Runaway blue train from Manchester won’t be stopped
● We took a beating last weekend after a fantastic run of success for many weeks. It was the English teams that let us down and what better way to put that record straight than by selecting a multiple bet involving English Premier League clubs?
There are a number of very interesting games in the EPL this weekend, none more so than the mouthwatering clash between log leaders Manchester City and fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur. Eighteen points separate these two teams, but this is not surprising, given that City are 11 points clear of their nearest rivals, Manchester United, whom they beat 2-1 away last weekend. City followed this up with a 4-0 away win at struggling Swansea City in midweek and have now won 16 and drawn one of their opening 17 league games this season. Spurs will provide tough opposition to the City “runaway train”. But I do not see City achieving any result other than a win. The win odds of 5/10 seem very fair, but the exotic bet that I like is for City to win and both teams to score, this at good odds of 16/10. The value bets are:
❍ Manchester City to win and both teams to score at 16/10;
❍ Leicester City, who were impressive in their 4-1 away win at Southampton in midweek,
R240 permutation for the Rugby 5 Pool on Saturday
16 December (R5 P1) with the selections: M1 = 1, 2; M2 = 1, 3, 4; M3 = 1, 2, 4, 5; M4 = 1; M5 = 4. R108 permutation Soccer 6 Pool Saturday 16 December (S6 V2 P2) is: M1 = 1, 2, 3; M2 = 1; M3 = 1,
2, 3; M4 = 1; M5 = 1; M6 = 1, 2. to host and beat a resurgent Crystal Palace side, at generous odds of 1/1; and
❍ Watford to beat visiting Huddersfield Town, who do not travel well, at 8/10.
Other good value bets could be Man United to win away at WBA at 6/10; Liverpool to do the same at Bournemouth at 5/10; and Everton to beat struggling Swansea City at 7/10.