Tottenham vs. RB Leipzig Betting Preview

Tottenham Hotspurs RB Leipzig Betting Preview

I don’t think that anyone expects from any of the teams that play today in the Champions League to go all the way in the tournament. That puts them in a unique position to stay under the radar and suffer less pressure to perform. Probably the only exception is Tottenham. The Spurs reached the final of the competition last season and at the very least, their fans want to see the team beat RB Leipzig. The English side will have the home advantage in the first leg, but the bookmakers…

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Chelsea – Manchester United Betting Preview and Analysis

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Chelsea will host Manchester United on Monday night and the game will be crucial for both sides. If the Blues win, they will open a healthy gap in the race for next season’s Champions League in the wake of Manchester City’s ban. A defeat would send Chelsea in the middle of a tough battle with Manchester United, Tottenham, Arsenal and a bunch of other teams. The Red Devils’ are among the many clubs that might take advantage of City’s troubles, so getting a result here is critical too. With that…

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Three Potential Surprises in European Football for the Upcoming Weekend

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I know that a lot of you like to bet on the top European football leagues during the weekend. It’s part of the whole experience, watching the games and placing a wager or two. That’s why I occasionally share my predictions. That’s what I’m about to do in this post, but I decided to take a different angle today. I believe that some of the bets with the most value often go under the radar.  I’m talking about potential surprises that not many people back because most gamblers go after…

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Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Leicester City Betting Preview

Wolverhampton Wanderers Leicester City Betting Preview

The first winter break in the history of the English Premier League is over for most clubs and they will have to play this weekend. The opening game between Wolverhampton and Leicester City will take place on Friday. In this betting preview, I go through the latest team news and analyze both sides, before sharing my prediction in the end. Wolverhampton Wanderers Many expected to see Wolverhampton improve in the league this season, but I believe that the Europa League engagements have taken their toll on the team. The Wolves…

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Tottenham – Manchester City Betting Odds, Preview and Predictions

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There’s little doubt that the encounter between Tottenham and Manchester City is the most anticipated match of the weekend in the English Premier League. The Spurs will host the reigning champions on Sunday. In this post, I will closely analyze both teams and share my betting prediction for the big game. Tottenham Hotspur The Spurs were mediocre under Pochettino this season and the arrival of Jose Mourinho didn’t change much. The team still struggles all over the pitch and the manager has to cope with the injury of Harry Kane.…

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Manchester City – Manchester United Carabao Cup Semifinal Betting Preview

Manchester City, Manchester United and Carabao Cup

The second leg of the Carabao Cup semifinal between Manchester City and Manchester United will take place tonight at the Etihad stadium. The home side has a healthy advantage of 3:1 and the Red Devils looked doomed. And yet, there’s no away goals rule in the League Cup, so any victory by two goals would be enough to force an extra-time. In this betting preview, I will analyse the chances of both sides based on the odds and share my best betting pick. Manchester City I expected to see some…

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Chelsea – Arsenal Betting Preview

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There is a round of midweek games in the English Premier League that starts today. In the most anticipated match, Chelsea will host Arsenal at the Stamford Bridge. The Blues already beat the same opponent about a month ago but it was a close game that could’ve ended differently if it wasn’t for Bernd Leno’s blunder. The Gunners will be eager to avenge the defeat and I will evaluate their chances in this betting preview. Chelsea The past two months or so have been inconsistent for Chelsea. The team lost…

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FA Cup Outright Winner Betting Preview and Prediction

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The third round of the FA Cup is almost over and there’s only one replay between Watford and Tranmere left. I don’t want to be disrespectful to both sides but I don’t think any of them has a strong chance of winning the trophy. That’s why I decided to share my betting preview of the FA Cup outright winner market and reveal my prediction. The Draw for Round 4 Before I explore each of the favorites and share my betting pick, let’s take a look at the draw for the…

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Liverpool – Manchester United Betting Preview

