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Celtic vs Rangers Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Top spot in the Scottish Premiership on the line in Glasgow

  • Celtic host Rangers in the Scottish Premiership on Saturday
  • Match kicks off at 12.30pm BST at Celtic Park in Glasgow
  • Celtic have won their last 8 matches in all competitions
  • There have been 5 red cards in the last 5 matches between Celtic and Rangers
  • Rangers have won 8 of their last 9 matches in all competitions
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There has been 5 red cards in the last 5 matches between Celtic and Rangers (Getty Images)

Celtic host Rangers in a top of the table Scottish Premiership match on Saturday. One point separates these Old Firm rivals with both clubs yet to taste defeat in the Premiership this season.

Celtic Form


Celtic are in fine form, winning their last eight matches in all competitions. They won 1-0 at Riga and Sarajevo to reach the UEFA Europa League group stage.

Neil Lennon’s side have won 28 of their last 31 matches in the Scottish Premiership. The Bhoys have won seven consecutive Premiership matches including a 3-0 home win against Hibernian and 2-0 win at St. Johnstone last time out.

Celtic had 69% possession and 19-7 shots at McDiarmid Park, but needed late goals to substitutes Leigh Griffiths and Patryk Klimala to take all three points.

Celtic Team News


Celtic manager Neil Lennon has many players returning from international duty.

Nir Bitton, Ryan Christie, Hatem Elhamed and James Forrest are all doubtful while striker Odsonne Edouard is unlikely to start following a positive coronavirus test.

Diego Laxalt was signed on loan from AC Milan before the transfer deadline and could make his Celtic debut.

Rangers Form


Rangers are sitting top of the Scottish Premiership after eight wins and two draws in their opening 10 matches. They have conceded three goals in that run, holding a 24-3 goal advantage and keeping eight clean sheets.

Steven Gerrard’s side beat Lincoln Red Imps 5-0 in Gibraltar and Willem II 4-0 in the Netherlands to reach the UEFA Europa League playoffs. Gers produced a 2-1 home win against Turkish giants Galatasaray to reach the group stage.

Rangers returned to the Scottish Premiership with a 2-0 home win against Ross County. James Tavernier opened the scoring from the penalty spot and Brandon Barker wrapped it up late.

Rangers Team News


Central defender Nikola Katic is still injured and joined by midfielder Joe Aribo on the sidelines.

Rangers signed midfielder Bongani Zungu on loan from Amiens on deadline day and the South African could make his debut at Celtic Park.

Celtic vs Rangers Head to Head


Celtic have a 46-34 advantage against Rangers with 19 draws in 99 matches. Celtic
Won 2-0 at Ibrox Stadium in the first Scottish Premiership encounter last season before a 1-0 win in the League Cup final.

Rangers got some revenge with a 2-1 win at Celtic Park in the Premiership. Ryan Christie’s penalty was saved by Allan McGregor before Ryan Kent put Rangers ahead. Odsonne Edouard equalised for Celtic but Nikola Katic scored the winner.

Celtic vs Rangers Odds


Celtic are 2.55 favourites at Unibet with Rangers available at 2.75 at bet365. A draw can be backed at 3.50.

Celtic vs Rangers Match Up


There has been no love lost in this fixture in recent years. Five players have been sent off in the last five matches between Celtic and Rangers.

Celtic vs Rangers Stats


  • Celtic have won their last 8 matches (all competitions).
  • Celtic have won to nil in their last 4 matches (all competitions).
  • Celtic have won 28 of their last 31 matches (Scottish Premiership).
  • There has been 5 red cards in the last 5 matches between Celtic and Rangers (all competitions).
  • Rangers have won 8 of their last 9 matches (all competitions).
  • Rangers have won 9 of their last 11 matches (Scottish Premiership).
  • Rangers have kept 9 clean sheets in their last 11 matches (Scottish Premiership).

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Where is Celtic vs Rangers being played?

Celtic vs Rangers is being played at Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland.

When is Celtic vs Rangers being played?

Celtic vs Rangers is being played at 12:30 BST on Saturday 17 October 2020.

What competition are Celtic vs Rangers playing in?

Celtic vs Rangers are playing in the Scottish Premiership.

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Verdict

Rangers will be desperate to hold onto top spot in the Scottish Premiership. A draw will secure that aim and they have the talent and confidence to secure it at Celtic Park.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result @+250 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @+550 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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