FA Cup third-round betting tips round-up



FA Cup third-round betting tips round-up

Manchester United host Middlesbrough on Friday evening in the first of 16 FA Cup ties this weekend as the fourth round gets underway.



There are three all-Premier League clashes, as Spurs take on Brighton, Norwich travel to Wolves and Frank Lampard makes his bow with Everton hosting Brentford.

Meanwhile, non-league Kidderminster will be dreaming of the ultimate giant-killing as they welcome West Ham to the West Midlands.

Here, 101 Great Goals have rounded up all our latest FA Cup betting tips into one place so that you can be one step ahead when the games get underway.

Man Utd v Middlesbrough

  • Manchester United 1/3
  • Draw 4/1
  • Middlesbrough 15/2

Manchester United have started to finally find their feet under Rangnick with two big wins before the international break.

Middlesbrough are having a great season in the Championship and are level on points with the playoff spots.

Here are our top tips:

Manchester United to win and over 2.5 goals (11/10)

Middlesbrough are searching for their first win at Old Trafford since 2004

Meanwhile, Manchester United are unbeaten in 18 FA Cup ties against lower-league opposition.

Marcus Rashford to score first (9/2) or anytime (11/8)

Marcus Rashford has scored in Man United’s last two fixtures before the break.

The forward netted a late winner against West Ham and in United 3-1 win at Brentford.

Full Man United vs Middlesbrough betting tips here

Crystal Palace v Hartlepool

  • Crystal Palace 1/8
  • Draw 13/2
  • Hartlepool United 20/1

Crystal Palace eliminated South London rivals Millwall in the last round with their youngster like Olise and Eze starring at the Den.

Hartlepool are currently struggling at the bottom of League Two and face a very tricky task on Saturday.

Here are our top tips:

Crystal Palace to win and over 2.5 goals (8/13)

Crystal Palace have won their last two home meetings with Hartlepool, 6-1 in 1991 and 2-1 in 2004.

The Eagles will also be confident of running up their goal tally in front of their fans on Saturday.

Odsonne Édouard to score first (10/3) or anytime (5/6)

Édouard managed to win three Scottish Cups during his time at Celtic, whilst also netting three times in finals.

The Frenchman has already managed to score six times since joining Palace.

Full Crystal Palace vs Hartlepool betting tips

Peterborough v QPR

  • Peterborough United 21/10
  • Draw 12/5
  • Queens Park Rangers 5/4

QPR are undefeated in seven matches in all competitions and are pushing for promotion in the Championship.

Meanwhile, Peterborough are really struggling near the bottom of the table having lost four of their last five.

Here are our top tips:

QPR to win and both teams to score is (10/3)

Despite their last two visits to London Road ending in defeat, QPR have otherwise a strong head to head record against Peterborough.

The Hoops have lost just four of 18 meetings with Peterborough since 1964.

Lyndon Dykes to score first (6/1) or anytime (15/8)

The striker is in good form having scored twice last weekend against Reading.

The brace against the Royals took his tally to nine for the season.

Full Peterborough vs QPR betting tips

Man City v Fulham

  • Manchester City 1/8
  • Draw 15/2
  • Fulham 16/1

The Premier League leaders host the Championship in a head to head between two sides who are dominating their divisions.

Man City are undefeated in 13 league matches, whilst the Cottagers have lost just once in their last 18 matches.

Here are our top tips:

Man City to win and over 3.5 goals (10/11)

Manchester City have been utterly rampant in the domestic cups at the Etihad having won 17 of their last 18 matches.

City also have a strong head to head against Fulham winning their last 11 games against the Championship leaders, scoring 32 and conceding just three.

Raheem Sterling to score first (9/2) or anytime (10/11)

Sterling has nine goals to his name in the FA Cup across his career.

The forward also has nine goals this season in all competitions.

