Kilmarnock can make Celtic battle for dominance
Bhoys hit by injuries for Rugby Park trip
BT Sport 1, 12.30pm Saturday
The Ayrshire side had a reasonably quiet transfer window, although they did sign Aston Villa youngster Aaron Tshibola on loan, but Clarke has already transformed a Killie side who were struggling.
Celtic produced their best performance for weeks when they dismantled Hearts who had been solid at the back and Brendan Rodgers may start his marquee January signing, Chelsea's Charly Musonda, for the first time.
However, the loss of Leigh Griffiths is a major blow and, on Killie's plastic pitch, the home side look a fair price to at least cover a generous handicap.
Kilmarnock +2 on handicap
2pts 11-10 Betfair
Steve Clarke is set to introduce Aaron Tshibola, Aaron Simpson, Jasko Keranovic and Leo Fasan to the squad.
The Bhoys could field new signing Jack Hendry, but Jonny Hayes, Patrick Roberts, Leigh Griffiths and keeper Craig Gordon are all injured.
Kilmarnock have won their last four home games.
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