Ipswich Town were the big winners in the Championship on Good Friday after a defeat for Leicester City and a draw for Leeds Utd saw them go top of the table with a hard-fought win at Blackburn Rovers.

They’re back at Portman Road against fellow promotion hopefuls, Southampton, who dominated Middlesbrough but were sucker-punched in the 90th minute to drop two points, leaving them 10 adrift of the league leaders.

The Saints have two games in hand however so can put themselves right back in the mix if they can win tonight’s live game on Sky Sports.

It should be an entertaining encounter with both teams in need of the win and it wouldn’t be a surprise to see the visitors nick it at 7/4.

Either way it should be close and for either side to win by a single goal it’s 6/4.

It’s now just one win in seven for Leicester who have slipped to third in the table. They’re up against Norwich in the early kick-off and the pressure is well and truly on.

The Canaries have lost just one of their last 10 (W7 D2 L1) to boost their promotion hopes and could spring a surprise against the fragile Foxes at 15/4.

Leeds look to have the easier game of the top three, they host Hull City at Elland Road at 8pm.

Daniel Farke’s men remain unbeaten at home and look solid picks to beat a Tigers side that have dropped out of play-off contention thanks to a winless run of six games.

Ellis Simms is a man in form for Coventry City. He’s scored an incredible 13 goals in his last nine appearances and is a generous looking 8/5 to net against Cardiff. The two sides shared five goals when they met in September so there could be more goals today.

Over 2.5 Goals looks over-priced at 43/40 at the Hawthorns where West Brom welcome Watford. The Hornets have found in the net in eight of their last 10 away from home whilst the Baggies have scored two or more in three of the last four on home turf.

In League One, Bolton can keep up their promotion hopes with a win against a Reading side who have second worst away record in the division.

Blackpool’s home record is only bettered by the top three and they’ve not lost in any of their last eight at Bloomfield Road. Visitors Wycombe beat the Seasiders earlier in the season and its 17/20 for Blackpool to avenge that result.

Charlton could also be worth a look at 7/4 to beat Stevenage at The Valley. The Addicks might be 16th in the table but they’re one of the form teams in the league, on a run of nine without defeat.

Stevenage boss Steve Evans will be in the stands again as his side attempt to end a run of seven without victory.

Both sides have drawn too many games this season so it could pay to keep the draw onside by backing Charlton at 5/6 in the Draw No Bet market.

Super Singles

  • Ipswich v Southampton – Either side to win by one goal margin 6/4 Bet365
  • West Brom v Watford – Over 2.5 Goals 43/40 Bet365
  • Ellis Simm to score 8/5 Bet365
  • Blackpool to win 17/20 Bet365
  • Charlton Draw No Bet 5/6 Bet365

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He kicks-off with a preview of today's Irish Grand National and a couple of picks from Kempton & Plumpton.

As always, post your betting tips for today in the comments section below.

33 Comments
  1. amac320974 3 weeks ago

    Desmond, you got anything for us today?

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  2. Wee Joe 3 weeks ago

    Italian Seria B

    Parma v Catanzaro 8/11
    Pisa v Palermo 7/10

    Shade under 2/1

    Both home sides have scored in 14/15 home games & conceded in 11/15.
    They’ve both seen BTTS in 11/15 homes

    Catanzaro scored in 10/15 aways & Palermo scored in 12/15 aways

    Longshot Yourodds effort up later 👍

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    • Wee Joe 3 weeks ago

      BTTS double…. should’ve added that TBF

  3. bigwigg 3 weeks ago

    Sandnes vs Egersunds
    Over 3.5mgs @ 5/4 (bet365) Nap

    Small stake
    Over 4.5mgs @ 3/1 (bet365)

    I expect goals all over the return of Norwegian football today but it’s this obos liagen fixture that has caught my eye going on pre season form. Egersunds seen 28 goals in their 6 pre season friendlies, 20 of which coming in games against teams in this division ( a 4-1 win against sandnes included ) , while sandnes seen 29 goals in their own 6 pre season games. Egersunds were good for a goal before their promotion, as were sandnes last season, so here’s hoping these two play out a cracker today. Egersunds could well be a bit of a surprise package in this league this season.

