In a game involving Leeds United and Portsmouth it seems cruelly ironic to be talking about sensible investments, but unlike these two fiscal disasters you won’t end up in administration if you back Leeds to win with goals galore.
Simon Grayson’s side are only loitering in 13th because of patchy away form but on home turf it’s been a different ball game.
The Whites have won their last three Championship games at Elland Road, scoring nine times in the process, and bwin’s 3Way football betting market has them at a generous 17/20 to keep that run going against poor old Pompey.
The south-coast crisis club won the FA Cup a little over three years ago so it shows the depths they’ve plummeted to that you can now have them at 3/1 to beat a side who were two leagues below them during happy Harry Redknapp’s opulent reign. The draw is at 12/5.
Leeds score and concede in equal measure and so far their eight league fixtures have thrown up an unfeasibly high 31 goals – with 13 coming in their last three home games.
Portsmouth’s ties are also averaging close to three per game so it seems silly not to go for over 3.5 goals in this one at 33/20.
Moreover, these two also have a proclivity for saving the strikes until after the interval. Leeds have scored 16 times in their eight second halves so far and eight out of ten Pompey goals have come following boss Steve Cotterill’s half-time recommendations.
You can more than double your money at 21/20 that the second half will contain the most goals, with good returns to be had on over 1.5 goals at 83/100 and over 2.5 goals at 13/5 to be scored after they’ve swapped ends.
Spending £7m on Seth Johnson may not have been the best bit of business but putting a couple of quid on a Leeds win with goals would be.
Football betting fans can receive a £25 free bet when they join bwin.com and putting that on a Leeds win with over 3.5 goals in the game at 13/4 would return an impressive £106.25.
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