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Nic Ladds 14th May 2009 - 17:11

SPL Opta Facts: 16-17 May


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Scottish Premier League Opta Facts: 16-17 May

Saturday 16 May

Falkirk v St Mirren

  • St Mirren have won on three of their last four visits to Falkirk Stadium.
  • A win for Falkirk in this match would see them safe from relegation for another season – if Caley Thistle just draw, on top of this, then St Mirren will be playing in Division One in the next campaign.
  • Gus McPherson’s men have won just one of these matches, losing five, including the last three on the trot.
  • In this three-match losing streak, each of St Mirren’s goals have come in the second half.
  • Falkirk are unbeaten in four in the SPL, winning two of these.

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Hamilton v Motherwell

  • One side has failed to score in the last six meetings between Hamilton and Motherwell, with the other team going on to win.
  • The Steelmen have won six of their last eight clashes with the Accies.
  • Hamilton have managed just one win in their last 10 league matches.
  • The Accies have failed to score in five of their last six matches at home, conceding exactly once in five as well.
  • Motherwell are unbeaten in their last two in the league, but have managed just one win in their last seven.
  • David Clarkson has scored three goals in his last two away trips with the ‘Well.

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Hearts v Dundee Utd

  • The last four meetings between the Jambos and the Terrors have produced just five goals.
  • The last seven clashes between the sides have seen 10 players sent off.
  • Hearts are without a league win in five attempts – currently the longest such run in the SPL.
  • The Jambos have failed to score in their last four SPL fixtures.
  • The Terrors’ recent 2-1 loss at Celtic Park was their first league defeat in seven games.
  • If only away form counted this season, Dundee United would be third.

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Kilmarnock v Inverness CT

  • Caley Thistle have won their last five meetings with Killie on the trot – four in the league and one in the Scottish Cup.
  • There has never been a goalless draw in this fixture.
  • Ian Black has scored three goals in his last four appearances against Kilmarnock in the league.
  • Killie have lost just one of their last five in the league, winning twice.
  • Kevin Kyle has scored six goals in his last five matches with Killie – the whole team have scored just seven in this period.
  • At home, Jim Jeffries’ men are unbeaten in the league in four - winning twice.

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Rangers v Aberdeen

  • The Dons’ last victory over the ‘Gers on their opposition’s turf in the league came back in 1992.
  • Kris Boyd has scored seven goals in his last six outings against Aberdeen at Ibrox.
  • Aberdeen have managed just one win on the road in the SPL in 2009 – this coming back in January at Kilmarnock.
  • The ‘Gers are on the longest unbeaten run in the SPL at the moment – eight games, drawing two of these and winning six.
  • Walter Smith’s men have also kept two consecutive clean sheets at Ibrox – they have conceded fewer goals at home (13) than any other SPL side in the current campaign.
  • Aberdeen have not managed a win away from home all season against sides in the current SPL top six.

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Sunday 17 May
Hibernian v Celtic

  • Hibs have won three of their last four meetings with Celtic at Easter Road.
  • The last time the two sides met on Hibernian’s home soil, the Cabbage ended the Bhoys’ run of 12 straight SPL victories with a 2-0 win.
  • The last five matches between the sides have been decided by a two-goal margin of victory.
  • Celtic have not kept a clean sheet on the road in the league in six attempts.
  • The Celts have lost just once in their last 14 league matches.
  • Hibs have scored in their last six league matches.

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