The second match of the Scottish Premiership is back in action this time at the Ibrox. This will see side Rangers play host to side St. Mirren. The match schedules for Sunday with kickoff at 5 pm.
Both sides will be eager to extend their leads in the Premiership after coming through narrow victories. Rangers picked up three points after a win at Pittodrie, while St. Mirren registered a win against Livingston.
Steven Gerard is still in contention for a solid starting eleven for his side with transfer rumors placing a dent on his squad. The availability of Alfredo Morelo is still in question with Lille heavy contenders for the skipper.
The side will be returning from a Europa League exit in the knockout stages. The side fell victim to side Bayer Leverkusen. But Steven Gerrard will be full of praise for his side, managing to get to the knockout stages.
St. Mirren have had an incredible start to the campaign with the win over Livingston. The side managed to survive the dotted line with six points above. A clean sheet was kept too after a thrilling diving head by debutant Richard Tait.
Goodwin’s men held an impressive defensive record last season managing to concede only 41 games in their last 41 games. A star man for the side will be the rise of Jonathan Obika, who netted a third of all goals by the side last season.
Rangers vs. St. Mirren Head to Head
Both sides have 32 games against each other, with Rangers taking home 26 wins against the two wins by St. Mirren. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 Rangers
Aberdeen 0-1 Rangers
Rangers 2-0 Coventry City
Rangers 4-0 Motherwell
OGC Nice 0-2 Rangers
St. Mirren 1-0 Livingston
St. Mirren 1-0 Heart of Midlothian
Celtic 5-0 St. Mirren
St. Mirren 0-0 St. Johnstone
Rangers Team News
The future of Morelos has been the major puzzle for Steven Gerrard. The star man might be dropped to the bench after a lackluster show in the knockout stages of the Europa. Kemar Roofe could have his first start in the team. Despite being illegible for Europa League, Leon Balogun is back into action this Sunday.
St. Mirren Team News
After making a win on the opening day of the Premiership, Goodwin looks on starting with the same lineup against Livingston.
Prediction and Odds
We back the home side to take on the victory given their run in form and exit from the Europa League.
Goals Under 2.5
First to Score: Home