Dave Tickner

  • Last Updated: September 29 2014, 16:04 BST

Yorkshire: Tipped up at 13/2
Yorkshire: Tipped up at 13/2

Name: Dave Tickner

Specialist sport: Cricket

Notable successes: Made more than 25 points of profit on 2014 County Championship ante-post previews, including tipping Yorkshire for the title at 13/2; Northants to win the 2013 Friends Life t20 was another impressive winner at a whopping 28/1.

Twitter: @tickerscricket

Profile: Dave joined sportinglife.com in September 2005, and fittingly his first day was the memorable Monday when England regained the Ashes at The Oval. Dave's in-depth cricket knowledge and mastery of Statsguru allow him to identify the trends for teams, grounds and players when seeking out the value in international cricket. Also a keen follower of the domestic game - as his tipping record shows.

  • Goals in store at Etihad

    Dave Tickner expects Real Madrid to take a first-leg lead at Manchester City with plenty of goals on the cards.

    Tuesday April 26 2016, 19:37 BST
    Cristiano Ronaldo: Passed fit for Man City clash
  • Spurs to win - after a wait

    Dave Tickner is backing Spurs to close the gap on leaders Leicester with victory over Stoke on Monday - but only after a stern test.

    Monday April 18 2016, 19:55 BST
    Tottenham: Will have to work hard for victory over Stoke
  • Reds can pick off Cherries

    Liverpool can become the latest team to get stuck into Bournemouth on Sunday and we're backing them at a big price.

    Sunday April 17 2016, 15:33 BST
    Liverpool can build on a special European night
  • Draw profit from Super Sunday

    Our team preview a crucial Super Sunday in the Barclays Premier League featuring both Leicester City and Tottenham.

    Sunday April 10 2016, 16:01 BST
    Sunderland can frustrate leaders Leicester on Sunday
  • Use your Ed in Division Two

    Dave Tickner previews the 2016 County Championship Division Two season and offers 25/1 and 33/1 top batsman tips.

    Tuesday April 19 2016, 10:27 BST
    Ed Joyce: Can bounce back to top form for Sussex
  • Tykes set for three in a row

    Dave Tickner previews the 2016 County Championship Division One season, and expects more success for Yorkshire.

    Tuesday April 19 2016, 10:27 BST
    Yorkshire: Title favourites but should be shorter
  • Windies can spin it to win it

    Dave Tickner previews the mouth-watering World Twenty20 final between England and West Indies.

    Friday April 1 2016, 20:07 BST
    The West Indies are backed to be celebrating again on Sunday
  • Windies just too big

    Dave Tickner previews the World Twenty20 semi-finals, with the West Indies simply too big to beat India on Thursday.

    Thursday March 31 2016, 09:00 BST
    West Indies have the firepower to eliminate the hosts
  • Kohli a bet on home soil

    Dave Tickner looks at the batting and bowling markets for the World T20, with a confident pick and a 250/1 punt.

    Thursday March 17 2016, 13:17 GMT
    Virat Kohli: Can lead the way for India
  • India worthy T20 favourites

    Dave Tickner previews the 2016 World Twenty20 and makes hosts India a confident bet to land a second title.

    Thursday March 17 2016, 13:17 GMT
    India can add World T20 glory to their Asia Cup success
  • Buttler, Stokes offer value

    Dave Tickner is backing England's Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes to shine in the ODI series against South Africa at long odds.

    Monday February 1 2016, 10:26 GMT
    Jos Buttler: Offers value in the top England batsman market
  • Big Ben can strike again

    Dave Tickner expects another big performance from Ben Stokes in the fourth South Africa v England Test.

    Friday January 22 2016, 09:04 GMT
    Ben Stokes: Can dazzle again at Centurion
  • Hornets to sting Swans

    Dave Tickner is backing Watford to get back to winning ways in the Premier League when they travel to Swansea.

    Saturday January 16 2016, 18:20 GMT
    Watford can get back to winning ways at struggling Swansea
  • Going for goals

    Dave Tickner and Jon Black preview Super Sunday with goals firmly expected at both Anfield and the Britannia Stadium.

    Monday January 18 2016, 09:33 GMT
    Wayne Rooney is back in form
  • England can seal series in Joburg

    Dave Tickner is backing England to seal the Test series against South Africa with victory in the third Test.

    Thursday January 14 2016, 13:24 GMT
    England can beat South Africa in Joburg
  • Blues can pile pressure on LVG

    Our team have enjoyed plenty of success in the last two rounds of Premier League fixtures, can they keep the run going?

    Monday December 28 2015, 17:24 GMT
    Guus Hiddink has breathed new life into Chelsea
  • England to strike first blow

    Dave Tickner previews the South Africa v England Test series and backs the tourists to make a fast start.

    Saturday December 26 2015, 12:21 GMT
    Alastair Cook's England can make a fast start in South Africa
  • Go for goal with Ighalo

    Odion Ighalo to continue his recent goalscoring run is our top bet from Sunday's Premier League coupon.

    Sunday December 20 2015, 13:38 GMT
    Ighalo and Deeney have been in fine recent form for Watford
  • Nothing rum about Captain Morgan

    Our Dave Tickner backs Eoin Morgan to lead from the front in England's T20 series against Pakistan.

    Thursday November 26 2015, 15:44 GMT
    Eoin Morgan: Having a great time in limited-overs cricket
  • Emerging England the value call

    Dave Tickner previews the Pakistan v England ODI series and backs Eoin Morgan's tourists to prevail.

    Monday November 9 2015, 18:34 GMT
    England can take the ODI honours in the UAE