TV Guide - Game Week 24: Swansea v Liverpool

Monday, January 22 2018


Tottenham ruined our chances of landing a 10/1 Acca tonight. Or perhaps Southampton ruined. Either way, it’s ruined. 

We still would’ve needed Liverpool to win at Swansea, but for a 10/1 payout I’d take that all day.

Things started to go wrong before 1pm Saturday lunchtime. Already 2-0 up, Chelsea were well on the way to taking down two Coupon Busters, before most games had even kicked off.

Arsenal followed suit then Watford put the boot in when I was already on my hands and knees spitting out teeth.  

A second goal from Tottenham would’ve helped me to my feet and tucked 10/3 and 13/2 winners in my top pocket. Ah well. Them’s the beats. 

And there’s always tonight…

Swansea v Liverpool. 8pm on Sky Sports. 

We can agree that Liverpool will win this one, right? The tipping point here is – will they concede. And I say no.

Yes, I know they have only registered two clean sheets on the road… yes, I know there have been goals at both ends in five of their last six… and yes, I know that Wilfried Bony looks like he has shed some of his Kardashian butt and the Swans have scored two matches in a row (no mean feat for that lot).

But I figure Jurgen the German will be thinking: The front four will win us the match, let’s see if the other six can get through it without fucking up. 

So let’s play it like this…

Tap In

  • Liverpool (-1) Match Handicap at 17/20

Long Shots

  • Liverpool to Win, Both Teams to Score: NO, Under 10.5 Corners & Under 35.5 Booking Points at 4/1 (via Coral’s #YourCall)

Note: Going over 10.5 corners and over 35.5 booking points (i.e. four cards) pushes the odds up to 11/1. Everything points under, but I wouldn’t dissuade you places a ‘saver’ bet to cover your stakes. After all, I’ve slashed everything else into the crowd this weekend… 

Matt Nesbitt

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