MY main aim on Monday was to return the Super Single to profit and I’m pleased it was missions accomplished.
I fancied Leicester to beat Chelsea but put 3pts on the safer option of Leicester draw no bet at 23-20.
It was nervy in the end as the Foxes ran out 2-1 winners and I also predicted Jamie Vardy to end his one-game drought by scoring at 7-4.
I could have covered Leicester at 2-0 and 2-1 but decided to let it run as they moved back to the top of the Premier League.
So the Super Single total is showing a profit and the Advised Accas are of course massively ahead. I risked 1.2pts on a draws line on Monday but it was two out five and two others close so it was worth a small gamble.
It’s the start of a tough a few days with Championship matches and European cup games dominating the card. Championship midweek fixtures are notoriously difficult to call so with WDW selections keep them to an absolute minimum.
Derby are the shortest-priced side at home to Bristol City while unbeaten leaders Brighton put their 20-game record on the line at a QPR side likely to still be without star striker Charlie Austin. If that’s the case I don’t see Brighton losing (8-15, Betway).
Second-top Middlesbrough entertain fifth-placed Burnley and many will fancy Charlton at home to Bolton at the other end of the table.
For cup games in countries such as Germany, Italy, Spain, Holland and France team news is absolutely crucial.
And remember in Spain you’re taking about second-leg ties. Deportivo lead Llagostera 2-1, Real Betis go to Sporting Gijon 2-0 up, Sevilla won 3-0 at Logrones and Espanyol v Levante is tied at 1-1.
There are also four FA Cup replays and two games in Scottish League Two – Montrose v Annan and Arbroath v Berwick.
Leaders Annan shouldn’t be as big as 10-11 at Coral – and that’s been cut – at a Montrose side who have lost five in a row with 17 goals conceded. That’s one Super Single sorted – and if you’re looking for a first scorer consider Peter Weatherson at 18-5 with McBookie or back him to net at 31-40 with the Scots firm.
Weatherson is the Jamie Vardy of the lower leagues and has netted in his last eight matches – a total of 11 goals.
The only other tip I’m putting up for now is a Top Treble – Derby, Charlton not to lose against fellow strugglers Bolton and Middlesbrough to use home advantage to edge out Burnley in what should be a tight contest.
It’s the day of the Daily Record Xmas lunch but it won’t be a boozy one for me as I’m working at night – so may add some European tips if I get a chance to check team news late afternoon.
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2pts Super Single
1pt Top Treble
Charlton not to lose
December Super Single total
18 bets (8 winners)
29 bets (8 winners)