Celtic are bettering their performances last season going by the stats on paper.

The Hoops are well on course for eight consecutive league titles following the nail biting win at Kilamrnock.

However, it’s took this victory to push The Bhoys over the line to match last season’s points total.

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If history is to repeat itself, Celtic will win the league title this season.

Celtic will win the league going by the stats

Sometimes the game is played on paper when it comes to the numbers at the end of the season.

Scott Brown scores late winner at Rugby Park to get 60 points. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Some performances this season have been below par, but domestically, the Bhoys are on a roll.

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Eight consecutive games won in a row without conceding is season winning form.

Compared to this point last season, Brendan Rodgers’ men have the same points total at 60.

Furthermore, Celtic also have the same distance to second place – eight points – the only difference being Rangers overtaking Aberdeen.

Celtic are scoring more goals this season thanks to increase in Scott Sinclair’s tally. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Where the Parkhead side are improving on last season is goals scored, being 10 better off with 46.

 

Just for good measure, The Hoops have won an extra game and three less draws on last year.

Hoops’ rivals throwing in the towel

The last gasp Kilmarnock victory is the league leaders laying down a marker towards winning the Scottish Premiership.

Second place Rangers didn’t manage to break down St Johnstone at Ibrox with a draw.

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard is feeling the heat. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Manager Steven Gerrard gave a surprising post match interview, appearing to surrender the title.

He said on Clyde 1: “Forget titles, forget closing gaps, if you’ve got a group of lads out there and they give you that when they’ve got a chance to close to three points, that’s not what is required, it’s miles away from it.”

Furthermore, the Ibrox side’s closest contenders Aberdeen could only contest a 2-2 draw against St Mirren.

The Hoops are clearly on their way to eight league titles, throwing any domestic opponent aside.

Credit to the managers and the players for overcoming any adversity this season and are leading the way.

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