The Daily Acca: Championship Bees to come unstuck at The Hive

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The FA Cup has produced some magnificent matches this year

Paul Robinson kicks off the week with Serie A, FA Cup and La Liga action and the treble combines to pay 12/1. Here are his selections:

Back Over 2.5 Goals in Empoli v Genoa @ 4/5
Back Barnet +1 Goal @ 11/5
Back Alaves @ 13/10

The Acca pays approximately 12/1

Plenty of goals in Italian relegation battle

Bet 1: Back Over 2.5 Goals in Empoli v Genoa @ 4/5 - KO 19:30 GMT

The hosts are 17th in Serie A but can move six points clear of the relegation zone if they win their game in hand this evening.

Genoa meanwhile aren't doing too much better as they are in 15th place, just three points better off than their opponents.

This match has all the makings of a goal-fest to me as both teams will be viewing this as a winnable game, and the stats are in our favour too.

Empoli have seen five of their last six at home end with the ball in the net on three occasions or more, and that isn't just down to their opponents thrashing them.

The visitors have played nine times away from home this season, and seven of them have seen this selection land. It is also important to note that despite their struggles, they have only failed to score in two of them.

Another Cup upset on the cards

Bet 2: Back Barnet +1 Goal @ 11/5 - KO 19:45 GMT

It's been a weekend of FA Cup shocks so far and I fancy another one between non-league, Barnet and Brentford.

The Championship club rarely win away from home as they have recorded just two away victories in all competitions this season. They have regressed since the departure of Dean Smith and they could be vulnerable here.

Barnet were beaten in the National League last time out, but prior to that they were four unbeaten in all competitions - including a 1-0 FA Cup win at Sheffield United.

Darren Currie's side will certainly be up for this and the Hive Stadium will be buzzing.

Click here for Mike Norman's preview of this game.

Alaves' strong home form to continue

Bet 3: Back Alaves @ 13/10 - KO 20:00 GMT

We finish in La Liga for what should be a home win for Alaves against Rayo Vallecano.

The selection are fifth in the table having won nine of their 20 fixtures to date. Five of those have come from their nine home games and they are yet to be beaten on their own patch.

Rayo Vallecano are struggling towards the foot of the table as they come into tonight's match in 18th place. A win would see them move out of the relegation zone, and while they have enjoyed an upturn in form of late, they have still lost six of their nine away from home this year.

Daily Acca 2018/19 P/L

Wagered: 197pts
Returned: 112.87pts
P/L: -84.13pts

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