    Over 2.5mgs treble @ 2.7/1 (bet365) Nb
    Molde vs Stromsgodset
    Valerenga vs Sogndal
    Sandnes vs Egersunds

    Good luck 🤞

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    • bigwigg 3 weeks ago

      Sandnes vs Egersunds
      Over 3.5mgs @ 5/4 (bet365) Nap✅

      Small stake
      Over 4.5mgs @ 3/1 (bet365)✅

      Over 2.5mgs treble @ 2.7/1 (bet365) Nb❌
      Molde vs Stromsgodset
      Valerenga vs Sogndal
      Sandnes vs Egersunds

      Nap lands with 7 goals in the Egersunds game. A team to keep an eye on in this league if the prices hold. One goal short in the treble even though plenty of chances 👍

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  4. Bluenosetoffee 3 weeks ago

    Is Desmond posting today?

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  5. Gmc1976 3 weeks ago

    B365
    1030
    Myanmar cup

    There was 3 games yesterday and they had about 25 goals in them

    Today there’s another 3.

    I’ve no idea about any of these teams but worth keeping an eye on for an in play bet

    3 matches over 2.5gls
    1.5/1

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    • Gmc1976 3 weeks ago

      They’ve forgotten their shooting boots
      20 shots
      1 on target
      Ispe fc

      1
  6. MrBigChug 3 weeks ago

    NOTTS CO v MK DONS goal ech hlf + btts yes
    4/5 NAP (Hills BYO)

    CARDIFF / ACCRINGTON to score 1+
    17/10 NB (Sky)

    COV C v CARDIFF
    S’LAND v B’BURN
    L.ORI v P’BORO
    OXF U v F’WOOD
    M’FIELD v ACC’TN

    Goal in each half 5 fold
    12/1 LS (Hills)

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    • MrBigChug 3 weeks ago

      NAP 4/5👍, NB 4/5👍, LONGSHOT 8/1👍… Full house of winners with adjusted price for void match🍺🍺🍺

      9
  7. Deano86 3 weeks ago

    Coventry
    Ipswich
    Leyton Orient

    Over 2.5 mgs treble 3.80/1 ,

    Goodluck……..

    2
  8. amac320974 3 weeks ago

    Does anyone know if Desmond is posting today? Lot’s of people are asking. Maybe someone from Admin could answer if he’s posting or not?

    4
    • noob gambler 3 weeks ago

      Looks like they are all having a bit of time off over the Easter holiday. How rude of them 😂

  9. noob gambler 3 weeks ago

    My single for today is one that has been posted on the site already so no real write up.
    Inter win to nil. 10/11 at the minute
    Also think Roma to win at evens is a good shout.
    Bologna have seen plenty of goals in their games recently and should see plenty today against bottom club Salernitana. O2.5 is 8/11. Bologna win+btts is 9/4

    Good luck all

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  10. danni1588 3 weeks ago

    molde +2
    Brann btts
    Roma win
    chesterfield fc 1/1 half/ full time win
    union saint Gilloise to score

  11. elvis parsley 3 weeks ago

    Morecambe v Barrow
    15:00
    Sky Bet League Two
    BTTS 4-5 NAP ****

    And BTTS double with
    Worthing v Hampton
    15:00
    English National League South
    BTTS 4-6

    Double pays 2-1 NB **

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    • elvis parsley 3 weeks ago

      At HILLS ⬆️

      3
  12. hammy730 3 weeks ago

    9/4 sammie smodics to score @ skybet
    Needs not much explanation
    Had mbappe unfortunately yesterday, sorry if anyone got on, psg red card and subbed on 60 mins didnt help! 🤦 not good but onto today!

