Weblog: The football punter
Profits to be had for those who know the score
I'VE had two cracking Saturdays on the correct-score front and I'm beginning to think that might become my bet of choice.
Scotland did the business last week in their 0-0 against Serbia and then Man United didn't let me down after beating Wigan 4-0.
Admittedly, I did throw a few darts at the board but then you have to with these big margin wins. And I was sweating a bit when Fergie stuck Robin van Persie on the bench and Javier Hernandez missed that early penalty.
That sunk the United-United double result which was a bit of a kick in the teeth, but there you go. What can you do?
I'd be amazed if there were any whacking payouts on the correct score in the action at Reading, where Brian McDermott's Royals entertain Tottenham.
Spurs are struggling for goals and it is questionable why Andre Villas-Boas keeps Emmanuel Adebayor on the bench.
They could kick-start their season after the disappointment of home draws against Norwich and West Brom, but it could take them a while to make their mark.
They just look nervy to me so don't expect a goalscoring extravaganza. They could grab a 1-0.
There will be other opportunities for us to fill our boots later this term on the big scores.
We just have to be as patient as United were on Saturday.