RANGERS’ entrance to the Ramsdens Cup has raised the profile of the tournament to a new level – and the newco will take their bow at Brechin on Sunday.
Today the tournament kicks off with less of a fanfare and Hamilton v Airdrie is possibly the biggest tie.
Accies have looked decent in pre-season and with new signings Darian MacKinnon and Jon McShane in their line-up Accies should see off their Lanarkshire rivals who were saved from the drop by the Rangers fiasco. Accies are 4-6 with Paddy Power.
Partick Thistle finished last season well and should see off Clyde at neutral Alloa. The Jags are 1-2 (various).
Ayr, who hammered Motherwell recently, should be too strong for East Stirling but are just
Dunfermline can win their fight with ex-boss Dick Campbell’s Forfar at Station Park and are
8-11 at Coral.
Partick, Ayr, Dunfermline, Raith, Morton
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