Only nine goals were scored in the whole of the SPL last weekend and Hills go 4/5 about this being beaten this weekend despite there only being four matches taking place. The clash between Aberdeen and Celtic is the 4/5 favourite to be the highest scoring, Hills offer 8/1 that Celtic can outscore the rest of the SPL this weekend.
The Scottish First Division kicks off this weekend and William Hill make Dundee the 9/4 favourites to win the league, while Hamilton are the 11/4 second favourites.
With financial difficulties a thing of the past for Dundee, they are fully expected to push on this season and sit at the top table once more, said Hills spokesman Joe Crilly.
Scottish Specials 6th Aug
Only 9 goals were scored in the first weekend and 5 last week
Will this total be beaten this weekend with only 4 games?
TOTAL GOALS IN SPL THIS WEEKEND
Under 6 7/2
6 – 8 15/8
Over 8 4/5
HIGHEST SCORING MATCH
Aberdeen v Celtic 4/5
Motherwell v Hearts 7/2
Dundee Utd v St Mirren 9/2
Dunfermline v Inverness 5/1
Celtic v SPL
Celtic have scored at least 3 goals in 8 of their last 9
games against Aberdeen. Can they outscore the rest of the SPL?
Who will Score the most goals this weekend?
Other 7 SPL Clubs 2/9
Dundee Utd v St Mirren
Both Teams have scored in the last 5 meetings
Both Teams to Score in Match 5/6
Now that Goodwillie is away Jon Daly will be hoping to
take over the mantle as number 1 striker at United.
Daly to score 2 or more in the match 7/1
Two matches and two clean sheets for the Saints. Can they
make it 3 in a row?
St Mirren to Keep a Clean Sheet 3/1
Dunfermline v Inverness
Both sides are looking for their first SPL goal of the
season. 3 of the last 7 meetings at Dunfermline have
No Goalscorer in Match 15/2
Dunfermlines last goal against Inverness was scored by
Any Kirk in the First Division in 2009.
Andy Kirk to Score at Anytime and Dunfermline to win 13/5
Inverness have only lost 1 of their last 9 matches at East End Park
Inverness Draw No Bet 10/11
Aberdeen v Celtic
Anthony Stokes and Gary Hooper both scored Hat-tricks in the
first meeting of the sides last season.
Any Celtic player to score a Hat-trick 9/1
(enhanced from 5/1)
Scott Vernon scored Aberdeens only goal against Celtic in the 5
meetings last season.
Scott Vernon to Score at Anytime 10/3
Gary Hooper and Anthony Stokes are hoping to forge a great
partnership this season.
Hooper and Stokes both to Score in the match 5/2
Motherwell v Hearts
These sides fought out a 3-3 draw in April. Are we instore for
another goal feast today
Over 3.5 goals in match 11/4
Jamie Murphy is being watched by a number of scouts every
week just now and will be keen to put on a show.
Jamie Murphy to score 2 or more goals 8/1
John Sutton has scored in his last 4 starts for Motherwell against
Hearts will he return to haunt his old club.
John Sutton to Score Anytime and Hearts to win 9/4
SCOTTISH FOOTBALL LEAGUE
2 weeks after the SPL started the Scottish Football League get
underway today and William Hill have priced up First Goalscorer
odds for all 5 matches in the First Division. Also for the first time
for a major high street bookmaker Top Goalscorer odds are
available for the First Division.
First Division Top Goalscorer
Milne (Dundee) 7/1
Imrie (Hamilton) 8/1
Russell (Livingston) 8/1
Doolan (Partick) 9/1
El Allagui (Falkirk) 10/1
Hyde (Dundee) 10/1
Deuchar (Livingston) 12/1
Lyle (Hamilton) 12/1
Baird (Raith) 14/1
Higginbotham (Falkirk) 14/1
McMenamin (Ross Co) 14/1
Jackson (Morton) 16/1
MacDonald (Morton) 16/1
Bayne (Dundee) 20/1
Craig (Ross Co) 20/1
Di Giacomo (morton) 20/1
Graham (Raith) 25/1
Williamson (Raith) 25/1
Moffat (Ayr) 33/1
Roberts (Ayr) 33/1
Smith (QOS) 33/1
Brighton (QOS) 50/1
Each Way 1/4 1-2-3
Who will score the first goal of the season?
Airdrie Utd 14/1
East Fife 20/1
Ross Co 20/1
East Stirling 25/1
Queens Park 25/1
Ayr Utd 33/1
Each Way 1/4 1-2-3
Bets settled on minute of first goal scored
dead heat rules apply
Scottish First Division Outright: 9/4 Dundee; 11/4 Hamilton; 5/1 Falkirk; 11/2 Livingston; 9/1 Ross County; 10/1 Partick; 12/1 Raith Rovers; 16/1 Morton; 40/1 Queen of the South; 50/1 AYr
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