RSSGoogle PlusTwitterFacebook
Home  /  Football  /  The Tartan Army Are Hot Favourites For The Win

Luxembourg v Scotland Odds: Back Jordan Rhodes To Score The Opener

Scotland embark on life without Craig Levein on Wednesday night when they take on European minnows Luxembourg in an international friendly. Levein was eventually sacked last week following Scotland’s dismal start to 2014 World Cup qualification. The position remains vacant meaning The Tartan Army will be led by caretaker boss Billy Stark, who will be looking to boost his chances of clinching the job on a permanent basis with a convincing win at the Stade Josy Barthel.

The FIFA World Rankings suggest Scotland (70th) will simply be too strong for their opponents, who are 74 places below them down in 144th. Furthermore the hosts have won a pitiful three of their last 36 fixtures and have suffered seven defeats from their last nine games.

Paddy Power have installed Scotland as the red-hot 8/13 favourites to win for the first time in five matches, while Luxembourg are an outside bet at 9/2 to claim a rare victory. Alternatively a draw is available at 14/5.

Scotland’s last five wins have all been by a single goal, making a 1-0 away scoreline a tempting at 5/1. However, their defence has only kept one clean sheet in their last nine matches, meaning a 2-1 victory at 7/1 could be the way to go. Scotland can also be backed at 7/2 to win both halves.

Jordan Rhodes will be eager to take full advantage of facing a leaky defence, which has conceded a whopping nine goals in two matches. The Blackburn Rovers striker is the bookies favourite at 4/1 in the first goalscorer market, while he is available at 11/10 to score anytime and 13/2 to grab two or more goals. Kenny Miller will most likely join him in attack, with the 32-year-old worth a bet at 13/10 to get his name on the scoresheet against a side that have not kept a clean sheet in their last 17 matches.

Luxembourg stunned Portugal back in September when they took the lead through Daniel Da Mota who is priced at 9/1 to open the scoring once again on Wednesday. Mota also scored against Northern Ireland four days later and could prove to be to a decent bet at 16/5 to score anytime.

Luxembourg may be a long shot to claim the win but there has arguably never been a better time to play Scotland. The Tartan Army are managerless and short of a host of regulars. Morale is low following a poor start to their Brazil 2014 campaign and they have only recorded one win from their last seven matches. The hosts can be found at 13/1 to sneak a 1-0 win with Paddy Power Bookmakers, while a 1-1 draw can be found at 6/1.

Luxembourg v Scotland Tips

Tip#1: Scotland to win 2-1 @ 7/1 with Paddy Power
Tip#2: Jordan Rhodes to open the scoring @ 4/1 with Paddy Power
Tip#3: Daniel Da Mota to score anytime @ 9/1 with Paddy Power

Luxembourg v Scotland Odds

Match Betting

9/2 Luxembourg
8/13 Scotland
14/5 Draw

Correct Score Odds

13/1 Luxembourg 1-0
30/1 Luxembourg 2-0
16/1 Luxembourg 2-1

5/1 Scotland 1-0
6/1 Scotland 2-0
7/1 Scotland 2-1

17/2 Draw 0-0
6/1 Draw 1-1
14/1 Draw 2-2

First Goalscorer Odds

4/1 Jordan Rhodes
9/2 Kenny Miller
9/2 Ross McCormack
6/1 David Goodwillie
6/1 Ryan Snodgrass
6/1 James Forrest
7/1 Kris Commons
7/1 Steven Naismith
9/1 Daniel Da Mota
9/1 Maurice Deville

Odds supplied by, who offer live betting in-running for all World Cup qualifying games.

10 Latest Football Articles

Valencia, Espanyol & Malaga also featureReal Madrid tipped to bounce back in this weeks La Liga best bets treble
Valencia, Espanyol & Malaga Also Feature
19th Sep
Back Sergio Aguero to open the scoringChelsea tipped to pick up another positive result against Man City at The Etihad
Back Sergio Aguero To Open The Scoring
19th Sep
United search for first away win in fiveLeicester v Man Utd Odds Foxes bid to cause an upset in the East Midlands
United Search For First Away Win In Five
19th Sep
Ibrahimovic to star at Parc Des PrincesPSG v Lyon Odds Reigning Ligue 1 champions to storm to victory
Ibrahimovic To Star At Parc Des Princes
19th Sep
Back Sergio Garcia to score anytimeEspanyol v Malaga Odds Draw on the cards at the Power8 Stadium
Back Sergio Garcia To Score Anytime
19th Sep
Schalke and Dortmund are among the best Bundesliga betsSchalke tipped to secure a first Bundesliga win of the season against Frankfurt
Schalke And Dortmund Are Among The Best Bundesliga Bets
19th Sep
Marseille and Rennes can both score on SaturdayPSG and Lens star in our Ligue 1 best bets with both set for home wins
Marseille And Rennes Can Both Score On Saturday
19th Sep
Defending champs odds on favouritesAtletico Madrid v Celta Vigo Odds Back Mario Mandzukic to open the scoring
Defending Champs Odds On Favourites
19th Sep
Yeovil, Swindon and Oxford also make the four foldFulham v Blackburn features in weekends both teams to score accumulator
Yeovil, Swindon And Oxford Also Make The Four Fold
18th Sep
Cherries bid to stop the rot at Vicarage RoadWatford v Bournemouth Odds Hornets are even money for another home win
Cherries Bid To Stop The Rot At Vicarage Road
18th Sep

