Leagues across Europe would be going to rest for the Christmas holidays (except for the English Premier League of course). It’s the final midweek games before a break until 2021 but for us, we will remain here to do what we know how to do best as always.
A lot of games are on ground today but we’ll give you our best picks for the day.
Featured Match: Manchester United vs Everton Prediction
The League Cup has brought an interesting fixture between two EPL teams on form at the moment. This would be the second time both sides would be facing each other this season with Manchester United coming out on top in their last fixture. The Last match between them saw both sides find the back of the net but United had more of the goals.
This competition would be important for both managers as they are looking for their first silverware in their respective clubs. They would be heading into this fixture looking for the win and progression into the semi-final round.
Both Teams to Score
Both teams have proven themselves to be prolific goal scorers finding the back of the net in their last 2 games in all competitions. Although Everton has proven to be solid defensively in recent games it hasn’t stopped them from scoring goals. Manchester United who scored 6 in their last game against Leeds would mean both teams are reliable upfront. Bet9ja has 1.53 odds, Betway has 1.58 and 1xbet has 1.62 odds
As said earlier both teams are highly likely to score in this match as both teams are back to top form as shown in their recent games. Manchester United have returned top form climbing up to third in the league after going unbeaten in their last 5 games, Everton has also won their last 2 games making this a good pick for the goal market. Bet9ja has 1.66 odds, Betway has 1.67 and 1xbet has 1.72 odds.
Inter Milan would be looking to end the year top of the Italian Serie A with a win away to Verona. Inter’s winning streak has been extended to 5 games pushing Antonio Conte’s men to a point behind fierce rival’s AC Milan at the top of the league. Veron are winless in their last two games and doesn’t look the side to stop Conte’s men. Bet9ja has 1.58, Betway has 1.58 and 1xbet have 1.62 odds.
Real Madrid will go on to face Granada today to move closer to Atletico Madrid at the Summit of the Spanish La Liga table. After winning their last four games in the league, their impressive run of form is set to continue as they face a tough Granada side. Madrid won’t want to slip up and let Atletico run away with the title, which is why they are highly likely to win. Bet9ja have 1.30, Betway has 1.34 and 1xbet have 1.37 odds.
PSG would be looking to end the year with a possible win at home against Strasbourg. A win would see them climb the top of the table to end the year after an unimpressive start to this season. Opponents Strasbourg are currently 2 points away from relegation sides in the league and are poor opponents to stop PSG, which is why we have them tipped for the win, Bet9ja have 1.34, Betway has 1.36 and 1xbet have 1.38 odds.
Tottenham faces their worst run of form in the League with back-to-back defeats in recent games. They face Stoke City at home in the Carabao League cup today in a bid to advance to the semifinal. Spurs would be looking to return to winning ways and are very likely to punish Stoke City today. Bet9ja has 1.53, Betway has 1.51 and 1xbet have 1.55 odds.
Lastly, Roma faces Cagliari who hasn’t won in their last five matches in the league. Roma lost their last league game and would be looking to bounce back, this Cagliari side is winless in 5 games which would make things easier for Roma to secure the win. Bet9ja has 2.02, Betway has 2.05 and 1xbet have 2.03 odds.
Over 2.5 Goals
The Atlanta versus Bologna fixture is one to produce goals according to recent goal-scoring form of both teams. Goals are likely to pour in during this match from both ends of the field. Both sides have scored in each of their last 3 games. This should count on why we selected them today. Bet9ja have 1.50, Betway has 1.53 and 1xbet have 1.55 odds.
Feyenoord would be looking to end the year on a high with a win at home against Heerenveen in the league. Both sides have struggled recently with Heerenveen not winning a game in 5 matches. This hasn’t stopped both sides from finding the back of the net on those occasions. Both sides look likely to score today which is why we tipped them today Bet9ja have 1.40, Betway has 1.44 and 1xbet have 1.47 odds.
The Real Madrid fixture is back in the mix again. Their impressive form of four wins in four games on the spin has seen them score a large number of goals in each game. They have proven to be able to find the back of the net at least once in such occasions. This is why we have tipped them today. Bet9ja has 1.48, Betway has 1.53 and 1xbet have 1.57 odds.
AC Milan is the last unbeaten European side this season in the league. They have achieved this so far by scoring lots of goals in their last few matches in the league. Scoring at least 2 goals in their last five league matches. Opponents Lazio are also in good scoring form and this could mean lots of goals from both ends. Betway have 1.65 odds, Bet9ja have 1.68 and 1xbet have 2.03.
Carlos has been the understudy for Harry Kane at Tottenham this season after his loan move last summer. He has started the bulk of matches in the Europa League and he is set to start. He has scored 3 goals already in the Europa League and he looks a likely goal scorer today. Betway has 2.01 odds while Bet9ja have 2.00.
Calvert-Lewin has bagged 14 goals already this season with three coming from a superb hat-trick the last time out in this competition. Playing against a top side like United won’t stop him from providing the goals as he has really proved his worth this season. Betway has 2.75 odds while Bet9ja have 2.56.
Karim Benzema is just a goal behind the league’s top scorer with seven goals this season. He has scored in each of his last three league games and he is in top form already. He is likely to continue his goal-scoring form today. Betway has 1.75 odds while Bet9ja have 1.60 odds.
Lukaku has proven in recent weeks why Inter needs him in the team. He has scored in each of their last 5 wins which have seen them get to a point of the top of the table. He is the most likely to score today for the team as he is in the form of his life. Betway has 1.85 odds while Bet9ja have 1.70.
Football Lover. All-round junkie of the beautiful game. Could be found watching football most of the time. If not he’s writing about them or making some punditry you don’t agree with. A certain bias for Arsenal and Santos FC.