Weekend football betting review: United stun City in the derby
We review the betting data from this weekend's football, including the biggest underdogs, most-backed team and longest-priced goalscorer.
Manchester United recorded the biggest upset of the weekend, beating Manchester City 2-1 in the derby at the Etihad. Their pre-match average price was 8.8 (44/5).
United were also the most-backed team of the weekend, with more customers fancying them to win than any other side in the Premier League.
There were two people still alive in 4 To Score after Jamie Vardy, Danny Ings and Alexander Tettey respectively put Leicester, Newcastle and Norwich ahead, but neither of them picked Diogo Jota to open the scoring at the Amex.
The longest-priced goalscorer of the weekend was Federico Fernandez, who bagged the winner for Newcastle in the 87th minute. His late goal vindicated one punter's decision to back him at 11/1.
The biggest successful in-play bet came in the Manchester derby on Saturday evening. One customer backed Marcus Rashford to score first and Manchester United to win 2-1 at 80/1.
How our tips got on
Our win/draw/win tips were mixed on Saturday, landing two out of five with the longest-priced winner being Monaco (-1) to beat Amiens (23/20).
Blackpool v Fleetwood, meanwhile, finished 3-1, ensuring BTTS landed at 3/4.
The biggest winner of the weekend, though, was Bayern Munich not to beat Borussia Monchengladbach at 7/5. Gladbach beat the Bundesliga champions 2-1.
Napoli also failed to beat Udinese, drawing 1-1, which meant the other mythbuster landed at 23/20.
On Sunday, we picked eight winners out of 10 throughout the day.
All three win/draw/win tips landed, with West Brom to beat Swansea & over 2.5 goals and Union Berlin to beat Cologne the longest-priced tips at 5/4.
We also had a clean sweep in our BTTS tips. Real Betis v Athletic Bilbao was the best-priced winner at 17/20.
Elsewhere, Sampdoria's failure to beat Parma (5/6) and Danny Ings' goal at Newcastle (13/10) made it a profitable day.