One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he could usually be counted on to give lifts’
rely on, depend on, place reliance on, lean on, bank on, trust, be sure of, trust in, place one's trust in, have confidence in, have every confidence in, believe in, put one's faith in, pin one's faith on, swear by, take for granted, take on trust, take as read
2‘they hadn't counted on Rangers' indomitable spirit’
expect, reckon on, anticipate, envisage, predict, foresee, forecast, foretell, think likely, contemplate the possibility of, allow for, be prepared for, bargain for, bargain on, bank on, plan on, calculate on
North American informal figure on
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