Wednesday Specials…relegation Battle, Wenger And Senegalese Hotshots

Three of the sides involved in the Premier League relegation battle are involved on Wednesday’s Premier League fixtures and William Hill are betting on how many points Bolton, Blackburn and QPR get between them. Hills offer 66/1 that all three sides win and 7/1 that all three lose. Hills also offer 2/7 that QPR are the highest placed out of the three Premier League teams following Wednesday’s fixtures.

Arsenal take on Bolton followed swiftly by a match against fellow strugglers Blackburn, who beat them earlier in the campaign, and two victories could see them back in the race for a top four place, Blackburn and William Hill offer 11/10 that they take maximum points from the two games. Two defeats, however and Arsene Wenger could be under intense pressure. Hills go 33/1 that they are beaten twice. Arsene Wenger is 11/10 to have left Arsenal by the first game of next season and 11/4 to be the boss of Real Madrid come the first game of next season.

“These two Arsenal matches could defining in more ways than one and two victories for the Gunners could have a massive impact at both ends of the table,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Hills make Robin van Persie 5/4 to outscore the rest of the Arsenal team against Bolton.

Newcastle’s two Senegalese strikers could be back from International duty to play against Blackburn and William Hill go 11/4 that Demba Ba scores more than new boy, Papiss Cisse in the match (10/3 vice versa and 4/7 for the tie).

William Hill Wednesday Specials:

Highest Scoring Match:

9/4 Bolton/Arsenal
3/1 Blackburn/Newcastle
10/3 Sunderland/Norwich
4/1 Fulham/West Brom
9/2 Aston Villa/QPR

Highest Scoring Team: 10/3 Arsenal; 5/1 Sunderland; 5/1 Fulham; 11/2 Aston Villa; 7/1 Newcastle; 7/1 Blackburn; 14/1 Bolton; 14/1 Norwich; 16/1 West Brom; 18/1 QPR

Fastest Scoring Team: 9/2 Arsenal; 5/1 Sunderland; 11/2 Fulham; 6/1 Aston Villa; 13/2 Newcastle; 13/2 Blackburn; 9/1 Bolton; 9/1 Norwich; 10/1 West Brom; 11/1 QPR

Who will be highest in the Premier League after 1st Feb Matches: 2/7 QPR; 7/2 Bolton; 11/2 Blackburn

Total points combined (QPR, Bolton, Blackburn) 1st February: 66/1 nine; 14/1 seven; 8/1 six; 12/1 five; 3/1 four; 7/2 three; 6/1 two; 3/1 one; 7/1 none

Total goals for Robbie Keane while at Villa (currently two): 2/1 three or under; 5/4 four or five; 7/4 six goals or more

Robin van Persie vs Arsenal team season match bet: 5/4 Van Persie (currently on 19); 4/7 Arsenal team (currently on 20)
*bets void in the event of a tie

Who will score more goals vs Bolton: 5/4 Robin van Persie; 11/10 Arsenal (excluding RvP); 10/3 tie

Arsenal points vs Bolton & Blackburn: 11/10 six; 9/5 four; 16/5 three; 14/1 two; 12/1 one; 33/1 none

Arsene Wenger still at Arsenal on first day of next season: 4/6 yes; 11/10 no

Real Madrid manager on the 1st day of the Spanish La Liga season 2012/13

Jose Mourinho 7/4
Arsene Wenger 11/4
Rafa Benitez 7/1
Joachim Low 7/1
Guus Hiddink 20/1
Juan Martinez 20/1
Fabio Capello 20/1
Sven Goran Erikkson 25/1

Papiss Cisse/Demba Ba Match Bet vs Blackburn: 11/4 Ba; 10/3 Papiss Cisse; 4/7 Tie

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

T: 0208 918 3746
M: 07850 518 164

William Hill Press Office; Greenside House; 50 Station Road; Wood Green; London; N22 7TP

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Will Ba Go Bye Bye As Newcastle Could Be Carroll Singing?

Rumours abound that Andy Carroll could be on his way back to Newcastle as his Liverpool career has struggled to take off. William Hill think he will remain on Merseyside, however, offering 1/10 that he does not return to the Magpies (11/2 that he does). In just under one year at Liverpool, Andy Carroll has managed just four Premier League goals and Hills make him 8/13 to score more than that for Newcastle (should he sign) by the end of the season.

“To say that Andy Carroll has struggled at Liverpool, would be a bit of an understatement but, despite this, the extended absence of Luis Suarez means that the Reds may not cut their losses just yet,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Andy Carroll’s arrival on Tyneside could depend on whether Demba Ba’s release clause is activated, with a number of top teams reportedly interested in signing the Senegalese striker. He is 2/1 to leave St. James’ Park in January with PSG the 13/8 favourites to be his next club. Spurs are 11/4 second favourites to be Ba’s next club with Chelsea 3/1.

Thierry Henry marked his return to Arsenal by scoring and did so sporting a full beard. Hill’s think that Henry will now keep his beard for the full duration that he stays at Arsenal offering 1/2 that he does not appear clean shaven (as smooth as a baby’s bum during a match).

“We believe that Thierry Henry is very superstitious and think he will keep the beard until he departs at the end of February,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Andy Carroll to return to Newcastle in January: 11/2 Yes; 1/10 no (loan deals included)

If Andy Carroll moves back to Newcastle, will he score more than four: 8/13 yes; 6/5 no

Demba Ba Leave Newcastle in January: 2/1 yes; 4/11 no

Damba Ba next club: 13/8 PSG; 11/4 Tottenham; 3/1 Chelsea; 8/1 Arsenal; 8/1 Liverpool; 10/1 Man Utd; 14/1 Man City

Will Thierry Henry appear clean shaven for a match during his time at Arsenal: 1/2 no; 6/4 yes

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

T: 0208 918 3746
M: 07850 518 164

William Hill Press Office; Greenside House; 50 Station Road; Wood Green; London; N22 7TP

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