Steven Thompson predicts Rangers v Hamilton Academical

A general view of Ibrox Stadium is seen ahead of the EURO 2016 Qualifier match between Scotland and Georgia at Ibrox Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Graeme Murty’s Glasgow Rangers will face Hamilton Academical at Ibrox in the Scottish Premiership this afternoon.

Rangers manager Graeme Murty is seen during the Scottish Cup Quarter final match between Rangers and Hamilton Academical at Ibrox Stadium on March 4, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Former Rangers striker Steven Thompson has predicted on the BBC Sport Scotland Facebook page that Rangers will win against Hamilton Academical at Ibrox in the Scottish Premiership this afternoon.

The Gers will take on Hamilton at home in the league in a few hours’ time, and Thompson has backed Graeme Murty’s side to pick up all three points from the encounter.

Thompson has also backed 21-year-old striker Alfredo Morelos to score for the Gers.

Alfredo Morelos of Rangers walks out to inspect the pitch before the Betfred Cup Semi Final at Hampden Park on October 22, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Thompson said on the BBC Sport Scotland Facebook page on Friday: “I am going to go for a comfortable Rangers win.”

“I am tipping him to score tomorrow and break his duck, Morelos will score,” added Thompson.

Alfredo Morelos of Rangers celebrates scoring the opening goal of the game with his team mates during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hibernian at Ibrox...

Rangers are fourth in the Scottish Premiership table at the moment with 24 points from 12 matches.

The Ibrox outfit are six points behind leaders and Old Firm rivals Celtic and are very much in the race for the runners-up spot.

Of course, mathematically it is still possible for Rangers to catch Brendan Rodgers’s side, but given the form that the Hoops are in at the moment, it is hard to see any team in Scotland give them a run for their moment.

Meanwhile, Hamilton are currently ninth in the Scottish Premiership table at the moment with only 12 points from 13 matches, just two points above the relegation zone.

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