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Football Form Labs - weekend preview

Sports betting has evolved in recent years, gut instinct and opinion have mostly been replaced by databases and algorithmic trading models. One of the very best of those is Football Form Labs who have shared their wisdom with a preview of some of this week's action. You can also follow Football Form Labs on Twitter, @footballformlab

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Football Form Labs provide the most effective football betting software on the market with the ability to analyse games both pre-match and in-play across 50 different leagues. You can also generate your own models and see the statistical impact players have when they are missing. And for the next month, they have a great deal for new subscribers!

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PREVIEW: Spurs v Liverpool (Sun, 13:30)

After an unsuccessful trip to the champions last week Liverpool’s title credentials will now be tested by an away match at the early leaders. Spurs have made a perfect start to the season under Mauricio Pochettino and now they face their first serious test having been thrashed in both meetings with Liverpool last term – losing 4-0 and 5-0.

12 months ago Spurs were being talked about as serious top four challengers having made several big money signings in the wake of Gareth Bale’s move to Madrid. However, the new players failed to make the desired impact and they were a fairly disjointed outfit most of the year. Now, some of those players are starting to show some promise while Liverpool are in their position of having sold their best player.

Spurs started to show an improvement at home in the second half of last season and have now won nine of their last 11 matches at White Hart Lane. In the past two seasons they’ve won eight of 18 home games against top-half finishers whilst losing just five times. 11 of these matches have had at least three goals while 12 have seen both teams score.

Liverpool’s failure to lift the title last season can in part be attributed to a defence that conceded 32 times on the road and they’ve started off in a similar vein having let in three at Man City last Monday. They’ve won only five of their 18 trips to top-half finishers in the past two seasons with seven of the matches finishing level. However, four of those five wins came last season when Luis Suarez was tearing defences apart. 15 of the 18 matches have had at least three goals as they’ve conceded at least twice on 13 occasions.

Without Suarez we struggle to see Liverpool maintaining the 2.45 goals per game they’ve scored on the road since the start of last season and Spurs look in a far better position coming into this match. Furthermore, they’ve won this fixture in four of the past five seasons and at 1.91 on the Draw No Bet represent great value.

Early signs this season suggest that there is no need for over-goals backers to abandon Liverpool and 31 of their last 35 matches have now had at least three goals. At 1.7 for Over 2.5 Goals there looks to be some value and much like last week we wouldn’t put anyone off backing Spurs to score Over 1.5 Goals at 2.1 or to win with both teams scoring at 5.0.

Please note we'd advise keeping stakes low in the early weeks of a campaign due to the unpredictable nature of this stage of the season.

Why Form Labs? Here's just a few of the reasons...

50 Leagues of Data Equals More Betting Opportunities
The Football Form Labs software covers 50 different leagues including over 10 summer leagues. This means there will be hundreds of matches to analyse for potential betting opportunities every week throughout the year. No other football betting software comes even close to this level of coverage.

How Significant is Team News and Player Absences?
Teams make the trend, but Form Lab Black recognises that individual players make the team. No other software can offer you the complete package like Football Form Labs and our player analysis tool allows you to compare teams with and without individual players, as well as the impact of different combinations of players.

Identify Key Betting Trends
Football Form Labs gives you the detail but doesn’t miss the bigger picture. Using all-team pre-match queries you can discover general trends which may be the basis for developing strategies and finding that edge over the bookies. Furthermore, the Football Form Labs team also research and publish various potential betting strategies which can be accessed within the software. An example is how the time of season can cause a big shift in the number of goals. This is particularly true in the high-scoring Eredivisie, where goals traditionally fall after the return from their Winter Break before seeing a marked increase in the final few games:
Since the start of 2008/09, 1872 Eredivisie matches have averaged 3.10 goals per game (gpg) with 38% having +3.5 goals
In Jan-Mar there have been 576 matches with an average of 2.85 gpg and +3.5 goals in 31%
In Apr-May there have been 342 matches with an average of 3.30 gpg and +3.5 goals in 42%

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