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  13. noob gambler 3 weeks ago

    Bologna-salernitana
    O2.5 mgls 8/11 winner
    Bologna win +btts 9/4 loser
    Finished 3-0

  14. cockerspaniel 3 weeks ago

    Over 1 corner 1st 15 min
    Birmingham v Preston
    Coventry v Cardiff
    West Brom v Watford
    Ipswich v Southampton
    Free Hills fiver returns 94 quid for the acca

    • cockerspaniel 3 weeks ago

      Not to be LOSER

      1
  15. alex_mufc83 3 weeks ago

    Double

    Altrincham v Oldham – O2.5 MGls
    Coventry O1.5 TGls

    1.65/1

    1
    • alex_mufc83 3 weeks ago

      No joy.

  16. Wee Joe 3 weeks ago

    Poor the day,no goal from league leaders Parma in the BTTS double……

    Yourodds effort tonight

    Ipswich v Southampton

    BTTS & o2.5gls
    3+ corners each 1/1

    Genk v Union St Gilloise

    BTTS & 3+ corners each 1/1

    Villarreal v Athletico Madrid

    BTTS & 1+ card each 17/20

    13/2 treble

  17. BaDkO 3 weeks ago

    Inter – Empoli Under 3 goals
    2.12 with Pinnacle

  18. alex_mufc83 3 weeks ago

    Try 1 more

    Overs Treble
    Ipswich v Southampton O2.5 MGls
    Viking v Sarpsborg O2.5 MGls
    Portimonense v Braga O2.5 MGls

    2/1

  19. AC1987 3 weeks ago

    Been keeping an eye on the Saudi league. BTTS and overs happens in alot of games. Can’t get a price on Boylesports for tonight’s 3 games but thought I’d mention it 👍

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  20. Wee Joe 3 weeks ago

    Ach I’ve went for the holiday & caravan with this wild one

    Sampdoria v Ternana

    Sampdoria win & BTTS
    Sampdoria most corners & Ternana 2+ corners 7/1

    Inter Milan v Empoli

    Inter -1 match h’cap
    Inter -1 corner h’cap & Empoli under 3 corners
    Empoli -1 card h’cap 15/2

    Villarreal v Athletico Madrid

    BTTS & a red card shown 7/1

    Leeds v Hull

    Leeds win & BTTS
    Leeds most corners & Hull 3+ corners 11/2

    Yankee bet – any 2,any 3 & all 4(11 bets)

    Once in a lifetime chance of winning but why not…..

  21. Deano86 3 weeks ago

    Treble came in earlier one more for today ,

    Villarreal
    Leeds

    Over 2.5 mgs double 1.60/1 ,

    Well done winners today……..

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  22. MrBigChug 3 weeks ago

    VILLAREAL to score 2+ 6/4 (Sky)

  23. maccathered 3 weeks ago

    Crystal Palace v Man City
    Man City to win at 1/3

    Brighton v Arsenal
    Arsenal to win at 8/13
    1/1

    Just pointing this out for next Saturday which is currently a touch over evens. It will be half that price come Saturday.

    1
    • Wee Joe 3 weeks ago

      Stick this in with BTTS & both sides to be carded at Ibrox on the Sunday

  24. Wee Joe 3 weeks ago

    Sampdoria v Ternana

    Sampdoria win & BTTS
    Sampdoria most corners & Ternana 2+ corners 7/1✅

    Inter Milan v Empoli

    Inter -1 match h’cap
    Inter -1 corner h’cap & Empoli under 3 corners
    Empoli -1 card h’cap 15/2👎

    Villarreal v Athletico Madrid

    BTTS & a red card shown 7/1👎

    Leeds v Hull

    Leeds win & BTTS
    Leeds most corners & Hull 3+ corners 11/2✅

    Yankee bet – any 2,any 3 & all 4(11 bets

    2/4 correct

    Winning double paid 51/1 👍

    Good end to the day,well done all winners 😎

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