Hibs v Celtic | Saturday 21st October 2017, 12:15 | BT Sport
It’s Betfred Cup semi-final weekend and bookies make an Old Firm final no bigger than 1/2 with the sponsors.
Let’s face it – the bookies want to see Celtic v Rangers at Hampden but I don’t think the Glasgow giants will get it all their own way.
Hibs gave the Hoops a fright a couple of weeks ago when they drew 2-2 at Celtic Park in the league and Motherwell have won three of their last four and smashed Aberdeen 3-0 in the quarters with a superb display.
Let’s focus on Saturday’s match and Celtic need to lift themselves after losing 3-0 to Bayern on Wednesday.
Brendan Rodgers’ side are in the middle of a hectic spell but domestically the manager always seems to find a way and a best price of 2/5 with Betfred to win in 90 minutes is better than it was for the league clash.
That will tempt many and again I’m on Both Teams To Score at 10/11 with Bet365. It was 2-2 recently and Neil Lennon’s men give it a real go again against a Hoops side who could be leg weary after their Champions League exertions.
Hearts v St Johnstone | Saturday 21st October 2017, 15:00
The past two meetings of these sides at Tynecastle ended 2-2 and while this one is at Murrayfield it should still see goals.
Hearts are on a run of four consecutive games with both teams scoring and Saints, after back-to-back 3-0 defeats to Aberdeen and Rangers, should hit the net with top scorer Michael O’Halloran returning from injury.
Take Both Teams To Score at 4/5 at Ladbrokes.
Forfar v Ayr | Saturday 21st October 2017, 15:00
Forfar are bottom of League One after failing to win since the opening day and I’m expecting Ayr to show no mercy.
The Honest Men are unbeaten in four and have an impressive away record with three wins and one defeat – to leaders Raith – in their four road trips so far.
Eight of their nine league games have at least three goals so an Ayr win and Over 2.5 Goals is the call at 6/5 with Ladbrokes.
Hibs v Celtic – Both Teams To Score (10/11 Bet365)
Hearts v St Johnstone – Both Teams To Score (4/5 Ladbrokes)
Forfar v Ayr – Ayr to win and Over 2.5 Goals (6/5 Ladbrokes)
World Cup 2018: The Ultimate Betting Guide
Our 130-page spectacular, World Cup 2018: The Ultimate Betting Guide, is available to buy NOW!
The interactive magazine includes previews, videos, stats and tips for all 32 teams, features on Outright Winners, Top Goalscorer, Refs & Cards, Dark Horses, Flops, Knock-out Betting and much more.
22 football experts contribute to our Ask the Experts feature and there’s over 5 hours of exclusive audio with 5 of the planet’s most respected reporters who discuss the chances of each nation with our very own Mark O’Haire.
And if that wasn’t enough there’s a free bet up for grabs with our partners Ladbrokes.