Hearts vs Celtic prediction, odds & betting tips – 03/03/2024

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Hearts vs Celtic prediction
11th February 2024; St Mirren Park, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, Scottish Cup Football, St Mirren versus Celtic; Paulo Bernardo of Celtic takes the ball from Marcus Fraser of St Mirren – Photo by Icon Sport

Celtic earned a massive win earlier in the week with a 7-1 drubbing of Dundee FC and the team managed by Brendan Rodgers is keeping it close during the title race against their arch-rivals Rangers.

Hearts vs Celtic predictions: Putting some heart into the title battle

Hearts vs Celtic predictions
Our pick

🔥Hot tip

Celtic to Win

⚽ Both Teams to Score prediction

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⬆️ Over /⬇️ Under 2.5 goals

 

Over 2.5 Goals

Key stats

  • Celtic has defeated Hearts in nine out of the last ten matches
  • Six of the past ten encounters between these teams went over the mark of two and a half goals
  • Hearts' only loss in the previous ten matches was recently versus Rangers

Pre-game odds and win probability: Celtic is the team to beat

  • HOME: 6/1 (6.00) – 16.7%
  • DRAW: 4/1 (4.00) – 25%
  • AWAY: 1/2 (1.50) – 66.7%

Celtic is the expected winner concerning the current crop of Hearts vs Celtic odds and the probability of their win is at a curious 67 percent.

Celtic demolished Dundee FC in the last match they played, the score was 7-1 while Hearts drew at home versus Hibernian with one goal on both sides of the field.

With all the options available on the markets, you can look at the best ones on our football betting tips page. Here are a couple of suggestions for this Hearts vs Celtic duel: A Goal Range of 4-5 is valued at 3/1 (3.00) – 33.3% and a possibility of Hearts leading after the opening 45 minutes of play could get you odds up to 6/1 (6.00) – 16.7%.

Last five H2Hs: Celtic has the upper hand

From the past five clashes between these teams, four of them went into Celtic's favor, however, the last game in Glasgow ended with a 2-0 Hearts victory.

Scotland Premiership 16/12/23

Celtic

Celtic

0
Hearts

Hearts

2

Scotland Premiership 22/10/23

Hearts

Hearts

1
Celtic

Celtic

4

Scotland Premiership 07/05/23

Hearts

Hearts

0
Celtic

Celtic

2

Scotland FA Cup 11/03/23

Hearts

Hearts

0
Celtic

Celtic

3

Scotland Premiership 08/03/23

Celtic

Celtic

3
Hearts

Hearts

1

Hearts team news and form: The host team trying to get to their winning ways

Hearts had an eight-match winning streak before losing to Rangers and now are two straight games without a victory. Yutaro Oda, Craig Halkett, Barrie McKay, Peter Haring, and Liam Boyce are injured.

Predicted Lineup: Clark(GK), Cochrane, Kingsley, Kent, Atkinson, Devlin, Nieuwenhof, Fraser, Forrest, Vargas, Shankland.

Scotland Premiership 13/04/24

W

Livingston

Livingston

2

Hearts

Hearts

4

Scotland Premiership 06/04/24

W

St Mirren

St Mirren

1

Hearts

Hearts

2

Scotland Premiership 30/03/24

D

Kilmarnock

Kilmarnock

1

Hearts

Hearts

1

Scotland Premiership 16/03/24

L

Ross County

Ross County

2

Hearts

Hearts

1

Scotland FA Cup 11/03/24

W

Morton

Morton

0

Hearts

Hearts

1

Celtic team news and form: Winning is a must to stay in the title hunt

The Glasgow club is without Maik Nawrocki, Reo Hatate, Adam Montgomery, and James McCarthy for the crunch match.

Predicted Lineup: Hart(GK), Taylor, Scales, Carter-Vickers, Johnston, McGregor, Iwata, O'Riley, Yang, Idah, Maeda.

Scotland Premiership 13/04/24

W

St Mirren

St Mirren

0

Celtic

Celtic

3

Scotland Premiership 07/04/24

D

Rangers

Rangers

3

Celtic

Celtic

3

Scotland Premiership 31/03/24

W

Livingston

Livingston

0

Celtic

Celtic

3

Scotland Premiership 16/03/24

W

St Johnstone

St Johnstone

1

Celtic

Celtic

3

Scotland FA Cup 10/03/24

W

Livingston

Livingston

2

Celtic

Celtic

4

Player to Watch: Kyogo Furuhashi

The Japanese striker has been on fire this season for Celtic as the second-best scorer with nine league goals in 28 appearances while adding three assists to his record. Furuhashi has also made 21 caps for the Japan national team scoring five times.

Kyogo Furuhashi
Celtics Kyogo toys to get his shot away as Luiyi de Las closes in during the cinch Premiership match at Celtic Park, Glasgow. Picture date: Saturday December 23, 2023. – Photo by Icon sport

Celtic is only the third club of Furuhashi's career who is 29 years old, he has played 120 games for the club scoring 67 goals. His previous teams were Gifu and Vissel Kobe. In total, for his career, Furuhashi is at 133 goals in 302 appearances.


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