SUNDAY was some day for shocks so well done to those who predicted them and to everyone else who landed a winner.
Barnet, Newport, Oldham and Doncaster took pride of place and that would have been some fourfold.
All weekend I've been warning against backing teams in the FA Cup without seeing line-ups and there were two great examples yesterday.
My Top Treble was beaten by Sheffield United but I'd never have been on – and I managed to post a warning – if I'd known they would make 10 changes.
On the other hand while Man City made eight changes their starting line-up was strong and I'd have happily taken them -3 or even -4. Well done to HullShaker and others who lumped on City and I fear a doing for Burton when they travel to the Etihad on Wednesday in the EFL Cup.
My other treble also scored two out of three and was beaten by Real Madrid failing to score at home to Real Sociedad. Real should have had a penalty and under-fire boss Santiago Scolari was raging VAR wasn't consulted but his side also missed several good chances.
That's the way it's been going for me the past week and I shouldn't have kicked that black cat under the ladder the other day.
Well done to all the winners and nice to see Scott landing another members bet on the Sevilla match.
It's Wolves v Liverpool tonight and Jurgen Klopp will play a second string. Wolves will rest some too so wait for teams before tackling this one.
Not much else on but I've picked out a treble for a couple of points. First up it's btts at Tondela v Sporting which looks good on stats. Five of the last six meetings have brought up btts and Sporting have kept one clean sheet in 13 on the road.
Tondela have netted two or more goals in their last four games so has the potential to be a high scorer.
Stay in Portugal and back leaders Porto -1 at home to Nacional. Porto have won 17 in a row and should win this by at least two. Nacional have conceded 17 in their last five on the road and their previous defeat was 5-2 at Sporting.
Complete the treble with Lille at home to Sochaux in the French Cup. Like the FA Cup there are shocks in this tournament – for example Marseille losing at a fourth-tier outfit yesterday – so again team news is vital.
Lille are the second best team in France but can't win the league as PSG are so much stronger than the rest. So maybe they'll target a cup and you'll know how serious they are if they start forwards Nicolas Pepe and Jon Bamba.
Sochaux lie 16th in Ligue 2 so there's a huge gap between the sides but new boss Omar Daf has led them to improved results and fewer goals conceded. Lille though look worth taking at 1-2.
The Portuguese double pays 5-4 if you don't want to risk Lille without seeing line-ups.
Remember to look at welovebetting for their tips and video chat.
3pts Top Treble
- Tondela v Sporting btts (7pm)
- Lille (7.55pm)
- Porto -1 (9.15pm)
- (13-5, sportingbet)
Mr Fixit's January Super Singles Total: -3pts
Mr Fixit's January Accas Total: -16pts