Any race where the favourites are around 7/1 is obviously wide open, but it’s interesting to note that nine of the last ten winners of the Stan James Hennessy Gold Cup started at 10/1 or less and that seven of the last ten had already won at Newbury.
Boylesports report support for Manchester United to win in Germany but I’m seeing this one the other way. Just a point separates these two teams in Group A but the bookmakers have United as short as 2/5 to win the group.
This looks on paper like a tight, top of the table clash but on the formbook Brentford look to have the upper hand.
They are virtues that are paramount in all sports across the globe and should not be devoid from the limelight. We have seen a huge lack of it in recent days and it has caused a stir around the cauldron of the Gabba as Australia routed a paltry England in less than four days.
Backing a team that has only won one of its last six Premier League games and which has failed to defeat Stoke, Cardiff and West Ham in its last three fixtures might not on the face of it be the most attractive betting advice, but I think there are reasons to think Laudrup’s men represent a little bit of value to get something out of their trip to Fulham.
Word is from Australia that most of the pitches to be used for the Ashes will be hard work for the bowlers unless the weather intervenes.
The perils of betting on friendlies was illustrated for the umpteenth time when England played Chile last Friday.
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Anyone looking a bet on the England game tonight might want to look at the goals markets. England have been made odds on (Chile are 100/30) but I’m not so sure.
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