Hibs the Cup pick at 16/1
Our Scottish football expert Gareth Friel selects 16/1 chances Hibernian to lift the League Cup this season.
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It barely feels six months since St Mirren lifted the League Cup with a famous 3-2 win against Hearts at Hampden.
The Saints have won only once since then and their defence of the trophy ended in humiliation as they were knocked out by Queen of the South in round two.
Round three takes place this midweek with the sides involved in European competition joining in. Aberdeen are always one of the favourites and they look a better proposition under Derek McInnes so far this season.
Their underachievement in cup competitions over the years is well documented and at a best of 8/1 (behind 10/11 Celtic) they can't be trusted to deliver on the big stage yet. Concerns remain over where the goals will come from for the Dons.
Motherwell and Dundee United are next in the betting. I like the look of 'Well again this season but I'm yet to be convinced about Jackie McNamara's United. Both are too short at 9/1 and 14/1 respectively.
Hibs are an eye-catching 16/1 to win the trophy. Their recent cup pedigree is good having made successive Scottish Cup finals, although their record in this competitions is not as strong.
Paul Heffernan and James Collins look to be building a decent partnership up front for Pat Fenlon's side and they've been better at the back in recent weeks too.
Even last season, when for the majority of it they were really poor, they still performed well in big games. They beat Celtic at home and drew at Parkhead, they were unbeaten in derbies against Hearts and of course they reached another cup final.
They also have what should be an easy home tie against Stranraer in round three with a victory taking them into the quarter-finals. 16/1 looks decent value on the Hibees.
On the night itself, it's hard to look past the 5/2 available on First Division leaders Hamilton at home to St Johnstone.
Accies are five points clear in the second tier and knocked Kilmarnock out in the second round. They have also scored seven goals and conceded just once in three home games.
In terms of potential upsets, New Douglas Park seems the most likely place for one.