Historic Edinburgh Derby Final Could Breach £2 Million Mark

The William Hill Scottish Cup reaches its climax on Saturday and the tournament sponsors make Hearts the favourites to lift the trophy in a match that is expected to attract up to £2 million turnover industry wide. The Jambos are 4/7 to win the tournament outright and 6/5 to so in 90 minutes. Hibs are 11/8 to win the trophy and 2/1 to do so in 90 minutes, with the draw also 2/1. Of the £2 million expected to be wagered, Hills predict that 3/4 of that will be from north of the border as Scottish football fans embrace the last match of the season.

“We have not seen an all Edinburgh final for over 100 years and we think that the absence of the Old Firm will pique everybody’s interest just that little bit more,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

With so much riding on the game, the match will undoubtedly tense and very close and Hills are offering 6/1 that the match goes to penalties, while both sides are 10/1 to win the match in that way. Given that this is the first Edinburgh derby in the Final for over 100 years, it could well be a fiery affair and it is just 2/1 for a red card to be shown during the game.

William Hill Scottish Cup Specials:

Hibernian to Keep a Clean Sheet 11/5
Hearts to Keep a Clean Sheet 6/5

Ian Black to be Sent Off 6/1

Rudi Skacel wears 19, the game is on the 19th and
a Hat-trick will put him on 19 goals this season
Skacel to Score a Hat Trick 40/1

Andrew Driver to Score in 90 Minutes 11/2

O’Connor and O’Donovan both to Score 16/1

Its been 110 years since Hibernian last won the cup
O’Connor to Score in the First 110 seconds 110/1
Hibernian to Score in the 110th Minute 110/1

111 YEARS….
Hearts to Score in the 111th Minute 111/1

Number 19 Skacel to Score 2 or more goals 9/1

the last time these sides met at Hampden Paul
Hartley scored a Hat Trick
Any Player to Score a Hat Trick 20/1
(90 minutes only)

On loan Wolves pair Matt Doherty and Leigh
Griffiths will be looking to impress their new boss
Doherty or Griffiths to Score First 13/2

Garry O’Connor to Score more than Hearts 9/1
Rudi Skacel to Score more than Hibs 9/2

Marius Zaliukas has scored 3 own goals this season
Zaliukas to Score an own goal 16/1

Outright Prices:

To win the Cup: 11/8 Hibs; 4/7 Hearts

90 minutes play: 2/1 Hibs; 6/5 Hearts; 2/1 draw

To win in extra time: 14/1 Hibernian; 10/1 Hearts

To win on penalties: 10/1 Hearts; 10/1 Hibs

Red Card in the match: 2/1 yes; 4/11 no

Anytime Goal Wincasts (90 Mins Only)
(Player to Score Anytime and Team to win)
O’Connor and Hibs 11/2
Griffiths and Hibs 11/2
O’Donovan and Hibs 15/2
Doyle and Hibs 15/2
Soares and Hibs 10/1
Others on request

Beattie and Hearts 3/1
Skacel and Hearts 4/1
Elliot and Hearts 9/2
Glen and Hearts 5/1
Smith and Hearts 11/2
Suso and Hearts 11/2
Templeton and Hearts 15/2
Novikovas and Hearts 8/1
Driver and Hearts 8/1
Others on request

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

T: 0208 918 3746
M: 07850 518 164
E: jcrilly@williamhill.co.uk

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