Scottish Championship Betting Tips & Predictions

The Scottish Championship is the second-highest tier of men’s football in the Scottish Professional Football League. The Championship was established in 2013 but was previously known as the Scottish Football League First Division.

There are 10 teams that play in the Scottish Championship with the 2020/21 season set to run from 16 October 2020 to May 2021.

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Scottish Championship FAQ

Where can I watch Scottish Championship Live Streams?

Check our live streaming calendar to see where to watch Scottish Championship live streams.

Who has won the most Scottish Championship titles?

Falkirk and St Johnstone have both won the Scottish Championship title on seven occasions.

Who are the Scottish Championship champions?

Dundee United won the 2019/20 Scottish Championship.

When is the Scottish Championship?

The Scottish Championship begins on 16 October 2020 and will run until May 2021.

How many teams are in the Scottish Championship?

There are 10 teams in the Scottish Championship.

What teams play in the Portuguese Segunda Liga?

Heard of Midlothian, Raith Rovers, Dunfermline Athletic, Ayr United, Greenock Morton, Queen of the South, Alloa Athletic, Inverness Caledonian Thistle, Arbroath and Dundee.


Scottish Championship Betting Odds


Many online bookmakers will have betting odds for football matches in the Scottish Championship. Some of the more popular football betting markets include match winner, BTTS, over/under 2.5 goals and correct score.

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Check out our bet of the day which may feature a football match from the Scottish Championship.

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Scottish Championship Live Streaming


Watch the Scottish Championship online with the bet365 live streaming service. Live streaming is a convenient way to watch football anywhere you are as long as you have a digital device and a suitable internet connection. 

The bet365 live streaming service features football club competitions and international tournaments all over the world. Stream Scottish Championship live online with bet365:

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  • Visit bet365 > live streaming > football > Scotland
  • When the live streaming window opens, select the Scottish Championship match you want to watch.
  • Registered depositing users can watch & bet on Scottish Championship.

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Scottish Championship Results


Get the latest Scottish Championship results to stay ahead of the game, up to date with in form teams and players, as well as injuries and suspensions. This will help you plan your bets for upcoming matches in Scotland.

Scottish Championship Winners & Runners-up


Dundee United are the current champions of the Scottish Championship after winning their third title in the 2019/20 season. Inverness Caledonian Thistle finished second.

