Our Saturday BTTS treble is an EFL special including one game from each of the three divisions.
If all six teams find the target, we’ll be celebrating a decent £47 profit from a £10 stake. That has to be worth a punt in anyone’s book.
Burton Albion v Brentford
Nigel Clough’s Brewers have now gone six Championship games without tasting defeat, slowly but surely dragging themselves away from the drop zone. They’d love to pick up another big result against Brentford on Saturday, but could be in for a tough test at the Pirelli.
Without being the most frequent scorers, their home record is fairly decent with eight wins and three draws from 18. The hosts have scored 19 times in that time, and should fancy their chances against an away side that’s shipped 33 on the road.
The visitors have hit 25 on the road, however, scoring in each of their last six away league matches. Those six games have all ended in BTTS winners too, which gives us confidence as we back Dean Smith’s men to provide entertainment at both ends.
Brentford picked up a 2-1 win in the reverse clash. A similar scoreline for either side in this one would suit us just fine.
BTTS Yes @ 4/6 with Ladbrokes
Bolton Wanderers v Northampton Town
Bolton are back in the hunt for automatic promotion, and the League One side are now on a run of four home games without defeat. Having said that, the Trotters do tend to concede at the Macron and may not have things al their own way against the Cobblers.
A 1-0 home win over Rochdale is the only clean sheet that Phil Parkinson’s men boast in seven home league games, with each of the other six ending in BTTS winners. Nonetheless, the hosts should be confident given their home record, recent form, and attacking options – especially as the visitors have shipped 35 on the road.
Northampton do boast 23 in 19 away games, however, and also enter this game having won each of their last three matches. Justin Edinburgh’s men know that they face a difficult task, but they certainly won’t have any fear.
The hosts will fancy their chances of picking up the win in spite of the away side’s recent form. Whatever happens, we expect them both to find the target.
BTTS Yes @ 17/20 with Ladbrokes
Stevenage v Portsmouth
Stevenage’s winning run came to its end on Tuesday night, but the League Two side are still very much in the hunt for a play-off spot. Darren Sarll’s side can underline their intentions with a win against one of the side’s currently sitting in the automatic promotion spots, and certainly have the firepower to do so.
Matt Godden and co. have scored at least twice in each of their last seven at the Lamex. Despite Pompey’s strong defensive record, the hosts should at least grab one goal here.
The visitors are in good form, though, and will be eager to maintain their cushion above the pay-offs and perhaps cut the gap to the league leaders. Paul Cook’s side have hit four goals in each of their last two games too, so getting on the scoreboard should not be an issue.
Both teams are going strong, and their respective attacking confidence should show. It could be tight at times, but we’re backing a BTTS winner.
BTTS Yes @ 17/20 with Ladbrokes
A £10 treble returns £57.20 with Ladbrokes