Football Preview

Weekly Preview: 18 January 2020

Following two weeks of analysis of the Championship relegation race and the League Two automatic promotion battle, this weeks blog will focus on this weekends fixtures.

The first match analysed is a massive relegation 6 pointer at Carrow Road, as Norwich City hosts AFC Bournemouth. … Read More

Reviewing the race for the League Two automatic places

In the battle to gain one of the coveted three automatic promotion from the fourth tier of English Football, four teams have slightly distanced themselves from the chasing pack. An additional number of clubs are in contention, all within 5 points of the automatic promotion places. EFS has analysed all teams involved to see who is likely to be promoted, and who is in the play-off lottery come the end of May. … Read More

Weekly preview: 21 December 2019

Last week was a good week of selections, with 4 of the 5 picks winning and a profitable week overall. Hopefully, this can continue in the final blog post before Christmas. 6 picks are made this week, with the analysis below. … Read More

Weekly Preview: 14-15 December 2019

Last weeks selections performed well, with two of the four longer odds picks being successful, and the odds-on shot comfortably winning. Overall, the week was profitable. This week’s selections mainly involve shorter odds, with the picks and analysis below. … Read More

Weekly Preview: 7-8 December 2019

An excellent week last week with 4 of the selections winning. This week saw 2 more Premier League clubs part company with their managers, notable wins for Newcastle and Brighton on Thursday and Liverpool continue their march to the title. On to this week’s analysis and selections. … Read More

Weekly Preview: 30 November – 1 December 2019

A second consecutive frustrating week, with an injury-time winner for Stoke losing our Wigan double chance selection, and a late equaliser for Birmingham downing another. However, the top selection of the week eased home, being AFC Wimbledon to win to nil at odds of around 4/1, making it a winning week overall … Read More

Weekly Preview: 23-24 November 2019

Following 2 weeks of good results, last week saw the first frustrating set of results, with only 2 out of 7 selections from last week’s previews winning. This wasn’t helped by Exeter throwing away a lead in the final 10 minutes and Hartlepool capitulating a 2-0 advantage with 20 minutes left. Nevertheless, we are looking for improvement this week, so on to this week’s selections. … Read More

Weekly Preview: 16-17 November 2019

For the second consecutive week, there is a reduced fixture list in English Football. The internationals take centre stage this week, meaning there are no matches in the top 2 divisions in England, the Scottish Premiership, or in any of the international leagues covered on EFS. However, there are still many matches in the lower divisions to analyse and try to find some value. … Read More

Weekly Preview: 9-10 November 2019

This week sees a reduced slate of fixtures, with the first round of the FA Cup taking centre stage. This means there are no League One or League Two fixtures, and only one fixture in the Vanarama National League. … Read More

Weekly Preview: 2-3 November 2019

Nearly 3 months into the season, the league tables are taking shape. Trends are forming that can be followed, and the sample sizes are no longer small enough to ignore. While some performances so far this season are either fortunate or unfortunate and likely to regress to the mean, some unexpected teams are legitimately high in the table. … Read More