28th Jan 2013 - 20:14
SPL Opta Facts 29/30 January
Motherwell v Dundee Utd
Motherwell have won just one of their last five SPL clashes with Dundee United, losing two, drawing two and failing to score three times in the process.
At Fir Park, the Steelmen have failed to score in their last three games against the Terrors, losing two and drawing one in the process.
On each of Dundee United's last two visits to Fir Park, Johnny Russell has scored for the Terrors.
Mothwerwll have come from behind to win 13 points this season, a league-high figure.
United have netted a league-high 10 headed goals this season, which equates to a league-high 28% of their total goal haul.
Motherwell have shipped a league-high eight headed goals, 27% of their totals goals conceded.
St Johnstone v Aberdeen
St Johnstone are without a win in their last five SPL clashes with Aberdeen, losing three, drawing two and failing to score in three of those games.
At McDiarmid Park, the Saints have enjoyed just one win in their last 10 meetings with the Dons in the league, losing five, drawing four and scoring just five goals in those games.
St Johnstone have won just one of their last eight SPL games, losing three and drawing four.
Northern Irish international Niall McGinn has netted six in his last six games for Aberdeen, although both he and his club failed to score at all in their last two league fixtures.
On home soil, the Saints have thrown away just two points from leading positions, a joint-league-low figure.
Away from home, Aberdeen have won all five games in which they have taken the lead.
Celtic v Kilmarnock
Celtic have lost just one of their last 10 SPL games against Kilmarnock, winning seven and drawing two.
At Celtic Park, the Bhoys have only ever suffered one SPL defeat at the hands of Killie (W19 D3), although that loss did come the last time they visited Celtic; 2-0 in October.
Irish attacker Cillian Sheridan has netted for Killie in both of their meetings with Celtic this season (one goal in each game).
Neil Lennons' side are the only SPL team yet to concede a headed goal this season.
Killie have thrown away 14 points from leading positions this season, more than any other side.
Gary Hooper has netted 10 goals in his last eight games (in all competitions) for Celtic.
Hearts v Dundee
Hearts are without a win in their last three SPL games against Dundee, (1D 2L), with the last two meetings both ending in 1-0 wins for the Dark Blues.
At Tynecastle, the Jambos have lost just two of their last 12 SPl clashes with Dundee (W9 D1), although they did lose last time out; 1-0 in September.
A whopping 69% of Dundee's goals (nine out of 13) have come in the first-half, a league-high proportion.
Dundee have now gone nine games without a win, the long winless run in the top division his season.
Hearts have only managed to score one goal in total in their last three games.
Dundee have failed to score in three of their last five SPL, netting a total of just two goals in total in those five fixtures.
Ross County v Hibernian
Ross County have won their two SPL clashes with Hibernian, both this season, 3-2 at home and 1-0 away.
In the two teams' four clashes in all competitions, County are unbeaten against Hibs, winning three and drawing one.
Ross County have scored a league-high 73% of their goals in the second half (19 out of 26).
Only 38% of Hibs' points this season have come on the road (13 out of 34), a percentage superior only to Hearts (31%).
Richard Brittain has netted in each of County's last three games (one in each).
Hibs last five games have produced a total of four goals (two for and two against, one win, three draws and one defeat).
St Mirren v Inverness CT
St Mirren are without a win in their last eight SPL games against Inverness, drawing four and losing four.
At St Mirren Park, the home side have failed to beat Caley Thistle in the last six clashes, drawing two and losing four.
The last two clashes between the two sides have produced a total of eight goals (two 2-2 draws).
Caley Thistle are currently enjoying an eight-game unbeaten run, the longest current run without defeat in the SPL.
The Saints have netted in each of their last five games, the longest current scoring run in the the SPL.
Inverness have netted a league-high 14 goals in the last 15 minutes this season.