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APRIL 25: MR FIXIT’S TOP TIPS

APRIL 25: MR FIXIT’S TOP TIPS

IT’S been a busy week and now my attention turns to my weekend tips and my Daily Record columns. That means I don’t have much time to spend looking at Friday fixtures – and there are plenty of them. So as usual I’m relying on site regulars to put up some good stuff but I [...]

APRIL 25: MR FIXIT’S TOP TIPS

APRIL 25: MR FIXIT’S TOP TIPS

IT’S been a busy week and now my attention turns to my weekend tips and my Daily Record columns. That means I don’t have much time to spend looking at Friday fixtures – and there are plenty of them. So as usual I’m relying on site regulars to put up some good stuff but I [...]

APRIL 25-27: SPFL STATS PACK AND SPECIALS

APRIL 25-27: SPFL STATS PACK AND SPECIALS

IT’S a big weekend in the Scottish Premiership, especially in the bottom half, with three massive games as five sides fight to avoid second bottom spot. Just three points separate Hibs in seventh from Ross County in 11th and the Easter Road side’s position could be even more precarious by kick-off time at Tynecastle on [...]

Ligue 1 Opta Facts | 25 – 27 April

Ligue 1 Opta Facts | 25 – 27 April

Ajaccio v Monaco

o Ajaccio have only won twice in their last 10 league encounters with Monaco (D3, L5).
o Monaco have won their last three Ligue 1 games, their best run since last December (5).
o Monaco have only lost two of their last 11 away league games (W7, D2).
o 27% of Ajaccio’s league goals this season have been scored in the opening 15 minutes of games; a league-high.
o Ajaccio have lost 25 points from winning positions in Ligue 1 this season, the most in the competition.
o Ajaccio have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 30 league games, the longest current run in Ligue 1.
o Dimitar Berbatov has scored in half (six) of his 12 competitive games for Monaco.
o Dimitar Berbatov has scored or assisted six goals in nine Ligue 1 games (three goals, three assists).

Evian TG v St Etienne

o St Etienne have only lost once in their five previous games against Evian TG in Ligue 1 (W3, D1).
o Evian TG have won none of their two home league encounters with St Etienne (D1, L1).
o Evian TG have won three of their last four home league games (L1).
o St Etienne have drawn in their last three league games, the longest current streak in Ligue 1.
o St Etienne have only won twice in their last eight away league games (D3, L3).
o St Etienne have the most prolific substitutes in front of goal in Ligue 1 this season (8 goals).
o St Etienne have won 61% of their league games with Brandao starting this season, but just 31% without him.
o Max-Alain Gradel is just two goals away from his best tally in a Ligue 1 season (six in 2011/12).

Guingamp v Valenciennes

o Valenciennes are unbeaten in their last three competitive games against Guingamp (W2, D1).
o Guingamp have lost their last five league games, the worst current streak in Ligue 1.
o None of Guingamp’s last 12 games has ended in a draw (W3, L9), the longest current run in the competition.
o Guingamp have only scored four home goals in Ligue 1 in 2014, fewer than any other team.
o Valenciennes have won five of their last six away trips to promoted teams in Ligue 1 (L1).
o 74% of Valenciennes’ league goals this season have been scored in the 2nd half, the highest proportion.
o Magno Novaes has conceded 45 goals in 20 league games, an average of 2.25/match.
o Eight of Mustapha Yatabaré’s last 10 goals in Ligue 1 have been scored at home.

Lille v Bordeaux

o Lille have only won one of their last eight league games against Bordeaux (D4, L3).
o Lille have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last eight league games against Bordeaux.
o Lille are unbeaten in their last 11 league games (W6, D5), the best current run in the competition.
o Bordeaux are winless in their last eight away league games (D4, L4), the longest current run in Ligue 1.
o Only Levante have played out more 0-0 draws (7) than Lille (6) in the Top 5 leagues in 2013/14.
o Lille have won 16 of their 17 league games after scoring the opening goal (94%); the highest ratio in Ligue 1.
o Lille have kept a clean sheet in each of their last six home league games.
o Marko Basa has been involved in two of Lille’s last three goals against Bordeaux in Ligue 1 (1 goal, 1 assist).

