Scottish Premier League Opta Facts - 20 - 21 February
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Scottish Premier League Opta Facts
Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st February 2010
Celtic v Dundee United
Both sides have collected just one win in the last seven clashes between Dundee United and Celtic, with five ending in draws.
However the Bhoys are unbeaten at home to the Terrors since 1992, a run of 38 games in all competitions.
Celtic have claimed only one win from their last four matches at home in the SPL.
Marc-Antoine Fortune has scored five goals in his last six appearances in the league.
Dundee United are unbeaten in four away matches, winning three.
Falkirk v Aberdeen
The Dons have failed to score in their last three meetings with Falkirk, losing twice.
However, the Bairns have won just one of their last 13 clashes with Aberdeen at home in all competitions.
Falkirk have lost four of their last five games at Falkirk Stadium, drawing the other 0-0.
The Dons are without a win in four SPL matches.
Aberdeen have not lost an away match in which they have scored this season.
Kilmarnock v St Mirren
St Mirren have won their last three matches against Killie in all competitions, all this season (including twice at Rugby Park).
None of the last 11 matches has seen either side win by a margin of greater than one goal.
Under Jim Jeffries, just one of Killie's 12 SPL goals this season came from set pieces. Under Jimmy Calderwood it has been six of nine.
Kilmarnock have won four successive SPL matches, but have never won four on the trot in the same season in the competition.
The Buddies have lost five of their last six league games.
Motherwell v Hibernian
Hibs are unbeaten in their last four clashes with Motherwell, winning three.
Hibernian's last four wins at Fir Park have seen them concede exactly once but score at least three.
Derek Riordan has scored in three of his last four matches against the Steelmen.
Hibs have come from behind to claim 16 points this season in the SPL, more than any other team.
Motherwell are on a seven-match unbeaten run, conceding just one goal in this period.
Hibernian have claimed just one point from the last nine available.
St Johnstone v Rangers
Rangers have won their last six league meetings with St Johnstone.
The Saints have managed only one goal in total in their last four matches against Rangers in all competitions.
Rangers are on a 13-match unbeaten run in the SPL.
Walter Smith's men have not conceded more than once in a league match since April 2009.
St Johnstone have won three of their last four league matches at McDiarmid Park.
The Saints have taken 60% (15 of 27) of their points from matches against sides in the top half of the SPL this season.
Sunday, 21 February 2010
Hearts v Hamilton
Hearts have won their last nine league matches at home to the Accies.
Hamilton's last win at Tynecastle came in 1978.
Simon Mensing has scored three goals in his last three appearances against the Jambos.
The Accies have lost every league match in which they have gone behind this season.
The Jambos have not won a league game by more than a one-goal margin this season.
Hearts have won four of their last five matches at Tynecastle.