Chris Sutton believes that Rangers will drop points when they face Kilmarnock on February 12th.
The Gers are currently two points behind league leaders Celtic with a game in hand over their bitter rivals, making for one of the tensest and most tightly-contested title races in recent times.
And Sutton expects it to be just as close over the next few weeks too.
When predicting the results of both sides’ next seven matches, Sutton has the Old Firm to take 19 out of 21 available points each.
And he thinks the Gers’ next slip up will come at Rugby Park in just under a month.
Writing in a column for the Daily Record, he said: “Rugby Park was a bogey ground for Gerrard last term and it could prove to be a tricky trip this time as well.
“The fixtures will be coming thick and fast and there is going to be a stumble somewhere – and this could be it.”
Is Sutton right?
There are a couple of points to be made here.
While it is true that the Gers failed to win in the league at Rugby Park last term, as per Soccerbase, they did actually manage to pick up all three points away at Killie on the opening day.
Surely that devalues Sutton’s original point a little, but even if it didn’t, it’s important to realise that this Rangers side is much improved from last year’s.
This is a team that looks capable of winning every time it goes out onto the pitch, and while Sutton might feel it’s an inevitability that they will have to drop points at some point, the reality is that there’s nothing to suggest they actually will.