Hibs v Rangers Tips | 27th December 2014 | Sky Sports 1


HOW will Rangers fare without Ally McCoist? Chris Graham (@chrisgraham79) takes a look.

Hibs v Rangers | Saturday 12:15 | Sky Sports 1

Another week and another epic drama at Rangers, as manager Ally McCoist departed the club earlier in the week. Assistant manger Kenny McDowall has been put in charge until the end of the season.

On Saturday they face a tough trip to Easter Road to face a Hibs side seven points behind them in third place. Rangers go into this game at odds-against (5/4 with Coral) and that seems fair.

It’s three defeats in six for Rangers in all competitions, and just as the intensity of the Championship title race is hotting up, they’ve struggled to keep up. The 2-0 defeat to Hearts at Tynecastle in late-November set the panic alarm off, and that’s been followed by a Petrofac Cup defeat to Alloa and a stunning league loss to Queen Of The South. Overall, it’s just three wins in seven for Rangers.

After a bad start to the campaign, Hibs have found some real consistency this season. Just two defeats in 14 attests to that! One of the triggers for this great run was a 3-1 win at Ibrox at the end of September, so Alan Stubbs’ side won’t fear today’s task.

At Easter Road they’re unbeaten since August, and the fact Rangers have struggled against the Edinburgh sides this season, provides reason for siding with Hibs. Although the removal of McCoist may freshen things up for Rangers, Hibs are worth chancing at 5/2 with William Hill. The loss of such a charismatic man from the Ibrox set up may reduce confidence further.

Best Bet

Hibs v Rangers – Hibs to win (5/2 William Hill)


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Chris first got interested in betting back in 2000 when he began working in betting shops throughout Scotland. He has remained in the industry ever since, specialising in marketing and PR roles. Outside of betting, his interests are listening to Blur and following Queen Of The South.


  1. Bang on again Chris i took yesterdays treble as-well noticed you on Mr-fix-it site thought id see what come of it gotta say so far bang on hopefully you have a few more winners for me tomorrow, anyways just wanted to say thanks keep up the great work.

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