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Match betting with Bet Butler

by Bet Butler

Official betting partners examine match odds.

Match analysis from Sunderland betting partner Bet Butler:

QPR 2.30 | Draw 3.30| Sunderland 3.40

Harry Redknapp’s QPR picked up a crucial win last week when they beat Southampton on the south coast.

In contrast to their away form, goals are the main problem for the Hoops at home, with blanks in their last five games.

Sunderland have a good record against bottom-six sides this season, winning four out of eight such games and two out of three away from home.

The Sunderland away win is priced at 3.25

Goals could be at a premium though - five of Redknapp’s eight home games have seen just two goals or less, so there could be some value in Under 1.5 goals at 3.25.

Low scoring games are often level at the break and this has been the case in 12/20 QPR home matches and 14/20 Sunderland away matches against bottom-six teams. First half draw is value at 2.10.

Steven Fletcher is hard to ignore in the first scorer market - Fletcher is 7.50 to score first. Elsewhere, Craig Gardner is well worth a look, with seven goals to his name this year. Gardner is 17.0 to score first.

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