THE only online bookmaker listing first-scorer prices on all SPFL games are McBookie.com – and Damian Walker is back with his popular first-scorer tips.

It’s a great service they provide and we’ve teamed up with the Scots firm to look at some of the best bets from the Scottish lower leagues.

Also leave your pick of first scorers at the end of this article for a chance to win a £10 free bet with McBookie.com. Last week there were no winners.

You can choose this weekend from the Premiership, Championship, League One and and any Scottish Cup games that have been priced. One correct entry will be picked at random to win the prize. Quote player, team and his odds – and a reason if you like.

Here is McBookie.com man Damian Walker’s Saturday selections.

He says: Value, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. I happen to think Motherwell are value at 6-1 to beat Aberdeen. Someone else (Mr Fixit for example) might think the 1-2 about the Dons is the value bet.

However, when a side that has lost four on the bounce with 11 goals against them and only two in the for column then maybe common sense suggests you should be against Aberdeen at long odds on rather than with them.

Of course Aberdeen are still the most likely team to take all three points but in the long run hopefully enough value bets like Motherwell will keep you smiling and in the black.

New/old Motherwell manager Mark McGhee wouldn’t have been too unhappy with his side’s 1-0 defeat at home to Celtic last weekend.

And they couldn’t really be meeting Aberdeen at a better possible time this season with the Dons in such awful form.

Well striker Louis Moult is just 23 years old yet has had 12 different spells at clubs since he was a trainee. And 13 games into his Motherwell career the English forward has scored five times so maybe he’ll stay a good bit longer here than he has in the past. Moult is 10-1 with McBookie to open the scoring.

In the Championship I went against Hibs last weekend at big odds (unsuccessfully) and I think I need to be against them again on Saturday.

Hibs travel to Raith with the Hibees in fine form having won nine of their last 10 matches. But on the plus side for Raith they are also in great form having won five of their last six with the only defeat a 2-0 reverse to Celtic in the League Cup.

The 19-5 about Raith looks too big even allowing for Hibs’ recent run Rovers striker Mark Stewart has already done this column a favour this season and the 17-2 about him scoring the first goal with McBookie looks fair.

In League One Peterhead have one win from their last eight matches and sit five places and five points behind Saturday’s visitors Airdrie. So tell me why Peterhead are odds on because I haven’t got a clue?

Airdrie have won four of their last seven and two of those winless games were a 1-1 draw at leaders Dunfermline and a 2-1 defeat to second-placed Ayr. The odds make little sense so there must (famous last words) be some value in finding an Airdrie first scorer.

Unlike the much-travelled Moult 21-year-old Airdrie midfielder Liam Watt has spent his footballing life at the Excelsior Stadium. And after scoring just four goals in his previous 43 starts Watt has started to find the net and has three goals from his last six games. He is 8-1 with McBookie to open the scoring on Saturday.

Can you find a winner!

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Moult 10-1
Stewart 17-2
Watt 8-1

Can you find a winner!

Damian Walker

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  1. Duncan Poundcake 3 years ago

    Kris Commons for Celtic @ 17/4 with McBookie

  2. Ian Lindsay 3 years ago

    Liam Boyce Ross County 11/2 @ Mcbookie

  3. Garym 3 years ago

    Moffat for Dunfermline at 18-5 with mcbookie

  4. TamTT 3 years ago

    Greg Stewart Dundee 6/1 @ McBookie

  5. Kevin McKenna 3 years ago

    Juanma (hearts) 22/5 @ mcbookie

  6. Bingo 3 years ago

    Jordan Preston (Ayr) 11/2 @ McBookie

  7. malcolm caithness 3 years ago

    Dunfermline Athletic v Forfar Athletic

    Fayssal El Bakhtaoui @ 3.10 McBookie

  8. Liamaldinho 3 years ago

    Jason Cummings hibs 4/1 mcbookie

  9. Alan 3 years ago

    queen of south v livingston

    1st scorer

    Derek Lyle

    9/2 mcbookie

  10. GEORGI GOGOV 3 years ago

    DUMBARTON V FALKIRK – Eamonn Brophy will be first goal scorer at odds 8/1 with McBookie

  11. Neil Renton 3 years ago

    Leigh Griffiths 13/5 for Celtic against Dundee United

  12. Chris n 3 years ago

    Scott McDonald Motherweel 9/[email protected] mcbookie

  13. iain sutherland 3 years ago

    Andrew Considine 33/1 Aberdeen @mcbookie.com

  14. Donald Priest 3 years ago

    Lyle for Queen of the South
    7/2 with McBookie

  15. jimmy 3 years ago

    martyn waghorn ( Rangers) 10/3 @ mcbookie

  16. Lyall 3 years ago

    Liam Boyce for Ross C. 17-2 at McBookie.

  17. Eye on the prize 3 years ago

    Andy Jackson 5/[email protected]mcbookie
    Brechin v albion

  18. Daz1874 3 years ago

    Osman Sow Hearts 5-1 McBookie.com

  19. David Burza 3 years ago

    Jason Cummings 9/2 @ McBookie

  20. William MacFarlane 3 years ago

    Leigh Griffiths (Celtic) @ 10/3

  21. Liz Campbell 3 years ago

    D Lyle for Queen of the South, 7-2

  22. tonytanaka 3 years ago

    Peter Weatherson (Annan Athletic) 15/4 McBookie

  23. Diane MacFarlane 3 years ago

    Alan Forrest (Ayr) @ 5/1

  24. Sandra Stevenson 3 years ago

    A Rooney (Aberdeen), price 3-1

  25. austin hay 3 years ago

    Liam Boyce ( Ross County )

    13/2 @ mcbookie

  26. Dennis The Menace 3 years ago

    Nathan Austin: ( East Fife ) @ 3/1

  27. Andrew Morrison 3 years ago

    Derek Lyle 9/2 @McBookie

  28. tam 3 years ago

    Griffiths 13/5

  29. Danny Gallagher 3 years ago

    McAllister Peterhead 4/1 McBookie

  30. owensjay 3 years ago

    jon scullion-morton v alloa
    6/[email protected]mcbookie

  31. Ian Conway 3 years ago

    B.PRUNTY,Airdrie,5/1 at MCBOOKIE

  32. Gerard Gallagher 3 years ago

    El Bakhtaoui of Dunfermline to score first v Forfar 16-5 with McBookie

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