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Aberdeen FC vs. Celtic Glasgow 2/17/2021 SPL Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Aberdeen FC faces Celtic Glasgow on 2/17/2021 at 1:00PM

Aberdeen FC encounters Celtic Glasgow in a regular season match. Aberdeen FC with a record of 12.0-9.0-7.0 this season comes into this game with a 4.0-6.0-3.0 record on the road. Celtic Glasgow is 18.0-7.0-3.0 this season and is 9.0-3.0-2.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Aberdeen FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their previous match, Aberdeen FC came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Facing a hostile crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic may be part of a winning recipe.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Celtic Glasgow and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their last match, Celtic Glasgow won and now turns their attention to Aberdeen FC at home in friendly territory.

The Aberdeen FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Aberdeen FC

Andrew Considine DF

As a shooter, Andrew Considine had 12 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Andrew Considine had 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Andrew Considine had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Andrew Considine has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Andrew Considine has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Andrew Considine has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 31 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in SPL action.

Lewis Ferguson MF

Lewis Ferguson has 48 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Lewis Ferguson has 18 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Lewis Ferguson has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Lewis Ferguson has 8 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Lewis Ferguson has 6 Yellow Cards this season. Lewis Ferguson has 6 Red Cards this season. He has committed 51 fouls this season. He has drawn 78 fouls this season in SPL action.

Jonny Hayes MF

As a shooter, Jonny Hayes had 17 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jonny Hayes had 7 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Jonny Hayes has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jonny Hayes has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jonny Hayes has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jonny Hayes has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 34 fouls this season in SPL action.

Tommie Hoban DF

As a shooter, Tommie Hoban had 24 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Tommie Hoban had 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Tommie Hoban had 24 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Tommie Hoban has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Tommie Hoban has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Tommie Hoban has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 27 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in SPL action.

Ash Taylor DF

Ash Taylor has 12 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Ash Taylor has 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Ash Taylor has 22 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Aberdeen FC teammates, Ash Taylor had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ash Taylor has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ash Taylor has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 18 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in SPL action.

Ryan Hedges MF,FW

Ryan Hedges has 44 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Ryan Hedges has 10 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Ryan Hedges had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Aberdeen FC teammates, Ryan Hedges had 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Ryan Hedges has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ryan Hedges has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 26 fouls this season in SPL action.

Ross McCrorie MF,DF

As a shooter, Ross McCrorie had 25 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Ross McCrorie has 7 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Ross McCrorie had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Aberdeen FC teammates, Ross McCrorie had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ross McCrorie has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ross McCrorie has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 45 fouls this season. He has drawn 28 fouls this season in SPL action.

Matty Kennedy MF

As a shooter, Matty Kennedy had 21 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Matty Kennedy had 11 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Matty Kennedy has 19 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Matty Kennedy has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Matty Kennedy has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Matty Kennedy has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 31 fouls this season in SPL action.

The Celtic Glasgow Roster

The Players to Watch for the Celtic Glasgow

Callum McGregor MF

As a shooter, Callum McGregor had 39 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Callum McGregor had 11 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Callum McGregor has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Callum McGregor has 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Callum McGregor has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Callum McGregor has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 26 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in SPL action.

Kristoffer Ajer DF

Kristoffer Ajer has 10 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Kristoffer Ajer has 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Kristoffer Ajer has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Celtic Glasgow teammates, Kristoffer Ajer had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Kristoffer Ajer has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Kristoffer Ajer has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 22 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in SPL action.

Jeremie Frimpong DF,MF

Jeremie Frimpong has 14 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jeremie Frimpong had 7 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Jeremie Frimpong had 18 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Jeremie Frimpong has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jeremie Frimpong has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jeremie Frimpong has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 39 fouls this season in SPL action.

Ryan Christie MF,FW

Ryan Christie has 69 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ryan Christie had 23 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Ryan Christie had 18 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Ryan Christie has 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Ryan Christie has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Ryan Christie has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 21 fouls this season. He has drawn 30 fouls this season in SPL action.

Odsonne Édouard FW

As a shooter, Odsonne Édouard had 77 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Odsonne Édouard has 36 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Odsonne Édouard has 17 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Odsonne Édouard has 15 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Odsonne Édouard has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Odsonne Édouard has 6 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 21 fouls this season in SPL action.

Greg Taylor DF,MF

As a shooter, Greg Taylor had 4 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Greg Taylor had 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Greg Taylor had 16 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Celtic Glasgow teammates, Greg Taylor had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Greg Taylor has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Greg Taylor has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 19 fouls this season in SPL action.

Scott Brown MF,DF

Scott Brown has 9 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Scott Brown has 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Scott Brown has 15 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Scott Brown has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Scott Brown has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Scott Brown has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 27 fouls this season. He has drawn 35 fouls this season in SPL action.

David Turnbull MF

As a shooter, David Turnbull had 45 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. David Turnbull has 21 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, David Turnbull had 13 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Celtic Glasgow teammates, David Turnbull had 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

David Turnbull has 0 Yellow Cards this season. David Turnbull has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in SPL action.

Aberdeen FC Team Stats

The Aberdeen FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Aberdeen FC was able to score 0.57 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Aberdeen FC was able to score 3 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Aberdeen FC was able to score on 0.22 of their shots on target. One of two things are happening here, this is a team that is extremely able to take shots on goal or they are just taking poor shots.

Aberdeen FC attempted 3.68 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Aberdeen FC attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 31.9% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Aberdeen FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Aberdeen FC gave up -2.75 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Aberdeen FC plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 0.04 shots were saved by Aberdeen FC goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Aberdeen FC goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 5600.0% of the time. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 14% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Aberdeen FC. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.







Aberdeen FC Utility Stats

Aberdeen FC tried 1.79 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Aberdeen FC in the top 54 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Aberdeen FC has successfully intercepted 20.61 passes per 90 minutes of action. Aberdeen FC is in the top 57 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Aberdeen FC has committed 0.04 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Aberdeen FC in the top 67 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Aberdeen FC drew 14.07 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Aberdeen FC is in the top 17 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Aberdeen FC committed an offside 12.93 times. Aberdeen FC is in the top 75 percentile in offside calls against them.

Celtic Glasgow Team Stats

The Celtic Glasgow Offensive Stats and Metrics

Celtic Glasgow scored 1.64 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Celtic Glasgow was able to score 2 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Celtic Glasgow was able to score on 0.30 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Celtic Glasgow attempted 6.71 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Celtic Glasgow attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 37.4% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Celtic Glasgow Defensive Stats and Metrics

Celtic Glasgow gave up -2.08 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 0.03 shots were saved by Celtic Glasgow goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Celtic Glasgow truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 4100.0% of shots on target were saved by Celtic Glasgow goalkeepers. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. Celtic Glasgow goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 13% of the time. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.

Celtic Glasgow Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Celtic Glasgow had 1.18 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Celtic Glasgow in the top 100 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Celtic Glasgow had 21.36 interceptions. Celtic Glasgow is in the top 50 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Celtic Glasgow has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Celtic Glasgow in the top 28 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Celtic Glasgow drew 11.93 fouls. This puts Celtic Glasgow in the top 92 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Celtic Glasgow committed an offside 11.07 times. This puts Celtic Glasgow in the top 8 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Aberdeen FC vs. Celtic Glasgow Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Aberdeen FC 1 Celtic Glasgow 2

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