Only the Old Firm pair have picked up more home wins than Hearts this term while a similar statistic applies to Motherwell’s tally of victories on the road and the respective strengths of the pair could nudge punters towards Betfred’s 5/2 for the spoils to be shared as they face-off at Tynecastle.
The Jambos however, have yet to register a home draw this season and all of this season’s three encounters between the two have proven conclusive so there’s every chance the Gorgie clash will produce a winner.
Playing in front of their own supporters, the hosts are Coral’s 11/8 favourites but ‘Well will be buoyed by their emphatic 5-1 triumph over St Johnstone and looking to confirm third place, BetVictor’s 11/5 outsiders can sneak it.
Ladbrokes price Stuart McCall’s confident side at 5/1 to shade it by one, William Hill quote 11/1 for a 2-1 away success and BetVictor offer 8/1 for Michael Higdon to break the deadlock, just as he did at Fir Park at the weekend.
Motherwell to beat Hearts by a one-goal margin – 5/1 (Ladbrokes)