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Hearts vs Inverness CT Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Hearts to win League Cup opener

  • Hearts and Inverness Caledonian Thistle meet in the Scottish League Cup
  • The match is the first of the season for both sides
  • Hearts are unbeaten in the last 7 matches against Inverness
  • Inverness have lost 4 of their last 5 away matches
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Steven Naismith of Hearts (Getty Images)

Hearts and Inverness Caledonian Thistle get their 2020/21 seasons underway with a Scottish League Cup tie at Tynecastle on Tuesday. Who will start the new campaign with a win in Group A?

Hearts Form


Hearts were relegated to the Scottish Championship last season after sitting bottom of the Scottish Premiership when the season came to a halt. They had won one of their last seven Premiership matches.

Hearts enjoyed a run to the Scottish Cup semi-finals, defeating Rangers 1-0 in the quarter-finals and will play Hibernian in the semis at the end of October.

Hearts Team News


Hearts centre-backs John Souttar and Christophe Berra are both injured.

Manager Daniel Stendel was been replaced by Robbie Neilson with the former manager returning for a second spell in charge at Tynecastle.

Inverness Form


Inverness missed out on promotion to the Scottish Premiership, finishing second in the Scottish Championship when it was ended early.

John Robertson's side were 14 points adrift of Dundee United when the season was decided on a points per game basis.

Inverness had traded wins and losses in their final six games played. Their last four Championship games resulted in three wins and a defeat.

Inverness Team News


Inverness have a full strength side available.

Hearts vs Inverness Head to Head


Hearts haven't lost to Inverness since 2015 and are unbeaten in the last seven head to heads. 

Hearts won the most recent two meetings, a 5-0 League Cup victory in 2018 and a 3-0 Scottish Cup win in 2019.

Hearts vs Inverness Odds


Hearts are clear favourites to win the cup tie at 1.53 with Inverness priced at 5.00. A draw may represent value at 3.75.

Hearts vs Inverness Stats


  • Hearts have won their last 3 cup ties (League Cup and Scottish Cup).
  • Hearts are unbeaten in the last 7 matches against Inverness (all competitions).
  • Hearts have won their last 2 matches against Inverness (all competitions).
  • Inverness have seen over 2.5 goals in 6 of their last 7 matches (all competitions).
  • Inverness have lost 4 of their last 5 away matches (all competitions).

Hearts vs Inverness FAQs

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Where is Hearts vs Inverness being played?

Hearts vs Inverness is being played at Tynecastle in Edinburgh, England.

When is Hearts vs Inverness being played?

Hearts vs Inverness is being played at 19:45 BST on Tuesday 6 October 2020.

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Verdict

We could see two ring-rusty sides after more than six months without competitive action. Expect goals at Tynecastle with Hearts maintaining their strong record against Inverness.

Best Bet: Hearts Win Full-Time Result @-188.68 at BetMGM - 4 Units
Value Bet: Over 2.5 Goals Total Goals @-125 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units

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