Weekend FA Cup Multi
We've picked out a mouthwatering $11 FA Cup three-leg multi this weekend!
Watford v Crystal Palace – Saturday 11:15 PM
I’m going to kick-off with backing Crystal Palace to progress to the semi-finals at the expense of Watford.
Palace has lost just one of their last eight matches at Vicarage Road, and they do seem to have the mental edge over Watford, who have also lost twice to The Eagles at Wembley since 2013 – which will stick in fans’ minds.
Roy Hodgson’s side are also far more proficient on the road than at they are at Selhurst Park; only Spurs, Liverpool, Man City, Man Utd and Chelsea have a better away record than Palace in the Premier League, and Watford’s attacking style will suit them like a glove.
Crystal Palace to progress – which means an extra-time or penalty shootout victory would also count – is what I’m tipping to start off with.
Wolves v Man Utd – Sunday 6:00 AM
Wolves will fancy their chances against Manchester United on Saturday, but I’m still backing the 12-time winners to do the job within 90 minutes.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men were outclassed against Arsenal on Sunday, but as they showed in Paris a couple of weeks ago, their bouncebackability is second to none.
United has already dumped Arsenal and Chelsea out of the cup in their own back yards, and at $2.40*, they’re a great price repeat the trick at Molineux.
Millwall v Brighton – Monday 1:00 AM
Finally, we move to Monday, where I’m backing Brighton and Hove Albion to beat Championship strugglers Millwall.
If this fixture was being played a few weeks ago, I’d likely not be tipping a Seagulls win, but three wins from their last four – including a massive away win against rivals Crystal Palace – sees them head into this full of momentum.
Of course, the Lions aren’t exactly pushovers – their 3-2 victory against Everton was a testament to that, but two points and two goals from their last five Championship home games suggests they still have a small mountain to climb.
Brighton is $2.22*, and that’s enough to tempt me to back them.
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