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St. Mirren vs Celtic Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Can Celtic cruise to victory in Paisley?

  • St. Mirren have failed to score in 6 of their last 7 matches against Celtic
  • The Paisley club lost 3-0 against Rangers and Hibs this season
  • Celtic are chasing a historic 10th straight league title
  • Celtic have won 12 of their last 13 matches against St. Mirren
  • The Hoops have won to nil in 4 of their last 5 matches against St. Mirren
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Celtic have won 12 of their last 13 matches against St. Mirren (Getty Images)

Celtic are already playing catch up in the Scottish Premiership as they travel to St. Mirren on wednesday. Celtic are aiming for a 10th straight league title but tail Rangers by six points with two games in hand, can they bridge the gap in Paisley?

St. Mirren Form


St. Mirren finished 9th in the Scottish Premiership last season after losing 15 of their 30 matches. Jim Goodwin’s side won two of their first three matches this campaign after a 1-0 wins against Livingston and Hamilton flanked a 3-0 defeat at Rangers.

The Buddies drew 1-1 against Ross County before a 1-0 defeat at St. Johnstone and 3-0 loss against Hibernian. It was an even match but they were not clinical in front of goal.

St. Mirren Team News


St. Mirren centre-back Joe Shaughnessy is available after serving a suspension and should replace Sam Foley.

Goalkeeper Jak Alnwick has been self-isolating with COVID and could return in place of Zdenek Zlamal. 

Club captain and winger Kyle Magennis suffered a cruciate ligament injury in January and is close to a return.

Celtic Form


Celtic won their 9th straight Scottish Premiership title last season and began the new campaign with a 5-1 win against Hamilton. Odsonne Edouard scored a hat-trick with Jeremie Frimpong and Patryk Klimala on target.

Neil Lennon's side drew 1-1 at Kilmarnock followed by a 6-0 home win against KR Reykjavik in the UEFA Champions League qualifiers. The Hoops won 1-0 at Dundee United before being knocked out of the Champions League, beaten 2-1 at home by Ferencvaros.

Celtic bounced back with a 3-0 win against Motherwell and a 5-0 win at Ross County on Saturday. Strikers Odsonne Edouard and Albian Ajeti were both in the starting side, scoring inside the opening 20 minutes with Shane Duffy, Kristoffer Ajer and Patryk Klimala on target.

Celtic Team News


Central defender Shane Duffy made his debut against Ross County and delivered a man of the match performance and a goal. He played in a back three with Scott Brown proding cover whicl allowed Edouard and Ajeti to start up front.

Striker Leigh Griffiths is doubtful but has fallen down the pecking order behind Odsonne Edouard, Albian Ajeti and Patryk Klimala.

St. Mirren vs Celtic Head to Head


Celtic have a 35-3 advantage against St. Mirren with three draws in 41 matches, winning the last five encounters.

Those victories include a 5-0 home win in March with Leigh Griffiths hitting a hat-trick, Odsonne Edouard and Callum McGregor also on target.

St. Mirren vs Celtic Odds


Celtic are 1.20 favourites at Unibet with St. Mirren available at 17.00 at betfair. A draw is listed at 8.00.

St. Mirren vs Celtic Match Up


Celtic have a far stronger squad than St. Mirren and have made it count on the pitch in recent seasons, winning the last five encounters with 15 goals scored and one conceded.

Celtic have found it slightly harder to win in Paisley, winning 2-1, 2-0, 2-0 and 2-1 with a 0-0 draw in their last five away matches against St. Mirren.

St. Mirren vs Celtic Stats


  • St. Mirren have failed to score in 5 of their last 9 matches (Scottish Premiership).
  • St. Mirren’s total market value is approximately €5m.
  • St. Mirren have failed to score in 6 of their last 7 matches against Celtic (Scottish Premiership).
  • Celtic have won 12 of their last 13 matches against St. Mirren (all competitions).
  • Celtic have won by 2+ goals in 7 of their last 9 matches against St. Mirren (all competitions).
  • Celtic have won 24 of their last 27 matches (Scottish Premiership).
  • Celtic have seen over 2.5 goals in 16 of their last 18 matches (Scottish Premiership).
  • Celtic’s total market value is approximately €98m.

St. Mirren vs Celtic FAQ

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Where is St. Mirren vs Celtic being played?

St. Mirren vs Celtic is being played at Simple Digital Arena in Paisley, Scotland.

When is St. Mirren vs Celtic being played?

St. Mirren vs Celtic is being played at 19:45 BST on Wednesday 16 September 2020.

What competition are St. Mirren vs Celtic playing in?

St. Mirren vs Celtic are playing in the Scottish Premiership.

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Verdict

St. Mirren have been beaten 3-0 by Rangers and Hibernian this season with a similar outcome expected against Celtic.

Best Bet: Celtic Win to Nil Win to Nil @-121.95 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Celtic -2 Handicap Handicap @160 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Celtic Win 3-0 Correct Score @600 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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