The weekend’s here. Thank God it’s Friday!
With more games to choose from, there are endless possibilities to win… and to lose. Matter-of-factly, you tend to lose more when the weekend comes.
Want to know why?
Because there’s a whole lot of games to choose from. So many games out there calling for your attention. And too much information affect decisions that you make.
That’s why I’ve selected 4 games to feature this Friday. They’re not necessarily the best of the bunch but they’re great games with plenty of possible opportunities.
That’s why I’m here for you. So, let’s start.
Freiburg vs Duisburg (2. Bundesliga)
Analysis: Frieburg is topping the table and they have won 4 of their last 5 games at home. They don’t have scoring problems as they’ve managed to score 10 goals and conceded 6 in those last 5 home games. Duisburg, on the other hand, are rock-bottom of the league. They’ve won once and drawn 4 times in their last 5 away games. In those 5 away games, they’ve scored 7 times and conceded 6 times.
My Prediction: With both teams finding it easy to score goals, there should be plenty of goals in this game. So I’m going for Over 1.5 Goals.
– Freiburg To Win Either Half.
– Freiburg To Score First.
– Duisburg To Score.
Preston End vs Burnley (England Championship)
Analysis: The season is almost over and teams are scrambling for every available points. Burnley, currently 2nd placed, will be looking to win this one in their bid to return to the English Premier League. And their away form says it all. They have not lost in their last 5 away games: Winning 4 and drawing once. They have scored 12 times and conceded 7 goals on the road. Preston End is 10th. They have drawn 3 of their last 5 games at home, winning just one and losing once. They’ve scored as much goals in that period (5) as they’ve conceded.
My Prediction: With Burnley chasing an automatic EPL qualification and with their goalscoring record, scoring a goal should not be too hard. Therefore, I predict: Burnley To Score.
– Burnley Win Either Half
– Handicap 0:1
Derry City vs Bohemians FC (Ireland)
Analysis: Derry is 2nd on the table. Bohemians occupy the 8th spot. Derry have won all of their last 3 games at home while Bohemians have only won once in their last 3 away games. Derry City have, on the average, scored at least 2 goals per game. They’ve conceded just 1. The Bohemians.seem to not know how to score away goals. They’ve only scored twice in their last 3 away games but they’ve concede 6 goals.
My Prediction: Derry To Score. You know why? They have scored in every of their home games this season.
– Derry To Win Either Half
Nice vs Reims (France Ligue 1)
Analysis: It’s some sort of mid-table clash. Nice have won 3 of their last 5 home games while Reims have lost 4 of their last 5 away games. Nice has an impressive goalscori g form. They’ve scored 9 goals and conceded just 4 at home. On the road, Reims have conceded almost thrice as much as they’ve scored (scored 5, conceded 13).
My Prediction: Nice To Score First is the most obvious outcome that comes to mind. And my reason? Reims, in their last 4 home games, have succeeded in conceding the first goals of those games.
– Nice To Score
– Nice To Win Either Half.
There you have it! 4 games with plenty of options to choose from. So, go on and have fun.
Bonus: One of my readers (Jimmy) asked for my opinion on the St. Johnstone vs Aberdeen game. I discovered that the away team have a knack for scoring goals when they’re away from home. So, as a bonus, I predict Aberdeen To Score.
Select the ones you’re comfortable with and make yourself some extra cash.
P.S: Do not bet with money you can’t afford to lose.
Wishing you all the best! Cheers to a great weekend!
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Author: Rotimi “Papi the Great” Daramola
Rotimi Daramola aka Papi the Great is the owner of ForTheGoal.
A freelance sports writer who focuses on football, Rotimi is also a freelance writer, a copywriter and a football analyst who regularly appears on radio and television to talk football. You can follow him on twitter @papi_thegreat to keep up with his writings, engage him and also find out about how you can secure his writing services.