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Beat the Bookies: Week 20

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 14/12/2005

TOWN's miserable defeat on Saturday to Bristol Rovers was perhaps a little unjust, but the result at least was a very minor financial consolation to me as we trudged out the ground.

Home > 2005-2006 Season > Beat the Bookies > Week 20


This weekend sees Town head to Darlington, another bogey side of ours. Last season Darlington fluked two 1-0 wins against us, and somehow managed to beat us by the same scoreline at Blundell Park in the third game of the present season - another total travesty! The chances of Darlo making it 1-0 for the fourth consecutive game are 13/2 with bet365.com. The bookies make the game very close with Darlo just shading it at 7/5 over Town's 13/8 with bet365.com.

Elsewhere in the division, leaders Wycombe are good value to win at lowly Bury. bet365.com are offering a generous 6/5 for the in-form Chairboys to record yet another victory. Bury beat Leyton Orient last week away, but have lost their last two home games. Wycombe draw a lot of games, but I would have thought the odds of an away win were still better than 50/50.

The big game of the weekend in the Premisership sees Arsenal take on Chelsea at Highbury. Arsenal are having a poor season by their standards, but still have a 100% home record. An Arsenal win is ranked 15/8 with bet365.com. Chelsea are bound to slip up sooner or later, but I've been saying that for the last 18 months!

RECOMMENDED BET OF THE WEEK:
Wycombe to beat Bury

Previous Bets (£10 per week)

DateBetOddsProfit/Loss
27/07Rushden to get relegated5/2In progress
03/08Sell Lincoln in League Two 60 Index13In progress
10/08Rob Jones to score v Chester12/1£0.00
17/08Buy Scunthorpe in the Mini Performance Index vs Forestbought@16
actual 35
+£11.97
24/08Rob Jones to score v Derby33/1-£10.00
31/08Northampton to beat Wycombe2/1-£10.00
13/09Carlisle to beat Cheltenham2/1+£20.00
19/09Grimsby to beat Spurs5/1+£50.00
26/09Hull to beat Norwich16/5-£10.00
05/10Grimsby v Wycombe total goalsbought at 2.8
actual 1
-£9.00
11/10England v Poland total goalsbought at 2.6
actual 3
+£4.00
17/10Woking to beat Forest11/4+£27.50
24/10Grimsby to beat Newcastle6/1-£10.00
02/11Bristol Rovers to beat Grimsby10/3+£33.33
08/11Macclesfield to beat Grimsby7/2-£10.00
16/11Tommy Mooney to score against Grimsby5/4-£10.00
23/11Carlisle v Wycombe: buy total goalsbought at 2.9
actual 1
-£9.50
29/11Grays to beat Mansfield9/5-£10.00
06/12Bristol Rovers to beat Grimsby7/2+£35.00
Total +£93.30

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