New Year's Day Betting Guide: Our writers' best football tips
We've compiled our writers’ best football tips, including win/draw/win and BTTS, into one bite-size betting preview.
Will Rook and Adam Drury provide their football tips for the New Year's Day matches.
Tottenham to beat Watford (15:00)
Tottenham are unbeaten in their last six matches in all competitions, winning four of them.
They have also taken 15 points from their last seven league games, in a run thst included an impressive 2-2 draw at home to Liverpool last month.
Watford were thumped 4-1 by West Ham in midweek and have lost five on the bounce.
Rotherham to beat Bolton (15:00)
Rotherham are second in League One with a game in hand over leaders Sunderland, eh they trail by three points.
The Millers were beaten 1-0 at Accrington on Boxing Day, although that was their first defeat in 22 matches in all competitions, while they had won four on the spin prior to that.
Bolton come into this on the back of six straight away defeats in the league, without scoring in any.
Forest Green to beat Stevenage (15:00)
Forest Green are four points clear at the top of League Two and have a game in hand on second-placed Northampton.
Rob Edwards' side are unbeaten in nine league games and have won three on the bounce at The New Lawn.
Stevenage are fourth bottom and winless in their last nine away games.
Sutton to beat Exeter (15:00)
Sutton have surprised plenty by climbing to fourth in the table at this stage of the season.
Matt Gray's side have won four of their last five matches at Gander Green Lane.
Exeter have lost three straight matches and are winless in four away games.
West Ham to beat Crystal Palace (17:30)
West Ham got back to winning ways last time put with a 4-1 victory over struggling Watford.
That was the Hammers' first league win in four, although their last prior to that came against Chelsea last month.
Crystal Palace beat Norwich in midweek but had only beaten Newcastle in their last seven prior to that.
Over 2.5 goals in Crystal Palace v West Ham (17:30)
Over 2.5 goals has landed in all of Crystal Palace’s last four matches.
There have been no fewer than two goals in any of their last nine games at Selhurst Park, with the last four there ending 2-1, 3-1, 2-2 and 3-0.
West Ham’s last three matches have featured at least three goals, including a 4-1 win at Watford on Tuesday.
Over 2.5 goals in Rochdale v Mansfield (15:00)
Over 2.5 goals has landed in all of Rochdale’s last four games, with the last two finishing 4-2 and 3-0.
This bet has also been a winner in four of Mansfield’s last five, including two 3-2s.
Nigel Clough’s side have scored 18 goals in their last eight.
Burton not to beat Crewe (15:00)
Burton have lost three consecutive matches to slide into the bottom half of League One.
They take on Crewe, who are in decent form and are giving themselves a shot at survival from relegation.
David Artell’s side have won three of their last four games, only losing to Sheffield Wednesday.
Son Heung-min (Tottenham) to score v Watford (15:00)
Son had scored in four straight Tottenham starts prior to Tuesday’s 1-1 draw at Southampton.
The forward had five shots in that game, though, and something similar should mean he scores at Vicarage Road.
He takes on a Watford team that still haven’t kept a clean sheet all season, have conceded 15 goals in their last five games, and rank bottom for non-penalty xG against per match.
Matty Taylor (Oxford) to score v Cheltenham (15:00)
Taylor has scored 12 goals this season, 11 of which have come in his last 15 games.
The striker has netted in four consecutive appearances at the Kassam Stadium.
Cheltenham have conceded 18 goals in their last six matches.Visit Betway's football betting page.