IT’S been a couple of quiet days and I’ve been quite thankful for that but there’s no rest for the wicked in England as Boxing Days heralds the start of a hectic festive schedule.
I’ve had a good look at the card and this is my Super single shortlist having looked only at form and stats but not team news – that will come later.
My Super Single record is seven wins out of the last eight after both to score at Cowdenbeath-Hearts let me down on Tuesday and it would be good to get back on track with another success.
In the Premier League I expect Liverpool to win at Burnley at just under evens and Spurs look an even better bet at over evens at Leicester. Sunderland are another side that’s caught my eye at home to Hull after their success in the north-east derby at Newcastle.
There are some tough looking games in the Championship but the side that stands out over evens is Leeds at home to struggling Wigan. I also like Watford at home to Wolves.
Doncaster shocked Swindon last week with a win at the County Ground and while they are better away they must be worth a look at home to Coventry.
Another League One side produced a surprise last week were Crewe who beat Bristol City. The Railwaymen travel to Oldham – probably by bus – and are a massive 5-1 at William Hill to win at an Oldham outfit who have lost their last two 7-0 and 4-0 and who must be suffering a crisis of confidence. Crewe draw no bet is a safer pick but still pays as big as 3-1 with Betfred.
Staying in League One and Chesterfield must have a chance at home to a Peterborough outfit who have lost five of their last six.
So these are my early thoughts – let’s hear what you think and if you have spotted any team news that might put us off backing a certain team.
Super Single shortlist
Burnley v LIVERPOOL
Leicester v SPURS
SUNDERLAND v Hull
LEEDS v Wigan
WATFORD v Wolves
DONCASTER v Coventry
Oldham v CREWE
Oldham v CREWE DNB
CHESTERFIELD v Peterborough
PORTSMOUTH v Wimbledon