Man City, Aston Villa and Middlesbrough a crazy Capital One Cup treble
The big teams have entered the Capital One Cup at the third round stage, and to celebrate Coral offer customers an enhanced treble of Manchester City, Aston Villa and Middlesbrough all to win in 90 minutes at 4/1.
Premier League leaders Man City face relegation favourites Sunderland, while Tim Sherwood’s Villans tackle a West Midlands derby against rivals Birmingham City and Boro battle Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Each of the three featured teams in this tasty treble are individual odds-on favourites for victory without resorting to extra-time, so to ensure real value why not take this combined and boosted price bet instead?
Read on to discover specific reasons why this one should come off…
Sunderland v Man City
This is a repeat of the 2014 Capital One Cup final, which Man City won at Wembley 3-1. A repeat scoreline at the Stadium of Light is a 10/1 chance, will Manuel Pellegrini’s men are odds-on 1/2 favourites to win in normal time.
Samir Nasri has two in last four appearances against the Black Cats, and is likely to start on Wearside, so represents real anytime value at 11/4. Young Man City forward Kelechi Iheanacho, meanwhile, could follow up his recent Premier League goal against Crystal Palace by striking last again at 4/1.
Aston Villa v Birmingham
The Villans have historically had the better of Second City derbies, winning 51 and Birmingham just 38, so it’s no wonder Sherwood’s side are odds-on 10/11 favourites to win without needing an additional half hour.
Gabriel Agbonlahor has a great record on derby day, as the Villa clubman has four goals in six starts against the Blues. Back him to net again anytime at 7/1.
Middlesbrough v Wolves
You have to go way back to 1951 for the last time Wanderers won on Teesside, so Boro are odds-on 4/6 favourites for victory in 90 minutes. David Nugent has three in four against Wolves, and grabbed the opener last time out at Nottingham Forest.