Nick Hext

  • Last Updated: May 18 2016, 20:22 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 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 Football League, for which he provides weekly tips. Also a key player in the successful Sporting Life Accumulator feature.

  • 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
  • Spurs face fight for victory

    Nick Hext has 10/1 and 80/1 selections in his preview of the Monday Night Football clash between Tottenham and West Brom.

    Sunday April 24 2016, 22:18 BST
    Tottenham: Could face fight for three points against West Brom
  • Derby the bet in TV clash

    Nick Hext is siding with Derby at a tasty 18/5 in his preview of Saturday's Sky Bet Football League action.

    Saturday April 23 2016, 16:13 BST
    Derby: Can claim victory in front of the Sky Sports cameras
  • Make it Magpies to beat Stags

    Nick Hext makes Notts County to win at Mansfield his top tip for the weekend's Sky Bet Football League action.

    Saturday April 16 2016, 14:52 BST
    Mark Cooper: Hoping to make it three wins in a row for Notts County
  • Get with Gills and U's

    Nick Hext makes Gillingham and Cambridge his top tips for victory in the Sky Bet Football League on Saturday afternoon.

    Saturday April 9 2016, 14:55 BST
    Gillingham: Still pushing for promotion from Sky Bet League 1
  • Cobblers to collect again

    Nick Hext makes Sky Bet League 2 leaders Northampton his headline tip for the Football League action on Easter Monday.

    Monday March 28 2016, 15:09 BST
    Northampton: Backed for victory at Newport
  • Join the Orient express

    Nick Hext makes Leyton Orient to win at Accrington his top tip for a busy Friday in the Sky Bet Football League.

    Friday March 25 2016, 14:56 GMT
    Kevin Nolan's Leyton Orient are backed to win at Accrington
  • Derby despair for Rams

    Nick Hext thinks Nottingham Forest have to be backed at a big price to get the better of rivals Derby in the Sky Bet Championship.

    Saturday March 19 2016, 12:49 GMT
    Nottingham Forest: Backed to beat East Midlands rivals Derby