Scottish Communites League Cup 1st rd, Balmoor, Tuesday, 7.45pm
AWAY from the glam of the Champions League, humble Balmoor hosts the opening Scottish Communities League Cup clash of the season.
Peterhead v Dundee takes place tonight because the draw was made before the Dens men were catapulted into the SPL.
It's a tie at the wrong time for a Dundee side still coming to terms with their promotion. They launch their top-flight return just four days later and must have one eye on their visit to Kilmarnock.
Boss Barry Smith has been moaning that his side is down to the bare bones and insists he'll be on the bench having not played for more than two years.
So Peterhead could be worth a look at a biggest 9-2 at Paddy Power even though this is essentially a Division Three team v an SPL outfit. William Hill have obviously seen some money on the game because their coupon states Peterhead at 5-1. However, when I placed a bet this morning I only got 7-2 – and I wasn't told. Naughty!
Up front Peterhead have Rory McAllister, who would be playing at a higher level if he wanted to go full-time, and he's always worth a goal but my one concern is that the club, who will be the first to meet Rangers in the Third Division, lost at home to East Fife in the Ransdens Cup last weekend. So a better bet might be to take them plus one goal at 13-10 or 3-1 draw no bet.
For anyone who totally disagrees with me Dundee are available at 4-7 with Skybet.
Peterhead draw no bet
(3-1, Paddy Power)