Popular Name: Kilmarnock
Short Name: KIL
Year Founded: 1869
Stadium: Rugby Park
With three defeats on the bounce, the last team Kilmarnock need to face is a Celtic side that are defending their title with Aberdeen breathing down their necks.
Second-placed Aberdeen have reduced Celtic’s lead at the top to just one point and will be looking to turn up the heat further when second-bottom Kilmarnock visit Pittodrie.
Hearts are looking to bounce back from a defeat at basement side Dundee United when they host struggling Kilmarnock at Tynecastle on Saturday.
New Kilmarnock boss Lee Clark is looking to keep his side up in the SPL – kicking off with a victory over Dundee.
All eyes are on the lower end of the table and the pressure is building for a high-stakes, high-tension clash as Kilmarnock host fellow strugglers Hamilton Academicals with both sides looking to avoid being sucked into a real relegation dogfight.
Desperate Dundee United need things to start turning around fast if they are to beat the drop and they’ll be targeting the visit of second-bottom Kilmarnock as a potential six-pointer.
Hearts visit struggling Kilmarnock on the back of a 3-2 mid-week win over basement side Dundee United that got the Capital outfit back on track.
Hamilton boss Martin Canning slammed his side’s defending as like a ‘pub team’ after their 4-0 defeat by Dundee last weekend and he’ll be expecting much better against a Killie side without a win in seven games.
Aberdeen can keep up the pressure on Celtic at the top of the Ladbrokes Scottish Premier Division when they visit second-bottom Kilmarnock.
Kilmarnock face rock-bottom Dundee United in a relegation six-pointer at Rugby Park and are looking to banish the demons of a 5-2 home drubbing by Partick Thistle last weekend.
Ninth-placed Kilmarnock will look to build on the hard-fought point that they took from Celtic last weekend when they host tenth-placed Partick Thistle on Saturday.
Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic can make it seven wins on the bounce when Kilmarnock make the dreaded trip to Parkhead on Saturday.