Foot Predictions shows Sunday’s Scottish Premier League clash between Rangers and Dundee United, including hunches, preview and possible lineups.
guards enter your meeting with the Scottish Premiership with Dundee United on Sunday, hoping to keep the perfect home record and win the 15th game of the season in the championship at Ibrox.
Meanwhile, the Tangerines are looking to win three consecutive league matches in the first division for the first time since March 2014.
Rangers have increased their unbeaten record in all competitions to 13 games, after an exciting 4-3 win at the Royal Antwerp on Thursday in the Europa League round of 16 first leg.
Steven Gerrardled side with an attack of Joe Aribo and then equaled it twice Borna Barisic and Ryan Kent, before the Croatian left-back converted his second penalty in the match, in the 90th minute, to snatch victory in Belgium.
The Gers have lost just one of their last 40 games in all competitions this season, a 3-2 defeat in the Scottish League Cup against St Mirren in December.
A disadvantage of Thursday night’s victory was the injuries suffered by the captain James Tavernier and Kemar Roofe, with the two players limping off before the break.
With Tavernier substitute Nathan Patterson isolating himself after breaking coronavirus protocols, Gerrard suggested that the club may have brought a new right-back in an “emergency situation” if the knee injury of the 29-year-old is worse than initially feared.
Rangers now turn their attention to the Scottish Premiership and will face Dundee United, who have defeated seven of the last eight major league games against them.
Gers – who are just four wins away from winning the title – would be 18 points ahead of rival Celtic with a win on Sunday, before Hoops played late in the night in Ross County.
Dundee United have won two consecutive league wins for the first time this season, after an impressive 3-0 home win over Livingston last weekend.
Despite the midfielder’s dismissal in the first half Peter Pawlett, a first minute blow from Adrian Sporle and a brace Lawrence Shankland confirmed all three points for the Tangerines.
Micky Mellon he said his team now has “new standards to maintain” and that collectively they have to try to improve even further as they plan to return to the top six.
Dundee United travel to Ibrox after winning just three first division games away from home this season, the smallest together with Kilmarnock.
The Tangerines also lost their previous two games against Rangers in this campaign, by a combined score of 6-1.
Dundee United are currently in seventh place, drawing on points with St Mirren, but causing a turnaround and ending the Gers’ unbeaten run in the league could lead Mellon’s men to sixth.
Rangers Scottish Premiership form: DWWWDW
Rangers form (all competitions): WWWDWW
Dundee United Scottish Premiership form: DLLLWW
All news from the teams
Defense of the Rangers Leon Balogun should replace the injured right-back James Tavernier, while Ryan Kent, who started the game against Antwerp on the bench, should start ahead of Kemar Roofe, who has a calf problem.
Colombian striker Alfredo Morelos, who recently served a three-game suspension at home, is in contention to start ahead of Cedric Itten.
Dundee United has not yet Declan Glass, whose injury to the anterior cruciate ligament should keep him out of the field for the rest of the season, while Logan Chalmers he also has an ankle problem.
With midfielder Peter Pawlett suspended, striker Nicky Clark could enter the side and team up with Lawrence Shankland up front, while the defender Mark Connolly You can also start on the back for visitors.
Possible starting lineup for Rangers:
McGregor; Balogun, Goldson, Helander, Barisic; Davies, Jack, Aribo; Hagi, Morelos, Kent
Possible initial lineup for Dundee United:
Siegrist; Smith, Edwards, Connolly, Reynolds, Robson; Butcher, Fuchs, Harkes; Shankland, Clark
Probability: Rangers 2-0 Dundee United
Steven Gerrard may be tempted to rest one or two players against Dundee United, eyeing the second leg draw with the Royal Antwerp in the Europa League next Thursday.
However, Rangers are expected to name a team strong enough, of sufficient quality to claim all three points at Ibrox, taking them one step closer to their first Premier League title since 2011.
Our expert tip partners at Dicasbet365.com are predicting that at least one team will not score (BTTS – no) in this match. Click here and join our VIP group where there are already +2,000 members (earning from 100.00 to 1,000.00 per day) to find out what else they are predicting for this game and for more tested and proven football tips.BTTS No: data