It has certainly been a while since we last wrote up a post; a little over 18 months in fact. That does not indicate that we haven’t had a good run of form; quite from it. A couple of weekends ago we had one of our biggest ever successes as Olivier Giroud scoring the first goal and Arsenal winning 3-1 correct score pushed up our profits with a 100/1 successful win.
Today, we’ll be having one of our usual eight game accumulators whilst we also will have two scorecast bets. If you decide to follow us we wish you the best of luck!
Saturday, 14th September 2013
A look through the card offers a lot of interesting value today. As always, we start with the Premier League games for today.
1) Manchester United vs. Crystal Palace
Well, what can you say about this one really? The Premier League champions versus one of the Premier League’s newcomers. David vs. Goliath if you will. Sure, David Moyes has had a less than peachy start to life as Man Utd’s manager but there is still plenty of hope at Old Trafford that the former Everton boss is the man to turn around the club’s early season mixed fortunes. With odds of 1.18/1 this is the first game on our Accumulator today.
2) Sunderland vs. Arsenal
And so staying in the Premier League. Arsenal had a rough start in the Premier League with a surprise defeat to Aston Villa on opening day, but since then the Gunners have turned around their fortunes and look forward to the debut of Germany international Mesut Ozil. Sunderland currently lie 19th in the league table and Paolo Di Canio has come under pressure for his mass squad cleanup having signed over 15 players in the transfer window. That being said, Arsenal will call upon the influence of their new signing Ozil today to do the business. It looks as if Santi Cazorla will be pushed out to the left hand side of attack, giving the Gunners plenty of options through the middle should Ozil start. In addition, Theo Walcott is ready to kick start his season with some goals and his pace will prove difficult for the Black Cats today. Odds of 1.64 are hard to resist.
3) Werder Bremen vs. Eintracht Frankfurt
Werder Bremen have started the Bundesliga season with two wins and a draw, whilst Frankfurt have only managed 1 win in their four games. Bremen will always be one of the German league’s mid table sides but they should have enough strength in depth today to turn over Eintracht. Werder’s problem has so far been scoring goals this year, but that is sure to change today with the visit of the 15th placed side. At 2.48/1 we are pleased with the odds here.
4) Watford vs. Charlton
Next up is Watford’s battle with Charlton in the Championship. Last season Gianfranco Zola’s side only just narrowly missed out on promotion, this season that is likely to be quite different. Charlton won their last league game but have struggled on their travels in the league. Watford on the other hand are in 7th place having won 2 of their 5 Championship games but ready to turn around their difficult start to the year. 1.61/1 are some tasty odds for this game.
5) Ajax vs. Zwolle
In the Eredivisie Ajax will be hosting Zwolle. Zwolle have had a wonderful start to the season having won 4 of their last 5 games and Ajax are still reeling from the sale of their two best players, Christian Eriksen and Toby Alderweireld. Despite that, Ajax should have enough at home to turn over the early season overachievers, odds of 1.34/1 are respectfully taken.
6) Monaco vs. Lorient
Monaco have spent big over the summer and are sure to be up there at the end of the year if their new signings can gel. Lorient are currently in 10th place and are hoping to push for European football this season. However, the visit to the Stade Louis will be a difficult one for Lorient and we see Claudio Ranieri’s side picking up three points today. We take the 1.38/1 odds.
7) Atletico Madrid vs. Almeria
Much hype from Spain continues to surround Atleti’s impressive start to La Liga season, we fancy that will continue today. With three wins on the spin out of three Atletico Madrid appear to have already got over the loss of star striker Radamel Falcao and have also spent big in the summer transfer window as well. Almeria have yet to win a game, and that’s likely to continue today. The odds of 1.23/1 sound good to us.
8) Napoli vs. Atalanta
Finally, to Serie A we go. Napoli are going to be pushing for Serie A honours this year if manager Rafa Benitez can make sure his new signings do the job. They will be likely to score a victory at home against Atalanta today as well, odds of 1.32/1 will do us nicely.
Total odds: 23.15/1
Bet: 5 points
We also will take a couple of punts on a Premier League Scorecast today. Our first one will be Arsenal’s visit to the Stadium of Light. Who else fancies Theo Walcott to have a stormer today? We do!
Theo Walcott, first goalscorer. Arsenal to win, 2-0. 2.5 points; 38/1
Then our second bet will be Tottenham’s hosting of Norwich City. Spurs have spent big in the summer and one of their club record signings, Roberto Soldado, has already had a good start to life at White Hart Lane. We fancy Spurs to defeat Norwich by a fair few goals and the Spaniard to grab the first.
Roberto Soldado, first goalscorer. Tottenham to win, 3-0. 2.5 points; 36/1