Some will argue that Mancini’s men have nothing to play for in the league and this is a real chance for Wigan to get a blow in and close the gap in what is becoming a very exciting battle to avoid the last Premier League relegation spot.
Watford seem to have developed a bit of vertigo since storming into the promotion picture off the back of a brilliant run earlier in the year.
The World Snooker Championship gets underway next Saturday with the draw for the order of play today, and sponsors Betfair have raised a few eyebrows with their fixed odds offer that if Ronnie O’Sullivan wins, they will refund losing bets up to £100.
This game has the hallmarks of a tight encounter. Wigan dismantled Everton at Goodison in the shock of the last round but the Merseysiders were off their game and left themselves wide open.
The bookies must love golf tournaments but regular readers will know that we tipped up last year’s Masters Champion Bubba Watson at 60/1 and we will do our best to point you in the direction of players who could do well this time.
With Barcelona scoring twice in the first leg, a 0-0 draw is no good to Paris and there could once again be goals at both ends.
There’s only one team left in the Champions League that’s still unbeaten and that’s not 7/4 favourites Barcelona or 9/4 second favourites Real Madrid but fourth favourites Borussia Dortmund, who are a best priced 9/1 to win the competition with Betfair.
The cornerstone of any profitable betting strategy is the ability to spot value prices and take advantage of them, and on value alone Manchester United should be backed simply because they should be a shorter price than the 2.34 available on Betfair to beat their city rivals tonight.
Many think The Grand National is something of a lottery, and while it’s certainly true that any horse can fall or get brought down, there are some trends that suggest otherwise.
The going is a key factor in the Grand National and not just in terms of betting on the winner. My friends at Oddschecker have been compiling information on the number of finishers over the last 18 years and comparing it to the ground.
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