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Coral Scottish Open quarter-finals tips starring O’Sullivan v Higgins and Trump v Milkins plus acca

Lee Gormley | 16 December 2016

Coral Scottish Open quarter-finals tips

The inaugural Coral Scottish Open has provided snooker fans with plenty of drama and excitement on the baize so far at the Emirates Arena, and there is much more on the way in Glasgow in the quarter-finals.

Ronnie O’Sullivan and John Higgins are leading the way at this stage of the tournament but they have been paired together in this round, while English Open winner Liang Wenbo still powers on and Judd Trump is going strong too.

So, ahead of the latest baize battles, Coral outline Scottish Open quarter-finals tips for punters to enjoy, as well as an acca to back during the action!

Higgins to topple O’Sullivan 5-3

O'Sullivan reached the final of the recent UK Championship and is favourite for Scottish success. O'Sullivan v Higgins odds look promising for the latter.

O’Sullivan reached the final of the recent UK Championship and is favourite for Scottish success. O’Sullivan v Higgins odds look promising for the latter.

In what is the pick of the quarter-finals clashes, five-time world champions O’Sullivan and Higgins collide on Scottish soil, with the latter being cheered on by his home crowd.

The Wizard of Wishaw edged out the Rocket with a 10-7 victory in the recent Champion of Champions final, and he will enter proceedings on home territory at 13/2 to earn a 5-3 success against his opponent this time out. O’Sullivan hasn’t been firing on all cylinders so far in the event and Higgins is the type of player that can punish any mistakes.

Trump to lead Milkins 3-1 after four frames

Back Trump to prevail as part of our Coral Scottish Open quarter-finals tips.

Back Trump to prevail as part of our Coral Scottish Open quarter-finals tips.

Bristol-born break builder Trump will be confident of progressing to the semis at the expense of next foe Robert Milkins, an opponent he has beaten in their last four successive meetings, including a 5-0 whitewash last year.

The Juddernaught is therefore a promising 29/20 to take a strong 3-1 lead after four frames played in their latest encounter.

Decider between Fu and Davis

Fu has showcased solid form in Glasgow.

Fu has showcased solid form in Glasgow.

Both Hong Kong cueist Marco Fu and Mark Davis came through tough tests in their round 3 outings, overcoming Neil Robertson and Mark Williams respectively in final frame shootouts.

With the two potters battling their way to this stage, another deciding frame to occur between the pair can be backed at a tasty 29/10.

De Lu and Wenbo to go 2-2

Wenbo won the English Open and will look to add Scottish success to his list of honours.

Wenbo won the English Open and will look to add Scottish success to his list of honours.

There’s an all-Chinese clash also taking place between Yu De Lu and reigning Coral English Open champion Wenbo, with the pair having won two matches apiece against each other in the past.

The two Far East cueists can therefore be backed to be level at 2-2 after four frames at 7/4 in another potentially close contest.

Tasty fourfold snooker acca

As well as our Scottish Open quarter-final tips, we also have a potentially prosperous fourfold acca for fans and punters to back during the action.

Backing all of Higgins (5/4*), Trump (1/6*), Fu (4/9*) and Wenbo (1/3*) with a £5 stake could you see take home a lovely £25.30! That’s combined odds of over 4/1*! So get involved now and don’t miss out on a nice profit ahead of the weekend.

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*All odds correct at time of publishing

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