Best Bets And Pointers For Gillingham v Southend

By Sam Darby on 13/02/2012 11:23

The live game on Monday night and the event attracting many bets today is Gillingham v Southend in League Two. With both teams in the hunt for promotion this season it should be a competitive match and an interesting game to bet on, what bets does ValueChecker highlight for Gillingham v Southend?

It seems any neutrals tuning in should be entertained as one of the bets of the day according to the ValueChecker Value Bets is over 2.5 goals. The ValueChecker Value Bet system picks up the best value bets based on a statistical analysis of previous results and the current odds of 1.81 on over 2.5 goals are wrong according to Valuechecker with the suggestion that the odds should be much closer to 1.67. That difference in odds means that ValueChecker has assigned this bet a value rating of 0.38. That isn’t the only value bet highlighted by ValueChecker, also tipped up as an overpriced bet is a home win for Gillingham. The Gills are 2.6 to win their eighth home game of the season and ValueChecker reckons that the odds on a home win should be more like 2.29 and that bet has been given a value rating of 0.22.

It seems punters agree that Gillingham are good value in this match but they clearly fear the draw as Gillingham to win in the draw no bet market has been highlighted by the ValueChecker Steamers. The ValueChecker Steamers show the best backed selections of the day and the average change in odds on Gillingham to win in the draw no bet betting has been a drop of 9.6% with bookies changing the selection from 1.79 to 1.72.

The ValueChecker Wikis should also highlight some decent bets for this match, the Gillingham ValueChecker wikis show that if you are thinking of backing Southend you might want to back them to win by a large margin. When Gillingham lose at home they tend to get well beaten, last season Gillingham lost six games at home and five of those were by a two goal margin. If you do fancy Gillingham to win then it could be worth backing them to win to nil, they have one of the better records in the league when it comes to clean sheets, last season they kept clean sheets in 33% of their matches according to Gillingham’s wikis.

As for the Southend ValueChecker wikis, if they are to lose this match then they should only lose by a narrow margin. Last season they lost plenty of games away from home, eleven to be precise, and eight of those were lost be a one goal margin, the other three were only lost by a two goal margin.

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