Outright bets 15/16

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Anyone looking at outright bets for the coming season?

Derby, Sheff United and Pompey for me.

Might look at Newport to go down aswell.

Also, does anyone know when the conference north/south odds will come out? I'm gonna lump on Ebbsfleet.
 

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For value I like the look of Leeds, Bradford, and Cambridge/Luton .. if you did it each way. All seem to have invested a decent amount and are going for it.

I do Portsmouth every year on these bets and they always let me down... we also have Jed Wallace from them!
 

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Leeds aren't great but they have some decent young players coming through, and Chris Wood could be a decent goalscorer at this level. I think Sheff Wed could have a decent season too, and Blackburn if they can keep their squad together.
 

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I don't like placing outright bets for the season, but as it stands I'd go for the following. Bearing in mind it's only early July there's another month until the season starts...

Premiership- Chelsea
Championship- Derby County
League One- Sheffield United
League Two- Luton Town
Conference- Grimsby Town
 

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Grimsby in the Conference IMO.

Chesterfield and Newport to go down.

Cambridge, Portsmouth, Luton up in L2.

Not had a proper look around yet to be fair but will do over the next couple of weeks.
 

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If I was to do mine now it'd look something like this…

Man United
Middlesbrough
Wigan
Exeter
Perhaps Cheltenham
 

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Not usually one for predicting Outright League Winners but here's our predictions in the office. Still two weeks until the main season gets underway so plenty of transfer window moves could change our views.

Premier League - Chelsea
Championship - Middlesbrough
League 1 - Sheff Utd
League 2 - Luton
 

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These are with SkyBet but you can get similar markets elsewhere for these but they may not be exactly the same. Hopefully you can take something. Most of these are season long bets, so we won't collect till May but hopefully we have some value with all of these and we can keep an eye on these for the season with stakes kept low as you will see

1/10 Depay, Kane, Aguero, Costa, Hazard and Sanchez each to score 10+ Premier League goals 15/16 season 4.50
Aguero, Costa, Sanchez are main goal scorers for their sides while Hazard is on penalties and scores more than he assists. Depay is the punt here but with his set piece taking and his goal scoring record i am willing to back him at this price.

1/10 Deeney and Callum Wilson to both score 10 or more goals in the Premier League 15/16 season 5.00
Both top scored last season for their sides and will be the main men once again, Watford and Bournemouth. Bournemouth look to set up just as attacking as last season and Wilson will have more than enough opportunities to bag ten. Deeney is the better striker for me and has lots to prove still. Is prolific and should suit the Premier League style.

1/10 Matt Smith to score 10 or more Championship goals in 15/16 season 3.25
Matt Smith is a proper scorer and unless Fulham sign another striker, Smith is likely to start up front with McCormack for Fulham. Even if he does come off the bench, Smith finds the net. Fulham are far improved and will find themselves at the right end of the pitch more often than last season. Matt Smith scored 12 in 29 games last season and this was split over Bristol City and Fulham with 5 coming for Fulham where he featured just 15 times and some from off the bench. Smith will definitely be involved in 35+ games for Fulham this season therefore you would expect 12+ goals comfortable.

0.5/10 Nathan Redmond to make the 23 man Euro 2016 squad 12.00
So a tough market but now Norwich are in the Premier League Redmond is in the shop window for the England senior squad. In the summer, Nathan Redmond was the only decent performer for the under 21 side and Redmond is a star player for Norwich. No doubt has the quality and this could easily be his season to come to the fore and if so, I expect an England call up.

0.5/10 Luton to win their first three matches 13.00
Luton just missed out on promotion last season and could go one better this season. Luton are a big club and they will get promoted this season or very soon. Luton kick off against favourites for relegation Accrington Stanley, followed by two tough home games against Oxford Utd and Bristol Rovers but the Hatters will be favourites for both and rightly so.

0.5/10 Bristol City to lose their first three matches
21.00 Bristol City have left all their business to very late in the window and I think they’re underprepared for the season. First up they are away to Sheffield Wednesday who have invested heavily this summer and should challenge for a play off place. Brentford then make the trip to Bristol and seem to have improved over the summer with a new manager and much financial investment. Leeds then make the visit and they are a bit of a wildcard, they could do dreadfully this season or particularly well and if it comes down to a 20/1 on this game then the value was ours.

