to deal with the former. The visitors beat Motherwell ten times in the last ten encounters. The bookies have Celtic to win this match at best price odds of 1.28.

Current table in the Scottish Premiership

Full Time Betting

Motherwell won three of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments while drawing one and losing six as well. Celtic won six from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew one and lost three in this run. Of the last 10 times Motherwell stepped out in front of their home crowd, “both teams to score” happened seven times. Both teams also scored in five of the last 10 away games for Celtic.

Both Teams to Score

Celtic celebrated two wins against Motherwell in their most recent meetings, outclassing their next opponent by 2-1 and 6-0. Punters probably shouldn’t go looking for both teams to score, when Celtic come visiting Motherwell. 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 1.80 with the bookies.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals paid out seven times in the previous ten encounters between these two Premiership sides. Motherwell pulled off an average of 0.3 goals, while Celtic settled for an average of three goals in these. Both teams to score was a winning bet three times in this streak. Motherwell performed an average of 1.1 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out seven times. Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of the visitor’s last ten games. Celtic managed to hit the net 2.6 times on average in these games.


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.