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Leaders Rangers travel to Motherwell for the televised game on Wednesday whilst Celtic host Hearts. Paul Jain previews a full midweek SPL card.
Robbie Keane is off and running in the Hoops and that could spell danger for Hearts on Wednesday night.
The on-loan superstar netted his first in Celtic colours at Dunfermline on Sunday and early signs are Tony Mowbray’s new boys have goals in them.
Diomansy Kamara and Morten Rasmussen also hit the target at East End Park but the focus will be on Keane on his Parkhead debut.
He’s been heavily backed to score first in games against Killie and Dunfermline – the second being void as he didn’t start – and could make it third-time lucky for faithful backers.
Keane is a biggest 4-1 with Coral to net against the Jambos and evens to score at any time.
Hill offer the Irishman at 9-2 to score two or more, 12-1 to grab a hat-trick, 4-5 to score in a home win and 16-5 to net first with Hearts losing.
Keane is 7-2 with Hill to pot a penalty as he did against the Pars, 3-1 to be booked and 16-1 to see red.
The Jambos haven’t got going yet under Jim Jefferies and I expect Celtic to win well against opponents who haven’t posed a goal threat for some time.
Rangers face a tough task as they try to maintain their 10-point lead at the top away to Motherwell.
Craig Brown’s side are on the up with just one defeat in six and could take a points.
Rangers, 8-15 at Paddy Power, expect returns for Kris Boyd and Kenny Miller so there could be plenty of goals at Fir Park.
Keane is 8-11 with Hill to net more than Boyd (evens) tomorrow but both must start or bets are void.
The Old Firm double pays around 11/10 at Betfred
Dundee United, unbeten in seven under Peter Houston, can add to Hamilton’s woes by beating the new relegation favourites.
Accies are 7-4 with Hill to go down after slipping to the foot of the table and United look worth backing at 1-2 with Ladbrokes.
Last week’s SPL shocktroops Falkirk and Kilmarnock meet in a battle to beat the drop. It’s tight to call but Jimmy Calderwood’s Killie could edge it and are 2-1 at Blue Square.
St Mirren tackle St Johnstone in Paisley and this one has draw written all over it. Stan James have the best price at 12/5.
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