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6 May 2016

Albion's resident tipster is backing the club's Young Player of the Year to score.

Match: Albion v Middlesbrough
Prices:Albion 12/5,Middlesbrough 23/20, Draw 23/10 with SkyBet
Last-time out: James Wilson landed a 5/1 payout for followers of this column by netting the equaliser against Derby. Middlesbrough had a topsy-turvy match against Birmingham where the score also ended level.
Form: You cannot knock Albion's form, with the side currently unbeaten in 13 matches. Middlesbrough are unbeaten in nine, but three successive draws have seen them forfeit the first promotion slot to Burnley. Now they battle Albion to join them in the top two.    


Result: A very difficult match to get financially involved in, as the emotional involvement outweighs anything that a winning bet can provide. However, value is present and, as such, should be taken. But to small stakes I think!

Backing the Half-Time scoreline to be 0-0  (7/4) seems a sensible opening play. This game is going to be nervously tight in the opening period with neither side wanting to concede first.
Middlesbrough/Brighton (40/1) is a huge price for a potentially realistic outcome. Finally Albion to win by a single goal is 4/1 and is obviously the wager everybody wants to see paying out!
Goalscorertips:Connor Goldson (50/1) is taken to score from a set-piece! No Goalscorer (9/1) has to be on everybody's lists as an insurance punt.

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