As clubs from the top two divisions returning to action after the international break, punters up and down the country will be pleased to know there is a full set of fixtures to bet on this weekend. We’re trying to win big with this BTTS treble at Coral.
After managing to hit a winning treble on a limited schedule last Saturday, we have plenty of confidence heading into this weekend’s matches.
Burnley V West Ham United
It’s a battle of claret and blue at Turf Moor as Burnley host West Ham and we’re predicting an exciting clash as Sean Dyche’s men look to secure a first league win since gaining promotion from the Championship.
Burnley might have failed to secure a victory in the Premier League this term but they have picked up four draws from their past five matches. Perhaps more crucially, though, the Clarets will be buoyant after finally ending their gol drought with two strikes against Leicester in their last encounter before the international break.
Improving the goal tally is a priority for Dyche and he’ll be hopeful that those two goals at the King Power Stadium can ignite a flurry of activity in the final third over the coming weeks. On the other hand, he will be pleased with the team’s defensive record. Unfortunately, some of that stability may need to be sacrificed as they bid to score on a more frequent basis.
On the other hand, West Ham have had no trouble finding the target this season. All three of their previous away games have ended in BTTS winner and Sam Allardyce’s new-look side will be aiming to add their tally of six on the road. We think both teams will score.
BTTS Yes @ 17/20 with Coral
Fulham V Norwich City
Since getting rid of Felix Magath, Fulham have seen vast improvements to both their performances and results. However, for all their progress, it could be a tough afternoon for the Cottagers as they face high-flying Norwich.
The league leaders have adapted to life in the Championship far better than their opponents since both dropped down from the Premiership last year and a return of 21 goals is very promising for this selection, especially against a side that has shipped 22 and possesses the worst defence in the division.
However, Norwich have encountered a slight dip in form recently and that will give Fulham an extra boost ahead of this crucial fixture. The hosts also claimed wins in both the league and cup in 2013/14 when facing the Canaries at Craven Cottage and can be confident of making it three scoring home games on the spin.
Nevertheless, Neil Adams boasts a terrific squad at this level and the visitors can be equally optimistic. There should be chances at both ends.
BTTS Yes @ 7/10 with Coral
Peterborough United V Barnsley
League One side Peterborough are always a team to look out for on this coupon and Darren Ferguson’s men could come good once more a they welcome Barnsley to London Road.
Posh are sitting pretty in second place and have hit 20 goals already this term. They are currently on a three game unbeaten streak, scoring seven goals in the process and look more than capable of netting on home soil against a very leaky Tykes defence.
Barnsley may have been playing in the Championship last season but their defence has still struggled to cope in 2014/15, conceding 17 times. On a brighter note for Danny Wilson’s men, though, they have also scored the same number in the right end and that will give them confidence heading into this tricky contest.
Like Peterborough, Barnsley have enjoyed a decent week or two by registering back-to-back wins and that is another cause for optimism amongst the Tykes squad. However, their defence is unlikely to handle the threat of Kyle Vassell and co. Fortunately, for backers of this selection, they should have enough firepower to get on the scoreboard too.
BTTS Yes @ 4/5 with Coral
A £10 treble returns £56.61 with Coral