St. Johnstone vs Celtic
In one of the matches from round 25 of the Scottish Premiership, St. Johnstone will play host to Celtic at McDiarmid Park. In their most recent meeting, the home team emerged victorious over Motherwell, while Celtic maintained their unbeaten streak against Livingston.Get Your Welcome Bonus!
St. Johnstone -looking to build on their last win
Following St. Johnstone's 0-2 victory against Motherwell in the Premiership, the team will be looking for more of the same in their next game and will be encouraged by their previous performance as a result. During that match, St. Johnstone had 43% of the possession and 11 shots on goal, with 4 of those shots landing in the target area. Drey Wright scored the first goal for St. Johnstone in the fifth minute, while Melker Hallberg scored the second goal in the 49th minute. On the other side of the field, Motherwell had five shots on goal, but only one of them was on target. In five out of the last six contests that St. Johnstone has played, the average number of goals scored per game has been lower than three. When the goals scored during that time frame are broken down, their rivals scored a total of ten goals, but St. Johnstone only managed to notch four for themselves. According to an examination of their historical results, St. Johnstone has never been victorious over Celtic in any of their prior 21 league encounters. Additionally, in the last four league matches played at home, they have not been victorious.
Celtic - Celtic will not have problem
Celtic are coming into this matchup on the heels of a victory in their most recent Premiership match, which saw them overcome Livingston by a score of 3-0. During that match, Celtic controlled possession 81% of the time and had 15 shots on goal, with 5 of them landing in the target area. Greg Taylor in the 29th minute, Daizen Maeda in the 33rd minute, and Kyogo Furuhashi in the 45th minute scored the goals for Celtic. Livingston, the team they were playing against, had six shots on goal, but none of them were successful. Recent matches have shown that there is a pattern in which at least one opponent fails to score when Celtic is participating in the game. When one examines the results of their most recent six games, one sees that this has occurred six times. During those matchups, Celtic have scored 18 goals while their rivals have scored a total of zero. Celtic have dominated in terms of goal differential. A look at the form guide prior to this match reveals that Celtic have not suffered a loss to St. Johnstone in any of the last ten league matches that both teams have played away from their respective homes. Additionally, Celtic have not suffered a defeat on the road in any of their previous eight league encounters.
Expert Betting Tips
Taking into consideration these two squads, we believe that St. Johnstone have the ability to score a goal against this Celtic lineup; nevertheless, we also believe that a single goal will not be enough for them to avoid defeat. We anticipate that Celtic will be able to pull off yet another victory in this contest because they are now in a position where they are superior to every other team in the league.