Nick Hext

  • Last Updated: July 3 2016, 19:54 BST

Middlesbrough: Won promotion out of the Sky Bet Championship
Middlesbrough: Won promotion out of the Sky Bet Championship

Name: Nick Hext

Specialist sport: Football

Notable success: Middlesbrough 9/4 for Sky Bet Championship promotion, Barnsley 11/2 for Sky Bet League 1 promotion and Grimsby 11/4 for Vanarama National League promotion in the 2015/16 season; Craig Dawson 80/1 first goalscorer in Tottenham v West Brom at end of 2015/16 season; 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 seventh successive year in 2015.

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 EFL, for which he provides weekly tips. Also a key player in the successful Sporting Life Accumulator feature.

  • Ronaldo to prove his class

    Our team pick out their best bets for Saturday's Euro 2016 action, including support for Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo.

    Saturday June 18 2016, 19:41 BST
    Cristiano Ronaldo: Portugal's star player backed to score
  • Bank on Lewandowski

    Nick Hext thinks Robert Lewandowski should be backed to score when Poland take on Germany this evening.

    Thursday June 16 2016, 14:16 BST
    Gareth Bale: The main man for Wales against England
  • Goals expected in Poland win

    Dave Tickner expects plenty of goals in a win for Poland over Northern Ireland as we preview Sunday's Euro 2016 action.

    Sunday June 12 2016, 22:16 BST
    Poland: Provide a very tough opening test for Northern Ireland
  • Rooney to struggle for goals

    Nick Hext expects Wayne Rooney to fire group-stage blanks at Euro 2016 and has a 40/1 tip in his 'Home Nations' specials preview.

    Saturday June 11 2016, 19:56 BST
    Wayne Rooney: England's captain is out of goals recently
  • Final pair to keep it tight

    Nick Hext is expecting a tight start to Monday's League 2 play-off final between AFC Wimbledon and Plymouth.

    Monday May 30 2016, 14:55 BST
    Derek Adams' Plymouth are backed for Sky Bet League 2 play-off success
  • Win more with the Tykes

    Nick Hext is backing Sam Winnall to help ante-post promotion pick Barnsley to League 1 play-off final victory over Millwall.

    Sunday May 29 2016, 14:57 BST
    Sam Winnall: Can be the main man again for Barnsley
  • Wednesday provide the value

    Nick Hext thinks Sheffield Wednesday provide the value in Saturday's Sky Bet Championship play-off final against Hull.

    Saturday May 28 2016, 17:00 BST
    Sheffield Wednesday: Backed for promotion to the Premier League
  • Back Bantams to worry Lions

    Nick Hext is backing Bradford to beat Millwall on Friday night when they bid to overturn a 3-1 deficit in their League 1 play-off.

    Friday May 20 2016, 19:41 BST
    Bradford: Can push Millwall all the way on Friday
  • Barnsley to keep it clean

    Nick Hext is backing ante-post tip Barnsley to reach the Sky Bet League 1 play-off final with a 0-0 draw at Walsall on Thursday.

    Thursday May 19 2016, 19:54 BST
    Barnsley: Can book place in the Sky Bet League 1 play-off final
  • Support Stanley to reach final

    Nick Hext is backing Accrington to overcome AFC Wimbledon and reach the Sky Bet League 2 play-off final on Wednesday night.

    Wednesday May 18 2016, 19:43 BST
    Tarique Fosu-Henry: Could get chance to start for Accrington
  • Rams victory won't be enough

    Nick Hext is backing Derby to beat Hull but doesn't think it will be enough to reach the Sky Bet Championship play-off final.

    Tuesday May 17 2016, 19:53 BST
    Derby have it all to do when they travel to Hull
  • Wednesday to reach final with win

    Nick Hext thinks Sheffield Wednesday will reach the Sky Bet Championship play-off final with victory at Brighton.

    Monday May 16 2016, 19:41 BST
    Sheffield Wednesday: Have a 2-0 advantage over Brighton
  • Go Home for goals

    Nick Hext is going for goals again when Plymouth face Portsmouth as part of Sunday's Sky Bet Football League play-off action.

    Sunday May 15 2016, 17:40 BST
    Jamille Matt: Plymouth's main man in the first leg at Portsmouth
  • Winnall takes it all

    Nick Hext previews Saturday's Sky Bet Football League play-offs with a 17/10 goalscorer bet on his radar.

    Saturday May 14 2016, 17:29 BST
    Sam Winnall: Striker is one to watch for Barnsley
  • Draw comfort in Championship

    Nick Hext expects Sheffield Wednesday to draw at home to Brighton in Friday night's Sky Bet Championship play-off clash.

    Friday May 13 2016, 19:32 BST
    Sheffield Wednesday and Brighton can't be split on Friday night
  • Plymouth part of play-off treble

    Nick Hext picks Plymouth, who face Portsmouth on Thursday, as part of his 81.19/1 Sky Bet Football League play-off treble.

    Thursday May 12 2016, 19:45 BST
    Jamille Matt: Striker to watch for Plymouth
  • Kane to strike for Spurs

    Nick Hext hopes for more success after his 80/1 winner last Monday as he offers a top tip for Chelsea v Tottenham.

    Monday May 2 2016, 11:44 BST
    Harry Kane: Can make a big impact for Tottenham
  • Derby to stop Seagulls

    Nick Hext thinks Derby have what it takes to hold up Brighton's promotion charge on Bank Holiday Monday.

    Monday May 2 2016, 16:42 BST
    Derby: Big danger to Brighton's automatic promotion hopes
  • Foxes fancied to secure title

    Nick Hext thinks Leicester have to be worth support at 3/1 to secure the Premier League title with victory at Manchester United.

    Sunday May 1 2016, 15:46 BST
    Leicester: Remain a big price as they look to win the Premier League
  • Dons to deliver surprise win

    After his 80/1 winner on Monday, Nick Hext is backing MK Dons at a big price in the Football League on Saturday.

    Saturday April 30 2016, 14:42 BST
    MK Dons: Tipped to surprise Ipswich