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Celtic vs Rangers Scottish Cup Final Betting Stats


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The final game of the 2023/24 Scottish season is set to play out at 3 pm BST on Saturday, May 25 and sees Celtic and Rangers face off in the Scottish FA Cup Final.

Celtic head into the game as the current favourites, priced at 17/20 to pick up a win in 90 minutes, while Rangers can be backed at 29/10 to do so.

Celtic go into the match looking to complete a league and cup double after securing the SPL title earlier this month. Rangers, meanwhile, are aiming to win both the Scottish League and FA Cups this term.

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Celtic have won the Scottish FA Cup a record 41 times and are the current holders after beating Inverness 3-1 in the final last season.

To make it to this year’s showpiece, the Hoops saw off Buckie Thistle in the 4th round, St Mirren in the 5th round, Livingston in the quarter-finals and Aberdeen in the semis following an enthralling penalty shootout which ended 9-8 in favour of Celtic.

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As for Rangers, they have won the second-most Scottish FA Cups in history (34), last lifting the trophy in 2021/22 when they beat Hearts 2-0 in the final.

The Gers’ route to this campaign’s final saw them beat Dumbarton, Ayr United, Hibernian and Hearts. They conceded just one goals in that run (during the 4th round versus Dumbarton).

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Celtic vs Rangers betting stats

Here are some key Celtic and Rangers stats to keep in mind as you prepare to make your selections ahead of the game:

  • Celtic have won their last ten Scottish Cup finals, with five by more than 1.5 goals.
  • John Lundstram opened the scoring in two of Rangers’ previous four Scottish FA Cup matches.
  • The 2024 final will mark Scottish champions Celtic’s 61st appearance in a Scottish Cup final, a national record. It will also be Rangers’ 54th final appearance.
  • This event will be the 441st meeting between the Old Firm rivals and the first Scottish Cup final matchup since 2002.
  • The sides met four times this season in the league and Rangers collected just one point from said matches.
  • Rangers have won just one out of their last 11 meetings with Celtic across all competitions.
  • After losing 2-1 in December, Philippe Clement could be the fifth Rangers manager to lose both of his first two away league games at Celtic, after Jock Wallace, John Greig, Ally McCoist and Steven Gerrard.
  • Only Motherwell (19) recovered more points from losing positions in the Scottish Premiership this season than Rangers (14), while the Ibrox side dropped the fewest points from winning positions (three).

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  • Both teams have scored in six of the last nine Scottish Cup finals.
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Today’s Football Tips

There is no Scottish football taking place today but there is one La Liga tie, as Girona face off with Granada.

Granada travel to Girona on Friday evening, and we’ve got it covered with our bet builder of the day article, while for those of you looking to place an acca, we have our acca of the day lined up and ready to go.


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