THE Six Nations got off to a thrilling start yesterday with Scotland taking the scalp of Ireland before England scraped past France for a record 15th consecutive win.

Wales round off the opening weekend action today against perennial wooden spoon recipients Italy in Rome's Stadio Olimpico,

The Azzurri haven't beaten the Welsh since 2007, suffering their heaviest defeat last year when thumped 67-14, but will be hoping for better under new boss Conor O'Shea and are 11-2 at Stan James for victory and 5-6 at Ladbrokes to score over 14.5 points.

A Wales win pays 1-5 at William Hill and they are evens at Betfred with a -12 point handicap.

In the Davis Cup tennis, Britain have two chances to win the point they need to secure victory over Canada. Dan Evans is first up and is 7-11 at Marthonbet to defeat Vasek Pospisil (10-7, Marathonbet) and if Evans loses it'll then come down to Kyle Edmund's match against Denis Shapovalov.

There's also the likes of snooker and basketball on today's sporting schedule so as usual let's hear all your tips and chat.

52 Comments
  1. maxxxx 5 years ago

    Morning all, it is your main man Max here, with my tips for the big one tonight. I went 4 out of 5 in the Championship game and I am back with my tips and value longshots for the Super-bowl.

    Every man and his dog will have an a opinion on the Super-bowl, so no need for in depth previews, what we have tonight is two of the highest scoring offences going H2H in what promises to be a classic. New England average 27ppg and are 3rd in the league, while Atlanta O average 33ppg. The Total going Over will be popular but recent finals have gone Under, when the totals have been this high so be aware!

    Super-bowl MVP Tips

    Atlanta have the 8th highest scoring offence scoring offence in the league scoring 30+ in 13 out of 18 games, and if they are to pull this off then Matty Ice to win MVP looks tasty at 15/8 Skybet. New England have played the second half of the season without Gronk, yet Brady despite is ban earlier in the off season still finds ways to win games. His WR core isn’t elite and if you like the Pats to win then I cant see past Brady winning the MVP at 10/11 @ PP

    If Atlanta cause the shock then I see value in the MVP market. Ryan looks tasty as I say, as does my main man Double J. I spoke about him during the playoffs Julio Jones, for me the best WR in the NFL. He has 4tds in the playoffs and destroyed the GB secondary for 180yds and 2tds he is worth a few quid in this market at 16/1 Various.

    The other guy I like is a massive shout, but lets say the occasion gets to a few of the players and we don’t get Brady & Ryan marching up and down the field, then you want a defensive guy on your side. I would look no further than Vic Beasley. Belichick takes away your best player, so Dan Quinn to win this, HAS to put pressure on Brady at the right time, and use Beasley who has 15.5 sacks this season. If it turns into tight game a sack or forced turnover could tip this game.

    Anyone recall Von Miller from last season winning the MVP??? Beasley is 66/1 for me it is a definite no brainer for a couple of quid.

    Max’s Super-bowl MVP Tips

    Brady 10/11
    Ryan 15/8
    Jones 16/1
    Beasley 66/1

    GL

    • maxxxx 5 years ago

      In the scorers market, I like my man Double J to finally see some one v one matchups as the Pats D try to stop the run. Bill loves to take away a teams biggest weapon but this Atlanta side have plenty. Freeman, Coleman in the run and then in play action Matty Ice can go to my guy Mo over the middle. I like Freeman as he is a dual threat to find the red zone and Double J they are both 4/5 at Skybet.

      In a Brady led offence if your on the turf you could get a catch and more than likely a TD. Blount, Lewis, Hogan, Edelman, Hooper, Bennett and Amendola. It is how you see the game going to who you go for in this market, for the Pats. I like Blount 4/5 (Bwin) getting into the Endzone with his size and power, and Edelman maybe Brady go to guy his main guy his missing in “Gronk”

      In backup TE Bennett is a nightmare inside the red-zone with his size and height against the Falcons secondary backs, and if Brady is scrambling look for Bennett to be scrambling too. If so no D secondary back can stop hauling in a TD when they get inside the red zone. He is 2/1 Coral.

