Level on points with Celtic after a dozen games, albeit the Hoops have one in hand, Hibs have made a cracking start to the campaign and their success so far has been thanks in no small part to the form of striker Leigh Griffiths.
The on-loan front man took his tally for the season to eleven in eleven with another double in last weekend’s victory over St Mirren and savvy punters will side with Griffiths to keep banging them in for the high-flying Hibees.
He’s a whopping 6/1 with Skybet to break the deadlock today as Pat Fenlon’s side entertain Dundee United and the 22-year-old is also available at 7/4 via Skybet to add to his tally at any time at Easter Road, where his team are BetVictor’s narrow favourites for the points at 8/5.
For their part, the Terrors, 7/4 chances at Paddy Power, have steadied the ship in the last month or so and indeed in the last week they’ve taken a more-than-respectable four points from fixtures against Celtic and Motherwell. Nevertheless, Hibs are unbeaten in their own backyard and they should have the edge in this one.
Ladbrokes make Fenlon’s charges 9/1 to card another 2-1 triumph, they’re 17/5 via BetVictor to sneak it by a one-goal margin and for those wary of United’s improvement, the Hibees are available at even money in Hills’ ‘Draw No Bet’ market.
Leigh Griffiths to score first – 6/1 (Skybet)