SPL Opta Facts 24-25 March 2012
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Aberdeen v Inverness CT
None of the last 12 SPL meetings between the Dons and Caley Thistle have ended in draws (eight Aberdeen wins, four for Inverness).
Aberdeen have won four of their last six at home to Inverness in the top-flight.
The Dons are unbeaten in their last seven at home in the SPL, drawing five of these and keeping five clean sheets.
Aberdeen's last eight league matches have produced just eight goals in total.
Inverness are without a win in six in the SPL (D3 L3), their poorest run this season.
Inverness are the joint-lowest-scoring side in the first half of SPL games this season (10).
Dunfermline v St Mirren
There have been just four goals scored in the last five SPL meetings between Dunfermline and the Saints (two each).
The last two SPL games between the Pars and St Mirren at Dunfermline have ended goalless.
Dunfermline are unbeaten in their last four at home to St Mirren in all competitions.
The Pars are without a win in their last 15 at home in the SPL (including one game from 06/07).
Only two sides (Dundee United 17 up to November 2000, Hamilton 18 to April 2011) have ever gone longer without a win at home in the SPL than Dunfermline.
St Mirren have scored just one goal in their last seven league games combined.
The Buddies have won only one of their last 15 SPL games.
73% of St Mirren's league goals this season have come in the first half, the highest % in the SPL.
Hibernian v Dundee United
United have scored exactly three goals in their last three SPL meetings with Hibs.
Hibs have won only one of their last 12 league meetings with United (D4 L7) and just two of the last 18 (D9 L7).
Both sides have found the net in each of the last 11 SPL clashes between Hibs and Dundee United at Easter Road (43 goals total).
The Terrors are unbeaten on their last five league visits to Hibernian (D3 W2).
Jon Daly has scored five goals (including two braces) in United's last three league games against Hibernian.
Hibernian have failed to score in their last three league games at home, drawing two 0-0.
United are on a run of four straight league wins and are unbeaten in seven.
Kilmarnock v Motherwell
The last three league meetings between Killie and Motherwell have ended in a draw.
Killie are unbeaten in their last five in the SPL against the Steelmen (W2 D3).
Kilmarnock are the only non-Old Firm SPL side unbeaten against Motherwell this season (D2).
Motherwell have won six of their last eight league matches (D1 L1).
Kilmarnock have scored just five goals in their last nine league games combined, and never more than once in any of these.
Killie are without a win in their last four at home in the SPL (D2 L2).
Kilmarnock have dropped the most points after opening the scoring in the SPL this season (19).
St Johnstone v Hearts
St Johnstone have won their last two league games against Hearts.
The Saints are unbeaten in four in the SPL (W2 D2).
Just one of St Johnstone's last 18 SPL games at home has ended in a draw (W6 L11).
The Jambos have won back-to-back SPL matches: they have not won three in a row since January 2011.
Hearts' away games have seen just 24 goals in the SPL this season, seven fewer than any other side's.
Just 10% of the goals Hearts have conceded in the SPL this season have come from outside the box (3/29), the lowest proportion in the competition.
St Johnstone are the only team to boast a 100% record after opening the scoring in the SPL this season (11 wins).
Rangers v Celtic
Rangers have failed to score in four of their last five league meetings with Celtic.
The Bhoys have only won on one of their last six league visits to Ibrox (D1 L4).
However Celtic have won three of the last five SPL meetings with Rangers.
If Motherwell fail to win on Saturday, a win for Celtic would ensure them the SPL title.
Gary Hooper has scored four and assisted one of Celtic's nine SPL goals against Rangers since joining the club.
There has only been one red card in the last six league Old Firm derbies, although there have been seven in the last five cup meetings between the sides.
Rangers have lost three of their last four league matches: they have never before lost four of five in the SPL.
The Gers have lost back-to-back SPL games at home for only the third time: back in April 2001 they lost a third game against Celtic after losing two in a row.
Celtic are unbeaten in 21 league games (W18 D3).
The Bhoys have conceded only one goal in their last eight SPL matches on the road.
Rangers have scored the fewest goals from outside the box in the SPL this season (four) while Celtic have scored the most (16).
Celtic are one of only two teams yet to score from the penalty spot in the SPL this season (with Inverness).