Betting Spy: Spurs a cracking bet at Arsenal

Grant Prior 12 years ago
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It’s the North London derby this Sunday and the oddsmakers have thrown-up a great betting opportunity.

Spurs are a standout 15/8 to heap more misery on Arsenal and simply must be backed at that price.

The Gunners are a historically generous 7/5 to win. But who in their right men would back Wenger’s men when they look completely shot?

AC Milan humiliated them in the San Siro then Sunderland weathered a ten-minute backlash last week before running out comfortable winners.

Roy Keane is a proper old-school footballer and you could sense his dismay at Arsenal’s glove wearing during his half-time rant at the Sunderland game.

You’ve just been hammered in Europe, the manager fires you up with a big team talk – and you roar onto the pitch pulling on gloves worrying about getting cold hands.

Hardly the Dunkirk spirit and that lack of fight should see Arsenal out-gunned by an in-form Spurs even with home advantage.

I dread to think what Gareth Bale will do to the Gunners’ back line and it promises to be a a tough afternoon for the red half of North London.

Sunderland are also overpriced at 2/1 at West Brom who struggle for results at home.

A Spurs/Sunderland double pays 15/2 which looks a cracking price.

Stuart Pearce has unveiled his first England squad. And no, my eyes did not deceive me, there was Theo Walcott’s name on the list.

It makes you wonder what you have to do to be dropped from the international scene once you are labelled a “young and exciting” talent.

But Walcott may have years of flattering to deceive ahead of him if he follows the path of Stewart Downing who is also inexplicably in the squad.

Now I usually steer clear of friendlies, but the 13/8 on the Dutch to win at Wembley next week must be a temptation.

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