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Celtic v Inverness Caledonian Thistle preview: Bhoys likely to send Ange Postecoglou off in style

Celtic are the huge odds-on favourites to beat Inverness Caledonian Thistle in Saturday's Scottish FA Cup final to complete an eighth domestic treble.

Just as significantly, it could mark a winning end to Ange Postecoglou's spell in charge, with the Australian 4/7 to be Tottenham's next manager following a glittering two seasons in Glasgow.  

After successfully defending both the Scottish Premiership and League Cup this season, only the Scottish FA Cup is missing from his CV and his team are heavy favourites to make it a hat-trick at Hampden.

WhatCeltic v Inverness, Scottish Cup Final
WhereHampden Park, Glasgow
When17:30, Saturday 3rd June
How to watchBBC iPlayer and BBC Scotland Online
OddsCeltic 1/11, Draw 11/1, Inverness 16/1

Celtic are 1/11 to be victorious against a side who finished sixth in the Championship.  

Missing out on the play-offs may have done the Highland outfit some good, with them not playing since 5th May, hinting that they will be fresh for just their second Scottish Cup showpiece, having beaten Falkirk in 2015. 

Those with longer memories will also remember them causing one of the great Scottish Cup shocks when defeating Celtic 3-1 at Parkhead in 2000, prompting the  headline "Super Caley Go Ballistic, Celtic are Atrocious". 

Inverness are 16/1 to win in 90 minutes, with the draw 11/1 and while they were unbeaten in eight before losing their final Championship match against Ayr 2-1, there looks to be a clear gulf in class.  

Celtic have won the last three meetings to nil, a result that is 8/11 to be repeated but it is worth considering that the occasion can be a leveller. 

Kyogo happy at Hampden 

Celtic eventually won the Scottish Premiership by seven points, amassing 99 in total, with 100 arguably only avoided by Postecoglou's rotation in the final weeks. 

Kyogo Furuhashi's 27 goals were key to their success, while he also scored both of his team's strikes in February's 2-1 League Cup final win over Rangers. 

He also netted in the quarter-finals against Motherwell and has three to date in this season's Scottish Cup. 

The Japanese international's record will not have not have gone unnoticed by other clubs and his brace against the Gers shows he has a liking for Hampden. 

Furuhashi is just 1/4 in the Anytime market so it might be worth pushing towards the 20/21 for him to score 2 or More as a Multi Scorer.  

Alternatively, Oh Hyeon-Gyu has scored three times in Celtic's last two games and with his minutes expected to come from the bench, 9/2 is a tempting price for him to be the Last Goalscorer. 

Carson could be one to watch in the card markets 

While it is easy to be negative about Caley's chances, they remain a hard-working and organised side under Billy Dodds, who won this competition with Rangers in 1999/2000. 

That attitude is characterised by the hard-working David Carson, who picked up eight cautions in this season's Championship. 

The 27-year-old seems to have settled into playing right-back after his emergence as a midfielder but might be in for a rough ride against his likely opponent, Jota. 

Carson is 6/4 To Be Booked, with colleague Daniel Devine also available at the same price. 

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