      Max’s Anytime you like Super-bowl tips

      Freeman 4/5
      Jones 4/5
      Blount 4/5
      Bennett 2/1

      GL

      Max’s Anytime TD scorers

      Jones 4/5
      Freeman 4/5

  2. the lucky filipino 5 years ago

    NBA player props

    NBA Single

    Lebron James 25+ points and cavs win 6/5 PP *WON* ✔

    NBA Double

    Paul George (pacers) over 5.5 rebounds ❌ 3
    Goran dragic (heat) over 1.5 3-pointers ✔ 2

    Double 3.16 PP *LOSE*

    Well done winners
    ——
    NBA player prop
    66 wins
    63 loss

    • the lucky filipino 5 years ago

      @jordan thanks for the double again mate..??..and nice 56/10 6-fold u hit there sir ??

      And thanks @raoul-duke for the spurs line. didn’t get good odds on -10.5 late on so took -12.5 – still covered phew….on fire lads ??

    • raoul duke 5 years ago

      Nice one man, back to winning ways ?

    • the lucky filipino 5 years ago

      Thanks bro- helps a lot when you get a lot of encouragement on this thread to pick yourself up during a horrid run..??

  3. maxxxx 5 years ago

    I have posted my MVP and Anytime scorer tips above but now these are my player prop tips including my 3 NB. The prop tips are good for the neutrals who don’t watch the NFL but will watch the showpiece and want a flutter. I have decided rather than putting up a NAP to divide the points on 3 NB’s stakes to share with you all. Remember you don’t have to take them all.

    I stated earlier that while I would love to see a high scoring Offensive game between two high scoring teams in the big game, the build up, the long half time show it can lead to an under’s game. While 3 of the last 4 Superbowl’s have seen Over 51pts scored in a QB driven league, Only two of the last 12 have seen this total of 59 broken. I am taking the Falcons+7 at 1/2 despite being a young inexperienced team, if they can out early and lead into half time, they can control the clock in the second half with Freeman and Coleman. They average 33ppg as stated earlier if they get to 28 then they could well be world Champions!

    Matty Ryan dissected the GB secondary in the Championship game and faces a huge upgrade this time out and with the two B’s on the opponents bench he knows he has to keep clean. The Falcons must run the ball and/or use their RB’s out the back field to allow the passing game up open up. This is why I think Double J and MO Sanu can get their moments in the spotlight.

    My next NB however is Freeman to cover his R&R at 89.5yds 17/20 Ladbrokes. Matt Ryan will have his eyes down deep looking for any one v one matchups with JJ, but the little dump off passes to freeman will keep Brady and his offence on the side lines. The Patriots have lost TWICE this season, both times they have given up big yards through the air to RB’s. In week 10 CJ Prosise ran for 66yds and caught seven passes for 87yds and Shady McCoy ran for 70yds and had 38rec yds and a TD albeit with Brady serving his suspension. It does give me a blueprint on how the Falcons may go about winning this game.

    In the Championship game I tipped up MO as a under the radar guy who could have a big game against the pack, he did he burnt them landing me and my followers a prop and anytime success. I am sticking with MO again to cover 44.5yds at 10/11 and find the End zone at 2/1 Skybet.

    Max’s NB Tips

    Falcons 7+ 1/2
    Freeman O89.5 R&R 17/20
    Sanu O44.5yds 10/11

    Max’s Super Super-bowl Tip

    MO Sanu to score 2/1

    Remember choose the ones you like, bet what ever you can afford. Enjoy the game it should be a good one and lets end the season with a few winners.

    GL

  4. raoul duke 5 years ago

    Spurs -10.5 @ 1.90 – ✔

    76ers/Heat – Over 207.5 @ 1.90 – ✔

    Pistons +3 @ 1.90 – ✖

    As expected Spurs destroy a tired Nuggets team, a 24 point blow out win.

    The 76ers/Heat total sailed in, just disappointed that the Pistons collapsed in the 2nd half, making a combined 25 points over the last 2 quarters… terrible.

    Well done winners.

    Updated record

    Week – 9-4
    Season – 79-59

    • baggio 5 years ago

      I take back what I said about your totals mate, yours are looking much healthier.

