CaughtOffside Bet of the Day #10: Barcelona to Beat Villarreal By Exactly Three Goals

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Every day we will put a bet on a game and keep a running total throughout the season. The bets we make may not be earth shattering, although on occasion we will of course go ‘chasing the big win’.

Yesterday’s double was a success so that helped us make a nice £20 that pushed back into positive territory. For those who missed it, we bet on Tottenham/Man City and Man United/Arsenal exceeding 40 and 50 booking points respectively and exceed them they did.

We are wagering on the Barcelona-Villarreal match and are hoping that the Catalan side beat the Yellow Submarine, but not by too much. Having seen Real Madrid thrash Racing Santander 6-0 there is a temptation to go for an even bigger win but Villarreal are a very good side who are no walkovers.

So we got 9/2 at Blue Square on Barcelona beating Villarreal by exactly three goals.

Our running total charts our success, all starting with that original £5 stake.


£5 on Barcelona beating Villarreal by exactly three goals 9/2

Running Total

£9.75 Based on wins minus original stake

Bet History

Day 1: FC Porto-Gil Vicente to produce more than 2.5 goals: WIN
Day 2: Arsenal-Liverpool to result in more than booking 50pts: WIN
Day 3: Bolton-Man City to end in a draw: LOSE
Day 4: Man United to defeat Tottenham regardless of one goal handicap: WIN
Day 5: Carling Cup accumulator (Aston Villa, Brighton, Leicester City, Wolves and Millwall to win in 90 minutes): LOSE
Day 6: Udinese-Arsenal to result in 60+ booking points: LOSE
Day 7: Europa League accumulator (Hapoel Tel-Aviv, Schalke, Roma, Stoke City, PSG, Tottenham and Sporting Lisbon): LOSE
Day 8: Barcelona to beat FC Porto despite two goal handicap: LOSE
Day 9: Tottenham/Man City and Man United/Arsenal to exceed 40/50 booking points: WIN

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