Betting Spy: Man City to beat flaky Chelsea

Grant Prior 6 years ago
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Snow and football always conjures up images of orange balls and players in short shorts battling through Saturday afternoon blizzards.

I didn't have any snow pictures on file so I took a shot of my back garden.....
I didn't have any snow pictures on file so I took a shot of my back garden.....

Before the whole room starts going misty and I ramble on about bobble hats and hot Bovril there is a point to this.

And it’s another hurdle for the poor punter as the bad weather looks likely to put the kibosh on plenty of games this weekend.

Obviously most games won’t be cancelled until after bands of brave traveling fans have bought their train tickets.

Swansea’s home game against West Ham looks a big doubt with severe weather warnings in place.

My great uncle Buster used to be a part-time groundsman at the Boleyn where West Ham were infamous for calling off Boxing Day matches.

Even if the weather was unseasonably warm poor old Buster and his mates had to ruin the pitch to make sure the team weren’t forced into action too close to the Christmas festivities.

Football is a tad more serious these days but while the pitches might be playable it’s no good if fans can’t get to the ground safely.

But the great TV god of football will do all it can to ensure the live games go ahead which makes them your best bet for a guaranteed punt.

Man City host a Chelsea team on Sunday who look as flaky as the weather.

City blitzed Arsenal with a fast start on Thursday night and I’m sure they’ll look to come out of the traps quickly again – if for no other reason than to keep warm.

Man City are 7/5 to be winning at Half Time and Full Time which is a nice simple bet to give you a warm winning glow.

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