Lyon v Bastia

o Lyon have only lost once in their last seven league encounters with Bastia (W3, D3).
o Lyon’s last seven league goals against Bastia have all been scored after the 54th minute.
o Lyon have lost three of their last four competitive games at home (W1).
o Bastia have lost seven of their eight encounters with the current Top 5 teams in Ligue 1 (D1).
o Bastia have only won once in their last 16 away league games (D5, L10).
o Bastia have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 16 away league games, the worst current run in Ligue 1.
o Frédéric Hantz has lost eight of his nine encounters with Lyon in Ligue 1 (W1).
o Whabi Khazri has been involved in four of Bastia’s last seven league goals against Lyon (2 goals, 2 assists).

Montpellier v Toulouse

o Toulouse have only won four of their 29 encounters with Montpellier in Ligue 1 (D12, L13).
o The last 10 encounters between Toulouse and Montpellier in Ligue 1 have failed to produce more than two goals.
o Three of the last four games between these teams in Montpellier have ended in a 1-1 draw.
o Montpellier have only won once in their last eight Ligue 1 games (D4, L3).
o Montpellier have drawn 18 times in Ligue 1 this season, more than any other team.
o Montpellier have only won twice in their last 12 home league games (D6, L4).
o Toulouse are winless in their last five league games (D3 L2), which equals their longest drought this season.
o Toulouse have failed to score in their last two league games, hitting the woodwork three times.
o Souleymane Camara has scored four of Montpellier’s last eight league goals against Toulouse.
o Wissam Ben Yedder has scored three goals in his last two league games against Montpellier.

Nantes v Marseille

o Marseille have only lost twice in their last 10 league encounters with Nantes (W4, D4).
o Nantes have only lost once in their last seven Ligue 1 games (W3, D3).
o Nantes are unbeaten in their last four home league games (W2, D2).
o Marseille are unbeaten in their last four league games (W2, D2).
o Marseille have lost their last three games against promoted teams in Ligue 1.
o Marseille have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 12 away league games.
o Serge Gakpé has scored five goals and delivered an assist in his last seven league games.
o André Ayew has been involved in five of Marseille’s last eight league goals (3 goals 2 assists).

Nice v Reims

o Nice have only lost once in their last 14 home league encounters with Reims (W10, D3).
o Nice are winless in their last five league games, without keeping a clean sheet (D2, L3).
o Nice have lost 40% of their games played at Allianz-Riviera (L6 in 15 league games).
o Nice have failed to score 15 times in Ligue 1 2013/14, joint-highest tally alongside Guingamp.
o Reims are winless in their last seven league games (D3, L4), longest current streak.
o Reims have lost their last four away league games, worst current run.
o Dario Cvitanich has failed to score in his last nine league games his longest drought in the top-flight.
o Gaëtan Charbonnier has been involved in Reims’ last three league goals (1 goal, 2 assists).

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Premier League Opta Facts | 26 – 28 April

Premier League Opta Facts | 26 – 28 April

Southampton v Everton

Southampton have only lost one of their last 12 home league clashes with the Toffees (W6 D5).
Overall, Everton are unbeaten in eight Barclays Premier League meetings with the Saints, winning four and drawing four.
Southampton hav…

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APRIL 25: JOHNB’S RACING TIPS AND CHAT

APRIL 25: JOHNB’S RACING TIPS AND CHAT

GENIUS BOY didn’t live up to its name as Johnb’s nap failed to cross the line in front. That was our man’s only tip of the day as his other two Beverley selections were non-runners. However, you don’t know need to be a genuius to realise it’s still a great month for Johnb who is [...]

The League Podcast: Thursday April 24th

The League Podcast: Thursday April 24th

With the Championship title and second automatic promotion spot already sealed, this weekend’s games are crucial for the Playoff positions and in the relegation battle.
Pete Farries joins Mark Walton to look ahead to the action, offering his selections…

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APRIL 26: BETFRED GOALS GALORE TIPS AND CONTEST

APRIL 26: BETFRED GOALS GALORE TIPS AND CONTEST

Betfred are the bookies who made both teams to score the popular market it is today. Everyone offers the prices now – although not on all games – and Betfred still do bonus offers so check out the website. Our Goals Galore competition is based on the UK card – English and Scottish league and [...]

APRIL 24: US AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

APRIL 24: US AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

IT’S a another busy sports day with the likes of World Championship snooker, Premier League darts, IPL cricket, golf, tennis, basketball and baseball. Ronnie O’Sullivan continues his quest for the world title against Joe Perry and is no bigger than 1-8 so check out the handicaps for some value. The betway Premier League darts starts [...]

