Long gone are the days when the only sports bet of the year would be 50p on the Grand National. Today you can bet on everything in sport, from results and scorers, to the amount of corners, throw-ins and yellow cards.
Nearly four years ago to the day, Tottenham Hotspur were beating Blackburn Rovers 4-2 at White Hart Lane on remembrance weekend. Roman Pavlyuchenko, Peter Crouch and a double from Gareth Bale secured the game for Harry Redknapp’s side as they sat fifth in the league, just a point off fourth placed Manchester City, whilst also storming through the much-coveted Champions League.
For those who plucked their wits on the Premier League’s highest earners this week it only emphasised the need for closer attention-to-detail in order to shine at Fantasy Football. Bountiful attackers or a solid collective? This crazy week favoured the latter.