In the first of a new regular feature, we ask four of our resident experts for their best bets of the weekend. The guys have come up with a good mix of bets for you this weekend, which will hopefully find you some profit if you follow them in...
"There are a few Premier League matches that catch my eye this weekend and it is hard to ignore West Brom at home to Aston Villa. Is it enough to justify a West Brom win by saying Villa are just really, really bad? No? Well, they are. It's tough to see an inexperienced Villa side, who are short of leaders, getting anything from anywhere at the moment and a Midlands derby is exactly the type of game where characters are needed. The Baggies have hardly sparkled of late but their experience and home advantage should tell, with PaddyPower pricing them 4/6 on for the win."
"My best bet comes from Sunday's match though as I fancy Arsenal to get something out of their game at Chelsea. All of the pressure is on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge and the 'boo boys' are starting to have a real effect as Rafa Benitez has now won just one of six domestic games in charge at home. The Gunners are never an easy betting proposition but they have won at Stamford Bridge more times than any other top-flight team (7) and the Arsenal win/draw looks decent value in the 'double chance' market at 10/11 with PaddyPower."
"As usual the Championship is proving to be a very exciting and competitive league, with the action really starting to hot up with less than 20 matches to go until we learn who will finish in the prized two automatic promotion spots."
"As things currently stand league leaders Cardiff are a whopping eight points clear at the summit, following a stunning run of form. After three consecutive play-off failures they are simply gunning to put an end to the heartbreak and finally win promotion to the Premier League."
"The Bluebirds have picked up an impressive 13 points from their last five games and in total have lost just one of their last 12 league games. On Saturday they travel to managerless Blackpool who are in disarray following the shock departure of manager Michael Appleton."
"On top of that the struggling Seasiders haven't won since mid-December (seven matches) and in Cardiff's eyes are there for the taking. The visitors have been handed attractive odds of 9/5 with Bet Victor to claim their fourth consecutive win on the road and potentially extend their lead at the top of the table."
"There is only one place to look for the best bet this weekend and that is at Anfield where Liverpool play host to Norwich City in the Premier League. More specifically the focus will be on Luis Suarez who seems to go goal crazy whenever he gets the chance to take on the Canaries from East Anglia. The controversial Uruguayan has scored a hat-trick on each of the last two times he has faced Norwich and there is some nice value on offer about him making it three-in-a-row on Saturday."
"Suarez has been in scintillating goal scoring form so far this season and this weekend he comes up against a Norwich defence that seem to turn to jelly at the mere sight of the South American maestro. Taking all of that into account the 14/1 on offer from Bet Victor about Suarez hitting another hat-trick looks too good to ignore this weekend."
"Bradford City are on the verge of making history by becoming the first club in over 50 years to make the League Cup final from the bottom tier, but their imminent second leg with Aston Villa in the Capital One Cup could well scupper their chances at the weekend as they travel to high-flying Port Vale."
"A gutsy 2-1 victory at Gillingham saw the Valiants leapfrog their rivals to the summit of League Two and they could well cement their place at the top of the table with a victory against a Bantams side that will surely have one eye on their Capital One Cup tie, as they look to maintain their 3-1 advantage over their Premier League rivals."
"Tom Pope has been in red-hot form all season scoring 26 goals and Vale’s talismanic striker is sure to terrorise a Bradford side who have failed to win in the league in four games, so the 11/10 with Victor Chandler about a home win for Port Vale has to be the bet of the weekend."
|1.||Chris||Arsenal win/draw versus Chelsea||10/11||Paddy Power|
|2.||Jake||Cardiff City to beat Blackpool||9/5||Bet Victor|
|3.||Steve||Louis Suarez to score a hat-trick v Norwich||14/1||Bet Victor|
|4.||Chambo||Port Vale to beat Bradford City||11/10||Bet Vicor|
This weeks best bets range between 10/11 and 14/1, a four timer paying odds of around 167/1.
|Back Germany to edge Argentina in 2014 World Cup Final|
Germans Favourites For 4th Golden Globe
|Victories for Holland and Germany Tipped for Weekend World Cup Double|
7/1 Bet The Call As Curtain Falls In Brazil
|Brazil tipped to bounce back and snatch third spot over Netherlands|
Hosts Favourites In Capital Clash
|Expect Two Low Scoring Games in World Cup SemiFinals|
Brazil V Germany And Argentina V Holland Both Tipped To Be Under 2.5 Goals
|Brazil v Germany Odds Betting is tight for World Cup semi final clash|
Brazil Bid To Cope With The Loss Of Neymar
|Netherlands v Argentina Odds Match betting suggests semi final could go the distance|
Lionel Messi Heads The First Scorer Betting
|Argentina and Holland Tipped To Complete World Cup Semi Final Line Up|
9/4 Double The Pick For Saturday’s Bet
|Both Teams To Score The Call In Both Of Fridays World Cup Quarter Finals|
Expect Goals In France V Germany And Brazil V Colombia Matches
|Netherlands v Costa Rica Odds Back Holland to end La Seles dream and surge into semis|
Dutch Hot Favourites
|Argentina v Belgium Odds Lionel Messi heads the first scorer betting in Brasilia|
Argentina Favourites For Last Eight Tie
|Newcastle United V Reading Odds Royals To Gain A Point From Magpies|
Papiss Cisse a great bet to score first
|Liverpool V Norwich Odds Suarez The Man To Follow At Anfield|
Will Sturridge Start His First League Game For The Reds?
|West Brom V Aston Villa Odds Baggies Can Pile The Pressure On Their Midlands Rivals|
Albion odds on favourites at the Hawthorns
|Swansea V Stoke Odds Back A Draw In The Latest Match Betting|
A contrast of styles at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday
|2013 African Cup Of Nations Betting Preview Mali Provide A Value Alternative To Drogba And Co|
Ivory Coast short odds favourites in South Africa
|The Goodwood Betting Suggests Toor Can Produce More In The Lennox Stakes|
Gregorian And Garswood Lead The Opposition
|Beacon Is Favourite To Shine In The Molecomb Stakes At Glorious Goodwood|
Richard Hannon Is Mob Handed For Five Furlong Dash
|Summer Stakes Handicap Odds Havana Cooler Heads The Betting At Goodwood|
Big Thunder Can Make A Noise
|Ashleigh New Favourite To Win Big Brother|
Ladbrokes are one of the highest rated online bookmakers in the UK and are a superb choice for placing your bets. You can claim a free bet of up to £100 when opening a new account with Ladbrokes by clicking on one of the links on this site.
Bet £5 or more and Ladbrokes will match this with a free bet to the same stake unit.
Open Account - £100 Free Bet - Ladbrokes
Get free bets totalling £30 with bookmaker Sky Bet
Open Account - Open Account - Get £30 in free bets with Sky Bet
BetVictor is offering £50 in free bets to all new clients.
Open Account - Open Account - Free £50 Bets With BetVictor
Those looking for some online casino entertainment ought to check out all the latest UK Casino Sign Up offers from the top operators including 32Red and many of the sports betting casinos.
There is excellent information, should you be interested in playing online blackjack, roulette, the best progressives or slots - Online Casino Betting with the best introductory offers