Hearts vs Celtic Predictions

Vedran Ostojic 25 Feb 2019
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Hearts vs Celtic Match Prediction

Hearts vs Celtic Match Info

Match date: 27thFebruary 2019

Kick-Off: 7.45pm GMT

Stadium: Tynecastle, Edinburgh

Hearts vs Celtic Head to Head Record

Last 3 meetings:

3 Nov 2018 Celtic 5 – 0 Hearts
28 Oct 2018 Hearts 0 – 3 Celtic
11 Aug 2018 Hearts 1 – 0 Celtic

Matches played: 100

Hearts wins: 18

Celtic wins: 66

Draws: 16

Hearts vs Celtic Stats

  • Hearts come into the match after sharing the spoils with rock-bottomed St. Mirren (1-1) at this ground on Saturday
  • Celtic outclassed Motherwell (4-1) over the weekend to bounce back from their Europa League exit in the hands of Valencia
  • Bhoys bagged a convincing 5-0 win over the rivals in early November, which was their fourth in five head-to-head clashes

Hearts vs Celtic Match Preview

Celtic travel to Edinburgh for their Matchday 28 clash on Wednesday looking to build on a convincing display we’ve seen against Motherwell (4-1) over the weekend, where Scott Sinclair, Odsonne Edouard (x2), Oliver Burke found the net and saw Brendan Rodgers’ outfit bounce back from a disappointing Europa League exit to Valencia (3-0 on aggregate).

Bhoys have struggled in two fixtures against the Spanish rivals but we’ve still seen them extend a convincing streak domestically, boasting an eight-point gap at the top of the table and making it to the FA Cup Quarter-finals as they go nine matches without being denied a win.

Hearts will now hope to finally interrupt such a streak and although they find themselves in Cup Quarter-finals too (beating Auchinleck Talbot 4-0 earlier in February), Craig Levein’s men have been far from impressive and could have a hard battle for a top 6 spot late in the campaign.

Jam have been denied the points by Motherwell (in a 2-1 loss on the road) and St. Mirren (in a 1-1 draw at Tynecastle), where doing damage against Celtic comes off as far more of a task. They have beaten the Bhoys in two of the last four head-to-head clashes at this ground but we don’t really see them doing it now.

We will thus back Celtic to another confident win as we go for an Away win to Nil at 6/4 with bet365, which would be their ninth such win in ten outings in Scotland. We have seen Hearts struggling to score on the regular too, which proves to the point just as well.

However, we hope to see Hearts putting on a solid challenge defensively and seeing them rarely conceding many goals at home ground, we’re now also sticking with a low-scoring contest with Under 2.5 Goals FT at 10/11 with William Hill.

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Hearts vs Celtic Predictions

Hearts vs Celtic Match Info Match date: 27thFebruary 2019 Kick-Off: 7.45pm GMT Stadium: Tynecastle, Edinburgh Hearts vs Celtic Head to Head Record Last 3 meetings: 3 Nov 2018 Celtic 5 – 0 Hearts 28 Oct 2018 Hearts 0 – 3 Celtic 11 Aug 2018 Hearts 1 – 0 Celtic Matches played: 100 Hearts wins: 18…