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There’s little doubt that the game between Liverpool and Manchester United is the most anticipated English match of the weekend. The Premier League leaders will face the only team that they didn’t beat so far in the campaign. Let’s take a look at both sides and see if there are any interesting bets available. Liverpool After going painfully close to the title last season, Liverpool has improved further and it seems like nothing can stop the side from winning the English Premier League this term. The Reds have the best…

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Spanish Super Cup Final Real Madrid – Atletico Madrid Betting Preview and Prediction

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid RFEF SuperCopa De Espana

The Sunday final of the Spanish Super Cup will feature the teams of Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. Los Blancos comfortably beat Valencia on Thursday while their city rival eliminated Barcelona in a breathtaking encounter on the next day. This betting preview will dissect both sides and provide a betting pick based on the latest odds by the leading bookmakers online. Real Madrid The expectations were that Real Madrid will have trouble against Valencia in the semifinal, especially since Zinedine Zidane decided to rest some of his main players. That…

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Barcelona – Atletico Madrid Betting Preview and Predictions

Barcelona and Atletico Madrid Logos for the RFEF Supercopa De Espana

The second semifinal of the Spanish Super Cup will feature the teams of Barcelona and Atletico Madrid. The two giants will be looking to book a place in the final on Sunday where the winner will face Real Madrid for the trophy. This betting preview will focus on both sides and their chances, as well as the odds of the leading bookmakers on the market. It must be mentioned that the match will be played in Saudi Arabia, so none of the sides will have the home advantage. And yet,…

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Leicester City – Aston Villa Betting Preview and Predictions

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The second semifinal of the Carabao Cup will be played today. Leicester City hosts Aston Villa in the first leg, hoping to take a solid advantage. I’m sure the Foxes will be pushing hard and their manager Brendan Rogers will be delighted to have a trophy to show for the team’s efforts this season. The visitors surely won’t bow down either, as they are only two games away from the magic of Wembley. Let’s take a look at both teams and what to expect from them. Leicester City The home…

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English Premier League Matchday 22 Early Preview and Predictions

Premier League Logo Matchday 22

The English Premier League clubs will finally have a week to rest before the next game. The hectic festive schedule certainly stretched their squads to the maximum limit but we are returning to a more standard fixture list from now on. Matchday 22 will be played this weekend and there are certain interesting games. This post will offer an early preview and betting predictions for several matches from the upcoming round. Sheffield United – West Ham Preview and Pick Sheffield United will host West Ham on Friday in the opening…

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English FA Cup 3rd Round Predictions

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The English FA Cup 3rd round is here and that means that the teams from the Premier League will join the oldest competition in the world. There are a ton of games this weekend and many of you will likely try their luck with some wagers. This post will provide several free FA Cup predictions for the upcoming matches in an attempt to help you find success. Brighton – Sheffield Wednesday Preview and Pick One of the teams that looked decent during the festive period is Brighton. The side beat…

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Valencia vs Atletico Madrid – An exciting start to the new La Liga season

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The new season of La Liga kicks off this weekend on an exciting note as Valencia host Atletico Madrid at Mestalla on Monday night. Both sides are coming on the back of strong seasons, and both have high aspirations this season. It would be an interesting encounter between two powers of Spanish football. After finishing a couple of seasons in the bottom-half, Valencia did well to finish fourth under Marcelino last season. The Spaniard manager has done an incredible job by guiding Los Che back into Champions League football in…

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Who will win the Premier League 2018/19?

The FIFA World Cup is over, and now it’s time for some good-old club football. The Premier League 2018-19 season kicks off with Leicester City’s trip to Manchester United on 11th August. Football fans are eagerly waiting for the real action to begin and to see their favourite clubs fight it out for the Premier League trophy. It makes for an interesting season, and we expect a very interesting battle for the league and for top four places. Here’s a glimpse at top contenders and their chances of winning the…

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Five Premier League transfers to bet on in the summer window

Following the competition of the FIFA World Cup, one can expect a flurry of transfers in the coming weeks. The Premier League is bound to see the majority of the action as the transfer window closes early, 9 August, in England this summer. Therefore, clubs have around 20 days to sort out their transfer activity. Here, we are predicting five summer transfers that can earn you money in the betting market. Anthony Martial (Manchester United) There has been a lot of speculation about Anthony Martial’s future at United. The 22-year-old…

