Nick Hext

  • Last Updated: March 6 2014, 22:29 GMT

Name: Nick Hext

Crewe brought 99 points of profit for Nick
Crewe brought 99 points of profit for Nick

Specialist sport: Football

Notable success: Crewe 66/1 for the 2012/13 Johnstone's Paint Trophy for a profit of 99 points; Barrow 33/1 for the 2010 FA Trophy for a profit of 99 points; Stoke 66/1 (each-way) for the 2011 FA Cup; finished in profit for the fifth successive year in 2013.

Profile: Nick has been part of the sportinglife.com team since 2007 and has produced a number of valuable lower-league football winners. His tipping record stands up to the closest of scrutiny and Crewe and Barrow both secured 99 points of profit in separate previews. His success in backing Stoke for the 2011 FA Cup also shows he can turn his hand to the glamour games when the need arises.

  • Red Devils set for Super Sunday

    Nick Hext backs Manchester United to beat Liverpool on a blockbuster Super Sunday in the Barclays Premier League.

    Sunday March 16 2014, 16:00 GMT
    Manchester United: Backed for victory over Liverpool
  • Addicks away the way again

    Nick Hext backs Charlton to win at Sheffield United in his preview of Sunday's three FA Cup quarter-finals.

    Sunday March 9 2014, 16:32 GMT
    Charlton: Can celebrate victory in Sheffield again
  • Eagles to swoop for win

    Nick Hext previews Sunday's three matches in the Premier League and backs Crystal Palace to win at Swansea.

    Sunday March 2 2014, 16:32 GMT
    Crystal Palace: Can win on the road at Swansea
  • Eagles the value call

    Chris Hammer and Nick Hext preview Saturday's Premier League games, including Chelsea v Everton and Palace v United.

    Saturday February 22 2014, 17:02 GMT
    Crystal Palace: Good value to beat Manchester United
  • Super Serge to star for Arsenal

    Ben Coley and Nick Hext preview Saturday's FA Cup third-round ties and the former fancies Serge Gnabry to get a rare chance to shine.

    Thursday January 2 2014, 11:53 GMT
    Serge Gnabry: Has already demonstrated his scoring prowess
  • Welbeck to wow in United win

    We've previewed all 10 matches in the Barclays Premier League on New Year's Day and are backing Danny Welbeck to strike.

    Wednesday January 1 2014, 17:29 GMT
    Danny Welbeck: In great form for Manchester United
  • Green day for time of your life

    Our Nick Hext makes Forest Green and Dover his teams to back in this season's FA Trophy.

    Sunday December 15 2013, 08:30 GMT
    Hopefully Forest Green will provide welcome profits.
  • Happy away days on the cards

    Our team preview Wednesday's packed Premier League programme and feel the value lies with several of the away sides.

    Wednesday December 4 2013, 19:40 GMT
    Alan Pardew's Newcastle are seeking a fifth straight win
  • Goalkeepers the number one

    Nick Hext previews the two Premier League games on Super Sunday and makes Simon Mignolet his man to watch for Liverpool.

    Sunday September 29 2013, 15:57 BST
    Simon Mignolet: Has impressed for Liverpool
  • Sky Blue thinking

    Nick Hext tipped Crewe for Johnstone's Paint Trophy last season and now he offers his new selections.

    Tuesday September 3 2013, 19:36 BST
    Coventry are backed for the Johnstone's Paint Trophy.
  • Royals to show class

    Nick Hext looks ahead to the action in the Sky Bet Football League and makes Reading to beat Blackpool his main tip.

    Saturday August 24 2013, 15:52 BST
    Reading can celebrate victory over Blackpool.
  • Barclays Premier League guide

    Ahead of the new Premier League season, we bring you our team-by-team guide, including a bet for each club.

    Saturday August 17 2013, 14:59 BST
    Manuel Pellegrini and Jose Mourinho will battle it out for the title.
  • Take Heed of Brodie advice

    Nick Hext successfully tipped Mansfield to win the Conference last year. Check out his best bets for the 2013/14 campaign.

    Saturday August 10 2013, 15:10 BST
    Richard Brodie: Good value to rediscover his scoring form at Conference level
  • The Long Game: Conference

    The Long Game turns focus to non-league football and offers a couple of promotion contenders in the Conference.

    Monday June 17 2013, 11:05 BST
    Edgar Davids: His Barnet look good value
  • Italy and Wickham the Euro stars

    Our Nick Hext is backing Italy to win the UEFA Under-21 Championship and also makes Connor Wickham one to watch.

    Wednesday June 5 2013, 21:38 BST
    Connor Wickham: The pick for top goalscorer at a tasty 25/1
  • Penalties picked at Wembley

    Our League Two expert Nick Hext thinks the play-off final between Bradford and Northampton will go all the way to penalties.

    Saturday May 18 2013, 13:38 BST
    Bradford v Northampton is expected to be a very tight contest.
  • Luiz the final selection

    Nick Hext is backing David Luiz to strike when Chelsea face Benfica in the Europa League final.

    Wednesday May 15 2013, 19:23 BST
    David Luiz: Can strike for Chelsea
  • Keep up with Jones

    Our League Two expert Nick Hext makes Bradford midfielder Gary Jones his man to watch in Sunday's play-off action.

    Friday May 3 2013, 20:01 BST
    Gary Jones: Can strike for Bradford
  • Roy joy for Cobblers

    Our Nick Hext offers Northampton forward Roy O'Donovan as the man to watch when the League Two play-offs get started.

    Friday October 4 2013, 11:23 BST
    Roy O'Donovan: Can strike again for Northampton
  • North the direction to head in

    Our League Two expert Nick Hext is already on Bradford for promotion and this week adds Northampton to his portfolio.

    Wednesday April 24 2013, 16:07 BST
    Aidy Boothroyd's Northampton the value for promotion