Dark horses of the FIFA 2018 World Cup

With the latest edition of the FIFA World Cup just around the corner, the focus will once more shift to who will be the nation that earns global supremacy by going on to lift the trophy in Moscow on July 15. The tournament will see a flurry of betting activity both before and during the competition, and fans have already put their money where their mouths are by placing a wager on stakers.com to see who will come out on top in the early group-stage fixtures. Germany will go into…

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Leipzig ready to leap into Champions League

When you are leading the league by 20 points before kick-off, it’s easy to see how the desire to win may have waned a bit. Bayern Munich were in cruise control before their trip to the Red Bull Arena but there wasn’t much to suggest that the Bavarian giants would arrive in such a lethargic mood. A clinical 3-1 win against Besiktas in the Champions League was further proof of the unwavering professionalism of Germany’s top side. In contrast, Leipzig had toiled in Saint Petersburg against Zenit in the Europa…

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The top 10 players who have won the most Premier League matches

Winning a match in the Premier League is something all fans, players and managers enjoy, however in any one match, only one team can win. Some players have had the fortune of being on the winning team more often than not and some players have even played in hundreds of Premier League matches and still have a win record of over 50%. With Manchester City dominating the league this season, their players will be hoping to close the gap on the players on this list by increasing the number of…

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Napoli looking to prise Juventus’ grasp from Serie A title

Having won six titles in succession, there is definitely a pull outside of Turin, willing Napoli to overthrow Juventus in this season’s Serie A title race. You have to go back to the 2010-11 season to find a different winner of the Italian league when AC Milan won the coveted scudetto. Napoli, who have not won the title in nearly three decades, hope that this season could prove a significant breakthrough. With free bets available, placing a wager on Maurizio Sarri’s side could prove a wise move – BetVictor’s bet £10…

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England’s international future in Germany’s hands?

Owen Hargreaves was something of an enigma, emerging at Bayern Munich away from the prying eyes of the British media. Despite qualifying for England, few on these shores cared much about the Canadian-born midfielder. Despite making his international debut in 2001, he wasn’t cared for much by the English press. A relatively lacklustre Euro 2004 did little to improve his reputation, but in 2006 he finally came into his own. His displays in a poor overall tournament for England had the country buzzing. Within a year, he’d moved to Manchester…

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Atletico Madrid v Girona La Liga Betting Tips and Preview

Atletico Madrid will look to continue their title pursuit as they host Girona for the first time ever in the club’s history at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday. Diego Simeone’s side will be favourites for the tie having won six of their last seven league games. Where and when: Estadio Wanda Metropolitano – 20 January, kick-off 15.15 Where you can see Atletico Madrid v Girona: Sky Sports, Unibet live streaming Last time: Atleti fought back from two goals down – both scored by Christian Stuani – and having had Antoine…

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Real Betis v Barcelona La Liga Betting Tips and Preview

La Liga leaders Barcelona will look to maintain their lead at the top of the table but they have to travel to an in-form Real Betis at Estadio Benito Villamarin on Sunday. Ernesto Valverde’s side will be slight favourites against a Betis who have won three of their last four matches including their last two. Where and when: Estadio Benito Villamarin – 21 January, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Real Betis v Barcelona: Sky Sports, Unibet live streaming Last time: Barcelona won 2-0 on the opening day of the…

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Bayern Munich vs. Werder Bremen Bundesliga Betting Tips and Preview

It’s hard to see anything but a home win in this game, as Bayern Munich host Werder Bremen at the Allianz Arena on Sunday. Der FCB have won their last 16 games against Die Werderaner, and will surely maintain their 13 point lead at the top of the Bundesliga this weekend. Where and when: Allianz Arena – 21 January, kick-off 14:30 Where you can see Bayern Munich vs. Werder Bremen: BT Sport, Unibet live streaming Last time: A late brace from Robert Lewandowski was enough for Bayern to secure the…

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Real Madrid v Deportivo La Coruna La Liga Betting Tips and Preview

Spanish champions Real Madrid will look to kick start their season as they host struggling Deportivo La Coruna at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday. Zinedine Zidane’s side will be strong favourites against a Depor who have won only two of their 12 La Liga games and sit just inside the bottom three. Where and when: Estadio Santiago Bernabeu – 20 January, kick-off 15:15 Where you can see Real Madrid v Deportivo: Sky Sports, Unibet live streaming Last time: Real Madrid triumphed 3-0 the last time the sides met, at Estadio…

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Las Palmas v Valencia La Liga Betting Tips and Preview

La Liga high-fliers Valencia visit bottom of the table Las Palmas with a chance to extend their advantage over fourth place Real Madrid to 11 points. Los Che boss Marcelino has been nothing short of a revelation since taking over last summer and the Spaniard will be hoping for more of the same this weekend. Where and when: Estadio Gran Canaria – 20 January, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Las Palmas vs. Valencia: Sky Sports Last time: Valencia took a first-half lead through Santi Mina but Las Palmas hit…

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