SPL Opta Facts 14-15 September 2012
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Dundee United v Ross County
Dundee United and Ross County have never faced off in a league match.
Dundee United are unbeaten in the last seven cup meetings between the two teams - including the 2010 Scottish Cup final victory.
The Terrors have lost just once in their last six games (W4 D1).
United have won seven of their last eight home games and are unbeaten in 10.
Dundee United have kept three consecutive clean sheets at home in their last three games.
Ross County have picked up four points from their two away games this season.
County have not lost away from home in the league since 13th August 2011 - a run of 19 games (W12 D7).
Richard Brittain has netted two of Ross County's three league games so far this term.
St Johnstone v Celtic
St Johnstone have won only one of their last 20 matches against Celtic (D1 L18), although that win did come in their first meeting of the season last year.
Celtic have walked away with all three points on their last seven trips to McDiarmid Park - scoring 16 and conceding just three.
St Johnstone have not won any of their last 12 games (D3 L9).
The Saints have failed to score in four of their last five home games - losing three and drawing two.
Celtic have won eight of their last 11 matches (D2 L1).
The Bhoys have failed to score in only one of their last 16 trips away from Celtic Park (W11 D3 L2).
Neil Lennon's men have kept nine clean sheets in their last 14 away games.
Inverness CT v Aberdeen
None of the last 14 matches between Inverness and Aberdeen have ended in draws - Inverness winning five, Aberdeen winning nine.
Caley Thistle have beaten Aberdeen just twice in the Scottish Premier League at the Caledonian Stadium - played 12, drawn two, lost eight.
Inverness have won just two of their last 13 matches (D5 L6).
Caley have won only once in their last 10 home matches (D4 L5).
Aberdeen are unbeaten in four games since their opening day loss to Celtic.
The Dons' five games this term have produced just four goals in total - two for and two against Aberdeen.
St Mirren v Hearts
St Mirren have beaten Hearts only once in their last 14 meetings (D4 L9).
The last four games between the two at St Mirren Park have produced just seven goals.
St Mirren have only tasted victory once in their last seven games (D4 L2).
The Buddies have score 12 times in their last six matches at home.
The two clean sheets St Mirren have kept this season have both been away from home.
Hearts haven't scored in 229 minutes of SPL action.
The Jambos' 1-0 defeat to Dundee last time out ended a four match unbeaten run (W1 D3) however, they have not won since the opening weekend.
Hibernian v Kilmarnock
Over the seven games between the two sides in the last two seasons, both sides have notched up three wins with the other ending in a draw.
Six of the last seven league games between Hibs and Kilmarnock have seen both teams scoring in the match.
Kilmarnock have won only once in their last six visits to Easter Road (D1 L4), although that win did come in their last game there.
Since losing 3-0 on the opening day, Hibernian are unbeaten (W2 D2) and have scored in every match.
Hibernian's have only lost one of their last five home league games (W2 D2) but that was against Kilmarnock late last term.
Killie have lost just once in their last seven (W2 D4).
Kilmarnock are currently on a four match unbeaten run away from home in the SPL (W2 D2) which started at Easter Road in April.
Dundee v Motherwell
Dundee and Motherwell have not faced off in the SPL since the 2004/05 season.
Dundee won the last clash between the pair (2-1) but it marks their only win in the last five (L4).
The Dark Blues' 1-0 win last time out ended a run of 10 SPL games without victory (D3 L7).
Dundee are yet to score at Dens Park Stadium this season.
This is only the second in SPL history that Motherwell have been unbeaten after the opening five games (previous time was 2009/10).
'Well are unbeaten in five games away from home (W2 D3).
Motherwell's Michael Higdon is the SPL's leading scorer so far with four - and is the only player to have bagged a hat-trick this season.