IT'S the moment we've all been waiting for (well, I know I have anyway) as the Scottish Reserve League season kicks off and regulars will know it's one of my favourite and most profitable leagues, especially for goals.

It was devastating to hear a number of clubs had withdrawn from the SPFL Reserve League, especially last season's goals favourites Hibs and Rangers, however, we still have a 10 team league that includes goal machines Ross County and  Dundee United.

The clubs who have withdrawn have chosen to send out their younger players out on loan rather than have a team to play in the Reserve League.

We also have a nine-team SPFL Reserve League Two that contains nine lower-league sides including Airdrie who'll be favourites most weeks and for some reason Livingston play in this league and not the other one.

Here's a quick guide:


  • SPFL Reserve League  matches KO 2pm on Monday / Tuesday
  • SPFL Reserve League Two matches KO 7.45pm Monday / Tuesday

Format / Players:

  • Teams will play each other twice over the course of the season
  • Teams can play as many first-team players as they like  – no restrictions

Betting Angle:

  • Goals Goals Goals  – will be in the top echelons in Europe for goals with a high percentage of over 3.5 match goals
  • Team news can be crucial and it's definitely an edge we have over the bookies – they don't have a clue who's playing when compiling the odds. Twitter is essential for team news


  • Over 1.5 first-half goals
  • Over 3.5 and 4.5 match goals
  • Depending on team news, teams to Win and HT /FT

Betting Edge:

  • As I said above, the bookies can only go by form and results, they don't know if a side is going to play 7 first-team players or if a side is taking just the U18s to an away match.
  • One thing you will see is prices shorten – I've seen me post an Evens tip in the morning and it's cut to 1-6 come kick-off
  • I'll often receive word early on a Monday if sides are going strong and it paid dividends last season – just like this one when Airdrie hammered Albion Rovers.

Teams to Back:

Ross County have been incredible for goals for years now and Dundee United play a high percentage of first-team players in their matches. Motherwell, Livingston and Airdrie should also be good to back, especially for goals.

Team news and insider info is crucial – here's to another great season betting on this league.

Two games of note for today – will post in the morning.

  • Ross County Res vs Motherwell Res (2pm) – Over 3.5 match goals 4/5 (Skybet)
  • Airdrie Res vs Albion Rovers Res (7.45pm) – Airdrie HT/FT 10/11 (Bet365
  1. johnston17 12 months ago

    Looking forward too it, been on this for 3+ years and your one of the first tips I look for, very high winning rate!
    Would you be posting any inside/early team news on the threads?

    • Mr Fixit 12 months ago

      I reckon Greg will post when he can and depending on work commitments. But if you’re serious about check club Twitter accounts as that’s where you’ll usually see the teams first.

    • GregBrowning 12 months ago

      Thanks mate – yeah any team news / inside info will shared on the site 👍🏼

    • jim burnside 12 months ago

      Top tipster about and all FREE

  2. kirantotti365 12 months ago

    when is your second podcast @greg

    • GregBrowning 12 months ago

      Podcast will be downloaded every Thursday night

    • Mr Fixit 12 months ago

      It will be on the site Friday probably.

  3. Zerocool 12 months ago

    I could not find those games in bet365 Greg. Any ideas? In fact non of SPFL Reserve League is on 365.

    • cockerspaniel 12 months ago

      You have to go on to 365 betbuilder mate — it is on there .

    • Bap 12 months ago

      Games are listed at the bottom of United Kingdom section.Over 3.5 is under Asian lines tab.

  4. simms1927 12 months ago

    Have a look under soccer/games in next 12 hours. Scroll down and scottish reserve league is there 👍

    • Zerocool 12 months ago

      They are not offering prices for those games at the moment was the answer from the support.

  5. GregBrowning 12 months ago

    They are definitely available – you need to scroll down to Scottish Reserve league

  6. shortee 12 months ago

    Price 100% available. Thanks for the insight and hard work as always Greg. Looking forward to podcast.

  7. trebor1974 12 months ago

    Nothing on any twitter page so far regarding team new or selections.
    Any inside information is always appreciated before the bookies get my hard earned cash :-)

  8. GregBrowning 12 months ago

    You won’t often get team news until an hour or so before kick off.

    Team news more important when backing a side to win in these leagues

    • trebor1974 12 months ago

      Thanks Greg

  9. GregBrowning 12 months ago

    Ross County playing a number of first team players including Lee Erwin and Harry Paton who scored against Thistle in the league cup at the weekend

    Ross County have drifted from 1/6 to 1/2

    Keen to see Motherwells side

    • nutbutt 12 months ago

      Ross County been cut now to 3/5. Can’t see any Well team news though

  10. GregBrowning 12 months ago

    Going for goals still

    Over 1.5 first half goals 10/11 (Bet365)
    Over 3.5 match goals 4/5 ( Bet365)

  11. andrewfoster3 12 months ago

    Long may this continue Greg cheers mate

  12. jim burnside 12 months ago

    Ross county game 3 goals players hardly warmed up yet lol top man greg

  13. adriang 12 months ago

    Thanks Greg both in before half time!

  14. jbarr1987 12 months ago

    Brilliant greg

  15. leeroy47 12 months ago

    Cheers Greg, really good write up. Look forward to the next game.

  16. oneoff 12 months ago

    Thanks for earlier greg
    Still happy with Airdrie res price going out

  17. shortee 12 months ago

    Any word on teams news Airdrie.

    Now 6/4 half time full time

  18. oneoff 12 months ago

    Nothing up when i checked earlier

  19. kirantotti365 12 months ago

    @greg I like your host accent :P :P :P on gambla podcast

  20. philwindy 12 months ago

    Hi Greg just wanted to share a success story from the later game. Jumped on @6.00 HT/FT as you recommended in 36min. 1 min later they score 😎⚽️⚽️ Big thank you.
    Cashed out for 95% profit
    Top man Greg 👍

  21. flandroy 12 months ago

    excellent picks greg mate again, thanks

  22. GregBrowning 12 months ago

    Cheers gents

    Great start to the season in this league 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿⚽️

  23. simms1927 12 months ago

    Cheers Greg. Great tipping mate!

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