Full Man City vs Fulham betting tips

Nottingham Forest v Leicester

  • Nottingham Forest 11/4
  • Draw 5/2
  • Leicester City 1/1

Nottingham Forest produced one of the upsets of the third round as they eliminated Arsenal.

Leicester City have been in a really disappointing run of form recently having lost leads against both Spurs and Brighton.

Here are our top tips:

Both teams to score (4/5)

Leicester City have kept a clean sheet in just two of their last 29 matches in all competition, doing so against Millwall and Liverpool.

Patson Daka to score first (5/1) or anytime (13/8)

The Zambian striker has netted nine goals since joining the Foxes from RB Salzburg.

Nottingham Forest vs Leicester betting tips

Kidderminster v West Ham

  • Kidderminster Harriers 14/1
  • Draw 19/4
  • West Ham United 2/9

The Hammers have been on a disappointing run of form recently having lost two consecutive matches.

Kidderminster have already made it through six rounds in the FA Cup and knocked out Championship side Reading in the third round.

Here are our top tips:

Over 2.5 goals and NO to both teams to score (12/5)

The Hammers are likely to field a strong defence.

The likes of Areola, Diop and Masuaku could all start making it tough for Kidermisnster to find a breakthrough.

Jarrod Bowen to score first (9/2) or anytime (6/5)

Jarrod Bowen is expected to start in a strong looking West Ham attack.

Moyes is likely to want some experience in his team at Kidderminster to avoid a potential upset.

Bowen has netted nine goals in total this season and scored in the last round against Leeds.

Full Kidderminster vs West Ham betting tips

Huddersfield v Barnsley

  • Huddersfield Town 7/10
  • Draw 13/5
  • Barnsley 17/4

Huddersfield Town are looking to secure a place in the playoffs and are currently sitting 5th in the Championship.

In contrast, Barnsley are rock bottom of the second tier, have won just twice all season and are currently on a run of five straight defeats in the league.

Here are our top tips:

Huddersfield to win and NO to both teams to score (7/4)

Huddersfield Town have been strong at home this season winning 8 of their 15 matches and losing just three times.

The Terriers will be confident of defeating the side who are 34 points behind them in the Championship.

Corberán’s side managed to keep a clean sheet against Derby on the weekend and will be confident of doing the same again on Saturday.

Danny Ward to score first (9/2)

Ward has been on fire for Huddersfield this season.

The forward has netted 10 goals for the Terriers.

He is once again expected to lead the line for Huddersfield against Barnsley.

Full Huddersfield vs Barnsley betting tips

Southampton v Coventry

  • Southampton 1/2
  • Draw 10/3
  • Coventry City 11/2

Southampton have been strong at home this season and ended City’s run of 12 consecutive wins.

Coventry City’s form has been all over the place during recent weeks which has left them placed 10th in the Championship.

Here are our top tips:

Southampton to win and under 2.5 goals (7/4)

Southampton have been thoroughly impressed at home this season losing just once.

However, the Saints are not particularly prolific this term.

Ralph Hassenhuttl’s side have averaged 1.18 goals per game this season.

Armando Broja to score first (4/1)

The striker has continued to impress at Southampton following his loan move from Chelsea.

Broja has 7 goals to his name this season and is expected to start again on Saturday.

Full Southampton vs Coventry betting tips 

Stoke v Wigan

  • Stoke City 5/6
  • Draw 13/5
  • Wigan Athletic 10/3

Stoke City comfortably cruised into the fourth round with a 2-0 win at home to Leyton Orient

Wigan are flying near the top of League One as they are just three points off top spot with two games in hand.

Here are our top tips:

Stoke to win and both teams to score (7/4)

Stoke will be confident of taking the win over their League One opposition on Saturday having been in fairly good home form this season.

The Potter have also scored in 79 per cent of their games at the Bet365 Stadium.

Wigan netted three against Blackburn in the last round and will be confident of scoring at least once against Stoke.

The Latics have averaged 1.85 goals per game this season and have scored in 92 per cent of their away matches.

