RANGERS can break the record for the meanest start to a top-flight season on Saturday and should be able to keep it clean when Dundee United come calling.
Steven Gerrard’s side matched the start of Willie Maley’s Celtic in 1906 when they shut out Hamilton to make it six league games without conceding a goal.
Now goalie Jon McLaughlin and his defence can set a new landmark by keeping United at bay, with McBookie pricing Gers at just 8-13 for a clean sheet.
But the odds increase slightly to 4-6 if you double that with a win for the Ibrox side which looks a wiser investment.
United have been in decent form on their return to the Premiership and made Celtic sweat before Albian Ajeti netted a late winner at Tannadice.
All of the Light Blues’ strikers are odds-on in the anytime scorer market but winger Ryan Kent is much more appealing at 7-4 with 888sport.
There won’t be any fans at Ibrox but a handful of punters will take part in two test events in Dingwall and Aberdeen.
They are most likely to see some goals when Celtic take on Ross County, with over 3.5 strikes coming up on four of the Hoops’ last five visits to the Global Energy Stadium.
A repeat here pays 13-10 with 888sport while Celtic to win both halves appeals at 6-5 with McBookie.
Shane Duffy should make his debut after joining on loan from Brighton and the stopper is 11-4 at McBookie to mark the occasion with a goal.
But I’m more drawn to winger Mohamed Elyounoussi at 2-1 with 888sport. The 26-year-old scored a cracker for Norway on Monday against Northern Ireland and netted against County when these sides played a pre-season friendly at Parkhead.
Fans will also be allowed in at Pittodrie as Aberdeen bid to keep up their momentum with a win over Killie.
The Dons bust my coupon when they inflicted a first defeat on Hibs at Easter Road to make it four wins in a row. They are 17-20 at McBookie to claim another victory but it may pay to bet against goals here.
There have been two 0-0 draws in the last four Pittodrie meetings between these sides and both teams to score failed to come up in all four of those matches.
Betting against both teams scoring pays 5-6 here with BetVictor while under 2.5 match goals is 4-6 at bet365.
I can’t see there being many goals when Livingston take on Hamilton in West Lothian.
Accies have netted just twice all season with Livi only scoring five in their six games. Under 2.5 goals pays 8-11 at McBookie but the odds increase to 11-5 for under 1.5 strikes.
The toughest game to call comes in Paisley as Hibs look to bounce back from their first defeat of the campaign by beating St Mirren.
The Buddies lost at St Johnstone last time out but are unbeaten at home and have recruited well. They look a tough team to break down so the best option might be a draw at 13-5 with McBookie or under 2.5 goals, which is 7-10 with 888sport.
Motherwell could get their first league win at home to Callum Davidson’s Saints and are decent value at 11-8 with McBookie.
- Rangers win to nil
- (4-6, McBookie)
Anytime Scorer Double
- Kent (Rangers)
- Elyounoussi (Celtic)
- (7-1, 888sport)
- Under 2.5 goals at Aberdeen & Livingston
- (19-10, McBookie)