WHILE English clubs prepare for Boxing Day drama and repeat it all over at the weekend clubs in Scotland are rested up until Saturday.
William Hill’s Owen Scott has completed his look at the stats before Santa falls down the chimney and here are his findings.
Remember these are suggestions based on stats and not tips – but they can be a big help and for example last week pointed me towards tipping Motherwell to win and John Sutton to score at 9-2.
CELTIC v ROSS COUNTY
Ross County have scored in five of
their last six matches against Celtic.
BOTH TO SCORE AND CELTIC WIN 13-8
DUNDEE v ST MIRREN
There has been a goal scored in the
last 10 minutes in each of the
previous three meetings between these
MATCH GOAL 81ST MINUTE-FULL TIME 13-8
KILMARNOCK v HAMILTON
Goals have been in short supply for
both these sides. Killie have scored
one in last three home games, Hamilton
one in last three away games.
UNDER 1.5 GOALS IN MATCH 11-4
MOTHERWELL v PARTICK TH
Lionel Ainsworth has scored every time
he has faced Partick since signing for
AINSWORTH TO SCORE ANYTIME 23-10
ST JOHNSTONE v DUNDEE UTD
St Johnstone are unbeaten in six
matches, winning five, and won the
corresponding fixture last Christmas
3-0 meaning they haven’t lost at home
to Dundee Utd in the last four matches.
ST JOHNSTONE TO WIN AND OVER 3.5 GOALS 10-3
HIBS v RANGERS
Rangers have not lost at Easter Road
in their last 13 visits. Nicky
Law has scored in both matches v Hibs
LAW TO SCORE AND RANGERS WIN 19-5
ALLOA v QoS
QOS have kept five clean sheets in
their last seven matches against Alloa.
QOS TO WIN TO NIL 12-5
COWDENBEATH v DUMBARTON
Five of the last seven league meetings
between these sides have produced at
least four goals. Two of the more
recent matches both saw six
goals being scored.
FIVE OR MORE GOALS IN MATCH 7-2
LIVINGSTON v HEARTS
Livingston have not won in their last
six home league matches. Hearts
scored five when beating Livi at
Tynecastle earlier this season.
HEARTS TO WIN AND OVER 4.5 GOALS 4-1
FALKIRK v RAITH
Falkirk have won their last five
matches and have kept a clean sheet
in four of them.
FALKIRK TO WIN TO NIL 12-5
INVERNESS v ABERDEEN (Sun)
Ex-Inverness striker Adam Rooney is
the only Aberdeen player to have scored
away from home in the Dons last four
ROONEY TO SCORE AND ABERDEEN WIN 11-4