SPL Opta Facts - Dec 29-30th
Dundee v Aberdeen
Dundee have lost just one of their last nine games against Aberdeen, winning three and drawing five, although that defeat did come last time out (2-0 away in October).
At Dens Park, the Dark Blues are unbeaten in their last three meetings with the Dons.
In all competitions, Dundee have won two of the last three clashes with Aberdeen, with those two victories coming in the two most recent meetings.
After a three game unbeaten run, Dundee have only taken one point from the last 15 available in the SPL (D1 L4).
Aberdeen have lost their last two away league games; they have not lost three on the bounce on the road since August 2011.
Hibernian v Celtic
Hibernian have won none of their last nine clashes with Celtic, losing seven and drawing two.
In their last eight games against Hibs, Celtic have netted a total of 20 goals, an average of 2.5 per game.
On home soil, the Hibees have lost each of their last five games against the Bhoys, failing to score in each of those games.
Celtic have won their last four away league games, a run that included a 4-0 win in Edinburgh against Hearts.
Hibs have only won one of their last seven SPL games (D1 L5) and have only managed one clean sheet in their last nine.
Motherwell v Kilmarnock
Motherwell have won just one of their last seven games against Kilmarnock, losing three and drawing three, although that victory did come last time out, 2-1 away in August.
The Steelmen have failed to find the back of the net in three of their last four clashes with Killie.
At Fir Park, the last four games between these two sides have produced a total of just four goals.
Motherwell have won five and lost just one of their last seven league games, netting a respectable 18 goals in this seven game period.
Kilmarnock have scored at least once in each of their last 14 league games (24 goals in total).
Ross County v Hearts
The two sides have only met once before in the SPL, back in October, when the game ended in a 2-2 draw at Tynecastle.
In their five meetings in all competitions, Hearts have never lost to Ross County, winning two and drawing three.
Hearts are without a win in six league games away from Tynecastle (D3 L3).
25 points from 20 games represents Hearts' worst start to a campaign since 2007/08, when they had 20 at this stage and finished eighth.
County have only lost two of their nine home SPL games so far (W2 D5), though they are without a win in three (D2 L1).
St Johnstone v Inverness CT
St Johnstone are unbeaten in their last four clashes with Caley Thistle, drawing the last two and winning the two before that.
Caley Thistle have only managed one goal in total in their last four meetings with the Saints.
The last three meetings between these two sides have produced a total of just three goals (1-0, 0-0 and 1-1).
St Johnstone have only won one of their last 10 league games, drawing six and losing three.
The Saints have conceded exactly once in 12 of their last 15 league games, and scored exactly once in six of their last 10.
Caley have found the net at least once in each of their last 22 league games (47 in total).
Dundee Utd v St Mirren
Dundee United have lost just one of their last 16 games against St. Mirren, winning eight and drawing seven.
The last two meetings between the two sides have produced just the one goal.
The Saints are unbeaten in their last three visits to Tanadice, winning one and drawing the last two.
After a run of four games without a goal in September, Dundee United have found the net at least once in the ensuing 12 league outings.
St Mirren are without an away win in nine games (D4 L5), though their only win on the road all season did come in Dundee against United's city rivals back in August (2-0).