Tasty Tangerines are a Scottish League Cup banker in our 7/1 acca

Dundee United should cruise to victory over Elgin, but Motherwell look to have their work cut out at Queen’s Park and Connah's Quay may struggle in Champions League.

The conclusion of the first qualifying round of the Champions League shares top billing with the resumption of the Scottish League Cup group stage on another busy night of soccer.

And we've picked out a couple of games from each for tonight's acca.

Dundee United vs Elgin City

There will be no squashing of the Tangerines here as we fully expect Premier League outfit Dundee United to make light work of a side that finished 27 places below them last season.

Elgin lost to Arbroath in their first group stage match, while the Tangerines started their own campaign with a 1-0 win at Kelty Hearts, a result which was somewhat surprising given the part-time status of their opponents.

However, a win's a win and with a first competitive match of the season under their belts we're expecting a much-improved performance from the hosts.

The only previous time they have faced Elgin, Dundee United ran out 4-0 winners in 2018, and we're happy to take 17/20 on them winning to nil once again.

Queen's Park vs Motherwell

The Steelmen travel to Glasgow for their first competitive match of the season, and this game has 'banana skin' written all over it, against a side who are already up and running after a surprise win at Championship side Queen of the South in their opening group game.

Motherwell lost three of their most influential players in the summer and will not relish a trip to a team that romped to the Scottish League Two title last season, and are among the favourites to win League One.

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That being said, Motherwell are a massive step up in class, but on their own patch Queen's Park are more than capable of finding the net, and we're happy to boost our odds with a bet on both teams to score, at around 10/11.

Legia Warsaw vs Bodo/Glimt

These sides played out a five-goal thriller in Norway last week with the visitors coming out on top, and the Poles will fancy their chances of finishing the job on home turf.

The Norwegians struggled in their debut at this level and travel to Warsaw having won just one of their last six matches in all competitions.

It's hard to see them getting anything from their first-ever Champions League away game, especially against opponents who have never lost in the first qualifying round.

And 4/5 on a Warsaw win really jumps off the page.

Alashkert vs Connah's Quay

Connah's Quay captain George Horan celebrates scoring in the first leg
Connah's Quay captain George Horan celebrates scoring in the first leg

The Armenian and Welsh champions played out an unexpectedly entertaining 2-2 draw in the first leg of their Champions League first round qualifier, and with all still to play for, the visitors will be confident of springing an upset.

We don't share their optimism though. A closer look at The Nomads' European record makes for grim reading for the Connah's Quay faithful, as their side have lost 10 of the 15 European matches they have played since 2016.

They've also been poor away from home in Europe, losing four out of six, and there's a question mark over how they will react in their very first Champions League qualifier on the road.

Alashkert are a far more experienced outfit, and we're happy to round off our acca with a home win at 4/11.

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