Going for Goals!

  • By: Chris Hammer and Nick Hext
  • Last Updated: November 16 2012, 10:20 GMT

Everton visit Reading in the top flight on Saturday

1pt treble both teams to score in Reading v Everton, Bristol City v Blackpool and Rochdale v Bristol Rovers at 3.1/1 (Stan James).


Reading v Everton (CH)

The in-form Toffees head to winless Reading on Saturday hoping to tighten their grip on fourth spot - but their encouraging season to date hasn't been built on a rock solid defence.

As we mentioned in our match-by-match preview, Everton have had to come from behind to claim at least a point in each of their last six games while they've only managed two clean sheets in the league.

Struggling Reading will be desperate to finally end their wait for a first victory since returning to the top flight and the fact they've only failed to score in one of their games at the Madejski makes us confident for this bet.

Bristol City v Blackpool (CH)

Bristol City have sunk to the bottom of the Championship following seven successive defeats while they've failed to score in the last three - but we're backing the Robins to at least get on the scoresheet this weekend as they strive to put matters right.

Under pressure manager Derek McInnes will be working harder than ever to get his side geared up for a clash against a Blackpool side who have drifted into mid-table in recent weeks and possess a rather leaky defence.

The Seasiders, who drew 2-2 with Bolton in Michael Appleton's first game in charge, are among the highest scorers in the division but only seven teams have conceded more.

Rochdale v Bristol Rovers (NH)

This clash makes our Going for Goals selection with Rochdale winners in this market for two League Two matches in a row.

Struggling Bristol Rovers' record makes much more impressive reading in G4G terms with seven of the previous eight matches involving the Pirates seeing both teams strike.

They make our cut for the weekend.

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