Weekend football preview special

  • Last Updated: January 4 2014, 13:45 GMT

We have all angles covered for FA Cup third-round weekend, including outright betting tips for the famous competition, all the team news and the Sporting Life Accumulator.

Wigan lifted the FA Cup in 2013 - who will be this year's heroes?
Wigan lifted the FA Cup in 2013 - who will be this year's heroes?

Our football fixture list contains all the games, odds and links to the previews that you need to be fully up to speed with the weekend's matches.

We have team news for all the games in the FA Cup, Scottish Premiership, Sky Bet League 1, Sky Bet League 2 and the top-flights in Spain and Italy.

The Sporting Life Accumulator has been priced up at 18/1 with Sky Bet and contains three of our picks from the Cup as well as a Scottish League Two selection.

The Going For Goals selection can also be followed at odds just shy of 15/1!


Back the Sporting Life Accumulator at 18/1 with Sky Bet!


We offer predictions for the selected matches in the Soccer Saturday Super 6 game and have the Sporting Life League for you to join.

Simply sign up and then select the join a league option and use the code 6NZ5ZB.

The Sportinglife.com tipsters have produced betting previews for the FA Cup third-round action on Saturday and Sunday.

The tips include Serge Gnabry to make a major impact in the clash of the round - Arsenal v Tottenham at the Emirates on Saturday, and Luis Suarez and Danny Welbeck to maintain their excellent form on Sunday.

Our Andy Schooler has also taken an in-depth look at the outright markets for the oldest domestic football competition in the world, with a case made for 7/1 and 100/1 chances.

Gareth Friel covers the Scottish Premiership as usual and Colin Ross provides the info for the lower leagues north of the border.

You also can't go wrong by checking out our football video index featuring plenty of managers' thoughts ahead of the weekend action.

You can browse Sky Bet's full range of markets and popular Price Boosts plus new customers can get a free £30 matched bet .

Enjoy the magic of the Cup!


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