Author: Bharath Ram
Last Updated: January 2, 2020
Aberdeen hope for a major shakeup in the race for the second spot in the SPL when they take on Rangers at the Pittodrie Stadium in the midweek action. This will be the final SPL game for almost a fortnight and Aberdeen are just two points behind the visitors coming into the game. Steven Gerrard’s men, though, have fallen six points below Celtic with both teams playing the same number of matches. Follow all our predictions, free bets, football bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Aberdeen were able to come up with a 2-1 victory over Hibernian and it was the third victory in four games for the club. The Dons have lost only once in the previous 11 matches across all competitions.
Rangers were able to get a mammoth 4-0 victory over St Mirren to make a case for staying in the title race. Rangers have lost only one game in the last 10 matches.
The last defeat suffered by Rangers in a home match happened to be at the hands of Aberdeen and it was also the last time these two teams met each other. Aberdeen were able to claim a 1-0 victory when they last hosted Rangers at the Pittodrie Stadium. Our betting tips and predictions expect a draw.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Draw at 3.60[/bet_tip_now]
Aberdeen and Rangers will meet each other in a highly charged atmosphere at the Pittodrie Stadium, as both teams have a lot to lose at this point. A defeat would almost seem certainty to end their hopes of a league title. Rangers have the closest chance of a league title apart from Celtic, as they are just six points away from the top. Crucially, Aberdeen have to overcome a three-game winless streak at the Pittodrie Stadium. A draw is our pick for the game.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Match Prediction:”]Draw at 3.60[/bet_tip_now]
Aberdeen vs Rangers draw odds: 3.60
Rangers win odds: 1.85
Correct Score odds
Rangers and Aberdeen have played out plenty of tight matches in recent years, and two out of the last three meetings between these two clubs at the Pittodrie Stadium have produced a 1-1 score. There is unlikely to be any deviation from this trend with both teams unlikely to push a lot forward. Our correct score prediction would back a 1-1 draw.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct Score Prediction:”]1-1 draw at 6.50[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
The tightness of this contest is likely to be reflected in the score just as in the recent years. The last three meetings between Aberdeen and Rangers at the Pittodrie Stadium have been with less than 2.5 goals. Since both teams have a lot to lose with a defeat, they are likely to commit fewer men forward. Our total goals prediction would back under 2.5 goals.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goals odds and prediction:”]Total goals under 2.5 at 1.80[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
Jermain Defoe made a strong impression straight away by scoring from the penalty spot in the match against St Mirren during the weekend. The 36-year-old has now been able to get two goals in his last three matches for Rangers. Our first goalscorer prediction would back Defoe.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Jermain Defoe at 4.75[/bet_tip_now]
Free bet offers
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