Linfield and Crusaders are currently joint favourites BetMcLean League Cup (c)Stephen Hamilton/PressEye


The BetMcLean League Cup returns next week with the competition’s quarter-finals on Wednesday night – but who are the favourites for the cup?

League Cup sponsors BetMcLean have provided the outright odds for the remaining eight teams left in the competition – with Crusaders and Linfield installed as joint 5/2 favourites ahead of their quarter-final clash on Wednesday evening.

Current holders Ballymena United are priced at 8/1 with Championship neighbours Ballyclare Comrades are the rank outsiders at 50/1.

BetMcLean Outright Odds

5/2 Crusaders
5/2 Linfield
7/2 Cliftonville
8/1 Dungannon Swifts
8/1 Ballymena United
16/1 Ards
20/1 Carrick Rangers
50/1 Ballyclare Comrades

BetMcLean League Cup quarter-final fixtures
(All games on Wednesday 15 November, kick-off 7.45pm)

Ballymena United v Ards
Carrick Rangers v Cliftonville
Crusaders v Linfield
Dungannon Swifts v Ballyclare Comrades

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