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Montrose will be the visitors at Balmoral Stadium on Tuesday for the League One tie with home side Cove Rangers.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Cove Rangers v Montrose - as well as the best betting odds.
Cove Rangers, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following the 0-1 League One victory against Kelty Hearts.
The only player to score from Cove Rangers was Rumarn Burrell (18').
Cove Rangers have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, hitting the target in each and every one of their last 6 matches.
They’ve managed to rack up 11 during that time and have conceded a total of 8.
A look at their previous results shows us that Cove Rangers:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Montrose in their previous 6 games.
- are undefeated in their last 2 home league matches.
In their previous game, Montrose drew 1-1 in the League One tie with Annan Athletic.
The only scorer from Montrose was Kerr Waddell (71').
The stats don’t lie, and Montrose have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 11 goals in total. In defence, Montrose have not been doing too well. That trend won’t necessarily be carried forward into this match, of course.
Ahead of this clash, Montrose have left without a victory over Cove Rangers in games played away from home for the previous 2 league matches.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 11/09/2021 shows us that Cove Rangers have won 3 of these games & Montrose 1, with the tally of drawn matches being 2.
A combined total of 11 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 7 of them from The Wee Rangers and 4 netted by The Gable Endies. That’s an average goals per game figure of 1.83.
Team News: Cove Rangers
The Cove Rangers manager Paul Hartley will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns to speak of before this game owing to a completely injury-free squad to choose from.
Team News: Montrose
From a largely healthy group, there’s just the one fitness problem for the Montrose boss Stewart Petrie to be concerned with. Kerr Waddell (Knee injury) misses out for this game.
In this match, Montrose will surely find it tough to put one past a Cove Rangers side who have the quality to boss most aspects of this game if it turns out as we expect.
Our tip is for a 3-0 margin for Cove Rangers at the end of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Balmoral Stadium (3,023)
Captain: Mitch Megginson
Chairman: Keith Moorhouse
Manager: Paul Hartley
Competitions: League One position 5
⭐ Star Man: Fraser Fyvie
Usually played in the Centre Midfield position, Fraser Fyvie was born in Aberdeen, Scotland. Having made his senior debut playing for Aberdeen in the 2009 - 2010 season, the accomplished Midfielder has netted 2 league goals in this League One 2023 - 2024 campaign so far coming from a total of 6 appearances.