The Author

Nick Higgins

Freelance journalist and betting expert. I'll be providing weekly football tips for the Premier League. I also trade football markets on the exchanges. Follow me on twitter at @Trading_sports

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Lionel Messi – a surprise outsider?

by Nick Higgins

Having not necessarily shown his best form for Argentina in the past and having had a long and testing season with Barcelona, I was originally skeptical about Lionel Messi’s chances of challenging for the Golden Boot at this summer’s World Cup. However, upon seeing the 22 year old’s display against Nigeria on Saturday afternoon, I […]

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World Cup Betting – Overall Markets

by Nick Higgins

It has been a long four years, and a seemingly infinite wait between the end of the domestic football season and the start of the World Cup but the world’s greatest sporting event finally kicks off in South Africa this Friday and there is not a football fan in the world who is not eagerly […]

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Back Page Tips: Play-Offs and Europe

by Nick Higgins

This weekend sees two of the richest games of the football calendar. The Champions League final and the Championship Playoff final are both personal highlights of mine and this weekend i’ve picked out the best possible value if you’re thinking of having a cheeky flutter on one or both of these massive games. Inter Milian […]

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Final Day Betting Tips

by Nick Higgins

It’s here at last. The final weekend of the Premier League season is upon us but back page tips will not stop here. With the FA Cup final, the major play-offs, the European finals and the World Cup all still to be played, I’ll be in place to flag up the best value for those […]

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This weekend’s betting tips

by Nick Higgins

So it’s the penultimate weekend of the Premier League season and the title is still up for grabs. As the season draws to a close, predictions become astronomically difficult but this weekend I have included a special accumulator gamble at 25/1. Liverpool v Chelsea On Sunday Chelsea travel to Anfield to take on Liverpool in […]

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This weekend’s betting tips

by Nick Higgins

As we draw closer to the end of the season the Premiership matches are becoming more difficult to predict. This weekend sees a full fixture list with seven matches played on Saturday, two on Sunday and one on Monday evening. There are some absolute crackers taking place and I am going to highlight where the […]

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This weekend’s betting tips

by Nick Higgins

What a week of football. We could have done without Messi’s fourth goal which scuppered a very promising punt on a 3-1 win for Barcelona. But if a bet is to be ruined, an outstanding performance by the greatest player of our generation is just about the best consolation. This weekend we have six Premier […]

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Midweek European Betting Tips

by Nick Higgins

So, after getting three out of three correct scores in my first ever installment of back page tips, and having hopefully won some people a bit of extra money over the Easter weekend, I have inadvertently created an alarming precedent. I am not a machine, nor am I a genius, and unfortunately (as someone asked […]

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All the best tips for this weekend’s action

by Nick Higgins

This weekend sees one of the most eagerly anticipated matches of the Premier League season and one that is sure to have a real bearing on the title race. Manchester United V Chelsea As with any top four clash, the outcome of Manchester United’s game against Chelsea is almost impossible to predict. Manchester United are […]