We have 1 football accumulator tip today and its a Win – Draw – Win treble focused on the first week of the Championship season. It’s hard to judge form at the start of the season, so we’ve looked for potential value in outside winners. Here’s our first tip of the season & let us know if you are on it via twitter @UK_Footytipster or in the comments below.
WIN – DRAW – WIN TREBLE
Barnsley are in for a rough start to the season as they welcome relgated Fulham. The attacking trio of Cavaleiro, Mitrovic and Knockaert looks phenominal on paper, and they recently strung together a good pre-season performance against West Ham. Defensively they were at sixes and sevens last season, so it will be interesting to see how they’ve remied that over summer. Barnsley will have to adapt to life in the Championship once again, but we are yet to see how they will fare at this level, especially against one of the favourites for promotion. They have the home advantage and the confidence that promotion brings but we fancy the Fulham attack here. Over 2.5 seems a likely bet @ 1.90.
It’s always tough to back against Forest at home as they have a great record at the City Ground. Last season the performances were average at best, which led to a 9th place finish and the end of another manager. The lack of stability and changing of play styles is really hampering the club who look lost without identity. West Brom suffered play-off heartbreak last season but with the squad they had, automatic promotion should have been achieved. They are without Hegazi to start the season, but have made solid acquisitions, especially with Sawyers in midfield. They have the attacking quality to take all 3 points here.
It’s been an up and down transfer window for Brentford losing some key players, but managing to bring in good replacements. With a much changed squad it’s difficult to know how they will start the season. What we do know is that they will play expansive attacking football with real quality, especially at home. They do have defensive frailties which is the main cause of their inconsistency. More off season disruption has hindered Birmingham once again. The squad was weak last season and focused on grinding out results under Monk, a poor style of football but they have enough talent to keep them in the league. Lack of direction and goal scoring ability might see them fall to defeat here.