    • raoul duke 5 years ago

      Haha cheers Baggio ?

    • baggio 5 years ago

      Rugby Roundup

      Italy v Wales
      Total points over 42.5
      1.90 @ bet365

      ?LOSER?

      Wales ft/ht ❌
      Saracens ML ✔
      2.13 @ bet365

      ?LOSER?

      Saracens ht/ft
      2.10 @ bet365

      ?WINNER?

      Inplay; Saracens over 28.5
      1.72 @ bet365

      ?WINNER?

      Wknd: 4-9

      Six Nations: 1-2

      Won: 64
      Lost: 61

      Another carp weekend. Can’t say much more than that. Good luck to all the Superbowl bets. Back to league games next wknd as well as more Six Nations.

  5. baggio 5 years ago

    Rugby Roundup

    Six Nations 2017 Double

    Scotland +11.5 ✔
    England -5.5 ❌
    1.85 @ bet365

    ?LOSER?

    Six Nations Single

    Scotland ML
    3.00 @ bet365

    ?WINNER???

    Six Nations Double

    Scotland/Ireland more converted penalties than tries ❌
    England Women ML ✔

    2.08 @ bet365

    ?LOSER?

    Inplay England -30.5
    -28.5 by the time i went back to it!!

    ?WINNER?

    Cardiff +10
    2.00 @ bet365

    ?LOSER?

    Cardiff ML
    4.00 @ bet365 ( half a point)

    ?LOSER?

    Total points under 31.5
    1.83 @ bet365

    ?LOSER?

    Wknd: 2-7

    Six Nations 1-1

    Won 62
    Lost 59

    As you can see from the graphics quite a crap day! One shining light being Scotland and the double almost came in with England a score short. Cardiff we’re also a score short on the spread and as huggy would say ‘the tarts let me down’. Onwards and upwards.

  6. Jordan 5 years ago

    Atlanta Hawks -2
    Utah Jazz -2

    51/50 @ Skybet – 2.5 points **WIN**

    Could add the Spurs on the alternate line when they do come out but I’m impatient :) – WON

    Hawks -2
    Jazz -2
    Grizzlies +4.5
    Bucks Over 103.5
    Heat -2
    Cavs -2.5

    56/10 @ Skybet – 1 point **WIN** ?

    See our main man is back out from under the rug ?

    • dasher 5 years ago

      It’s like you can’t help but say something about him even when he says nothing to you. And if he does at least it’s subtle. Why can’t you stop causing problems.

    • Jordan 5 years ago

      It’s like you’re really Max ;)

    • recoba 5 years ago

      Meant to post earlier thanks to Raoul n Jordan woke up to some nice profit for a few $s.
      Saver from yesterday’s soccer.
      As I type there goes an alert to signal Jordans BTTS and Ov 2.5 soccer bet is in. Nice one! ?

  7. Jordan 5 years ago

    Matt Ryan NFL Regular Season MVP @ 5/4 @ PP – 4 points **WIN** ?

  8. hunter 5 years ago

    Absolute shambles yesterday! 4 tips 4 losers ?
    Can’t remember the last good Saturday I’ve had. Think I might take Saturday as an ‘off day’ because my tips are off anyway!

    Well done to the winners. Raoul, Jordan bang on form and Lucky back to winning ways!?

  9. collie 5 years ago

    German Masters Final

    Carter -2.5 – v Hamilton – 11/10 Betfair
    Carter to win first session – 10/11 Betfair
    Carter o0.5 centuries – Evs 365

    As you can see all about Ali Carter for me. Hamilton admitted previous to yesterdays semi that he was struggling with tiredness and his mentally draining game last night that went on till 1am German time last time certainly didn’t help that. Probably at least 2.30 am before he got near his bed having to do media after the game. Carter on the other hand eased into the final with a 6-2 win yesterday afternoon and has only lost 9 frames all week. He should have plenty left in reserve and I expect him to come flying out of the blocks, getting ahead early and staying there. He has made centuries in 3/4 games (only one he didn’t was when I backed him to make one) so far this week so the Evs about making one over the extended game looks decent.

