Nick Hext

  • Last Updated: May 10 2015, 15:56 BST

MK Dons: Promotion winners from Sky Bet League 1
MK Dons: Promotion winners from Sky Bet League 1

Name: Nick Hext

Specialist sport: Football

Notable success: MK Dons 11/2 for Sky Bet League 1 promotion and Barnet 8/1 for Vanarama Conference promotion in the 2014/15 season; Crewe 66/1 for the 2012/13 Johnstone's Paint Trophy for a profit of 99 points; finished in profit for the sixth successive year in 2014.

Profile: Nick has been part of the sportinglife.com team since 2007 and has produced a number of valuable lower-league football winners. Main focus is on the Sky Bet Football League, for which he provides weekly tips. Also a key player in the successful Sporting Life Accumulator feature.

  • Boro to claim Premier prize

    Middlesbrough are tipped to get the better of Norwich in Monday afternoon's Sky Bet Championship play-off final.

    Monday May 25 2015, 15:09 BST
    Middlesbrough: Can book Premier League place
  • Back Beckford to star

    Nick Hext tips Jermaine Beckford to help Preston to Sky Bet League 1 play-off final success against Swindon on Sunday evening.

    Sunday May 24 2015, 17:18 BST
    Jermaine Beckford: Preston striker is in great form
  • Mawson's the merrier

    Nick Hext makes Wycombe's Alfie Mawson his player to back in Saturday's Sky Bet League 2 play-off final against Southend.

    Saturday May 23 2015, 18:07 BST
    Alfie Mawson: Wycombe defender should be backed in play-off final
  • Make it Murphy

    Nick Hext is backing Daryl Murphy to net for Ipswich against Norwich in their Sky Bet Championship play-off semi-final.

    Friday May 15 2015, 09:59 BST
    Daryl Murphy: Championship's top scorer should be backed to score
  • Pick Pritchard to score first

    Nick Hext makes Brentford's Alex Pritchard his player to watch in the Sky Bet Championship play-off at Middlesbrough.

    Thursday May 14 2015, 14:25 BST
    Alex Pritchard: Brentford midfielder can net first
  • Long night in store

    Nick Hext previews the second legs of the Sky Bet League 2 play-off semi-finals and expects a long night at Southend.

    Wednesday May 13 2015, 12:02 BST
    Southend v Stevenage could easily head into extra time
  • Get set for classic County show

    Nick Hext expects plenty of entertainment in the Sky Bet League 1 play-off clash between Sheffield United and Swindon.

    Monday May 11 2015, 20:55 BST
    Sheffield United are 2-1 down against Swindon from the first leg
  • Garner profits at Deepdale

    Nick Hext makes Preston striker Joe Garner his player to back in Sunday's Sky Bet Football League play-off action.

    Sunday May 10 2015, 13:06 BST
    Joe Garner: Preston striker is a player to watch
  • Plymouth rock in League 2

    Our Nick Hext backs Plymouth in his preview of Saturday's Sky Bet Football League play-off action.

    Friday May 8 2015, 10:39 BST
    John Sheridan's Plymouth are backed to win the League 2 play-offs
  • Boro the play-off pick

    Nick Hext is backing Middlesbrough to go all the way in the Sky Bet Championship play-offs ahead of the clash with Brentford.

    Friday May 8 2015, 20:50 BST
    Middlesbrough can win promotion to the Premier League
  • Back Blades in play-off treble

    Nick Hext backs Sheffield United to win the Sky Bet League 1 play-offs in a 43.52/1 Sky Bet Football League treble.

    Thursday May 7 2015, 19:46 BST
    Sheffield United are backed to win promotion
  • Fly with Robins at 19/10

    League 1 champions Bristol City have to be worth backing at 19/10 this weekend, says our Football League expert Nick Hext.

    Saturday April 25 2015, 15:04 BST
    Bristol City: League 1's best side are on offer at 19/10 this week
  • Millwall to boost survival bid

    Millwall are backed for victory at Cardiff as Nick Hext's top tip for this weekend's Sky Bet Football League action.

    Saturday April 18 2015, 15:09 BST
    Neil Harris' Millwall are tipped for victory at Cardiff
  • Join the Crewe

    Crewe to beat Leyton Orient is our expert Nick Hext's top tip in the Sky Bet Football League this weekend.

    Saturday April 11 2015, 14:58 BST
    Steve Davis' Crewe are backed to beat Leyton Orient
  • Bluebirds to fly high

    Our Nick Hext is backing Cardiff for victory on Saturday's Sky Bet Football League coupon.

    Saturday April 4 2015, 15:09 BST
    Cardiff are backed for victory on Saturday
  • Vale for victory

    Port Vale to win at Leyton Orient is Nick Hext's top Sky Bet Football League tip this weekend.

    Thursday March 26 2015, 21:10 GMT
    Rob Page's Port Vale are backed for victory
  • Have a wager on Watford

    Watford are Football League expert Nick Hext's best bet on this weekend's coupon.

    Saturday March 21 2015, 15:00 GMT
    Watford should be celebrating again on Saturday
  • Away to profit with Villa

    Nick Hext, Andy Schooler and Ben Coley preview Saturday's Premier League games with Aston Villa fancied to beat Sunderland.

    Saturday March 14 2015, 16:56 GMT
    More glory awaits for a revitalised Aston Villa side
  • Shrews to win crunch clash

    Shrewsbury are Football League expert Nick Hext's best bet on this weekend's coupon.

    Saturday March 14 2015, 15:26 GMT
    Shrewsbury: Travel to Wycombe for big game on Saturday
  • March on together with Leeds

    Our Sky Bet Football League expert Nick Hext has three best bets for this weekend's action.

    Saturday March 7 2015, 15:06 GMT
    Leeds: Backed for victory on the road at Wigan