Tip Livingston - Rangers
The Scottish Premiership title race took another twist as Kilmarnock beat Rangers 2-1 on Wednesday evening. Steven Gerrard's team now three points behind leaders Celtic and have played a game more. The loss to Kilmarnock ended a run of six league games without a defeat and they have only lost two of their last 14. The early season saw Rangers struggle on their league travels with only two points from their first four games including a 1-0 loss at Livingston at the end of September. Form improved though with four wins and two draws before the loss to Kilmarnock on Wednesday evening. They will have been pleased that Jermaine Defoe scored on his debut for the club and he could prove a vital player for the rest of the season.
Livingston are seventh in the table but are the typical mid-table side, They are 12 points off the Europa League places and 17 clear of the relegation play-off position. Midweek saw them lose 1-0 away to St Johnstone, their second straight 1-0 defeat after losing at Hearts in the Scottish Cup. They have gone four league games without a win and lost their last home league game 2-1 to Aberdeen. Before that they had won three games in a row. This won't be easy for Rangers but they can't afford to drop more points, go for Rangers to get the victory.
Key points Livingston - Rangers
Rangers have only lost one of their last seven league games.
Livingston have gone four league games without a win.
Livingston have failed to score in their last two games.
Conclusion Livingston - Rangers
Rangers need to get back in winning ways after losing to Kilmarnock on Wednesday. They travel to Livingston hoping for more goals from Jermaine Defoe who looks like being an important signing for them. Livingston also lost in midweek and have failed to score in their last two games. Rangers can get an important win here.
Livingston Rangers Prediction published on January 23, 2019