Inverness 9/5 to beat Ayr in Tuesday’s Scottish Premiership playoff
Competition: Scottish Championship
Market: Inverness win
Odds: 9/5 @ Bet 365
Looking to gain an early advantage in their playoff quarter-final, Inverness will travel to a struggling Somerset Park on Tuesday night.
Starting with the hosts, while Ayr may have managed to land their playoff spot with plenty of time to spare, it has been a very sluggish end to the campaign. In their 36 Championship outings this season, they have recorded 15 wins, nine draws and 12 defeats, scoring 50 and conceding 38 in return. Finishing with a points tally of 54, Ayr also ended the campaign two points adrift of their visitors on Tuesday night. As for their recent run of results, Ayr have recorded just three victories in their last 13 Championship matchups and have also recorded just one win in their last eight matches at Somerset Park.
As for the visitors, while they may have struggled with their consistency at the back end of the season, Inverness have found some form entering the playoffs. In their 36 Championship matches this year, they have recorded 14 wins, 14 draws and eight defeats, scoring 48 and conceding 40 in return. Securing a third-place finish in the second-tier this season, Inverness have also secured back-to-back victories over Alloa and Dunfermline. It is also worth noting that Tuesday’s visitors are unbeaten in their last five Championship away matches, winning four of those contests.
Bet: Inverness 9/5 to beat Ayr in Tuesday’s Scottish Premiership playoff @ Bet 365