F.A. Cup Previews: Saturday/Sunday


QPR v Sheffield Wednesday

Saturday, 7am AEDT
Fact: Sheffield Wednesday have lost four of their last five Championship matches and are coming off an embarrassing 5-0 loss to Blackburn.
Look for: A very even game (as evidenced by the odds), maybe a close win for the in-form home team who have won three of four in the New Year.
$2.60 QPR
$3.25 Draw
$2.75 Sheffield Wednesday

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Brentford v Leicester

Saturday, 11:45pm AEDT
Fact: Brentford and Leicester havenโ€™t met in the F.A. Cup since 1948.
Look for: The Bees are fifth in the Championship and Brendan Rodgers is likely to rotate his players, so a draw or Brentford +1 might be the go here.
$4.33 Brentford
$3.50 Draw
$1.83 Leicester

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West Ham v West Brom

Sunday, 2am AEDT
Fact: West Brom are winless in their last nine visits to West Ham (6D, 3L).
Look for: Fun match with Slaven Bilic returning to his old club. West Brom are currently on top of the Championship, so Bilic may opt to rest some key men. Lean towards a West Ham win.
$1.72 West Ham
$3.75 Draw
$4.20 West Brom

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Millwall v Sheffield United

Sunday, 2am AEDT
Fact: None of the last 18 meetings (going back to 1980) between the clubs at The Den (‘Old’ and ‘New’) have been draws.
Look for: Each team to score. Millwall are in fine form and Sheffield United have conceded to Blackburn, Sunderland and Fylde (!) in the F.A.Cup.
$3.30 Millwall
$3.10 Draw
$2.30 Sheffield United

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Southampton v Tottenham

Sunday, 2am AEDT
Fact: Tottenham have lost their last two matches at Southampton, including earlier this month.
Look for: Dele Ali or Son Hyeung-min to score. Jose Mourinho wants to go deep in the F.A. Cup and without Harry Kane, one of those two are sure to step up.
$2.80 Southampton
$3.40 Draw
$2.40 Tottenham

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