Last weekend, a lot of expletives were hurled in Maidenhead’s direction as their inability to score a second was the only thing stopping us from the big win. But we’ll be looking to bounce back in style this weekend with a huge 57/1 treble.
We’ve picked three teams to all win their matches without keeping a clean sheet. If they can produce the goods, we’ll be celebrating with over a monkey in our pockets come 5PM.
After going so close last weekend, it’s gotta be worth a punt.
Bournemouth v Everton
Ronald Koeman has enjoyed a phenomenal start to life at Goodison Park, and Everton enter this weekend’s action sitting pretty in second with 13 points from a possible 15. The Toffees will be eager to taste sweet success for a fifth straight league game on Saturday, but they might not get things all their own way against Bournemouth.
The visitors certainly have enough attacking quality to cause problems for the Cherries, especially if star man Romelu Lukaku, who scored a hat-trick in the club’s last away game, is at his best. Even if the Belgian isn’t, the Toffees have a number of potential goal threats to see them through.
Eddie Howe’s men will give Everton a test, though, and will be looking to Joshua King and Callum Wilson for inspiration. However, the home side’s defensive weaknesses were exploited against Manchester City, and the Toffees are more than capable of enjoying plenty of success at Dean Court too.
Last year’s meeting ended in a 3-3 draw while Everton clinched a 2-0 win in the cup. We’re predicting a combination of the two here with a Toffees victory, via a BTTS scoreline.
BTTS & Everton Win @ 10/3
Peterborough United v Walsall
League One side Peterborough are a firm favourite for BTTS punters, and the goals have continued to flow when Posh have been involved in 2016-17 too. We have no reason to think that will end as they welcome Walsall to London Road.
Grant McCann’s side have scored nine and conceded six in just four home games, with the last three ending in BTTS winners. Despite being held in each of the last two, they have more than enough attacking quality to see off an away team that still seeks its first away triumph of the campaign.
Walsall will be worried by their lack of goals, but Peterborough haven’t kept a single clean sheet at home. Moreover, the fact that the visitors enter this clash having picked up four points from the last six should lend further confidence to Simeon Jackson and co. too. We do expect Jonathan Whitney’s men to score.
However, on this occasion we don’t think it’ll be enough to help the Saddlers avoid defeat. Back the hosts to win, but with the visitors getting on the scoresheet too.
BTTS & Peterborough Win @ 13/5
Bromley v Dagenham & Redbridge
Dagenham & Redbridge have enjoyed a fantastic start to their bid for promotion back to the Football League, and sit top of the Conference after picking up 24 points from the first 11 matches. Most will expect them to make it 27 with a fourth straight win as they head to Bromley, but they might need more than one goal to do it.
The visitors are more than capable of doing that, though, as they showed by knocking five past Solihull in their last away outing. Against a struggling home defence that has leaked 12 in five home games, the Daggers will be confident – not least because they boast the division’s top scorer in the form of Oliver Hawkins.
Dagenham have shown defensive weaknesses on the road, though, conceding seven times in five matches. Bromley might not be the most frequent scorers, but Blair Turgott and Tobi Sho-Silva and more than capable of taking advantage.
Nevertheless, Dagenham’s extra quality should shine through.
BTTS & Dagenham Win @ 11/4
A £10 treble wins £584.60