Competitors: Scottish Premiership
Market: Below 2.5 objectives
Odds: 7/10 @ 888sport
In a showdown between two Premiership outfits who’re looking for a much-needed increase, Motherwell will welcome St. Johnstone to Fir Park on Wednesday evening.
Beginning with the hosts, whereas Motherwell might need prolonged on their Scottish Cup journey on January twenty first due to a 2-0 victory away at Championship aspect Arbroath, that doesn’t cowl what has been a woeful rut for Steven Hammell’s aspect. Final seen over the weekend placing in one other toothless show as they had been hit with a 1-0 loss in opposition to St. Mirren, the Steelmen are with no single victory from their final 9 straight conferences in opposition to Premiership opposition. With that run stemming all the way in which again to October twenty ninth, the Lanarkshire-based outfit finds simply their aim distinction maintaining them off the foot of the Premiership desk. Likewise, having to accept a 1-1 draw in opposition to Ross County of their final showdown at Fir Park, Motherwell have continued to point out a string of points in entrance of their very own supporters. In reality, Wednesday’s hosts have remarkably did not file a single win on residence soil for the reason that finish of August.
As for the guests, additionally final seen over the weekend placing in their very own toothless show as they slumped to a 2-0 defeat away at Rangers, St. Johnstone are in an identical place to Wednesday’s opponents. Persevering with to free-fall down the top-flight standings, Callum Davidson’s males have proven a string of obvious points since getting back from the World Cup break. Now remarkably shedding every of their final seven straight home appearances on the bounce, the Saints discover themselves underneath an enormous quantity of scrutiny. Determined to attract a line underneath their woeful run, Davidson must also have a headache over his aspect’s struggles within the last third. Now drawing a clean in 4 of their earlier 5 conferences in opposition to top-flight opposition, we might be in for a cagey affair on Wednesday evening. With 4 of the final 5 showdowns between Motherwell and St. Johnstone ending with underneath 2.5 objectives, we’re backing an identical final result in midweek.
Guess: Below 2.5 objectives at Motherwell vs St. Johnstone 7/10 for Wednesday’s Scottish Premiership battle @ 888sport
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