PEDRO CAIXINHA claimed his side’s fightback to beat Partick Thistle was proof of their passion – but it’s something that looks lacking at Hearts.
While Rangers netted two late goals to bounce back from their 5-1 defeat to Celtic it was the same old story for the Jambos who crashed tamely to Aberdeen.
The jury’s out on Jambos boss Ian Cathro and despite their problems Rangers look decent value at 10-11 with William Hill.
They won 2-0 at Ibrox earlier in the season and to win by two or more the home side are 5-2 at Paddy Power.
Joe Garner notched the last-gasp winner at Firhill and is 5-1 with McBookie to score first but I’m on Kenny Miller at the same price.
St Johnstone entertain Partick Thistle in the other top-six game and the Jags have won twice in Perth this season. They are 5-2 at Marathonbet but I’d rather take Jags draw no bet at 13-10 with McBookie.
The fight to beat the drop has become tighter after Inverness CT’s win against Hamilton last week. Richie Foran’s men are four points adrift of Accies and Motherwell ahead of their visit to Kilmarnock.
Foran toughened up his line-up last week and there’s every chance ICT will follow up with another three points against a side that’s all but safe.
No one can afford to lose the Lanarkshire derby and the fear factor could mean it ends up all square at 12-5 with BetBright.
Two out of three meetings this season have been draws and six of the last seven match-ups at the Superseal have gone under 2.5 goals. Back that again at 13-15 with 188Bet and consider no scorer at 9-1 at William Hill.
Two sides who have both their post-split fixtures meet at Dens and it could be honours even between Dundee and Ross County.
It’s been one win, one defeat and one draw apiece in three meetings and the sides look tightly matched.
The play-off semi-finals are on a knife-edge after three draws and a 1-0 win for Airdrie in midweek.
Alloa were the only losers at Airdrie and are 6-5 with Marathonbet to qualify but this could be a test of nerves.
In the other semi-final Raith look a great bet at 8-15 at home to Brechin with William Hill on accumulators.
The Championship side should have won at Glebe Park in midweek but are ready to finish the job at home. Rovers boasted the fifth best home record in the Championship and the worst on the road.
Peterhead were also held 1-1 and will expect to see off Montrose at home. They are 8-15 with bet365 and like Raith worth putting on a line. Rory McAllister can get the Blue Toon going and is 3-1 at McBookie to score first.
Annan v Forfar was another thriller last week and that’s 10 goals the sides have produced in two meetings in the past week. All four clashes this season have seen btts and overs and the two at Station Park have gone over 5,5 goals.
Forfar lost 4-2 at home to Annan last week to blow the title and while they could wreak revenge best bet is over 3.5 match goals at 6-4 with McBookie.
Bets to Consider
Partick Thistle draw no bet
Hamilton v Motherwell under 2.5 goals
Annan v Forfar over 3.5 goals
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