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Motherwell vs Celtic Prediction, Odds and Betting Tips (16/10/21)

With the season eight games old there isn’t many who would have thought Motherwell would be above Celtic. A Celtic win puts the Bhoys back above them. Will they end Saturday with the natural order restored? Find out with our Motherwell vs Celtic preview here along with the predictions and free tips we mention along the way.

Motherwell vs Celtic: Our best betting tips

Check out our match predictions for the big game.

All odds are from 888Sport and are subject to change. If you want to place these bets, we recommend you check the odds at the bookmaker platform before wagering. 

Playing for value

Okay, so Celtic are favourites to win this match and are heavily odds on but that doesn’t always mean it’s the sensible bet to place. Motherwell could easily take something from this match hence our prediction of a Motherwell or draw double chance bet. They have home advantage and are in better general form; not only have won their last three home matches but they’ve only lost one of their last six with four wins. Celtic meanwhile have only managed to win two of their last six; they’re simply not impressing at the moment.

A low scoring game

Our next prediction is another that is picked based on finding value in the betting odds; in the total goals market that is 100% on the under 2.5 selection. Now, Celtic have gone over 2.5 in three of their last five games but switch your focus to league games only and it becomes three in five falling under the 2.5 cut off. Then you have Motherwell; four of their last five games have gone under 2.5. The head to head record reads equally – five meetings over 2.5 and five under. Like we say, this is a bet that could go either way but the value is clear.

Furuhashi to score

Celtic might not be flourishing in the early part of the season but Kyogo Furuhashi has settled to Scottish football like a duck to water. We fancy him to find the net in this game. He’s already scored four league goals in five appearances and although he’s been away on international duty he has not featured too heavily meaning he will have plenty of energy in his legs.

The best odds for Motherwell vs Celtic

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Motherwell vs Celtic

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Motherwell vs Celtic: Team Overview

Motherwell

Motherwell have started the season in great shape but their goal difference of just +2 shows that it’s a fine line for them between winning games and dropping points. Tony Watt is their main man and is averaging one goal in every two. He could prove the difference between taking points of Celtic and losing. In terms of team news, Sondre Johansen is out injured.

Celtic

It’s been a tough introduction to Scottish football for Ange Postecoglou. His Celtic side look miles off a title race even at this early stage and although Kyogo Furuhashi has started the season well he can’t do it all by himself. Postecoglou would probably point to injury problems though. For this game Celtic look like being without six players.

The final word on Motherwell vs Celtic

Motherwell vs Celtic Prediction

  • Who are favourites to win? Celtic
  • When is KO? 3 PM GMT
  • Where is the game being played? Fir Park