The Scotland Premiership is the top division of the SPFL, the league competition for men’s professional football clubs in Scotland. The Scottish Premiership was established in July 2013. After the SPFL was formed by a merger of the Scottish Premier League and Scottish Football League. There are 12 teams in this division, with each team playing 38 matches per season. Sixteen clubs have played in the Scotland Premiership since its creation in the 2013–14 season. Celtic are the current league champions, being the only league champion to date since its establishment.
Teams receive three points for a win and one point for a draw. No points are awarded for a loss. Teams are ranked by total points, then goal difference, and then goals scored. At the end of each season, the club with the most points is crowned league champion.