4 To Score is Betway's free-to-play football predictions game, where you can win a weekly jackpot by correctly predicting the first player to score in our four selected matches.

 

With a bumper £250,000 jackpot up for grabs this weekend in the Premier League, get your choices in now with a little help from these tips from last season.

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ARSENAL

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the opening goal seven times for Arsenal last season on his way to sharing the Golden Boot with a total of 22.

Summer signing Nicolas Pepe posted exactly the same numbers last while ripping up Ligue 1 with Lille, so offers a good alternative, as does Alexandre Lacazette, whose four openers all came in 4 To Score matches.

ASTON VILLA

Tammy Abraham has returned to Chelsea this summer after opening the scoring nine times for Villa in the Championship.

The player they have bought to replace him, Wesley Moraes, did at least break the deadlock four times for Club Brugge last term.

BOURNEMOUTH

Five of Callum Wilson’s 14 Premier League goals last season were the first of the game.

The Cherries have a few fast starters, though, with Josh King and David Brooks also opening the scoring three times each.

BRIGHTON

Glenn Murray scored the first goal of the game eight times last season, but is no longer Brighton’s biggest attacking threat. 

Record-signing Neal Maupay was prolific in the Championship for Brentford last term, with 14 of his 25 goals opening the scoring.

BURNLEY

Chris Wood is clearly the player to back for Burnley having scored first on six occasions in 2018/19.

But keep an eye on the returning Jay Rodriguez, who netted five openers for West Brom in the Championship last term.

CHELSEA

Chelsea’s transfer ban should open the door to Tammy Abraham after a brilliant season in the Championship that saw him score nine openers among 26 goals. 

Pedro was the Blues’ best bet last season with six, including three which came in 4 To Score matches.

CRYSTAL PALACE

Normally, we’d advise against picking penalty takers in 4 To Score. 

 But, then again, Palace were awarded more than any other side in the Premier League last term, which explains why Luka Milivojevic was their safest option with five opening goals.

EVERTON

Seven of Richarlison’s 13 Premier League goals in his first season at Goodison Park were the first of the game.

Moise Kean opened the scoring in three of the six games in which he netted for Juventus last season, which isn’t bad for a player often introduced from the bench.

LEICESTER

Jamie Vardy is clearly Leicester’s biggest threat, top-scoring for the Foxes last season for the fourth season in a row.

But, if you’re looking for someone more obscure, then go for permanent signing Youri Tielemans, who scored three openers – two coming in 4 To Score matches – after joining on loan in January.

LIVERPOOL

Sadio Mane was our 4 To Score king last season with six goals in the competition, so back him when Liverpool are involved.

He scored nine openers overall, as did teammate Mohamed Salah with whom he shared the Golden Boot.

MANCHESTER CITY

Sergio Aguero matched Salah and Mane’s nine opening goals last season despite finishing a goal behind in the race for the Golden Boot.

However, only two of those counted in 4 To Score, whereas Raheem Sterling was the player for the big occasion with five.

MANCHESTER UNITED

United are always worth backing in 4 To Score – they scored the most first-half goals behind Man City and Liverpool last season, while their 20 opening goals came after 21 minutes on average, earlier than any other team.

Paul Pogba netted six openers, with Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford not far behind on four.

NEWCASTLE

Newcastle looked in trouble after losing Salomon Rondon and Ayoze Perez, but the acquisitions of Allan Saint-Maximin and Joelinton have eased their concerns up top. 

The former opened the scoring four times for Nice in Ligue 1 last season, one more than the latter managed for Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga.

NORWICH

No surprises here. Teemu Pukki scored 29 goals last season to win the Championship Golden Boot, nine of which were the first of the game.

Onel Hernandez and Marco Stiepermann are other decent options, with five and four openers respectively.

SHEFFIELD UNITED

Billy Sharp scored 23 goals in the Championship in 2018/19, eight of which were the first of the game.

Record signing Oli McBurnie matched that number while scoring one less overall for Swansea.

SOUTHAMPTON

New arrival Che Adams scored 22 goals in the Championship for Birmingham, with seven breaking the deadlock.

Nathan Redmond is also somewhat of an early bird, with five of his six Premier League goals opening the scoring.

TOTTENHAM

Harry Kane is clearly Spurs’ most reliable option, but their 4 To Score goals last season were shared around.

Even the likes of Davinson Sanchez, Eric Dier and Juan Foyth netted last season when the money was up for grabs, so you may as well think outside the box.

WATFORD

Troy Deeney scored four openers for the Hornets last season, all of which came in 4 To Score matches, but there are plenty of other options in their squad.

Ricardo Pereyra, Gerard Deulofeu and Andre Gray were all just one behind on three.

WEST HAM

Club-record signing Sebastien Haller looks a brilliant replacement for Marko Arnautovic, who scored three 4 To Score goals last season.

He scored Frankfurt’s first goal in seven of the 13 Bundesliga games in which he netted last season.

WOLVES

Raul Jimenez was a revelation last season, scoring 13 goals in the Premier League.

Four of those were the opener, with his strike partner Diogo Jota not far behind on three.

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