Rangers v Feyenoord Betting Tips: BTTS, 2019-09-19

Thursday 19thSeptember 2000hrs
Football – Europe – Europa League
Pick Both teams to score
Bookmaker William Hill
Odds: 1.85 (odds taken 10:13 GMT, 18 September )

1 X 2
2.22 3.42 3.22

(Betting Odds were taken from 22Bet on September 18, 2019 at 10:13)

The opening matches of Matchday 1 in the Europa League commence on Thursday night and our next preview features a Group G clash between Rangers and Feyenoord as the betting tips continue at Ibrox.

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Rangers Prediction – Can Rangers make most of home advantage?

It’s been a lengthy qualifying process for Rangers to even reach these group stages of the Europa League as the Scottish side had to progress through the early qualifying rounds to make it to this point. Steven Gerrard’s side started their journey back in July when they registered a resounding 10-0 win on aggregate over Gibraltar outfit, St Joseph’s.

Further victories in the Europa League followed with a 2nd qualifying round 2-0 win over Progres Niedercorn and this results was backed up with a another high-scoring affair against Danish side, Midtjylland, in a 7-3 aggregate win in the 3rd qualifying round.

Finally, a narrow 1-0 aggregate win over Polish side, Legia Warsaw, resulted in Rangers making it through to the group stage, and having won 4 of their first 5 matches of the new Scottish Premiership campaign, the hosts will be in confident mood ahead of this difficult clash.

Rangers possess a steady record at Ibrox in previous Europa League campaigns as the hosts are unbeaten in their last 13 home ties in this competition, including winning their last 4 on the trot. The hosts have also scored in 11 of these last 13 ties and with evergreen striker, Defoe (3 goals) along with Morelos (3 goals), Rangers will be looking to give a good account of themselves tonight.


Rangers v Feyenoord Both teams to score

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Feyenoord Prediction – Can Feyenoord continue winning streak?

Thursday night’s visitors, Feyenoord, bring a 4-match winning streak into this opening match in Group G with Rangers having secured wins against Israeli side, Hapoel Be’er Sheva (home and away), along with Dutch Eredivisie league wins over Willem II and Den Haag.

Feyenoord actually bring a 9-match unbeaten run into this encounter at Ibrox, so they too will fancy their chances of getting at least a point out of this visit, while they’ve suffered just 1 defeat out of their last 10 matches overall away from home in all competitions.

The Dutch side entered the qualifying rounds of the Europa League at the 3rd qualifying round stage where they started their campaign off with a bang and a 5-1 thumping of Georgian side, Dinamo Tbilisi which was followed by a 6-0 thrashing on aggregate of the aforementioned Hapoel Be’er Sheva in the play-offs.

However, Feyenoord have struggled away from home in the Europa League as just 2 wins out of their last 16 away ties in the competition testify; but they’ll nevertheless fancy their chances of putting pressure on Rangers by hitting the back of the net with striker Berghuis (3 goals) looking the most likely for the visitors.


Key-Facts – Rangers v Feyenoord

  • Rangers are unbeaten in their last 13 home ties in this competition
  • Rangers have also scored in 11 of these last 13 ties
  • Feyenoord bring a 9-match unbeaten run into this encounter at Ibrox


Betting Tips Verdict

With both teams in steady form in recent weeks, we should expect both to score in what could be an open and attacking opening group match.