OWEN SCOTT of William Hill has been working hard to pick out some trends from this weekend's SPFL games and here's what he's come up with.
Ross County v Celtic
Celtic failed to win on their three trips to Dingwall last season. Ross County to win or draw (21-10, William Hill)
Aberdeen v Hearts
Aberdeen have won their last four matches without conceding a goal.
Hearts have failed to score in four of their last six matches. Aberdeen to win to nil (5-4, William Hill).
Hibs v Inverness
Motherwell v Dundee Utd
Both these sides have conceded last-minute goals in recent weeks. Dundee did it at Celtic and Inverness and Motherwell against Aberdeen. A goal in second-half injury time pays 9-2 at William Hill.
Partick Th v St Mirren
Kris Doolan has scored Partick's last four goals in the Premiership. Doolan to score and Partick to win pays 3-1 at McBookie.com.
St Johnstone v Kilmarnock
Murray Davidson scored in all three Saints matches against Killie last season
Davidson to score anytime a 10-3 with William Hill.
Rangers v Airdrie
Jon Daly has scored a double in both matches against Airdrie this season. Daly to score two or more goals pays 6-4 at William Hill.
Auchinleck v Stranraer
Auchinleck's top scorer David Gormley missed a penalty last week. He'll be looking to make amends this weekend and Gormley to score and Auchinleck to win is 9-4 at William Hill.
Berwick v Culter
Culter's goal machine Jamie McAllister will be looking to cause a cup upset. McAllister to score and Culter win pays 9-1 at William Hill.
Meanwhile, with Terry Butcher set to be confirmed as the new Hibs boss after this weekend's clash between the sides,McBookie.com have opened a book on who will be next Inverness manager. They go: 2-1 Barry Wilson, 5-1 Paul Sheerin, Kenny Shiels, 7-1 Paul Hartley, 10-1 John Hughes, Colin Cameron, 12-1 Richie Foran, 16-1 Allan Moore, Jimmy Calderwood, 20-1 Ian Polworth, Ray McKinnon.
McBookie.com are offering 33-1 that Ross County will score an unwanted hat-trick – and have their third consecutive game called off midway through the match. Floodlight failure and heavy rain accounted for their games against Inverness CT and St Mirren.
Paul Petrie, McBookie.com spokesman, said: “An early kick-off means the club don’t have to worry about the floodlights but with the Highlands already experiencing snow this week the club is sure to be watching the weather. It would be the most amazing hat-trick ever.”
The firm is offering 6-4 that any other Premiership game this season is called off after the game has kicked off.
Called-off specials – Premiership games only
6-4 game be called off this season
2-1 game be called off for bad weather after it starts
4-1 game be called off for Floodlights
4-6 Remain unbeaten in league
4-1 – Win every league game
4-1 – To score 10 or more goals in a league games this season
16-1 – fail to score v Airdrie this weekend
25-1 – Lose v Airdrie this weekend
250-1 – Score 10 goals v Airdrie this weekend