Wednesday Betting Guide: Our writers' 5 best football tips
We've compiled our best football tips into one bite-size betting preview for Wednesday's action in the EFL and Champions League. You can back the 39/1 five-fold.
Under 2.5 goals in Barnsley v Wycombe (19:45)
Wycombe’s 2-2 draw with Preston last weekend was the first time in their last six matches that there have been three or more goals.
The Chairboys have scored just nine goals in 16 league games this season – the second-fewest in the Championship.
Barnsley have failed to score in back-to-back matches at Oakwell. On average, meanwhile, there are fewer than 2.5 goals per game for either side.
Over 2.5 goals in Bristol City v Blackburn (19:45)
Blackburn matches average 3.13 goals – the highest total in the Championship.
Five of Rovers’ last six league games have come in over the mark, while they are the top scorers in the division with 31.
This bet would have been a winner in two of Bristol City’s last three matches.
Norwich to beat Nottingham Forest to nil (19:45)
Nottingham Forest lost 2-0 to Reading on Saturday and have taken one point from their last five matches.
Chris Hughton’s side have failed to score in any of those, averaging just 1.6 shots on target per game in that period.
Norwich have won four of their last six at Carrow Road, keeping clean sheets in two of their last four.
Manchester City to beat Marseille to nil (20:00)
Manchester City have won four and drawn one of their five group games so far, including a 3-0 victory in Marseille in October.
Pep Guardiola’s side have kept four straight clean sheets in all competitions, while they have only conceded once in the Champions League.
Marseille have lost four of their five group games without scoring.
Borussia Monchengladbach to win or draw v Real Madrid (20:00)
Real Madrid come into this needing a victory to be certain of making it to the knock-out stages, having won just two of their opening five games.
Zinedine Zidane’s side have managed just two wins in their last six in all competitions and needed two goals in the last three minutes to draw 2-2 away to Gladbach in October.
Borussia Monchengladbach have only lost one home game out of eight this season.
*Odds subject to change.
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