THE BTTS COUPON -28th January
After another winner on Saturday we are now hitting some great form with this bet selection. Over recent weeks the profits have been steady thanks to a number of wins at roughly 9/2 and hopefully Tuesday will be another opportunity to bag a tidy return.
Once again we’re opting for the Bet Fred fixed odds coupon to give us a little bit of a price boost.
LEYTON ORIENT V COVENTRY
When a team sitting 11th travel to 2nd in the table, you might normally avoid this one on a BTTS selection. However, in the case of Coventry I think we can make an exception.
The Sky Blues would be 8th if it were not for the points deduction and are on a run of eight games where both teams have scored. It’s hard to see Orient not getting on the scoreboard, particularly at home, but is equally likely that City will also score regardless of the final outcome.
Coventry fans have witnessed exactly 100 goals in 26 matches. At a rate of nearly four goals per game, they are easily one of the most exciting prospects this season. Their form is a little inconsistent, but in terms of scoring goals you couldn’t ask for more.
Only one team have scored more than Coventry’s 55 League One goals, and that’s Leyton Orient. Their 56 has included goals in each of the last 10 outings, a sequence that stretches back to the middle of November. The Os have fired just one blank at home all season and are unlikely to make it a second against a defence who has conceded 45 times.
Orient are capable of clean sheets and their defensive record is one of the best in the division. However, Coventry should score. The reverse fixture ended 3-1 to the Sky Blues and although I don’t see Steven Pressley’s side taking three points, I can see a repeat of the BTTS coming in.
Very short odds if done as a single, which is why we’re including it in this fixed odds treble.
WALSALL V SWINDON TOWN
Another League One encounter sees Swindon Town travel to Walsall.
The Sadlers sit five points above Swindon in the table and, following October’s 3-1 victory at the County Ground, will be confident of giving their promotion hopes another boost at home.
Walsall might nto be thought of as high scorers but 35 in 27 is a steady return, whilst Craig Westcarr’s return of 10 league goals is also impressive. They’ve scored in 8 of their last 10 League One matches and will fancy their chances against a Swindon defence who have allowed opponents to score 37 times this term.
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Swindon’s new signing Michael Smith got off to a flyer on Saturday, scoring a brace as he helped the Robins to a 3-1 win over Shrewsbury. Meanwhile, former Newcastle player Nile Ranger also came off the bench to hit his 8th of the season.
Swindon’s 45 goals from 27 games is a definite source for optimism in this one and cancels out the fact that Walsall have one of League One’s tightest defences. The Sadlers have only conceded 25 league goals this season. However, one clean sheet from seven makes more positive reading in terms of this bet selection.
A hard one to predict, it could be close, but I do fancy both teams to score.
BRISTOL ROVERS V ACCRINGTON STANLEY
In League Two Bristol Rovers host Accrington Stanley with both sides desperate for ta vital three points.
Just five points separate the Pirates from the relegation; for Accrington it’s only four. For John Ward’s Rovers, Saturday’s win over Newport made it four straight wins at the Memorial Stadium. They’ve now scored in each of their past 5 home encounters, finding the net 13 times in that period.
Beattie’s Stanley did not play at the weekend and will be raring to go on Tuesday night. With 31 scored and 38 conceded in 26 games, they are definite contenders for a BTTS bet. Their past seven matches have all ended with both teams scoring and there is no reason to think that sequence won’t be extended here.
Accrington have done well to recover from a terrible start and now have a genuine chance of survival. This is a game where even a point will probably be OK, and I think they will score at some point.
As for Rovers, they will be looking to continue their impressive recent form and I would be surprised if they don’t score. With O’Toole now on 11 goals from midfield, the Gas should be confident.
The reverse fixture ended 2-1 in Accrington’s favour. A score draw would not surprise me here.