Weekend previews

Friday 2nd March 2012
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Hibernian are hoping to build on last week's important win against Kilmarnock and move further away from the relegation zone when they face St Mirren at Easter Road on Saturday.

The weekend action gets under way at 12 noon when leaders Celtic put their 17-match SPL winning run on the line at Aberdeen, live on ESPN. They also have coverage of Monday evening's match between Dundee United and Inverness CT at Tannadice.

Second-placed Rangers entertain a Hearts side who have slipped to sixth and Dunfermline try again for their first home win of the season when they take on Motherwell at East End Park. 
St Johnstone, in fourth place, travel to Kilmarnock.

Aberdeen (7) v Celtic (1) – Saturday, 12 noon
Referee:  Craig Thomson
TV: Live on ESPN
William Hill odds: Home 9/2, Away 8/15, Draw 5/2
Last SPL meeting: Celtic 2-1 Aberdeen, 23/10/11
Overall SPL record: Celtic 40 wins, Aberdeen 5 wins, 4 draws
Last five SPL form: Aberdeen DWDDD Celtic WWWWW

Dunfermline (12) v Motherwell (3) – Saturday, 3pm

Referee: Brian Winter
TV: BBC ALBA delayed transmission
William Hill odds: Home 17/5, Away 7/10, Draw 23/10
Last SPL meeting: Motherwell 3-1 Dunfermline, 24/01/12
Overall SPL record: Motherwell 14 wins, Dunfermline 9 wins, 8 draws
Last five SPL form: Dunfermline DLDLL Motherwell WDWWL

Hibernian (11) v St Mirren (9) – Saturday, 3pm
Referee: Willie Collum
TV: Highlights BBC & Sky Sports
William Hill odds: Home 23/20, Away 21/10, Draw 2/1
Last SPL meeting:  St Mirren 2-3 Hibernian, 22/10/11
Overall SPL record: Hibernian 10 wins, St Mirren 5 wins, 6 draws
Last five SPL form: Hibernian LDLLW St Mirren LDDDD

Kilmarnock (8) v St Johnstone (4) – Saturday, 3pm

Referee: Craig Charleston
TV: Highlights BBC & Sky Sports
William Hill odds: Home 7/5, Away 17/10, Draw 2/1
Last SPL meeting: St Johnstone 2-0 Kilmarnock, 28/12/11
Overall SPL record: Kilmarnock 9 wins, St Johnstone 8 wins, 7 draws
Last five SPL form: Kilmarnock DDWLL St Johnstone WLLDW

Rangers (2) v Hearts (6) – Saturday, 3pm
Referee: Crawford Allan
TV: Highlights BBC & Sky Sports
William Hill odds: Home 1/2, Away 9/2, Draw 11/4
Last SPL meeting: Hearts 0-2 Rangers, 23/10/11
Overall SPL record: Rangers 38 wins, Hearts 6 wins, 9 draws
Last five SPL form: Rangers DWWLW Hearts LLDLL

Dundee United (5) v Inverness CT (10) – Monday, 7.45pm

Referee: Alan Muir
TV: Live on ESPN
William Hill odds: Home 4/6, Away 17/5, Draw 12/5
Last SPL meeting: Inverness CT 2-3 Dundee United, 10/12/11
Overall SPL record: Dundee United 10 wins, Inverness CT 5 wins, 8 draws
Last five SPL form: Dundee United DWDWW Inverness CT WDLDL

William Hill odds subject to change – latest prices here

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