0.25/10 Chelsea to win the league, Aguero to be top scorer, Bournemouth to stay up and Arsenal to finish above Spurs 15/16 21.00
Most sides seem to be improved this season but Chelsea are still the side to beat- winning the league at a canter last campaign and i can’t see enough reason to oppose. Aguero is the main man, City will continue to be prolific in front of goal and after the Argentinian won it last season despite periods of absence, he should take the award again comfortably. Bournemouth are set up fantastically, play some excellent football and create lots of chances, their manager Eddie Howe has already said he will play the same way as last season when they won the Championship, I can see them comfortably gaining enough points to stay up. Arsenal have invested in an already good squad whereas Spurs haven’t.Simple.

0.25/10 Chelsea to win the league, Aguero to be top scorer, Courtois to win the Golden Glove & Hazard PFA Player of the Year 15/16. 51.00
Most sides seem to be improved this season but Chelsea are still the side to beat- winning the league at a canter last campaign and i can’t see enough reason to oppose. Aguero is the main man, City will continue to be prolific in front of goal and after the Argentinian won it last season despite periods of absence, he should take the award again comfortably. Courtois is behind a watertight Chelsea defence and I cannot see that changing this season. The biggest punt is probably on Hazard to pick up the PFA Player of the Year again but at this early stage you would predict it to be between Hazard and Aguero. As always there will be many players that come to the fore but we know Hazard has the quality and is well in his prime to be the best player in the league once more.

0.25/10 Arsenal to finish above Spurs, Aston Villa to be relegated, Bournemouth to stay up, West Ham to finish in the top half 21.00
Arsenal have invested in an already good squad whereas Spurs haven’t. I predicted Villa to get relegated last season but they managed to stay up. This campaign they have lost their best players in Fabian Delph, Tom Cleverley and Christian Benteke. I can see them struggling massively. Bournemouth are set up fantastically, play some excellent football and create lots of chances, their manager Eddie Howe has already said he will play the same way as last season when they won the Championship, I can see them comfortably gaining enough points to stay up. West Ham have signed some excellent players, especially Ogbonna and Payet which are going to make a massive difference. Europa league could be a hindrance to their campaign but I am willing to take a risk and I believe they will improve.

0.25/10 QPR to lose their first three games 29.00
So QPR are one of the favourites for promotion but they have finally seen sense and got rid of a lot of dead wood and decided to start introducing youth and less mercenaries. Their star player Charlie Austin is expected to leave and Leroy Fer remains unfit and also a candidate to leave as is Matt Phillips. If you take away these players QPR look fragile and they could easily get off to a stinker and struggle hugely just as Fulham did last season who did the same thing albeit with the worst manager in history. QPR have some difficult games as well. Charlton away to start, Charlton fans seem particularly confident and home advantage in this London derby could be vital. A home game against Cardiff seems easier but if QPR are having early difficulties this could be a defeat. Wolves away is the toughest out of the three with the Midlands side wanting to go one better and get promoted

0.25/10 Rotherham to win their first three games 34.00
Rotherham are red hot favourites to finish bottom of the Championship this season but I actually think they are in better shape for this campaign. Survival may be tough but I think a good prepared start against questionable opposition may give us some value here. At home to a very green MK Dons looks good for a home win. MK Dons have made little strides in the transfer market and it could be said that they were stronger in League One. Nottingham Forest away is obviously the toughest tie out of the three but Forest were particularly average last season and transfer constraints have left them no better. The third tie is another home game against another promoted side in Preston. Another team who appear to have found it difficult to invest- in fact i think all the promoted clubs may struggle this season more than they normally do.

0.25/10 Southampton to lose their first three games 51.00
Wow a crazy punt and the price reflects it. Southampton have a few things to think about though, the Europa League being one of them which may interfere. The Saints also have a new back four more or less with Clyne and Alderweireld no longer at the club and Bertrand being injured. Good luck with Yoshida. Despite being favourites to beat Newcastle, a game at St James's Park is never easy and not too many should be shocked with a Newcastle win. A home tie to Everton follows that and Everton may not normally start well but have the quality to win. This third game is an away game at Watford who will keep things tight at the back and look to snatch a goal. You never know with this bet.

0.25/10 Aden Flint to score 10 or more goals in the 2015/16 Championship 26.00
Bristol City man who is scoring in preseason and should be up there for their top scorer. Value

0.25/10 Arsenal, Man Utd and Derby County to all win their first 3 league games 111.00
More of a fun punt this one. Arsenal have had a great pre-season and many are tipping them to challenge for the title, there is no reason why they cannot start well. West Ham (H), Crystal Palace (A), Liverpool (H). United have signed well and seem much more prepared and have Spurs (H), Aston Villa (A) Newcastle (H). Derby are my favourites for promotion. Having built on an already excellent team. First games are Bolton (A) Charlton (H) and then a very tough home game against big spending Middlesbrough.

