Posts Tagged ‘ Southampton ’

Npower Championship remains as mad as a Box of Frogs

August 20, 2011
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Npower Championship remains as mad as a Box of Frogs

Southampton and Derby retain 100% records. Reading lose at home again. Crystal Palace win away and Peterborough put 7 (seven) past Ipswich!! Just another regular predictable weekend in the Npower Championship then! This division is as mad as it gets so far. No one would have predicted the top four position in the division at this stage of the season would be occupied by two teams promoted from League One just last season, a Derby side who were just about the most inconsistent last season and have spent next to nothing in the summer, and finally, a Crystal Palace side that only just escaped relegation in May. Trying to predict whats happening at the top is an impossibility. The best place to be looking for bets now in this division is with teams toward the bottom. Coventry and Doncaster were certainly forecast to struggle this season, and Watford too,...

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Where are the score draws in the Npower Championship?

August 18, 2011
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I need those Score Draws!!!

Here’s something to consider, its called the law of averages, and in this instance i think it is quite significant. By far the most common result in most leagues is the 1-1 draw, hence it is almost always found as the shortest price correct score bet in the majority of game, should they not be top v bottom etc. Now, in the Championship thus far, should Palace v Cov stay 0-1, there will have been 31 completed games since the start of the season. Working on previous years averages, 2008/09 1-1 (69 games) 12.50% 1-0 (59) 2009/10 1-1 (86 games) 15.58% 1-0 (57) 2008/09 1-1 (71 games) 12.86% 1-0 (51) We might safely assume that at an average of 12% we should have had some 4-5 games finishing with this scoreline. We might also, well I do anyway, think that this inbalance will be redressed over the course of...

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