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Belgium vs England – Third Place Playoff – Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips

Sadly, Football is not coming home, but the Three Lions are not yet done in the FIFA World Cup. England will face other losing semi-finalists Belgium in the third-place play-off at Saint Petersburg Stadium on Saturday. England lost to Croatia in the extra time of their semi-final in a heart-breaking manner. Following an early goal from Kieran Trippier, England looked set for their first World Cup final after 1966. However, goals from Ivan Perisic and Mario Mandzukic dumped England out of the competition. Despite their exit, the English side has…

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Sweden vs England – Preview, Betting Tips and Predictions

England registered a rare penalty shootout win over Colombia to book a last-eight meeting with Sweden at Samara Arena on Saturday. It was the only second shootout win for the Three Lions in eight attempts in major tournaments since 1990. England are infamous for their inefficiency in shootouts, and their fans would argue that the win over Colombia proves that the footballing gods are with them this time. Maybe, it’s coming home. The English are on the verge of reaching the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1990,…

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Secrets to winning on penalty shootouts – A statistical analysis

Recent penalty shootouts in the last-16 round of FIFA World Cup has once again sparked a really old debate in the world of football – “Are penalties are a fair way to decide a game of football?”. Three out of eight games in pre-quarterfinals were decided by penalties and cost the likes of Spain, Denmark and Colombia place in the next round. Simon Jenkins recently compared penalty shootouts to Love Island in his piece on the Guardian. Penalty shootouts have never managed to find the approval of football purists, and…

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Croatia set to repeat the heroics of 1998

Both Croatia and Russia will fight for a place in history books when they take on each other in the FIFA World Cup quarterfinal at Fisht Olympic Stadium on Saturday. Croatia surprised everyone in the footballing world in 1998 when they clinched the third place in the World Cup. Davor Suker was the hero of that Croatian side as he claimed the Golden Boot award with six goals in seven games. A lot was expected of the tiny nation following their heroics in France, but it took them another 20…

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England huge favourites to seal qualification against Panama

England’s campaign in Russia is only one game old, and the Three Lions have already improved on their performance in Brazil. The Three Lions found themselves along with Uruguay, Italy and Costa Rica in their group four years ago and could manage only one point from their three games. Obviously, Gareth Southgate’s men have been rewarded with a much easier group this time, and it’s too early to judge their title changes. However, their win over Tunisia has almost ensured their place in the last-16, and there is a new-found…

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World Cup 2018 Group G – Betting Tips, Predictions & Preview

Will the football finally return home this year? England are not among the favourites to win the tournament, but they will certainly fancy themselves to book a place in the last-16. The Three Lions will compete with formidable Belgium for the top spot in Group G. Tunisia and Panama are remaining nations in the group. We take a look at four sides and their hopes of qualifying from Group G Belgium The Belgian squad is brimming with talent, but they have underperformed in recent tournaments. In 2014 Brazil, the Red…

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World Cup 2018 Group F – Betting Tips, Predictions & Preview

Current champions Germany find themselves in Group F at FIFA World Cup 2018. Die Mannschaft are joined by Mexico, South Korea and Sweden. The Germans have struggled in recent friendlies, but they are huge favourites to qualify from their group. Behind Germany, Mexico seem to be most likely to grab the second qualifying spot. A brief look at four nations and their hopes of qualifying for the next round: Germany Germany come into the World Cup on the back of a perfect qualifying campaign. They registered maximum points from their…

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World Cup 2018 Group E – Betting Tips, Predictions & Preview

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Most successful footballing nation Brazil find themselves in Group E at FIFA World Cup 2018. The Samba Kings are joined by Costa Rica, Serbia and Switzerland. Brazil are market’s favourites to win the tournament, so they shouldn’t face any difficulty in qualifying from their group. However, there is no clear frontrunner among remaining three sides, and we expect an exciting battle for the second qualifying spot. Here’s our little preview on four sides in Group E. Brazil The embarrassing defeat to Germany in 2014 must still be alive in minds of…

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