Nick Hext

  • Last Updated: January 14 2016, 15:05 GMT

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

  • Mad about the Hatters 2!

    Nick Hext is hoping Luton make it two wins in a row and also backs Swindon in his tips for the Sky Bet Football League.

    Saturday February 13 2016, 14:56 GMT
    Luton: Backed again for victory this weekend
  • Hammers have to be backed

    Nick Hext thinks West Ham have to be backed as he previews the FA Cup fourth-round replay against Liverpool on Tuesday night.

    Tuesday February 9 2016, 19:42 GMT
    West Ham: Backed to get the better of Liverpool
  • Mad about the Hatters

    Nick Hext makes Luton to win at Wycombe his top tip in the Sky Bet Football League this weekend.

    Saturday February 6 2016, 15:52 GMT
    Luton: Backed to win on the road at Wycombe
  • Back Brewers to win on the road

    Nick Hext makes Burton and Crewe to win his top two tips in the Sky Bet Football League this weekend.

    Saturday January 30 2016, 15:14 GMT
    Burton: Backed to win at Rochdale
  • Win with Wednesday

    Sheffield Wednesday and Plymouth are Nick Hext's top two tips for victory in the Sky Bet Football League this weekend.

    Saturday January 23 2016, 15:02 GMT
    Sheffield Wednesday: Backed to win at Reading
  • Back Terriers in FA Cup replay

    Huddersfield look a good bet at 3/1 to beat Reading on Tuesday - check out Nick Hext's FA Cup replays preview.

    Tuesday January 19 2016, 19:33 GMT
    Huddersfield: Finding form in the Sky Bet Championship
  • Back Brewers at big price

    Nick Hext thinks Sky Bet League 1 leaders Burton are too big for victory at Coventry on Saturday afternoon.

    Saturday January 16 2016, 14:53 GMT
    Burton: Sky Bet League 1 leaders travel to Coventry
  • Take Tottenham and goals

    Nick Hext makes Tottenham to beat Leicester and both teams to score his top tip for Sunday's FA Cup third-round ties.

    Sunday January 10 2016, 16:08 GMT
    Tottenham: Can get the better of Leicester on Sunday
  • Wait for goals at Old Trafford

    Nick Hext has a top tip for Manchester United v Sheffield United in the FA Cup and also backs Northampton to spring a surprise.

    Saturday January 9 2016, 17:18 GMT
    Manchester United: Wait for goals a theme this season at Old Trafford
  • Bag some FA Cup value

    Nick Hext has three contenders at big prices in this season's FA Cup outright preview.

    Saturday January 9 2016, 15:10 GMT
    Watford: Enjoying a great season in the Premier League
  • Go with Gary & nine-dart finish

    Gary Anderson is backed to beat Adrian Lewis in the PDC World Darts Championship final with another nine-darter on the cards.

    Sunday January 3 2016, 19:00 GMT
    Gary Anderson: Can get the better of Adrian Lewis
  • Saddlers success to start 2016

    Nick Hext backs Walsall to start 2016 with victory at home to Rochdale as his top Sky Bet Football League tip for the weekend.

    Saturday January 2 2016, 15:03 GMT
    Walsall: Sky Bet League 1 leaders in great form
  • Go big with League 2 treble

    Our Sky Bet Football League expert Nick Hext backs a League 2 win treble at a huge price on Saturday afternoon.

    Saturday December 19 2015, 15:00 GMT
    Northampton: Sky Bet League 2 leaders are part of a win treble
  • Let's hear it for Newport

    Newport can surprise Notts County on Saturday, according to our Sky Bet Football League expert Nick Hext.

    Saturday December 12 2015, 15:09 GMT
    John Sheridan's Newport should be backed
  • Fellaini fancied in crunch clash

    Nick Hext is backing Marouane Fellaini to net and a 0-0 draw at the Etihad Stadium in Tuesday's Champions League preview.

    Tuesday December 8 2015, 19:41 GMT
    Marouane Fellaini: Time to step up for Manchester United
  • Clarets the Championship call

    Backing Burnley to get the better of Preston is Nick Hext's top tip for this weekend's action in the Sky Bet Championship.

    Saturday December 5 2015, 15:03 GMT
    Burnley: Backed for victory at home to Preston
  • Robins to spring surprise again

    Non-league Altrincham are Nick Hext's top tip to spring a surprise in the second round of the FA Cup this weekend.

    Sunday December 6 2015, 13:51 GMT
    Lee Sinnott's Altrincham can reach the third round of the FA Cup
  • Tigers to roar to victory

    Hull and Wycombe are Nick Hext's top two tips for victory in the Sky Bet Football League this weekend.

    Saturday November 21 2015, 13:00 GMT
    Hull: Backed to win on the road at Bristol City
  • Go away with Donny & Carlisle

    After last week's FA Cup profits, Nick Hext has 15/8 and 67/20 tips for this weekend's Football League action.

    Saturday November 14 2015, 14:52 GMT
    Carlisle: Look a good bet to win on the road at Bristol Rovers
  • Clarets the call

    Nick Hext makes Burnley to win at Wolves his best bet for Saturday's action in the Sky Bet Championship.

    Saturday November 7 2015, 15:39 GMT
    Burnley: Backed for victory at Wolves