The Daily Acca: Leicester to outfox Newcastle

Leicester striker - Jamie Vardy
Jamie Vardy has been banging in the goals recently
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Paul Robinson delivered with an 8/1 winner last night and he's aiming to follow up today with a 5/1 shot. Here are his selections:

- Back Over 2.5 Goals in Nurnberg v Schalke @ 11/10
- Back BTTS in Nantes v Lyon @ 4/6
- Back Leicester @ 4/6

The Acca pays approximately 5/1

Germans to entertain

Bet 1: Back Over 2.5 Goals in Nurnberg v Schalke @ 11/10 - KO 19:30 BST

This fixture has ramifications at the bottom of the Bundesliga as the hosts are in 17th place - four points adrift of Stuttgart above them. They need to climb at least one place in order to avoid automatic relegation, but the games are fast running out, and they have some tough opponents to come.

The good news them though is that they have taken four points from their last two outings, and it's just one defeat in four at home. As far as the goals go, they scored three in their most recent home match, and three of their last six here have seen this selection land.

Schalke are a bit closer to the relegation zone than they would have wanted, but they do at least have a five point gap to the relegation Play-off place. They are in poor form though - one win in 10 and seven defeats - so they need to be careful.

Away from home, five of their last six have all ended with at least three goals being scored, and they will certainly be going for the win tonight in order to settle their relegation nerves.

Attack to outshine defence in Ligue One

Bet 2: Back BTTS in Nantes v Lyon @ 4/6 - KO 19:45 BST

More goals in our second selection as I can't see any clean sheets between Nantes and Lyon.

The hosts probably thought they had done enough to be safe for another season, but a run of just one point from a possible 12 has put the pressure back on them, and they are only seven points clear of the relegation zone.

Conceding goals has become an issue for them, and they shipped three against Lille when they were last in action on this ground. It's just one clean sheet in five at home, but they have at least found the net themselves in 10 of their last 11.

Lyon are pushing for second, in order to avoid the Champions League qualifying rounds next summer. They still need to be looking over their shoulders though as Saint-Etienne are only six points behind.

Bruno Génésio's side were beaten 3-1 by Dijon last time out, and it was their fourth match in five Ligue One outings to have goals at both ends.

Foxes to make it five in a row

Bet 3: Back Leicester @ 4/6 - KO 20:00 BST

We conclude in the Premier League as there appears to be no stopping Leicester at present, and with Newcastle's form dropping off, the Foxes look like a good bet at the prices.

Brendan Rodgers lost his first match in charge of Leicester, but since then it's been four straight wins, and the goals have been flowing again.

Jamie Vardy is getting the service he needs, and he's been massively aided by the sublime, Youri Tielemans.

The Magpies are just about safe, but back to back defeats has left them looking over their shoulders slightly, and it's a bit of a concern that they didn't find the net against either Arsenal or Crystal Palace.

Daily Acca 2018/19 P/L

Wagered: 253pts
Returned: 163.77pts
P/L: -89.23pts

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