Scottish Premiership Opta Facts August 8-9
Dundee v Hearts
The last four Scottish Premiership meetings between these two sides have been settled by a 1-0 scoreline, with Dundee winning three of them.
After being unbeaten in nine against the Dark Blues away, Hearts have lost their last two. They last lost three in a row at Dens Park in 1999.
Rory Loy scored twice and assisted another goal in Dundee's opening day 4-0 demolition of Kilmarnock.
Hearts scored with four of their six shots on target against St Johnstone, but conceded three times from five shots on target faced.
Dundee didn't win any of their final four home games of last season (L3 D1).
Hearts have won just one of their last 11 Scottish Premiership away games in Dundee, to either Dundee or Dundee United (D1 L9).
Motherwell v Dundee United
Motherwell have scored exactly one goal in four of their last five league matches against Dundee United.
The Terrors have been victorious in five of their last six league games against Well, losing the other.
Scott McDonald was the first player to miss a penalty in the Scottish Premiership this season, failing to convert against Inverness.
Charlie Telfer scored a brace against Motherwell in January, but hasn't found the net in 12 league games since.
Motherwell didn't lose any of their last eight home league games of last season, including playoffs (W5 D3).
By contrast, the Terrors have gone eight league games on the road without a victory (D2 L6).
Ross County v Hamilton
Ross County were shown two red cards in their four matches against Hamilton last season.
Hamilton lost just once against Ross County in 2014/15 (W2 D1), taking the lead in all four games.
Michael Gardyne found the net in each of his last two games against Hamilton.
Hamilton haven't kept a clean sheet on their travels since January, eight games ago.
The Staggies won six of their final eight league games at Dingwall last season (L2).
Accies had more shots on goal than any other side in the opening round of matches (13, excluding blocked).
St Johnstone v Inverness CT
All three of St Johnstone's goals against Inverness last season came from Brian Graham who has now left the club.
Caley Thistle have lost just one of their last seven Scottish Premiership encounters with St Johnstone (W5 D1).
The Saints' final three home games of last season ended in draws.
Caley were the only Scottish Premiership side not to have a shot on target on opening day.
St Johnstone shipped four goals to Hearts on opening day, as many goals as they had conceded in their previous nine league games.
Inverness last went three league fixtures without finding the net in December 2014.
Partick Thistle v Celtic
Partick's last league victory over Celtic came in May 1995, losing all 16 played since then.
Celtic put 12 goals past Partick last season in all competitions, including six in the League Cup.
Thistle have won four of their last five league contests at home, though did lose their most recent game 4-1 to Kilmarnock.
Stefan Johansen could score in his third successive league match, his best run in the competition since March 2015 (four games).
Frederic Frans played just 25 minutes against Hamilton before being sent off for two bookable offences. He was the only Partick player to be booked in the match.
The Bhoys are yet to lose an away league game in 2015 (W9 D2).
Aberdeen v Kilmarnock
The Dons have won each of their last seven league contests against Kilmarnock. Six of those wins have come by a single goal margin however.
Kilmarnock's last victory over Aberdeen in the Scottish Premiership was in December 2012. They have been on the winning side just once in the last 12 meetings (D3 L8).
Aberdeen have lost their last two home league games 1-0. The last time they were defeated three in a row at Pittodrie was in December 2012.
Killie's 4-1 win at Partick at the end of last season ended a run of nine away matches without a victory in the Scottish Premiership (D4 L5).
Peter Pawlett scored in two of his three games against Kilmarnock last season.
Kilmarnock have gone 10 Scottish Premiership games without a clean sheet, winning just one of those matches in that run (L9).