The Daily Acca: Expect the unexpected this Super Sunday

Burnley manager - Sean Dyche
It hasn't been the ideal start to the campaign for Sean Dyche's Burnley
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It's the Premier League, La Liga and Serie A for Paul Robinson and his Daily Acca today and it starts with a goal-fest in Wales. Here are his selections:

- Back Over 2.5 Goals in Cardiff v Burnley @ 31/20
- Back Alaves @ 23/10
- Back BTTS in Sassuolo v AC Milan @ 8/13

The Acca pays approximately 13/1

Super Sunday at the Cardiff City Stadium

Bet 1: Back Over 2.5 Goals in Cardiff v Burnley @ 31/20 - KO 16:00 BST

Now I fully appreciate that a lot of people will be thinking that this has 0-0 written all over it, but I'm not convinced of that and we are also getting a great price on there being three goals or more.

Neither of these two teams have made a good start to the season as Cardiff have two points from a possible 18, while Burnley only have four.

Sean Dyche's men did return to form last weekend though with a 4-0 thumping of Bournemouth, and they were also involved in another match to see this selection land on Tuesday - a 2-1 EFL Cup loss at Burton.

Neil Warnock's side haven't had a kind run of fixtures and they come into this game on the back of three straight league defeats. All three of the matches against Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City had three goals or more, with the Bluebirds contributing two of their own against the Gunners and they also netted at Stamford Bridge.

This is arguably a must-win match for these two clubs, so expect the pair of them to go for it.

Click here for Mark O'Haire's preview of this fixture.

Levante's miserable run to continue

Bet 2: Back Alaves @ 23/10 - KO 17:30 BST

The hosts are third from bottom of La Liga having won just one game this season, and the worst part about that for Levante is that their sole victory came in their opening game.

Since that shock 3-0 success at Real Betis, Paco López's side have lost four and drawn one of their next five matches, with the latest loss coming at the struggling, Real Valladolid, on Thursday.

I tipped Alaves to beat Getafe during the week but they eventually needed a late equaliser to draw 1-1. Even though they didn't take the three points, the result did extend their unbeaten run to five games - and their only loss was at the Nou Camp.

Abelardo's men have played two other away matches this term and won them both - 1-0 at Rayo Valladolid and 5-1 at Rayo Vallecano. Neither opponent are the best team in the world, but then again, neither are Levante.

Plenty of goals in Italy

Bet 3: Back BTTS in Sassuolo v AC Milan @ 8/13 - KO 19:30 BST

AC Milan drew yet again during the week as they blew a 1-0 lead at Empoli to draw 1-1. That was their third draw of the campaign following 1-1 and 2-2 draws against Cagliari and Atalanta, respectively, and while their only defeat came at Napoli - in a game they should have won - manager, Gennaro Gattuso, will be concerned.

A clear pattern is emerging in their games, as they simply can't keep clean sheets. All five of their Serie A outings have had goals at both ends, and it's not like they have exclusively faced top teams.

Sassuolo are punching well above their weight as last year's 11th placed finishers are in third with 13 points from their six matches to date. A victory this evening would see them move ahead of Napoli, so they certainly have the incentive to go for the win.

As far as the goals go, both teams to score backers would have collected in four of their last five, and their two most recent outings on this ground finished 5-3 and 3-1 - both to Sassuolo.

Daily Acca 2018/19 P/L

Wagered: 96pts
Returned: 82.71pts
P/L: -13.29pts

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