I posted previously but I am also on this season...

5/10 Rangers to win the Scottish Championship 1.83
2/10 Derby to win the Championship 8.00
2/10 Scunthorpe to win League One 41.00
4/10 Scunthorpe to get promoted League One 13.00
2/10 Cambridge to get promoted 6.50
2/10 Luton to get promoted 5.00
2/10 Hartlepool to get relegated 9.00
1/10 Newport to get relegated 6.00
1/10 Grimsby to win the National league 7.50

1/10 Oldham to be relegated 7.00

2/10 Stockport to win the Conference North 9.00
As non-league football is concerned Stockport County are a fallen giant. This pre-season has been their best for many a season and have built an incredibly impressive squad in the past few months. Perhaps a striker short at present they can certainly boast the best midfield on paper in both Conference North and South and one that would look just fine in the Premier.

0.5/10 John Akinde top League Two scorer 26.00
Big John Akinde is prolific. Last season he was guaranteed top scorer before Christmas. Leading the line for Barnet and sending them up Champions. Akinde will be leading the line again after Barnet were able to fend off any offers from sides higher up the pyramid for Akinde. So far. Akinde can be unplayable at times and is currently in the prime of his career. Barnet should do quite well again this season and Akinde will be one to score all the goals as he has done during pre-season, scoring a first half hatrick in their first game.

0.5/10 Lee Gregory top League One scorer 21.00
Lee Gregory scored an outstanding 89 goals in 135 games for Halifax and in doing so earned his move up the divisions to Millwall last summer. Millwall eventually got relegated after a poor season but Gregory still managed to find the net 9 times in 39 in a relegated side while showing he is a natural scorer. Gregory will be the man relied upon to fire them straight back up in League One and with Gregory scoring 9 in a low scoring side, I expect him to be up there in the goal charts this season.

0.5/10 Padraig Amond top scorer in the Conference 26.00
Amond has never been incredibly prolific but hasn’t been at the right team to do so. This season he is now at high flying Grimsby and will be scoring more than ever. Amond was a very good signing for Grimsby to boost their goal scoring after falling just short of promotion last season. In the pre-season Grimsby have been awesome beating higher league opposition on numerous occasions with Amond also getting in on the act. Amond has recently spent time at Morecambe and Accrington with modest scoring records for both but neither of these sides were challenging at the top. Grimsby will be. In 2010 Amond bagged 17 goals in just 27 games which earned him a move to Paços de Ferreira- another season like that and a number of higher league sides will be after the Irishman.

0.5/10 Ebbsfleet to win the Conference South 4.50
Ebbsfleet failed to set the division alight under Jamie Day since Christmas. Ebbsfleet's promotion bid failed but they still have hefty ambitions to get into league football before the decade is up. Ebbsfleet are backed with big money and with a far more settled preparation through pre-season they will be rightly the team to beat next season.

0.5/10 Freddie Sears top Championship scorer 67.00
A huge price and a slice of value in my opinion. I have always rated Sears ever since he was at West Ham. Since then Sears has dropped down the divisions but worked his way back up and had a great couple of seasons, frequently finding the net. First at Colchester and then at Ipswich. Sears joined the Tractor Boys in January and scored 9 in 21 as Ipswich challenged for promotion, only to fall short. Ipswich will be up there again and with a wealth of front line options I expect Sears to be given the majority of games to find goals.

0.25/10 Kevin Van Veen top League One scorer 101.00
Unlike many, I fully expect Scunthorpe to do well this season and at least challenge for a Play Off place. In doing so they will have to score plenty of goals. Last January's signing Kevin Van Veen failed to set the division alight in the final few months and his goal scoring was lacking. In Holland, Van Veen had a great record, absolutely prolific which earned his move to Scunthorpe which was seen as a bit of a coup at the time. Van Veen has found the net far more often in a good pre-season and after seeing this price, I had to take it.
 

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Value for me in relegation markets. Brentford are 'experimenting' ,don't have the backing of their fans for the 'experiment' and have employed a novice manager to oversee the 'experiment'. The wheels could come off there. Newcastle are also likely to self destruct if McClaren hits a sticky patch. They have made a few decent signings true but they are another club which appears unable to pacify its own support. Villa are banking on new signings without PL experience which is a gamble, could be anything or nothing and Sherwood for all the hype is a very inexperienced manager.
Leading scorers. Well Berahino is over priced at 50's in the PL. He came 5th last season. Good each way bet. As are Sam Vokes, Tom Pope and Keemar Roofe.
 

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