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I would keep stakes under control tonight.
There are better betting opportunities tomorrow in my opinion.
Although Ipswich have only won four of their 13 games in the Championship this season, and sit below half way and have not won in four, there are reasons to make me think that 8/11 is an acceptable price about them getting the better of Barnsley.
Tonight’s domestic football looks trappy especially as at the time of writing I have no team news relating to the Capital One Cup. In the Championship the fixture between Wigan and QPR could be of interest.
Chelsea were a little bit lucky to beat Manchester City on Sunday, but there has been clear and steady improvement in the side over the last few games and the camp must be full of confidence, especially as Fernando Torres appears to have regained his spark.
Watford lost by the odd goal against free-scoring Derby in their last game but they bossed the possession and the ‘shot on goal’ stats in that game.
It’s not a give-away price but this looks the most mouthwatering of the weekend’s Premier League ties and I can see both teams going for it.
Oxford are a team to have on your side at the moment. They have scored a league-high 14 goals in their last six League Two away games – winning four of them and drawing the other two – the best away record in the division.
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