  10. collie 5 years ago

    Not sure if there has ever been GAA tips on this site before but I’ll give them a try. The Irish NFL has started this weekend, ironically when the American one finishes and I’ve a few fancies.

    Galway win – v Cork – Evs StanJames
    Tyrone -4 – v Roscommon – 10/11 StanJames
    Westmeath -5 – v Carlow – Evs StanJames

  11. mervin 5 years ago

    **POSTED YESTERDAY**

    I’m going to follow Jordan’s lead once again…

    NBA bet:

    Jazz -2
    Hawks -2
    Spurs -5

    1.48/1 @ SkyBet **WIN**

    Wizards -2
    Grizzlies over 96.5 team points
    Miami over 102.5 team points

    1.45/1 @ SkyBet **WIN**

    Week : 6-2
    Season: 6-2

    I also got on Jordan’s long shot at just over 6/1 and also landed a speculative 22/1 long shot of my own which I put together just before bed so didn’t get a chance to put up on here. Neither of this are reflected in th above running totals. Thanks again @jordan and keep up the good work!!

    • the lucky filipino 5 years ago

      Well done merv ???

  12. baggio 5 years ago

    Six Nations Single

    Italy v Wales

    Total points over 42.5
    1.90 @ bet365

    No time for write up. GL if you follow.

  13. baggio 5 years ago

    Rugby Double

    Wales ft/ht
    Saracens ML

    2.13 @ bet365

    GL if you follow

  14. williams1993 5 years ago

    Just had a full write up for today’s bets but it seems to have disappeared.

    No time to write them up again but i’m on:

    Italy v Wales: Italy Over 14.5 Team Points @1.83 **NAP**

    Alun Wynn Jones Anytime Tryscorer @7.50 **SMALL STAKES JUST FOR FUN**

    GL all

    • williams1993 5 years ago

      LOST

      Italy mustering up 7 in the 1st half but then Wales stepped up, and Italy faded away.

      Overall a good weekend for me and hopefully more of the same next week.

      GL with all your bets

  15. baggio 5 years ago

    With the double downed by Italy’s first half heroics jumping on this instead:

    Saracens ht/ft
    2.10 @ bet365

    GL if you follow

    • williams1993 5 years ago

      Looking good!

  16. Jordan 5 years ago

    Super Bowl Tips. Write up posted on the main Super Bowl page.

    Blount (New England Patriots) Over 14.5 Rush Attempts (17-20, Ladbrokes) – 2 points

    Blount Over 57.5 Rush Yards @ William Hill/Skybet – 2.2 points

    Blount Anytime TD @ 4/5 @ Bwin – 2.5 points

    Blount @ 25/1 looks mega for MVP imo

    • Jordan 5 years ago

      I do like Pats Win/Blount TD & Over 55 Rush Yards @ 5/2 @ Skybet but would seems silly to back it as its more or less my singles.

  17. mervin 5 years ago

    Tonight’s NBA:

    Celtics over 108.5 team points
    Thunder over 107.5 team points

    11/10 @ SkyBet

    Week : 6-2
    Season : 6-2

  18. Jordan 5 years ago

    Small one in the NBA

    Portland Over 101.5
    Celtics/Clippers Over 212.5

    43/50 @ Skybet – 2.5 points

  19. williams1993 5 years ago

    INPLAY: (HT Sarries 19 – 10 Leicester)

    Saracens v Leicester:

    Race to 30 points: Saracens @1.9

    GL

    • baggio 5 years ago

      Inplay; Saracens over 28.5
      1.72 @ bet365

    • williams1993 5 years ago

      LOST

      Nice one on the over 28.5 Baggio.

  20. punterpounder 5 years ago

    superbowl tip: pats win and blount td anytime 6/4 @willhill

  21. raoul duke 5 years ago

    LA Clippers @ Boston Celtics (GMT 19:05)

    Pick – Celtics -5 @ 1.90.

    Apologies for the short notice on this one, been busy, game tips off in just over 30 minutes.

    • raoul duke 5 years ago

      Forgot to add (Bet 365)

      Celtics are -5 pretty much everywhere though.

