We review the betting data from this weekend's football, including the biggest underdogs, most-backed team and longest-priced goalscorer.
Southampton recorded the biggest upset of the Premier League weekend, winning 2-1 at Leicester. The Saints’ average pre-match price was 5.34 (over 17/4).
The longest successful in-play bet came at Old Trafford, where one customer punted on Manchester United beating Norwich 4-0 at 13.0 (12/1) after the match had kicked off.
With customers taking advantage of our ‘First Goal Wins’ offer, the two most-backed teams this weekend were Tottenham and Liverpool. It was Liverpool backers who ended up happy, with the Reds both scoring first and winning the game to land a 1.71 (7/10) winner.
The longest-priced first goalscorer to be successfully backed was Miguel Almiron, who netted the opener at Wolves for Newcastle at 19.0 (18/1).
The longest winning accumulator of the weekend landed at a massive 1228/1, with picks including Chelsea to beat Burnley, Everton to beat Brighton and Manchester United to beat Norwich.
How our tips got on
Our win-draw-win tips performed solidly on Saturday.
Brentford beat QPR 3-1 to land the win & over 2.5 goals bet at 13/10, before Barnsley saw off Huddersfield at 23/20.
Plymouth also landed an 11/10 winner at Carlisle, but Middlesbrough twice surrendered a lead against Derby and Liverpool’s win at Tottenham did not feature BTTS.
Scunthorpe v Newport (17/20) delivered BTTS, while West Brom were held at Charlton (6/4), keeping us in profit for the day.
Sunday‘s win-draw-win tips got the second half of the weekend off to a good start.
Watford beat Bournemouth to land us a 9/5 winner, before Hallas Verona (6/5) won against Genoa later in the day.
Aston Villa’s late goal against Manchester City saw BTTS land at 31/40, while Cristiano Ronaldo (19/20) scored against Roma.
Our other anytime goalscorer tips fell short, though.
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