WE finally get the excitement we craved in the Scottish Championship as Hibs try to pip Rangers to second spot and avoid an extra two matches which cold be crucial.
Rangers are the visitors to runaway champions Hearts while Hibs travel to Falkirk in a repeat of the Scottish Cup semi-final they lost a few weeks ago followed by a falling out between the bosses.
They are two titanic clashes to look forward to – with all Championship games kicking off at 12.15pm – but predicting the results isn’t easy – and the best bet could be to go for goals as the Gers and Hibees try to match each other blow for blow.
Hearts have been in first gear since clinching the title so will they step up it in front of their own fans who have gathered for a party – or will they struggle to reach the heights of earlier in the season?
Hibs need to match Rangers’ result to finish second but haven’t defeated Falkirk in four attempts this season. Will the Bairns, with nothing to play for, rise to the occasion or will Hibs gain revenge for the semi-final defeat they reckoned was unfair?
All four teams to net in the big games pays 6-4 at bet365 and McBookie while an over 2.5 goals double returns 2-1 at McBookie – and they’re safer than trying to predict results.
William Hill are convinced Hibs will finish second and make them 1-6 ahead of Rangers at 7-2
To win promotion they make any Premiership team 5-4, Rangers 15-8, Hibs 5-2 and QoS 16-1.
It’s even tighter at the foot with three sides separated by just one point – and to complicate matters two of them, Alloa and Cowdenbeath, face each other.
Livingston face a Queens side who will rest players and after last week’s stunning 4-0 at Raith you have to fancy them to win and at least book a play-off spot. The sides have net five times this season with Livi losing just one – they are 27-20 at Titanbet and today’s Super Single.
Alloa should have the edge over Beath in a nervy affair and are 5-4 at Coral to notch a win.
In League One Morton are just 9-20 at McBookie to beat Peterhead and clinch the title barring Forfar winning against Ayr by four more goals than them. The Loons will give it a go and are 13-10 a Paddy Power minus one.
Annan need a seven-goal swing between them and East Fife to nick a League Two play-off spot and will go for goals against basement boys Montrose who face a play-off to stay in the division. Consider Annan to score three or more goals at 7-4 with BetVictor.
Aberdeen should keep the title race alive for at least another week with a win at Dundee United in the Premiership. They are 19-20 at Ladbrokes.
St Mirren earned a lifeline last week by thrashing Killie but it could be almost all over for them at Firhill and I’ll be on Partick Thistle at 7-10 with Ladbrokes.
Killie v Hamilton and Ross County at Motherwell could be draws and I’m taking Euro chasers St Johnstone to edge out Inverness at a best 2-1 with boylesports.
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