Our midweek Sporting Life Accumulator involves five teams in Carabao Cup action on Tuesday, enhanced to 10/1 by Sky Bet.
ASTON VILLA ended last season with a great run of form to avoid relegation to the Sky Bet Championship. Yet to begin their Premier League campaign, this will be a final tune-up for Dean Smith's side against a League One Burton team that has kept just one clean sheet and won only once in 13 matches.
Opening day could hardly have gone better for NEWCASTLE as they comfortably won 2-0 at West Ham. Their summer business means that even a much-changed team should have more than enough to get past a Blackburn side that has conceded 10 goals in four games either side of the break.
There won't be many rushing to back WEST HAM at the moment, but you should on Tuesday. While David Moyes is likely to go strong in a bid to release some pressure, League One side Charlton are under a transfer embargo and have a packed schedule, so Lee Bowyer is unlikely to risk his first-choice XI.
SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY lost a host of players over the summer and started the Sky Bet Championship season on -12 points, but a 2-0 win at Cardiff on Saturday really turned heads. Rochdale, odds-on to finish bottom of League One, were torn to shreds by newly-promoted Swindon; a late goal softened the scoreline to 3-1.
MILLWALL easily took care of Crawley in the opening round, summing up their attitude to cup competitions - exemplified by their fantastic FA Cup record over recent seasons. There are fewer teams less likely to be turned over by a lower-league opponent through complacency - good luck Cheltenham.
Sporting Life Accumulator specials
- Over 1.5 goals in each game - 9/4
- Over 0.5 goals in the 1st half of each game - 4/1
- A goal in both halves in every game - 16/1
- Over 2.5 goals in each game - 18/1
- BTTS in every game - 22/1
- BTTS and over 2.5 goals in every game - 80/1
- Over 1.5 goals in the 1st half of each game - 150/1
- BTTS in the 2nd half in every game - 600/1
Odds correct at 1545 BST (14/09/20)
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