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Leicester City, Wigan Athletic, Nottingham Forest are fine 5/1 treble

| 08.04.2014

Fancy a midweek treble? Then look no further than backing Leicester City, Wigan Athletic and Nottingham Forest all for home wins with Coral.

Enhanced odds of 5/1 say the Foxes will beat Brighton, the Latics earn victory over Millwall and Forest defeat Sheffield Wednesday.

Leicester City v Brighton
Already promoted to next season’s Premier League, hosts Leicester are on a 21-match unbeaten run. They have not lost this fixture at home against Brighton since 2004. Nigel Pearson’s Foxes are worthy odds-on 8/11 favourites, then.

In the last two meetings at the King Power Stadium, Leicester have been victorious by the same scoreline of 1-0. Odds of 11/2 say they will record this exact result again, and the Foxes are 19/10 to win to nil.

For goals, look to midfielder Andy King, who has two in his last three against the Seagulls and may be drafted in by Pearson, as he rotates for this midweek match. Wales international King is 4/1 to score anytime.

New Zealand’s Chris Wood will continue to partner David Nugent in the Leicester attack. He has three in his last four against Brighton, so take a 5/1 price on the Kiwi netting the opener.

Wigan Athletic v Millwall
Uwe Rosler boasts an unbeaten home record since taking charge of FA Cup holders and semi-finalists Wigan. They are thus odds-on 4/6 favourites for victory against relegation-threatened Millwall.

The Latics have won three of the last four meetings in all competition by a 2-0 scoreline. Odds of 15/2 say they will record a repeat result at the DW Stadium here.

Martyn Waghorn, who is turning his loan spell at Wigan from Leicester permanent, comes into this match in fine form. The forward has two in his last three league outings, so back him for a goal anytime at 5/4.

Striker Nicky Maynard has been prolific against the Lions when he has faced them in the Championship. Punters can place faith in him scoring here, after netting four times in five second-tier games against Millwall. He is 9/2 to grab the first goal.

Nottingham Forest v Sheffield Wednesday
East Midlands outfit Forest have a fantastic recent record against the Owls. They have won all their meetings at the City Ground since 2001, and are six unbeaten, so are even-money for victory.

Forest have won each of the last three encounters with Wednesday by the same score of 1-0. They are 6/1 shots under caretaker Gary Brazil to achieve this again.

As the Owls may have to play with a makeshift defence, and have lost all of their last four away trips, the hosts look a safe bet to beat them.
Target man Darius Henderson has two goals in his last four starts against Wednesday, so back him to score anytime at 6/5.



Jamie Clark

Athletics aficionado, die-hard snooker fan and Crystal Palace supporter Jamie has written for Coral since February 2014 after spells with Soccerlens and the Press Association as a digital journalist and copywriter. A former East Midlands sports correspondent and Bwin tipster, he is a graduate of both the University of York and University of Sheffield, with a Masters in web journalism from the latter.