I IDENTIFIED my Sunday Super Single quite early and was happy to stick with Guingamp despite a poor record at Metz.
Form was the winner with this selection and on a day of quite a few surprises I was pleased it landed comfortably.
There was a lot of talk on the site about the likes of Atletico Madrid, Lyon and Villarreal being big prices but bookies aren’t daft. They know any team going away from home can get it tough and they can suck you in with prices over or around evens.
The results I didn’t expect at all though included draws for Roma, Torino and Juventus while Anderlecht and Bruges will have let a lot of people down.
Monday’s big game is Preston v Man Utd in the FA Cup and I’ve posted a separate preview. Eibar tackle Elche in La Liga and there are lower-league games including Brest-Nimes, Catania-Crotone and Jong Ajax-Roda.
I’ve studied all of these matches and I’m not much closer to picking a Super Single. Nimes have won four out of five and are on a decent run but Brest remain unbeaten at home so a draw is possible.
The Eibar-Elche game looks so tough to call with the consensus on Elche not to lose but if this was a game on a busy night I wouldn’t bet on it – so why do it on a quiet one?
Catania-Crotone is also difficult to work out and the only bet I’m confident about is over two goals at Jong Ajax. Their 23 games have totalled 87 goals while Roda have netted 45 goals in 24 matches. Over 2.5 goals pays a best 8-15 at 888sport and of course that’s not big enough for a Super Single.
I’ve got Tuesday’s Daily Record column to write then I’ll have another look at tonight’s games before deciding whether or not to put something up.
Super Single February record:
14 bets (7 winners, 5 losers, 2 void)
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