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Greenock Morton
Scottish Cup | Fifth Round
Feb 9, 2024 at 7.30pm UK
Cappielow Park
Motherwell logo

Morton
2 - 1
Motherwell

Paton (35' og.), Oakley (55')
Muirhead (37'), Strapp (48'), Power (67')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Vale (85')
Mugabi (87'), Butcher (90+2')

The Match

Preview

Sports Mole previews Friday's Scottish Cup clash between Greenock Morton and Motherwell, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.

Form, Standings, Stats

Last Game: Dunfermline 0-5 Morton
Saturday, February 3 at 3pm in Scottish Championship
Last Game: Motherwell 5-0 Ross County
Tuesday, February 6 at 7.45pm in Scottish Premiership

We said: Greenock Morton 1-2 Motherwell

We expect an exciting encounter on Friday between two sides full of confidence and momentum after big league victories last time out. Greenock Morton certainly have the ability to cause problems for Motherwell, and we do not anticipate a straightforward away triumph but see the visitors having enough to get through and book a quarter-final spot. Read more.

Data Analysis

Our analysis of all available data, including recent performances and player stats up until an hour before kickoff, suggested the most likely outcome of this match was a Greenock Morton win with a probability of 48.79%. A win for Motherwell had a probability of 26.16% and a draw had a probability of 25%.

The most likely scoreline for a Greenock Morton win was 1-0 with a probability of 10.91%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome were 2-1 (9.43%) and 2-0 (8.65%). The likeliest Motherwell win was 0-1 (7.51%), while for a drawn scoreline it was 1-1 (11.9%). The actual scoreline of 2-1 was predicted with a 9.4% likelihood. Our data analysis correctly predicted that Greenock Morton would win this match.

Result
Greenock MortonDrawMotherwell
48.79% (-0.0020000000000024 -0) 25.04%26.16% (0.0030000000000001 0)
Both teams to score 52.78% (0.0060000000000002 0.01)
Goals
Over 2.5Under 2.5
50.02% (0.0050000000000026 0.01)49.97% (-0.0039999999999978 -0)
Over 3.5Under 3.5
28.04% (0.0060000000000002 0.01)71.96% (-0.0039999999999907 -0)
Greenock Morton Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
79.49% (0.0030000000000001 0)20.5% (-0.0020000000000024 -0)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
47% (0.00099999999999767 0)52.99%
Motherwell Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
66.39% (0.0040000000000049 0)33.61% (-0.0030000000000001 -0)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
29.75% (0.0060000000000002 0.01)70.25% (-0.0049999999999955 -0)
Score Analysis
    Greenock Morton 48.79%
    Motherwell 26.16%
    Draw 25.04%
Greenock MortonDrawMotherwell
1-0 @ 10.91%
2-1 @ 9.43%
2-0 @ 8.65% (-0.00099999999999945 -0)
3-1 @ 4.98%
3-0 @ 4.57% (-0.0010000000000003 -0)
3-2 @ 2.72% (0.00099999999999989 0)
4-1 @ 1.97%
4-0 @ 1.81%
4-2 @ 1.08%
Other @ 2.66%
Total : 48.79%
1-1 @ 11.9%
0-0 @ 6.89% (-0.0010000000000003 -0)
2-2 @ 5.14%
3-3 @ 0.99% (0.001 0)
Other @ 0.11%
Total : 25.04%
0-1 @ 7.51% (-0.0010000000000003 -0)
1-2 @ 6.49% (0.0010000000000003 0)
0-2 @ 4.1%
1-3 @ 2.36% (0.00099999999999989 0)
2-3 @ 1.87% (0.0010000000000001 0)
0-3 @ 1.49%
Other @ 2.34%
Total : 26.16%

How you voted: Morton vs Motherwell

Greenock Morton
16.0%
Draw
4.0%
Motherwell
80.0%
25
Head to Head
Jan 22, 2022 3pm
Fourth Round
Motherwell
2-1
Morton
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Muirhead (105')
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Apr 16, 2021 7pm
Fourth Round
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1-1
Morton
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O'Donnell (120+1')
Lamie (73')
Fjortoft (120+3')
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4-0
Morton
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Jul 22, 2017 3pm
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Morton
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Pepper (44'), Miller (76'), Kilday (108')
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