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Paynter 6/1 For First Goal On Saturday

5 August 2016

We review the best of the odds ahead of this weekend's game against Colchester United.

.Sky BetPools have been installed as 6/4 favourites for three points on Saturday with visitors Colchester United priced at 9/5 and the draw rated a 23/10 shot with our partners at

Last time Pools hosted The U’s on the opening day of a season was back in 2008/09 when a James Brown brace helped us to a 4-2 victory – you can get a whopping 80/1 on the same scoreline this weekend!

Perhaps more likely is a 2-0 win for Craig Hignett’s men and that’s priced at a pretty tempting 11/1 with our friends at Sky Bet if that tickles your fancy.

Billy Paynter is our best bet for the opening goal according to the bookies at 9/2, while you can back him to score two goals in the game at 6/1 or a hat-trick at 40/1.

Other good bets for the opening goal are Padraig Amond at 6/1 and Nathan Thomas at 15/2 – if you’re looking for longer odds then what about Toto Nsiala who is available at 40/1?

Remember, every person who signs-up to Sky Bet using the links in this story can directly help the Club so if you’re having a flutter this weekend make sure you do it with us.

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