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Having worked in the media for nearly 30 years, Mark knows his sport inside out and at all levels. An avid football fan, Mark also has serious knowledge of the tennis world and is quick to point out value bets in a number of other sports.

Lyon quick on the draw again

Lyon may have taken four points against Manchester City in the Champions League, but Bruno Genesio’s side still need to draw their last Group F match against Shakhtar Donetsk to confirm their place in the last 16. Since winning 2-1 at the Etihad Stadium in September, the French side have been involved in three 2-2 […]

Wolves to silence St James’ Park

Buoyed by their midweek victory against Chelsea, Wolves can make it two wins in a row by triumphing in a low-scoring match at Newcastle United. Rafa Benitez’s side have lost six of their eight Premier League matches on Tyneside this season and, although they did well to pick up a point at Everton in midweek, […]

Slick City can chasten Chelsea

Manchester City can win the battle of the last two Premier League champions when they visit Chelsea on Saturday. Maurizio Sarri’s team have lost two of their last three matches and are in danger of missing out on the top four for the second campaign in a row. City to win by two-goal margin @ […]

Tottenham to see their first draw of the season this Derby Day?

The first Sunday in December is derby day in the Premier League when London and Liverpool take centre stage. Rock-bottom Fulham’s visit to Chelsea starts the day, followed by Arsenal’s eagerly-awaited clash with Tottenham, and finally the Merseyside derby at Anfield as Everton attempt to end Liverpool’s unbeaten start to the campaign. Spurs to draw […]

Clarets to grind out crucial victory

Just over 12 months ago Burnley edged to a 1-0 victory against Newcastle United at Turf Moor and a repeat of that scoreline is not out of the question on Monday. It seems certain that goals will be in short supply in east Lancashire as the Clarets have only scored 12 in their first 12 […]

More Merseyside misery for Fulham

Home advantage could be key on Sunday when Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester City can all continue their excellent starts to the season by picking up three more Premier League points. Liverpool have, on paper, the easiest task as they entertain a Fulham side that have conceded 29 goals in 11 Premier League matches. Liverpool […]

PSV to scupper Spurs’ hopes

Anything but victory for Tottenham against PSV Eindhoven could mean an end to the London team’s hopes of reaching the knockout stages of the Champions League for the second campaign in a row. However, it will not be easy for Mauricio Pochettino’s side who conceded a late equaliser as they drew 2-2 in Eindhoven a […]

Hammers to add to Poch’s problems

Mauricio Pochettino has failed to win a trophy during his four-and-a-half spell in charge of Tottenham and there is a danger that this season could peter out if his side lose at West Ham in the EFL Cup. Felipe Anderson to score first goal @ 8/1 Pochettino seems certain to make a raft of changes […]

Ronaldo to enjoy Old Trafford return

There are numerous enticing Champions League games this week between the powerhouses of European football as the group stage of the competition reaches the halfway point. In Group A, Atletico Madrid and Borussia Dortmund are on course to qualify for the last 16 after winning their first two matches and a draw on Wednesday would […]

Gunners to make it the perfect 10

There may still be some defensive frailties in the Arsenal squad but Unai Emery’s appointment has had the desired effect at the Emirates and the Gunners can extend their winning run to 10 matches by beating Leicester City on Monday. Arsenal were in sublime form in their last match before the international break as they […]