Thursday 24/4/14 Free Tips

Thursday 24/4/14 Free Tips

We had another great winner yesterday with our Both Teams to Score & Win Double coming in at odds of 12.68/1. Congratulations to all that was on. Lets make today another winning day. Today’s Premium Tip can be found here. The Premium Tip Treble with Odds of 4/1. We have our other Free Tip’s listed Below. […]

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Thursday 24/4/14 Premium Tip

Thursday 24/4/14 Premium Tip

Yesterday’s Premium Tip Treble: Japan – (11:30) – Sanfrecce Hiroshima vs. Central Coast Mariners – Home Wins Spain – (19:45) – Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munchen – Home Wins Bulgaria – (14:00) – Lokomotiv Sofia vs. Botev Plovdiv – Home Wins Odds = 13.21/1 Today’s Premium Tip Treble is valued at 4/1 - Click here to see today’s Premium […]

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APRIL 24: EUROPA LEAGUE TIPS

APRIL 24: EUROPA LEAGUE TIPS

FOUR of the eight European survivors are Spanish which shows the strength of La Liga. Sevilla entertain Valencia in the first leg of the Europa League semis but in terms of quality are miles behind the Madrid giants Real and Atletico who are bidding to meet in the champions League Final. Fifth-placed Sevilla trail Atletico [...]

APRIL 26: SATURDAY SUPER SINGLE SHORTLIST

APRIL 26: SATURDAY SUPER SINGLE SHORTLIST

I’VE already put up a Super Single for Sunday and it will be interesting to see how much it drops and if Jose Mourinho sticks with his plan to field kids at Liverpool. So on the assumption he will field a weakened team I’m on champions-elect Liverpool minus one at 19-10 with Ladbrokes. As far [...]

APRIL 24: MR FIXIT’S TOP TIPS

APRIL 24: MR FIXIT’S TOP TIPS

LAST night it was all about Champions League and while I didn’t recommend anything my advice was to back Real Madrid if Cristiano Ronaldo was playing. PSG struggled against Evian before hitting a last-minute winner – but it wasn’t from my tip Edinson Cavani. After the success of my obscure over 2.5 goals bet on [...]

APRIL 24: JOHNB’S RACING TIPS AND CHAT

APRIL 24: JOHNB’S RACING TIPS AND CHAT

JOHNB’S 9-1 nap was placed so that wasn’t a bad result for Soviet Rock at a tricky Epsom track. The NB was a loser but remember every day won’t be a profitable one – just most of them. Here are Johnb’s Thursday selections – he had three from Beverley but two are non-runners so it’s [...]

APRIL 23: MR FIXIT’S TOP TIPS

APRIL 23: MR FIXIT’S TOP TIPS

I WENT with an obscure over 2.5 goals treble on Tuesday and was delighted to see it come at just under 4-1. The games were Lustenau v Liefering, First Vienna v Altach and HJK v Honka – and all three actually went over 3.5 goals which would have been an even sweeter treble. My 3-1 [...]

ALL THE WEEKEND CONTEST REVIEWS

ALL THE WEEKEND CONTEST REVIEWS

LET’S start this week with the Ladbrokes Bonkers Bet contest and there were three winners. Remember it’s correct scores for UK league games only so austin hay’s 1-0 Roma had to be discarded. That means a £10 free bet from Ladbrokes goes to chappers with 1-0 Sheff Utd at 8-1, luke with 2-0 Derby at [...]

Wednesday 23/4/14 Free Tips

Wednesday 23/4/14 Free Tips

Congratulations to anyone that was on out Over 2.5 Goals Treble. This was advised with 3 Points stake, bringing a profit of 7.62 Points. I feel another profitable day is on the cards today. Today’s Premium Tip can be found here. The Premium Tip Treble with Odds of 13.21/1. We have our other Free Tip’s listed […]

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Wednesday 23/4/14 Free Tips

Wednesday 23/4/14 Free Tips

Congratulations to anyone that was on out Over 2.5 Goals Treble. This was advised with 3 Points stake, bringing a profit of 7.62 Points. I feel another profitable day is on the cards today. Today’s Premium Tip can be found here. The Premium Tip Treble with Odds of 13.21/1. We have our other Free Tip’s listed […]

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Wednesday 23/4/14 Free Tips

Wednesday 23/4/14 Free Tips

Congratulations to anyone that was on out Over 2.5 Goals Treble. This was advised with 3 Points stake, bringing a profit of 7.62 Points. I feel another profitable day is on the cards today. Today’s Premium Tip can be found here. The Premium Tip Treble with Odds of 13.21/1. We have our other Free Tip’s listed […]

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