JACK Wright's (@JackWright_BSB) brilliant Bet of the Day continues on Monday as we head to Serie A.
Torino vs Parma | Monday 3rd May 2021, 19:45 | Premier Sports
What’s this we have here? A relegation battle in Serie A – I couldn’t me more interested!
Parma are in the last chance saloon, with their top flight status hanging by a thread following a 4-3 home defeat at the hands of Crotone, making this a must win game against the team one place above the relegation zone.
Although the Granata are 11 points clear of their Monday night opponents this is also a vitally important game for them being out of the relegation zone only on goal difference but just five points behind Genoa up in thirteenth.
With so much at stake you know I'm going to be looking at the bookings markets.
The Gialloblu have picked up the third highest number of yellow cards in the division with 82 as well as one red and that is number that is likely to grow here at Stadio Olimpico di Torino as incredibly the home side are the most fouled team in Serie A with an average of 16.1 per game.
Taking a look at a snapshot of the last five games for both sides sees that Torino have collected 20+ booking points in all of those games and Parma have done so in four, which is perfect for the bet in question.
So, all we needed to make this a perfect fixture was a good refereeing appointment – and we have Gianluca Aureliano – albeit an official without too much top flight experience, with just 15 Serie A fixtures under his belt, but with 30 yellow cards from his five matches so far this term we can’t ask for more!
The reverse fixture in January saw two yellow cards apiece and so with the line set high at around five to six cards I am looking for a repeat performance in this one and playing over 1.5 cards for each team at odds of 10/11 with William Hill via Build #YourOdds.
Torino vs Parma – Both Teams Over 1.5 Cards (10/11 William Hill)