Daniel Sturridge returns to the World Cup qualifying maelstrom with his goal-scoring streak intact and the 6/5 odds about him notching against Montenegro are all the more enticing with bwin doubling or tripling your price if he goes on to notch once or twice more in the Wembley showdown.
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Sturridge has struck eight times in his last nine games.
The Liverpool hitman may have missed England’s last round of qualifiers with lingering injury worries, but even when lacking full fitness only two sides were able to halt his scoring charge.
The former Chelsea man’s current vein of form shows a pleasing continuity from last season, painting the picture of a consummate and reliable scorer.
Counting his springtime flourish on Merseyside the Brummie centre-forward now has 14 goals to show for his last 15 games in all competitions.
Positively for those hoping for money multiplication via bwin’s double/triple offer that tally includes two braces and a hat-trick.
Steven Gerrard and Wayne Rooney have created 24 scoring chances between them in 12 Premier League starts this term.
The Liverpool striker will benefit from silver service dining as the most advanced England striker, with a front three including Rooney behind him and Liverpool colleague Gerrard deeper in midfield.
Of the 15 goalscoring opportunities the Reds skipper has created this term Sturridge was the man to seal deal and give the 33-year-old his sole assist and England can reap the rewards of a club-level telepathy between them.
Eight Premier League players average more shots per game than Sturridge, but none have outscored him.
The current top gun of English domestic matters has harvested his league-leading total from a relatively modest amount of chances, further enhancing his trustworthiness in the eyes of punters who have availed themselves of his 6/5 ‘to score in the match’ odds.
Furthermore having scored off assists from Iago Aspas, full-back Jose Enrique and centre-half Daniel Agger as well as Gerrard in 2012/13 it’s clear that Sturridge’s instinctive nose for a goal means he can sniff out opportunities from a plethora of in-match situations.