Celtic vs Hamilton: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news for Scottish Premiership opener

CELTIC begin the defence of their Scottish Premiership crown with a home clash against Hamilton.

Neil Lennon’s side are chasing a TENTH consecutive league title and watched Old Firm rivals Rangers begin their campaign with a narrow win over Aberdeen yesterday.

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Neil Lennon’s side are big favourites for an opening day victory[/caption]

Hamilton last won at this ground in 2014, but were beaten on both of their visits to Parkhead last term.

When is Celtic vs Hamilton?

  • This Scottish Premiership clash is the opening match of the season for both sides.
  • It will be held TODAY, August 2 with kick-off at 4.30pm.
  • The last meeting between these two was back in February, where the reigning champions ran out 4-1 winners.

Which TV channel and live stream can I watch it on?

  • You can catch this game live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football.
  • Coverage begins at 4pm.
  • If you’re not a Sky customer, either join us here on SunSport for our LIVE BLOG or grab a NOW TV pass from £9.99.

What is the team news?

Odsonne Edouard has been linked with a move away from Glasgow but looks set to lead the line in this curtain-raiser.

Vasilis Barkas is set to start between the sticks, while Leigh Griffiths might have to make do with a place on the bench.

Brian Easton is recovering from ankle surgery for the visitors while David Templeton is a major doubt despite being back in training.

Match odds

  • Celtic to bag three points – 1/16
  • Draw – 12/1
  • Shock Hamilton win – 40/1
  • Both teams to score – 17/10

*All odds from Ladbrokes and correct at time of publication.