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Weekend Predictions - and a 9/1 shot for Spurs...

Friday 10th February 2017

In your Across the Leagues – EXTRA email today:

  • Liverpool v Tottenham – draw, draw, draw...
  • Top 10 Tables – Carlisle going for 14 in a row...
  • Enter your predictions...
  • Champions League next week...

Welcome to your new ATL Extra weekend email...

Every Friday afternoon we’ll be looking at the big games on the weekend fixture list, and highlighting some of the unique betting stats from over on our Across the Leagues website.

And of course, along the way we’ll be looking to find a good few winning bets...

I’ll also be offering up my own Premier League Predictions every weekend, and you have the chance to join in, too – see below.

Liverpool v Tottenham – draw, draw, draw...

Premier League, Sat 5.30pm – BT Sport

There’s a big game in the Top Four ‘Champions League qualification’ race on Saturday evening. I’ve gone for a draw in my Predictions, and looking at the formbook, there’s nothing controversial about that...

Liverpool have drawn 2 of their last 5 home games, and Tottenham have drawn their last 2 away.

Spurs are the form team in the Premier League with 11 points from their last 15. But Liverpool are unbeaten in 7 games against current Top Six sides this season – including 1-1 draws with both Chelsea and Man Utd in their 2 most recent Top Six encounters.

Add to that the fact that the last 3 league meetings between Liverpool and Tottenham have all been draws (1-1, 1-1 and 0-0) and the case for another draw this weekend grows stronger.

  • Betfred are top price on both the Draw at 5/2 (3.50), and the 1-1 Correct Score at 6/1 (7.00)

Alli ahead of Messi & Ronaldo...

And looking at the Scorer markets, here’s a stat worth mentioning...

In his last 10 games, Tottenham’s Dele Alli has scored 9 goals. On last-10-games form, that puts him ahead of Messi & Ronaldo...

Alli has proved the value in the First and Anytime Scorer markets on several occasions already this season. His prices catch the eye again this weekend.

  • Alli is a standout 16/5 (4.20) Anytime Scorer and 9/1 (10.00) First Scorer with Paddy Power

Top 10 Tables – Carlisle going for 14 in a row...

The stats are a huge part of everything we do. And the brand new Top 10 Tables on our website give you a great helping hand when it comes to finding weekend bet opportunities...

The tables gather together some of the unique betting stats from inside our OPTA-powered site, showcasing the current top-performing teams across the Premier League, Championship, League One and League Two combined. In the following betting markets:

  • Match Results
  • Under 2.5 Goals
  • Over 2.5 Goals
  • Both Teams to Score

You can get free access to the new Top 10 Tables – updated after every round of league games – in the ATL Extra section of our website here.

Carlisle v Blackpool

League Two, Sat 3pm

The Goals stats on our Top 10 Tables rank teams by the last 10 league games. In fact, League Two side Carlisle’s record stretched beyond their 10-out-of-10 rating...

  • Carlisle are on a 13-game run for Both Teams to Score payouts, including a 2-1 win last weekend 

Carlisle have been scoring and conceding at both ends against all-comers, since their current Both Teams to Score run began right back on the 19th November.

And with this weekend’s opponents Blackpool playing out a 2-2 draw with Carlisle in the reverse fixture earlier this season, the signs are good again here...

  • Both Teams to Score is 8/13 (1.62) in general, and 4/6 (1.67) with Bet365

MATCH PREDICTOR – Enter your predictions...

The excellently-named TOKYOJOE55 was the top scoring player in our Premier League Mini League last week. And at the top of our overall Predictor Mini League table, FONZARELLI sits in 1st place, ahead of last season’s winner CHRISSIE13.

Let’s see who comes out top this week...

  • We’re offering a £100 prize to our Mini League winner at the end of the season
  • You’ll find the Mini League section by clicking on the Game Lobby button. Then scroll down to Mini Leagues and click ‘Join Existing’

Here are my Predictions for this weekend’s Premier League games. And as ever, in the interests of comparison, here’s what Paul Merson on Sky Sports and Mark Lawrenson on the BBC think, too...

GAME

ME

MERSON

LAWRO

Arsenal v Hull
2-1
3-0
2-0
Man Utd v Watford
2-1
3-0
2-0
Middlesbrough v Everton
0-2
1-3
1-1
Stoke v Crystal Palace
3-1
2-1
2-1
Sunderland v Southampton
2-2
2-0
1-0
West Ham v West Brom
1-1
1-1
1-1
Liverpool v Tottenham
1-1
1-1
1-1
Burnley v Chelsea
0-2
1-3
0-2
Swansea v Leicester
3-0
2-1
1-1
Bournemouth v Man City
1-4
1-3
0-2

Champions League next week...

The Champions League returns next week – the Knockout stages kick off with some mouth-watering ties including PSG v Barcelona and Bayern Munich v Arsenal...

I’ll be in touch on Sunday with details of an opportunity for you to cash-in on those games and more...

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Enjoy the weekend football...

Best wishes,

Oliver Upstone

Oliver Upstone

Across the Leagues Extra

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