Thursday’s Football Tips: A Sporting Double to Braga About

Man City stormed Old Trafford and booked their trip to the Capital on Wednesday night thanks to goals by John Stones and Fernandinho.

Pep Guardiola tumped his rival Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to secure a fourth consecutive League Cup final appearance where City will meet Jose Mourinho’s Spurs in April.

There were plent of goals in Serie A and Ligue 1. Nine of ten matches in Serie A finished Over 2.5 Goals and the same number saw Both Teams Score. In France both Monaco and Strasbourg hit five while Mauricio Pochettino was given an idea of the task ahead as his PSG side were held to a 1-1 draw at St Etienne.

Shock of the day came in the Copa Del Rey where 25/1 shots Cornella from Segunda B knocked out La Liga leaders Atletico Mardid with a 1-0 win.

Well done to our members such as Rives5, Gigi and Alex who posted some nice winners on Wednesday.

Thursday’s Tips

Thursday doesn’t offer much to get excited about. There’s a further seven Copa Del Rey matches but after some of the results so far it might be best left alone.

Very little stands out but Braga, with four home wins from five are always worth looking at on their own turf and also in Portugal, league leaders Sporting should be worth adding to your line away to Nacional.

Beyond that you’re digging deep in to Greece, Turkey or Brazil – good luck if you’re having a dabble!

  • Braga
  • Sporting
  • Double pays 1/1 at Bet365

Ahead of the weekend KevMac has already penned his preview of Liverpool’s visit to Aston Villa – the stand-out tie of the FA Cup third round matches this weekend, on Friday night

Golf Tips

Great to have The Caddy back for the first time this year ahead of the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii. his hit rate on his NAPs was excellent last year and he managed to pick out a few good rpiced each-way winners too so he’s always worth a follow.

Wednesday’s Racing Tips

Alan Thomson has a trio of all-weather bets to beat the ice on Thursday;

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