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Not long now until Scottish Cup action scheduled for Sunday as Rangers come up against Cove Rangers.
View all Rangers v Cove Rangers tips, stats and our pre-match poll below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Rangers head into this match after a 1-1 Premiership drawn game versus Celtic.
In that match, Rangers managed 44% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The scorer for Rangers was Alfredo Morelos (38'). For their opponents, Celtic had 16 shots on goal with 8 of them on target. Mohamed Elyounoussi (23') scored for Celtic.
Over their prior six fixtures, Steven Gerrard's Rangers have scored 11 times giving them an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1.83.
Cove Rangers will go into the match after a 2-0 League One win with the eclipse of Airdrie United in their previous game.
The only scorer from Cove Rangers was Jamie Masson (65', 71').
Over the course of 5 of the previous 6 games involving Cove Rangers, a relatively low number of goals have gone in between them and opposing sides. The overall average number of goals per game in that period comes to a mere 1.83, with the number of goals averaged by The Wee Rangers equalling 1.17.
Team News: Rangers
Nikola Katic (Unknown Injury) and Ryan Jack (Calf Problems) are unavailable for Rangers gaffer Steven Gerrard.
Team News: Cove Rangers
Out of a mainly healthy group, there’s only the lone fitness issue for the Cove Rangers boss Paul Hartley to be concerned with. Harry Milne (Ankle Surgery) won’t be in action.
We’re thinking that Rangers are likely to be able to create a decent number of chances and shots on target.
However, Cove Rangers might well find it a difficult task to score a goal of their own although we do see them managing to get on the scoresheet as well here.
Our tip is for a pretty comfortable 3-1 win for Rangers at full-time.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Ibrox Stadium (50,817)
Captain: James Tavernier
Chairman: Douglas Park
Manager: Steven Gerrard
Competitions: Premiership position 1, Scottish Cup (Third Round), Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
⭐ Key Player: Alfredo Morelos
Normally playing in the Striker position, Alfredo Morelos was born in Cereté, Colombia. Having played his first senior match for HJK in the 2016 season, the gifted Forward has netted 11 league goals in the Premiership 2020 - 2021 campaign to date from a total of 25 appearances.