CITY’S UNDEFEATED HOME RECORD TO COME UNSTUCK BY THE TOFFEEMEN?

Source of betting preview: Puntersrealm.com

Wednesday night Portsmouth host Chelsea in a game that the London club simply must win. A draw at Blackburn has seen them lose pole position in the title race and nothing less than three points from their trip to Fratton Park will be enough to ease the pressure on manager Carlo Ancelotti. Portsmouth, now deducted nine points, are almost certainly relegated and will play without any of the fear and nerves that has dogged them in the past. This will be another game that will be much closer than a lot of sports betting fans are expecting.

On the same night sees Manchester City host Everton in a game that looks to offer good value for the football fan. A quick trawl through the list of betting exchanges reveals a really open market with excellent value to be had on all outcomes of this game. However City’s home record is untarnished by defeat and it is hard to back against them. That said Everton have been vastly improved of late and they deservedly beat City at Goodison Park earlier in the season. It promises to be an interesting clash between two very well matched sides that could be closer than many people anticipate.

MANCHESTER CITY V EVERTON : Draw at 7/2 (Betfair). City will preserve their unbeaten home record but I cannot see them defeating a resurgent Everton side who have, in recent weeks, been looking much more like the side that finished fourth in the Premier League a few years back. A hard fought game with few chances and I fancy the Toffeemen to emerge from the game with a point.

PORTSMOUTH V CHELSEA : Draw at 11/2 (Betfair). Another ex-Chelsea manager could come back to haunt his former team at Fratton Park. Chelsea have looked less than impressive on their travels of late and despite Portsmouth being bottom, the home side are looking a better side under Avram Grant, especially at Fratton Park. The markets say an easy Chelsea win, but I think Pompey, under no pressure and with little to play for, will snatch a point from the game as Chelsea once again wilt under the pressure.

£20 fixed odds and up to £200 free spread bets at Extrabet


Bookmark and Share

No comments:

Post a Comment

Any thoughts or fancies to share, then feel free... all feedback welcome

2015 Selected Golf Winners
Frysdotcom Open: Emiliano Grillo 50/1 (win)

British Masters: Matt Fitzpatrick 33/1 (win)

US PGA Championship: Jason Day 14/1 (win)

Czech Open: Thomas Pieters 90/1 (win)

European Masters: Danny Willett 16/1 (win)

European Masters: Anirban Lahiri 100/1 (Place T10)

Crowne Plaza: Chris Kirk 35/1 (win)

Shell Houston: JB Holmes 33/1 (win)


Trophee Hassan: M.Lundberg 250/1 (top 10)

Tshwane Open: Craig Lee 150/1 (top 10)

Puerto Rico: Alex Cejka 100/1 (win)

Humana: Justin Thomas 15/2 (top 10)

HTOC: Patrick Reed 22/1 (win)

Sony Open: Rory Sabbatini (FRL, top 10)

Abu Dhabi: M. Kaymer 16/1 (place)

Abu Dhabi: B-H An 9/1 (top 20)

CIMB Classic: R. Karlberg 125/1 (win FRL)

>> Join Nicspicks' mailing list for early picks & best prices by email