WLB Season Preview 2019/20 | Scottish League One

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PRO PUNTER Dino Vita (@VitaDino) delivers his verdict on the ante-post Scottish League One markets, picking out his best pre-season bets for the 2019/20 campaign.

WLB Season Preview 2019/20 | Scottish League One

Scotland's League One looks like a one-horse race in 2019/20.

Falkirk should be challenging for promotion to the Premiership but after a disastrous season last term find themselves in the third-tier and chasing an immediate return to the Championship. The Bairns are tight 4/6 (Blacktype) favourites to land top honours but should be a safe selection in any outright multples.

Ray McKinnon has kept his role and is rebuilding a squad that should well capable of justifying their odds-on favourites tag. The Falkirk boss has signed 11 players with striker Declan McManus' addition a headline coup considering the forward arrives following a Championship-winning campaign with Ross County.

Below the odds-on favourites

Raith have been at this level for far too long now. Beaten play-off finalists in the past terms, Rovers look likely to be Falkirk's main challengers. However, second spot is probably the best they can hope for.

Airdrie are a side looking to gain promotion after the club decided to switch to full-time football again.  The Diamonds have appointed ex-Hibs player Ian Murray as manager and should be set to push Raith for the tag of ‘best of the rest' behind Falkirk.

The seven sides below the aforementioned trio could all stake claims for a potential play-off push, or find themselves fighting relegation. Forfar are probably best-placed for a decent run, although last season's second-place exploits will be hard to match against professional opposition this time around.

Elsewhere, Peterhead and Clyde have recruited well following promotion and will both be looking towards a charge at the play-offs. But East Fife, Dumbarton, Montrose and Stranraer are set to battle it against the drop with little to chose between the four remaining stragglers.

Best Bets

Scottish League One 2019/20 – Falkirk to win outright (4/6 Blacktype)

Scottish League One 2019/20 – Airdrie to win outright (18/1 Blacktype)

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I've been following football for as long as I can remember and my mates call me 'Statto' for my great knowledge of the game. Hibs and Manchester United are my favourite teams. In terms of betting, I was fascinated with football coupons from my early teens and have spent many years using my knowledge to make profit. I'm excited at sharing my selections with the WeLoveBetting audience.

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