  22. nflfan 5 years ago

    Superbowl 11 30 tonight
    For me a coin flip .For bets like fourth quarter as highest scoring quarter at 15/8 .hills
    Think this game could be last team with the ball wins
    M sanu anytime touchdown 2/1 .
    Thinking plenty of points
    Also small stake on overtime
    Good luck and enjoy the game and half time show ?

  23. raoul duke 5 years ago

    Celitcs just attempted 30 trey’s in the first half ?

  24. duncanpoundcake 5 years ago

    Pats win and Edelman TD 5/2 b/fair sports book GL.

  25. collie 5 years ago

    German Masters Final

    Carter -2.5 – v Hamilton – 11/10 Betfair *loser*
    Carter to win first session – 10/11 Betfair *winner*
    Carter o0.5 centuries – Evs 365 *winner*

    Carter was 3-0 and 5-2 up and at the moment he is 8-5 down.

    Galway win – v Cork – Evs StanJames *loser*
    Tyrone -4 – v Roscommon – 10/11 StanJames *winner*
    Westmeath -5 – v Carlow – Evs StanJames *loser*

    Only fitting to end a split week with another split day frustratingly.

    12-12 week

  26. raoul duke 5 years ago

    Celtics -5 @ 1.90 – *PUSH*

    Unfortunately for me the Celtics allowed ex-Celtics legend Paul Pierce make an open 3 with seconds remaining, nice sentimental thing for the him as he’s retiring, but not so much for my bet haha. Out of respect Iasiah Thomas allowed the final seconds to run down, and let Pierce enjoy the standing ovation, Celtics win by 5.

  27. Jordan 5 years ago

    Fell short by a a couple baskets in Boston. Onto the Super Bowl.

    Small one in the NBA

    Portland Over 101.5
    Celtics/Clippers Over 212.5

    43/50 @ Skybet – 2.5 points **LOSE**

  28. Jordan 5 years ago

    A players yards who I thought were low when the lines came out was rookie Malcolm Mitchell. He had a few breakout games for the Pats this season but dropped off towards the end with a knee injury. His line first came out at 22.5 @ PP which I thought was fairly low. He had 21 targets over his last four games with only one target against a stout Broncos secondary. He had four targets in the Steelers for only five yards, but it seemed Belicheck and Brady both trust the rookie enough to put the work in and I don’t think they’d shy away from it in the Super Bowl. Over 27.5 Receiving Yards @ 10/11 @ William Hill looks as good as any of the receiving props out there.

  29. mervin 5 years ago

    Tonight’s NBA:

    Celtics over 108.5 team points
    Thunder over 107.5 team points

    11/10 @ SkyBet **LOSE**

    Couple of points short on both games end the week with a loss. If every week ends with a 6-3 record, I’ll be pretty darn happy!

    Week : 6-3
    Season : 6-3

  30. dj76 5 years ago

    Superbowl tips: mohamed sanu anytime td 15/8 @ coral
    taylor gabriel over 50.5 receiving yards @ 10/11 @ skybet
    Legarrette blount over 58.5 rushing yards @ 17/20 @ ladbrokes
    Also if you like the pats to win & blount to have a big game i think a match special bet @ coral of blount 15 or more rushing attempts,rush for 50 or more yards & new england to win @ 5/1 is well worth a small investment.
    Good luck lets hope its a classic.

  31. lee cunliffe 5 years ago

    Superbowl bets
    Am taking the pats to win a close one.
    Pats to win by 1-6″pts 7/2
    Brady over 300yds pats win and 2 pass tds 4/1
    Julio Jones and edelman anytime 7/2

    Prop bets
    Both teams kick field goal over 34 yards -NO 10/11

    Sand over 4.5 receptions 10/11

    Pats to win 31-27 and Brady mvp 125/1

    Blount mvp 16/1

    Good luck

  32. nflfan 5 years ago

    Wow don’t think anyone predicted this.
    Atlanta look so sharp

  33. highbury92 5 years ago

    Any thoughts on Matt Ryan MVP @ 10/13 at half time looks good value too me any input

  34. Jordan 5 years ago

    What. A. Game. OT!!

  35. humble tipper 5 years ago

    That was the greatest sporting event i have ever watched hands down. #epic

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