Newport County vs Manchester City: FA Cup Betting Tips

Manchester City take on Newport County in an FA Cup tie that will try to recreate the romance of the competition even in the fifth round. City have been one of the best teams in the country for the last few years and they have taken their game to the next level since the appointment of Pep Guardiola.

Meanwhile, Newport County are in the bottom tier of English football league pyramid as they are in League Two. On paper, it certainly appears to be a mission impossible for Newport County even if they are playing at home. Continue reading “Newport County vs Manchester City: FA Cup Betting Tips”

Arsenal vs Chelsea Betting Tips

Arsenal welcome Chelsea knowing that a defeat in this match could effectively ended their hopes of a top four finish considering that the Blues have been able to open up a six-point advantage in the last few weeks, while Manchester United have been on a splendid run of form since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer came to the club.

As a result, Arsenal will be quite cautious at committing men forward in the attacks but this has never been Unai Emery’s way. The former Sevilla manager, though, is likely to be helped by Chelsea’s lacklustre performance in the final third of the pitch due to injuries and poor form. Continue reading “Arsenal vs Chelsea Betting Tips”

United should overpower Palace

The international break is over and the Premier League action is about to resume with Manchester United all set to lock horns with Crystal Palace this Saturday at home.  The last game United featured in the Premiership didn’t go brillianlty – they didn’t have a great time as they were thumped by the local rivals City by the margin of 3 goals to 1 – but they are optimistic about doing better this time around.

As far as their opposition Crystal Palace is concerned, their performances haven’t been too encouraging either, with their most recent streak of 7 matches without a victory meaning that they are set for a long, cold, hard winter trying to dig points from matches. They are currently not in the relegation zone just yet, but only by the slightest of margins as their goal difference is a tad better than Cardiff City, the team placed at no. 18 in the standings. Continue reading “United should overpower Palace”

All the odds for the Khabib v McGregor fight

There is little doubt that this contest is the most exciting and anticipated in the history of the UFC. The rivalry continues to boil over following the recent press conference as McGregor attempts to get under the skin of the Russian.

Khabib has never experienced something of this magnitude so could this play against him come fight night? The infographic below covers the attributes of both fighters in more detail so you can make your betting selections at https://www.betfair.com/sport/mixed-martial-arts/event?eventId=28831591 Continue reading “All the odds for the Khabib v McGregor fight”

Who will be England’s number 1 at World Cup?

The England squad for the 2018 World Cup will be named on Wednesday 16, May by national team boss Gareth Southgate.

Southgate made the announcement at the end of last week that he is going to name his squad even before the FA Cup final takes place this Saturday between Manchester United and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium. Continue reading “Who will be England’s number 1 at World Cup?”

The 2018 Grand National – Weights

Excitement is continuing to build ahead of the inaugural running of the Grand National. The race dates back to 1839 just showing the history behind the race. With estimated viewing figures of around 500 to 600 million this shows it is one of the most popular single sporting events in the world. The race is the ultimate test of both horse and rider with the 30 testing fences and extreme 4 mile plus distance.

This has resulted in winners of the past being made National hero’s following success and none more so than Red Rum. He became the first and only three time winner of the race and pushed the National to where it is today. A true legend of the sport. Check out the infographic below which covers the changes to the weights and the leading form contenders in the 2018 contest. Continue reading “The 2018 Grand National – Weights”