Kilmarnock vs Livingston – Prediction, and Match Preview
Kilmarnock vs Livingston – Kilmarnock will be looking for an improved result here after the 2-0 Premiership loss in their previous game against Motherwell.
In that match, Kilmarnock managed 56% possession and eight attempts at goal with only one on target. For their opponents, Motherwell got 17 total shots at goal with two of them on target. Blair Spittal (4′) and Kevin van Veen (90′) scored for Motherwell.
It’s been seldom in recent games that Kilmarnock haven’t conceded. The reality is that Kilmarnock have seen their defence breached in five of their previous six clashes, giving up 10 goals on the way.
Heading into this contest, Kilmarnock have left without a victory over Livingston in their previous five league matches.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Ross County in Premiership action, Livingston and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that match, Livingston managed 56% possession and ten total shots at goal with none on target. At the other end, Ross County had six shots on goal with two of them on target. Alex Iacovitti (40′) and Alex Samuel (61′) scored for Ross County.
It has become apparent that Livingston have had real problems scoring goals over their last six clashes, netting the unsatisfactory return of only four. In those fixtures, Livi Lions have also seen the overall goal tally of opposing teams equal 11. We will find out if that trend will be sustained into this next match.
Kilmarnock vs Livingston – Betting Analysis
Checking on their past head-to-head meetings stretching back to 17/10/2020 tells us that Kilmarnock have won only one of them & Livingston five, with the tally of drawn games standing at zero.
A total of 19 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 7 of them from Killie and 12 coming from Livi Lions. That is an average goals per game value of 3.17.
The last league game between the two was Premiership match day 25 on 04/02/2023 when it ended Livingston 3-1 Kilmarnock.
In that match, Livingston managed 46% possession and 12 total attempys, seven shots at goal with three of them on target. The goalscorers were Joel Nouble (10′), Bruce Anderson (12′) and Stephen Kelly (29′).
Kilmarnock had nine attempts on goal with only one on target. Christian Doidge (47′) was the scorer. The match was refereed by Colin Steven.
We think that Livingston will have to play well to break down this Kilmarnock lineup who will likely get a goal themselves and run out victorious.
What are the best odds for the game?
Turning to the betting odds on the full-time result market, putting your money on Kilmarnock is available for 2.04, backing a draw is 3.5, and staking on a victory for Livingston can be had at 3.7. They are the most competitive returns that can be secured at the current time.
Kilmarnock vs Livingston – Head-to-Head
Our Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals