Hamilton will be looking to redeem their starting chances in the Scottish Premiership as they play host to side Ross County. The match schedules for Saturday at the Core Physio Hamilton with kickoff at 5 pm.
Hamilton started their 2020-21 Scottish Premiership campaign on a low note, becoming victim to a 5-1 loss side Celtic. The case is different for side Ross County who went on to snatch a win from third-placed St. Johnstone.
The side narrowly escaped relegation last season with hopes of a better campaign in their last season. However, a season opener with title winners Celtic was not the start that Brian Ross was hoping for.
The side struggled against previous Premiership champions Celtic managing to concede four goals in the first half. The side went on to end in a 5-1 defeat marking the largest loss so far in the opening day.
Another side that survived relegation was Ross County. The side was nearly off top-flight status but managed to stay six points ahead of side Hearts. The side finished their season with the worst defensive record in the division.
Both sides have had their struggles in the past to stay afloat in the Scottish Premiership. This match will be about who has the worse defensive lineup than the other.
Hamilton vs. Ross County Head to Head
Both sides have 30 games against each other, with Ross County taking home 14 wins while Hamilton with nine wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
Celtic 5-1 Hamilton
Hamilton 1-0 Kilmarnock
Rangers 0-1 Hamilton
Hamilton 0-0 Motherwell
Heart of Midlothian 2-2 Hamilton
Ross County 1-0 Motherwell
Celtic 2-0 Ross County
Ross County 2-2 Livingston
Ross County 0-1 Rangers
Motherwell 4-1 Ross County
Hamilton Academical Team News
The main injury woe at the club is Ronan Hughes, who picked up a hamstring injury and could be ruled out for a long time. Charlie Trafford and Ciaran McKenna will seek to gain more minutes after coming off the bench as substitutes in their loss to Celtic.
Ross County Team News
Kentwell might look to maintain the same starting lineup that granted them their first win of the season over Motherwell. Players who will be pushing for a recall this Saturday include veteran skipper Ross Draper and Regan Charles-Cook. Stewart will mark the attacking threat for the side.
Prediction and Odds
Even though Hamilton will be looking to bounce back from their weekend thrashing, Ross County was impressive in their last outing.
Ross County Win
Both Teams to Score
Goals Over 2.5