Season
Winner
Runner-up
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2019–20 Dundee United (3) Inverness Caledonian Thistle
2018–19 Ross County (2) Dundee United
2017–18 St Mirren (5) Livingston
2016–17 Hibernian (6) Falkirk
2015–16 Rangers Falkirk
2014–15 Heart of Midlothian (2) Hibernian
2013–14 Dundee (5) Hamilton Academical
2012–13 Partick Thistle (6) Greenock Morton
2011–12 Ross County Dundee
2010–11 Dunfermline Athletic (4) Raith Rovers
2009–10 Inverness Caledonian Thistle (2) Dundee
2008–09 St Johnstone (7) Partick Thistle
2007–08 Hamilton Academical (4) Dundee
2006–07 Gretna St Johnstone
2005–06 St Mirren (4) St Johnstone
2004–05 Falkirk (7) St Mirren
2003–04 Inverness Caledonian Thistle Clyde
2002–03 Falkirk (6) Clyde
2001–02 Partick Thistle (5) Airdrieonians
2000–01 Livingston Ayr United
1999–00 St Mirren (3) Dunfermline Athletic
1998–99 Hibernian (5) Falkirk
1997–98 Dundee (4) Falkirk
1996–97 St Johnstone (6) Airdrieonians
1995–96 Dunfermline Athletic (3) Dundee United
1994–95 Raith Rovers (6) Dunfermline Athletic
1993–94 Falkirk (5) Dunfermline Athletic
1992–93 Raith Rovers (5) Kilmarnock
1991–92 Dundee (3) Partick Thistle
1990–91 Falkirk (4) Airdrieonians
1989–90 St Johnstone (5) Airdrieonians
1988–89 Dunfermline Athletic (2) Falkirk
1987–88 Hamilton Academical (3) Meadowbank Thistle
1986–87 Morton (6) Dunfermline Athletic
1985–86 Hamilton Academical (2) Falkirk
1984–85 Motherwell (4) Clydebank
1983–84 Morton (5) Dumbarton
1982–83 St Johnstone (4) Heart of Midlothian
1981–82 Motherwell (3) Kilmarnock
1980–81 Hibernian (4) Dundee
1979–80 Heart of Midlothian Airdrieonians
1978–79 Dundee (2) Kilmarnock
1977–78 Morton (4) Heart of Midlothian
1976–77 St Mirren (2) Clydebank
1975–76 Partick Thistle (4) Kilmarnock
1974–75 Falkirk (3) Queen of the South
1973–74 Airdrieonians (3) Kilmarnock
1972–73 Clyde (5) Dunfermline Athletic
1971–72 Dumbarton (2) Arbroath
1970–71 Partick Thistle (3) East Fife
1969–70 Falkirk (2) Cowdenbeath
1968–69 Motherwell (2) Ayr United
1967–68 St Mirren Arbroath
1966–67 Morton (3) Raith Rovers
1965–66 Ayr United (6) Airdrieonians
1964–65 Stirling Albion (4) Hamilton Academical
1963–64 Morton (2) Clyde
1962–63 St Johnstone (3) East Stirlingshire
1961–62 Clyde (4) Queen of the South
1960–61 Stirling Albion (3) Falkirk
1959–60 St Johnstone (2) Dundee United
1958–59 Ayr United (5) Arbroath
1957–58 Stirling Albion (2) Dunfermline Athletic
1956–57 Clyde (3) Third Lanark
1955–56 Queen's Park (2) Ayr United
1954–55 Airdrieonians (2) Dunfermline Athletic
1953–54 Motherwell Kilmarnock
1952–53 Stirling Albion Hamilton Academical
1951–52 Clyde (2) Falkirk
1950–51 Queen of the South Stirling Albion
1949–50 Morton Airdrieonians
1948–49 Raith Rovers (4) Stirling Albion
1947–48 East Fife Albion Rovers
1946–47 Dundee Airdrieonians
1938–39 Cowdenbeath (3) Alloa Athletic
1937–38 Raith Rovers (3) Albion Rovers
1936–37 Ayr United (4) Morton
1935–36 Falkirk St Mirren
1934–35 Third Lanark (2) Arbroath
1933–34 Albion Rovers Dunfermline Athletic
1932–33 Hibernian (3) Queen of the South
1931–32 East Stirlingshire St Johnstone
1930–31 Third Lanark Dundee United
1929–30 Leith Athletic (3) East Fife
1928–29 Dundee United (2) Morton
1927–28 Ayr United (3) Third Lanark
1926–27 Bo'ness Raith Rovers
1925–26 Dunfermline Athletic Clyde
1924–25 Dundee United Clydebank
1923–24 St Johnstone Cowdenbeath
1922–23 Queen's Park Clydebank
1921–22 Alloa Athletic Cowdenbeath
1914–15 Cowdenbeath (2) Leith Athletic
1913–14 Cowdenbeath Albion Rovers
1912–13 Ayr United (2) Dunfermline Athletic
1911–12 Ayr United Abercorn
1910–11 Dumbarton Ayr United
1909–10 Leith Athletic (2) and Baith Rovers (2) St Bernard's
1908–09 Abercorn (2) Raith Rovers and
1907–08 Raith Rovers Dumbarton and
1906–07 St Bernard's (2) Vale of Leven and
1905–06 Leith Athletic Clyde
1904–05 Clyde Falkirk
1903–04 Hamilton Academical Clyde
1902–03 Airdrieonians Motherwell
1901–02 Port Glasgow Athletic Partick Thistle
1900–01 St Bernard's Airdrieonians
1899–00 Partick Thistle (2) Morton
1898–99 Kilmarnock (2) Leith Athletic
1897–98 Kilmarnock Port Glasgow Athletic
1896–97 Partick Thistle Leith Athletic
1895–96 Abercorn Leith Athletic
1894–95 Hibernian (2) Motherwell
1893–94 Hibernian Cowlairs


Scottish Championship Fixtures


Check the Scottish Championship fixtures to see if any club could be resting players ahead of an important Cup fixture.

Scottish Championship Table


Keep an eye on the Scottish Championship table to see who is in the running for the title, who could gain promotion and who may be in relegation trouble.

Scottish Championship Format


There are 10 teams that compete in the Scottish Championship with each playing the other on three occasions for a 27 match season. A team receives three points for a win, one for a draw and zero for defeat.

The team with the most points at the end of the season is crowned champions and receives automatic promotion. The 2nd, 3rd and 4th placed sides enter a two-legged Premiership playoff.

The team that finishes 3rd plays the 4th placed side with the winner advancing to play the 2nd placed team. The winner of that match will play the team that finished second bottom (11th) in the Premiership for a place in the top league the following season.

With regards to relegation, the same process is followed with the bottom two sides in the Scottish Championship and the teams in the lower league.

Scottish Championship Highlights


Watch the Scottish Championship highlights on YouTube via the official SPFL Youtube channel.

Scottish Championship News


Get all the latest Scottish Championship news by going to the official Scottish Championship website.

Scottish Championship Social Media



Scottish Championship History


The Scottish Championship was officially launched in 2013 but it has previous gone under different names.

From 1893-1946 it was known as the Scottish Football League Division Two before being renamed to the Scottish Football League Division B until 1955. It returned to being known as Football League Division Two between 1955 and 1975.

From 1975 until 2013 it was known as Scottish Football League First Division.

The league has a rich history in Scottish football with an number of top clubs having once plied their trade within the division.

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