Sticking to single-digit payday punts has brought us plenty of recent success in the quest to deliver a daily, winning Combi+, so while our luck is (kind of) in, we’re going big-buck hunting.
There’s a mammoth 17/1 to be had in backing the treble of Tottenham, Sunderland and Rangers all to win their Sunday skirmishes against Burnley, Newcastle and Hearts respectively and cases can be made as to why each will do the business.
Tottenham to beat Burnley @ 5/4
As identified by the news.bwin.com tipping taskforce in an article that can be read through clicking here, Spurs’ price to best Burnley is the bet of the weekend.
The Lilywhites are ruthless against the lowliest of their Premier League brethren, winning each of their last six versus those dwelling in the bottom third.
Sean Dyche’s troops are making a much better go at preserving their Premier League status than many gave them credit for, but they’ve lost six of their last nine ahead of this one, with two of their defeat-avoidances coming against foes residing inside the gated community of the top-four.
They’ve lost all bar one when taking on the other teams on this nine-game spell.
Sunderland to beat Newcastle @ 8/5
As hopeless as the Black Cats almost always tend to be, they rarely encounter any trouble beating their barcode-clad nemesis.
Not since August 2011 have Sunderland been slain by Newcastle.
A win for the Wearsiders today will move them onto five consecutive successes against their most loathed opponent, with two of these coming in a new manager’s first north-east derby at the helm.
Seven all competition away losses from nine for the Magpies means they can hardly be depended on to snap this awful streak here.
Rangers to beat Hearts @ 7/4
Okay, so this one seems a little fanciful given the relentless rate at which the Midlothian win machine are racking up victories of late, but the Gers are not without a chance.
They’re unbeaten in eight ahead of the Jambo’s visit and have prevailed in their last two.
Hearts and Hibs are the only two teams to win a Scottish Championship match at Ibrox this term and just one of these losses has fallen since the end of September.
Having rapped up the league title, there’s a chance the Edinburgh outfit’s focus may have dropped, which presents Rangers and, by extension, us with an opportunity here.