Sunday, May 22, 2022

Prediction: Heart of Midlothian vs Celtic

Prediction: Celtic to win 2-1

Best Odds: 7/1

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Heart of Midlothian and Celtic will face each other in the Scottish Premiership this week. The match will be played at Tynecastle Park in Edinburgh and is scheduled to kick off at 7:45pm UK time on Wednesday.

Heart of Midlothian

Heart of Midlothian are third in the Scottish Premiership table at the moment with 39 points from 21 matches. Hearts are 13 points behind leaders and defending champions Rangers and nine points behind second-placed Celtic.

Robbie Neilson’s side will head into the match against Celtic on the back of a 5-0 hammering of Auchinleck Talbot away from home in the Scottish Cup. It followed a 2-0 victory over St. Johnstone at home in the Scottish Premiership.

Team News:

John Souttar, Ben Woodburn and Beni Baningime all are available for Hearts.

Celtic

Celtic are second in the Scottish Premiership table at the moment with 48 points from 21 matches. The Bhoys are four points behind leaders, defending champions and Old Firm rivals Rangers.

Ange Postecoglou’s side will head into the match against Heart of Midlothian on the back of a 2-1 victory over Alloa Athletic away from home in the Scottish Cup. It followed a 2-0 win against Hibernian at Celtic Park in the Scottish Premiership.

Team News:

Callum McGregor is injured and will not play.

Key Factors to Consider

  • Hearts have scored 31 goals in 21 Scottish Premiership matches.
  • Celtic have scored 44 goals in 21 Scottish Premiership matches.
  • Hearts have won 4 of their last 5 Scottish Premiership games.
  • Celtic have won 4 and drawn 1 of their last 5 Scottish Premiership games.
  • Hearts have conceded 18 goals in 21 Scottish Premiership games.

Conclusion

Hearts are not a bad team and will give Celtic a run for their money. However, the Hoops are the better side and should pickup all three points from the match in the end.

Prediction: Celtic to win 2-1

Best Odds: 7/1

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jamie Jones


Jamie Jones is an experienced football journalist who has been working in the industry for years. Jamie watches all the major leagues in Europe, especially the Premier League and La Liga.

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