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KevMac and SlipsTips scored some winners on their match previews on Thursday featuring wins for Arsenal and Rangers. While in my (Selectabet) Five to Follow it was three out five.
We go again on Friday and Leeds v West Ham eases us into the weekend, live on SkySports. SlipsTips is at the helm for that one and there's alreay a couple preview up for Wolves v Villa and the Madrid Derby on Saturday night.
- Leeds vs West Ham Prediction and Betting Tips (Friday 8.00pm)
- Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Aston Villa Prediction and Betting Tips (Saturday 12.30pm)
- Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Prediction and Betting Tips – (Saturday 8.00pm)
Having had time to look at the weekend's fixtures I've put up some early thoughts on teams and matches to consider in my Weekend Shortlist. Let us know who makes your shortlist ahead of the weekend.
I flagged up The Caddy's tips for this weekend's DP World Tour Championship in Dubai and his picks have got off to a flyer. Victor Perez, tipped at 55/1 leads the field on -5 and Scotsman Rober McIntrye is one shot behind him having been tipped pre-tournament at 30/1.
Well done if you got on The Caddy's tips and fingers crossed both players are still in the mix come Sunday.
Thommo struck again on Thursday thanks to Big Country, tipped at 4/1, won on the polytrack at Chelmsford.
He's hoping to start the weekend with a bang, Jump The Gun leading his selections at 11/4.
There's not much to choose from on Friday. If pushed I'd have to side with West Ham, purely based on their 21/10 price at Leeds. There's not much between the sides and home advantage ain't what it used to be so it's a value bet on the Hammers for me on my Tricky Trixie and I'll keep the draw onside for the Top Treble.
Wolfsburg and Frankfurt are the Bundesliga draw specialists with six and seven in their opening 10 games respectively. I'm not a fan of backing draws but a stalemate is the obvious call here at 11/4. The safer alternative is to back an even number of goals, which covers the draw and any number of match-winning scorelines at 17/20.
Genk are flying in Belgium, top of the table and unbeaten in 10 (W8 D2). They've scored 19 in their last five and can claim a win at Anderlecht who are winless in four and now eighth in the table. At 31/20 Genk look worth getting onside as does Double Chance at 4/9.
- Draw or West Ham 8/13
- Wolfsburg v Frankfurt – Even Number of Goals 17/20
- Draw or Genk 4/9
- 1pt Treble pays 4.30pts at Bet365
- West Ham 21/10
- Wolfsburg v Frankfurt – Draw 11/4
- Genk 31/20
- Trixie: 1pt x 1 treble & 1pt x 3 doubles pays 58.72pts at Bet365
As ever, please post your tips for Friday in the comments section below and good luck with your bets.