Old Firm Odds
Scottish champions Celtic entertain arch-rivals Rangers in the first Glasgow derby of 2020/21 and we take a look at the best Old Firm odds available and the most likely outcome for what looks set to be a thrilling encounter.
As is always the case, betting interest has been very high ahead of the first Old Firm derby of the season, however who is favourite to come out on top when these two fierce rivals do battle at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon?
Celtic head into this match as marginal favourites to claim Old Firm bragging rights, however despite enjoying home advantage they are odds-against at a general 31/20 amidst concerns regarding their starting eleven.
Rangers are underdogs, however they aren’t too far behind in the betting at odds of 13/8 and this price has certainly been attracting the attention of punters.
Steven Gerrard’s side have been receiving the vast majority of all bets on this match with the past week seeing 55% of wagers heading in their direction. The bookmakers have slashed their odds on winning from 5/2 to just 13/8 with the likelihood of Edouard missing this tie certainly influencing this shortening.
Indeed with Celtic likely to have a few absentees from their key players, the odds on them taking local bragging rights in the opening Old Firm meeting of 2020/21 have continued to tumble.
With Edouard absent on Saturday, Alfredo Morelos is now favourite to open the scoring, followed by Leigh Griffiths and Alban Ajeti at 11/2 apiece.
Either way, this Old Firm derby will likely prove to be one of the closest-fought in many seasons and we can be sure of plenty of thrills and spills along the way.
6/4 – Celtic
17/10 – Rangers
5/2 – Draw
9/2 – Alfredo Morelos
5/1 – Jermaine Defoe
5/1 – Leigh Griffiths