Archive - Previous 5 Football Articles

Sweden V England Betting Draw Looks A Good Bet For International Friendly
Zaha could make debut for Three Lions
13th Nov
Northern Ireland V Azerbaijan Betting Tight Encounter Set For Windsor Park
Michael O'Neill's side aim to build on Portugal point
13th Nov
Republic Of Ireland V Greece Odds Tight Match Expected At The Aviva
Betting Market Shows Ireland As The Slight Favourites
13th Nov
AFC Wimbledon V York City Odds Dons Narrow Favourites To Progress Through To Second Round
Back Byron Harrison to open the scoring
12th Nov
One Cap Wonders England XI
Barton and Nugent star in our Three Lions team
12th Nov

Headline News

United search for first away win in fiveLeicester V Man Utd Odds Foxes Bid To Cause An Upset In The East Midlands
United Search For First Away Win In Five
Back Sergio Aguero to open the scoringChelsea Tipped To Pick Up Another Positive Result Against Man City At The Etihad
Back Sergio Aguero To Open The Scoring
Marseille and Rennes can both score on SaturdayPSG And Lens Star In Our Ligue 1 Best Bets With Both Set For Home Wins
Marseille And Rennes Can Both Score On Saturday
Packers taken to defy the odds to secure win over Lions in NFC North ClashShootout Expected As Green Bay Travel To Detroit In Week 3 Of NFL Season
Packers Taken To Defy The Odds To Secure Win Over Lions In NFC North Clash
Jay James Makes Cheryl TingleBookies Favour Louis Walshs Flop As X Factor Winner
Jay James Makes Cheryl Tingle

Massive £250 free bet offer.

  • Place an initial bet of £50
  • Paddy Power will give you a £50 free bet
  • After this, place further bets and Paddy Power will give you up to £250 in free bets
  • Visit Paddy Power for more details

Open Account - Free £250 Bets With Paddypower

£50 free bet with William Hill.

  • Open an account at William Hill and and use the promotion code DIRECT50.
  • Deposit funds and place your first bet
  • William Hill match your first bet with a free bet up to a maximum of £50.

Open Account - Claim £50 Free With William Hill

Claim a signup bonus offer of £200 with Bet365.

  • Bet365 match your first deposit with a 100% bonus
  • Deposit anywhere between £10 and £200 to claim this massive offer

Open Account - Claim a £200 signup offer at Bet365

Betfred are amazingly offering double odds on your first bet with them, up to a stake unit of £10. In addition to this you can also claim a £25 free bet.

  • Open a new betting account with Betfred
  • If your first bet wins, Betfred double the odds
  • After this, once you have placed a bet of up to £25 they will provide you with a second free bet of £25

Open Account - Free £25 Bet With Betfred

Ladbrokes are one of the highest rated online bookmakers in the UK and are a superb choice for placing your bets. You can claim a free bet of up to £100 when opening a new account with Ladbrokes by clicking on one of the links on this site.

Bet £5 or more and Ladbrokes will match this with a free bet to the same stake unit.

Open Account - £100 Free Bet - Ladbrokes

Get free bets totalling £30 with bookmaker Sky Bet

  • One a new betting account at Skybet.
  • Deposit and place your first bet and Sky Bet will match with a free bet up to £30.
  • In addition, Skybet will also give you a £10 free bet every week!

Open Account - Open Account - Get £30 in free bets with Sky Bet

BetVictor is offering £50 in free bets to all new clients.

  • Place a £10 single bet and get a £10 free bet
  • Place a £15 double and get a £15 free bet
  • Place a £25 treble and get a £25 free bet

Open Account - Open Account - Free £50 Bets With BetVictor

Bookmark This Page

TwitterGoogleMixxPropellerStumble UponDiggRedditYahoo
Online Casino
Online Casino Blackjack and Roulette Games

Those looking for some online casino entertainment ought to check out all the latest UK Casino Sign Up offers from the top operators including 32Red and many of the sports betting casinos.
There is excellent information, should you be interested in playing online blackjack, roulette, the best progressives or slots - Online Casino Betting with the best introductory offers

Sports Calendar - Betting Fixtures