Josh Maja to score first (9/2)

Stoke’s new signing is expected to make his debut for the Midlands club on Saturday.

Maja arrives from on loan from Ligue 1 club Bordeaux.

The striker netted 14 goals in 24 games during his time in League One.

Full Stoke vs Wigan betting tips

Cambridge v Luton

  • Cambridge United 3/1
  • Draw 12/5
  • Luton Town 1/1

Cambridge United produced one of the shocks of the third round as they eliminated Newcastle United.

Luton Town are enjoying a strong season in the Championship and have their eyes on a playoff spot.

Here are our top tips:

Under 2.5 goals and No to both teams to score (6/4)

Luton have managed to keep three clean sheets in their last five matches.

Meanwhile, Cambridge haven’t been particularly profiling in front of goals this season.

The U’s failed to score against Bolton on Tuesday and could have the same issue against a defensively sound Luton side in the cup.

Elijah Adebayo to score first (5/1)

Adebayo is Luton’s leading scorer this season with 12 goals in all competitions.

The forward is expected to lead the line for the Hatters on Saturday at Abbey Stadium.

Full Cambridge vs Luton betting tips

Spurs v Brighton

  • Tottenham 10/11
  • Draw 12/5
  • Brighton 10/3

Tottenham will be hoping their January clear-out and their two new additions in Bentancur and Kulusevski will help inspire them to FA Cup success this season.

Brighton are on a current run of seven games unbeaten in all competitions and are pushing for a European spot in the league.

Here are our top tips:

Tottenham to win and under 2.5 goals (4/5)

Tottenham have improved dramatically in defence since Conte’s arrival.

Spurs have kept clean sheets in 50 per cent of their home matches this season.

Conte’s side have also won 70 per cent of games at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium this term.

Harry Kane to score first (11/4) or anytime (5/4)

Kane has started to finally find his feet under Conte with his recent strong performances.

The striker netted in the previous round and is likely to lead the line against Brighton.

Full Tottenham vs Brighton betting tips

Chelsea v Plymouth


Wolves v Norwich


Bournemouth v Boreham Wood


Everton v Brentford

  • Everton 2.1/1
  • Draw 3.3/1
  • Brentford 3.5/1

Frank Lampard takes charge of his first game in charge of Everton on Saturday at home to Brentford.

The Bees strong start to the season is over with just two wins in their last eight matches.

Here are our top tips:

Over 2.5 goals (2.1/1)

The previous two matches between these sides in the modern era were both low scoring games.

Since then, Brentford are yet to keep a clean sheet and have seen six games of over 2.5 goals in a row, in all competitions.

Ivan Toney to score anytime (2.5/1)

Toney was in hot water over the international break for a video on social media that went viral.

Having subsequently apologised, the 25-years-old forward is expected to lead the line for the Bees here.

He netted the only goal of the game when these sides met back in November.

Full Everton vs Brentford betting tips

Liverpool v Cardiff

  • Liverpool 1.16/1
  • Draw 7/1
  • Cardiff 17/1

A young Liverpool overcame an early scare to comfortably see off Shrewsbury at Anfield in the third round.

Cardiff’s bid for survival in the Championship is on hold as they travel to Merseyside to face Klopp’s side.

Here are our top tips:

Over 2.5 goals(1.57/1)

Liverpool vs Cardiff has historically been a high scoring game with 14 of the 16 matches since World War II finishing with over 2.5 goals.

Meanwhile, the six games between them in the modern era have averaged more than four goals per game.

Kaide Gordon Goalscorer (2.3/1)

Gordon became Liverpool’s youngest goalscorer in the FA Cup when the 17-years-old netted the equaliser against Shrewsbury in the 3rd Round.

He was also on form and amongst the scorers in the youth cup last weekend despite Liverpool’s defeat to Chelsea.

Gordon is expected to get another start here against Cardiff.

Full Liverpool vs Cardiff betting tips

Note: All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.

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