SPL Opta Facts - 25-26 February
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SPL Opta Facts
25-26 February 2012
St Mirren v Aberdeen
St Mirren are unbeaten in their last four league meetings with Aberdeen, winning three and drawing one.
Aberdeen have lost on their last three league visits to St Mirren Park, and on four of the last five.
St Mirren have won more SPL matches at home to the Dons (6) than any other side (Kilmarnock 4).
The Saints have failed to score in their last four SPL matches.
St Mirren's last three league games have all ended goalless: no side has ever drawn four consecutive SPL games 0-0.
Aberdeen's last two league games have ended goalless, and there have been just three goals in their last five combined.
The Dons are unbeaten in seven league games: they have never before gone unbeaten in eight in a row in the SPL.
Aberdeen have shipped only two goals in their last seven league games combined.
Celtic v Motherwell
The Bhoys have won eight of their last nine league meetings with Motherwell.
Celtic have won three of their last four league games at home to the Steelmen by the same scoreline: 4-0 (one 1-0).
In 24 visits, Motherwell have scored just six SPL goals at Celtic Park, and never more than once in a match.
Motherwell have hit at least three goals in four of their last five league games.
The Steelmen are unbeaten in six in the SPL, their best run this season.
Celtic are on a run of 16 consecutive league wins.
The Bhoys have kept a clean sheet in their last five SPL matches, and have conceded only twice in their last 13 combined.
Celtic have scored 16 SPL goals from outside the box this season, nine more than any other side.
Hearts v Dundee United
United have scored just three goals in their last eight visits to Tynecastle in the league combined.
A win at Hearts in July ended a run of seven league games without a win for the Terrors in this match in Edinburgh.
United have won both league meetings between the sides so far this season 1-0.
Dundee United have won their last four meetings with the Jambos in the SPL, and have lost only one of the last 10.
Hearts have failed to score in seven of their last 10 league meetings with United.
Hearts are without a win in four in the SPL (D1 L3), scoring just once in this run.
United are unbeaten in four in the league (W2 D2), they have not gone five without defeat all season.
These two sides (Hearts 10, Dundee United 13) have scored the most goals in the last 15 minutes of SPL games this season.
Kilmarnock v Hibernian
Hibernian have scored in their last 10 league meetings with Killie.
Kilmarnock have lost just one of their last 12 league games at home to Hibernian (W8 D3 L1).
Killie have lost only one of their last six in the league at Rugby Park.
Kilmarnock have hit only three goals in their last six league games combined.
Four of Killie's last seven league goals have come from outside the box.
Hibernian have shipped at least three goals in four of their last five league games.
Hibs have won only one of their last 15 league matches.
St Johnstone v Dunfermline
The 3-0 win on Christmas Eve was the first time St Johnstone had beaten Dunfermline in the SPL (D6 L6 previously).
St Johnstone have never beaten the Pars at home in the SPL, and have failed to score in the last four on their own patch.
None of the last 11 matches between the sides in all competitions has been won by the team playing at home.
The Saints have lost six of their last eight league games at home.
Dunfermline have won only one of their last 15 SPL matches.
The Pars have lost seven of their last eight league away games.
Inverness CT v Rangers
Both teams had a man sent off in the earlier meeting at Inverness this season.
Rangers have won their last three league meetings with Inverness CT.
Only Celtic (44%) have won a higher proportion of their SPL games against Rangers than Inverness (15%).
There have been just five goals scored in the last five league games involving Inverness.
Caley Thistle are unbeaten in three at home in the league (W2 D1).
Rangers have lost four of their last 12 SPL matches.
The Gers have lost three of their last six on the road in the league.
Rangers have scored the joint-fewest goals from outside the box in the SPL this season (four, level with Hibernian).