Christmas Coupon Busters

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Boxing Day’s a traditional time for coupon busters but who should we have in our sights as potential big-priced winners this year?

We looked over the odds, winners and losers from the past 10 years of Boxing Day football and discovered 11 teams had won at 5/1 or bigger on the day after Christmas.

Ten of those 11 winners were playing away with only one Premier League side (Sunderland last year) upsetting the odds on their travels in those 10 examples.

With only two Football League teams playing away from home at odds of 5/1 this year, is it worth a bet to back both Millwall (5/1 BetVictor) at Norwich and/or Barnsley (5/1 Bet365) at Preston this Boxing Day?

Christmas Coupon Busters

A list of teams to have won at 5/1 or bigger on Boxing Day in the past 10 years. Winners in BLOCK CAPITALS.
Odds
Home
Away
Year
10/1EvertonSUNDERLAND2013
8/1CardiffPLYMOUTH2009
15/2GillinghamBARNET2012
6/1LeicesterROTHERHAM2004
11/2SUNDERLANDMan City2012
11/2ReadingWIMBLEDON2003
11/2HuddersfieldHARTLEPOOL2010
11/2MK DonsWALSALL2012
5/1YeovilKIDDERMINSTER2003
5/1SunderlandLEEDS2004
5/1BrentfordTORQUAY2004

Best Bets

Norwich City v Millwall – Millwall to win (5/1 BetVictor)

Preston North End v Barnsley – Barnsley to win (5/1 Bet365)

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After starting his career in newspaper journalism, Mark soon found his way into the online betting world, forging a career in content, social media and marketing production. With a huge passion for stats, the Football League and European football, Mark’s other interests include playing rugby, following his beloved QPR and travel.

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