It’s the first weekend of January, and we’re confident that it will be a great year at GGT. What better way to start the year than with a huge 91/1 treble…
That’s exactly what we’re looking to do with these three selections on the BTTS & Win market. We think all three games will have goals, so let’s hope that the teams we’ve picked will start the calendar year with three points in their respective fixtures.
Norwich City V Southampton
Alex Neil’s Canaries have hardly flown this season at Carrow Road, but they do look well set to retain their Premier League status. They’ll be hopeful of taking another giant leap towards that situation by opening the calendar year with a win, but they shouldn’t expect things all their own way against Southampton.
Ronald Koeman’s Saints have received huge praise for their style of play, but their recent poor form on the road should not be overlooked. The visitors have lost three on the bounce away from St Mary’s, leaking six goals in the process, and this should give huge confidence to the hosts.
If Norwich can get the ball to the likes of Nathan Redmond and Cameron Jerome, then they will think that Southampton are there for the taking. On the other hand, it’s hard to see them keeping the likes of Graziano Pelle and co at bay.
We’re predicting a 2-1 win for the hosts. At 11/2, a BTTS home win stands out as potentially fantastic value.
BTTS & Norwich Win @ 11/2 with William Hill
Notts County V Oxford United
In League Two, struggling Notts County might not be gaining consistent results but they have at least found the net in six of their last seven outings. We’re backing them to that once again as they welcome Oxford to Meadow Lane, although we do think the visitors will prevail.
Mick Halsall’s hosts have notched an impressive 24 goals at home, but they will be concerned at conceding 18. This could be particularly problematic against one of the division’s most talented sides, and the Magpies will have their work cut out.
The high-flying visitors have netted 19 on the road and will fancy their chances as they look to start 2016 on a positive note. Michael Appleton’s men have a genuine chance of automatic promotion this term, and three points against County would send another warning to their rivals.
They might need two or three goals to grab the points. Thankfully for the travelling Yellows, they are more than capable of achieving it.
BTTS & Oxford Win @ 16/5 with William Hill
Woking V Aldershot Town
The highlight of the afternoon’s Conference action undoubtedly comes from a fierce local derby at the Kingfield as Woking take on Aldershot in what should be a cracking encounter. The visitors have claimed 2-1 wins in each of the last two seasons, but we’re backing Garry Hill’s men to make their quality count on Saturday afternoon.
Woking are back up to seventh after registering 10 points from the last four matches, and they will be quietly thinking about surmounting a push for the play-offs. With the firepower of Dan Holman and John Goddard on their side, they should be confident about scoring goals.
In total, the Cardinals boast 26 home goals while Aldershot have shipped 21 on the road. Having said that, Barry Smith’s men have scored 17 in 13 away games whilst the hosts have leaked 18 from their 14 at Kingfield.
We would expect goals from both sides in this fiercely fought encounter. On this occasion, though, we have to back the hosts to prevail.
BTTS & Woking Win @ 12/5 with William Hill
A £10 treble pays £928.20 with William Hill