However, Rangers’ odds of 13/5 () bare close scrutiny as the Gers won on their last visit in October, and are unbeaten in four of their last five encounters here. Walter Smith’s men are 4/6 (Paddy Power) to leave unbeaten again, while the draw is another option at 3.25 (9/4) via Betdaq, and where 1-1 is 6/1 (William Hill).
With no Kenny Miller around, though, the first goalscorer market is wide open, and Coral’s 5/1 about Anthony Stokes breaking the deadlock appeals. Stokes has now scored in his last seven outings and is 13/8 (Totesport) to make it eight.
Third-placed Hearts will be looking for another three points at home against Dundee United in a fixture 888sport make the hosts 8/11 favourites.
Tynecastle has proven a difficult ground for teams to win at, although it should be noted that United have not lost in their last three visits – drawing each of them. Another draw is 5/2 (Betfred), while 1-1 can be backed at 11/2 (Ladbrokes). This may also see both teams on the scoresheet at evens (bet365).
In the fifth of seven consecutive home games for Aberdeen, Craig Brown’s side host Kilmarnock where are 7/5 for the home side to land all three points.
Killie may have won the last four meetings between the pair, but Aberdeen look a more compact side and are capable of seeing off a team that tasted victory once in six games. Paddy Power are 11/4 about the Dons nicking this by a one-goal margin, although more accurate backers can get 6/1 (Betfred) about a 1-0 home win.
The goals have arrived for Inverness with eight in their last two competitive outings, and they can carry that momentum into their match against St Johnstone where they are Betdaq’s 2.25 (5/4) favourites.
Striker Adam Rooney was responsible for four of those eight strikes and is 9/2 (Paddy Power) to bag the first, while a safer bet could be Caley just to break the deadlock at 10/11 (Coral). Rooney is also 13/10 (bet365) to strike at any stage.
Fifth-placed Motherwell enjoyed a midweek win and are 3/4 favourites to follow-up at home to Hamilton (4/1, Stan James). With the hosts not managing more than two goals in eight of their 12 home games, though, a narrow one-goal margin win at 13/5 appeal with Partybets.
Two of the bottom three sides meet at St Mirren Park on Sunday where Saints and Hibernian are both 13/8 with . The hosts are unbeaten in their last eight encounters with the visitors here, where four 1-1 draws have occurred – a 6/1 shot with William Hill.