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Beat the Bookies: Week 37
By: Rob Sedgwick
GRIMSBY'S defeat at Carlisle netted Beat the Bookies a tenner, hardly sufficient compensation but one which probably guarantees a season of profitability. The Bookies are beatable after all it would seem!
This weekend Grimsby are at home, while the other four sides involved in the League Two promotion race are away. I'd expect Grimsby to beat Shrewsbury at 8/13, Carlisle to win away at out of form Bristol Rovers (13/10). Darlington (11/8) v Northampton and Mansfield (6/4) v Leyton Orient both could be home wins, as both the Quakers and the Stags have notched up some excellent results at home in recent weeks.
Elsewhere in League Two in-form Rushden should beat sorry Rochdale at Nene Park. The Dale are sinking faster than their Spotland pitch, and could yet be dragged into the relegation picture. bet365.com offer a surprisingly generous 6/5 for a Rushden win.
In the Premiership bet365.com offer 4/1 for Bolton to beat Chelsea at home. Chelsea have been dropping points away from home, and won't fancy a trip to Bolton, who have a good record at the Reebok.
RECOMMENDED BET OF THE WEEK:|
Rushden to beat Rochdale (6/5)
Previous Bets (around Â£10 per week)
|27/07||Rushden to get relegated||5/2||In progress|
|03/08||Sell Lincoln in League Two 60 Index||bought at 13|
sold at 7
|10/08||Rob Jones to score v Chester||12/1||Â£0.00
||17/08||Buy Scunthorpe in the Mini Performance Index vs Forest||bought@16|
|+Â£11.97||24/08||Rob Jones to score v Derby||33/1||-Â£10.00||31/08||Northampton to beat Wycombe||2/1||-Â£10.00||13/09||Carlisle to beat Cheltenham||2/1||+Â£20.00||19/09||Grimsby to beat Spurs||5/1||+Â£50.00||26/09||Hull to beat Norwich||16/5||-Â£10.00||05/10||Grimsby v Wycombe total goals||bought at 2.8|
|-Â£9.00||11/10||England v Poland total goals||bought at 2.6|
|+Â£4.00||17/10||Woking to beat Forest||11/4||+Â£27.50||24/10||Grimsby to beat Newcastle||6/1||-Â£10.00||02/11||Bristol Rovers to beat Grimsby||10/3||+Â£33.33||08/11||Macclesfield to beat Grimsby||7/2||-Â£10.00||16/11||Tommy Mooney to score against Grimsby||5/4||-Â£10.00||23/11||Carlisle v Wycombe: buy total goals||bought at 2.9|
|-Â£9.50||29/11||Grays to beat Mansfield||9/5||-Â£10.00||06/12||Bristol Rovers to beat Grimsby||7/2||+Â£35.00||14/12||Wycombe to beat Bury||6/5||-Â£10.00||20/12||Various Xmas Upsets||various||-Â£11.50||29/12||Hull to beat Leeds||4/1||-Â£10.00||04/01||Arsenal not to beat Cardiff||9/2||-Â£10.00||11/01||Carlisle to beat Shrewsbury||7/5||-Â£10.00||18/01||Grimsby to beat Torquay||Evens||-Â£10.00||24/01||Cheltenham to beat Newcastle||5/1||-Â£10.00||31/01||West Ham to beat Sunderland||8/15||+Â£5.33||09/02||Carlisle to win League Two||11/2||In progress||17/02||Rochdale to beat Grimsby||7/4||0.00||22/02||Peterborough to beat Bristol Rovers||5/6||-Â£10.00||01/03||Fulham to beat Arsenal||11/5||-Â£10.00||07/03||Lincoln to beat Rushden||4/6||-Â£10.00||15/03||Rushden to beat Leyton Orient||9/5||+Â£18.00||22/03||West Ham to beat Wigan||11/4||+Â£27.50||29/03||Wrexham to beat Grimsby||10/3||-Â£10.00||05/04||Carlisle to beat Grimsby||Evens||+Â£10.00||Total||+Â£54.63|
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