The Daily Acca: Goals, Goals, Goals in the EFL Cup

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It's an EFL Cup special for Paul Robinson this evening and he's predicting plenty of goals. Here are his selections:

- Back Over 2.5 Goals in Leeds v Bolton @ 8/11
- Back Over 2.5 Goals in Norwich v Stevenage @ 8/11
- Back Over 2.5 Goals in Bristol City v Plymouth @ 8/11
- Back Over 2.5 Goals in Rotherham v Wigan @ 5/6

The Acca pays approximately 17/2

Leeds to keep on entertaining

Bet 1: Back Over 2.5 Goals in Leeds v Bolton @ 8/11 - KO 19:45 BST

Leeds have been the sensation of the Championship under Marcelo Bielsa as they have beaten Stoke and won at Derby. They scored a total of seven goals across those games, and that's no surprise with Bielsa at the helm.

Known for his attacking football, the former Marseille manager tends to have his teams in high-scoring affairs and it would appear that Leeds will be no different.

Bolton have made a good start to their campaign as they pulled off a shock 2-1 win at West Brom and they then drew 2-2 with Bristol City. Both games saw this selection land.


Daniel Farke's Canaries to keep the goals flowing

Bet 2: Back Over 2.5 Goals in Norwich v Stevenage @ 8/11 - KO 19:45 BST

The Canaries were on the wrong-end of a seven goal thriller on Saturday and that came on the back of a 2-2 draw at Birmingham. Fears that they would struggle to put the ball in the net have subsided for the time-being at least, and it's the defence that is the cause of concern.

League Two, Stevenage, netted three times in a 3-1 win at Crawley at the weekend and they scored twice in a 2-2 draw on the opening day of the season. They will fancy their chances of getting on the scoresheet at Carrow Road, but I do think that they will be susceptible at the back.


Excitement in-store at Ashton Gate

Bet 3: Back Over 2.5 Goals in Bristol City v Plymouth @ 8/11 - KO 19:45 BST

The Robins come into this game having drawn both of their two opening Championship fixtures. A 1-1 draw against Forest was followed by a 2-2 draw at Bolton - with the latter being a good comeback from 2-0 down.

Plymouth have only managed to take one point from a possible six as they began with a 2-1 loss at Walsall, and they could only draw 1-1 with Southend on Saturday.

The hosts were involved in plenty of high-scoring affairs last year and the visitors' saw their games average 2.54 goals over the course of the season.


Latics to take the goals to the New York Stadium

Bet 4: Back Over 2.5 Goals in Rotherham v Wigan @ 5/6 - KO 19:45 BST

Rotherham did really well to put their 5-1 loss at Brentford behind them to beat Ipswich 1-0 at the weekend. That first Championship win since their promotion will have done them the world of good and confidence will be high ahead of this tie.

Wigan were also promoted from League One last season and they too have won one and lost one this year. A 3-2 success over Sheffield Wednesday was followed by a 3-2 defeat at Aston Villa.

The goals have been flowing for both teams then and when they met on this ground last year, the crowd were treated to four goals.

2018/19 P/L (1pt each bet)

Wagered: 54pts
Returned: 25.22pts
P/L: -28.78pts

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