For the 6th round of English Championship, Brighton hosts Hull City. Brighton, who remains unbeaten after the first 5 rounds, recorded 2 away and 2 home victories over Nottingham Forest, Blackburn, Fulham and Ipswich. Chris Hughton's side is currently leading the race in the standings. Huddersfield was the only team that managed to take away points from Brighton (1-1). Hull is right behind Brighton in the league table on the 2nd spot, having 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss. Steve Bruce's team confidently won at home over Huddersfield (2-0), then a draw against Wolves (1-1), and 2 more wins over Fulham (2-1) and Preston (2-0) with a loss to Charlton (2-1) in between.
For the 4th round of Turkish Super League, Akhisar will take on Gaziantepspor at home. The hosts are currently 6th in the standings with 5 points, being unbeaten so far. Akhisar got a draw away against Konyaspor in the 1st round, then won over Mersin (2-0) at home, and in the 3rd round they shared 1 point with Trabzonspor (2-2). Gaziantepspor are lying in the 14th place with just 3 points, obtained in the 2nd round with an away win against Bursaspor. They lost the remaining 2 matches against Kasimpasa (0-3) and Besiktas (0-4). In both games, they were holding on to 0-0 until the 80th minute and then collapsed.
On September 12 Lyon hosts Lille for the 5th round of Ligue 1. The 2 rivals have a difference of only 2 points in the standings, and Lyon will be looking to increase the gap with a home win. After 4 rounds, OL are occupying the 5th place with 7 points. They've snatched 2 away wins over Guingamp (1-0) and Caen (4-0). Lyon is still looking for a win at home, as they conceded a draw against Lorient. Then they lost to Rennes away (2-1).
For the 5th round of English Premier League, Manchester United will take on Liverpool at home. United has had a difficult start to the season. In the first 2 rounds, Louis van Gaal's team barely won over Tottenham and Aston Villa. In the 3rd round they failed to beat Newcastle at home (0-0), and then lost to Swansea (2-1) away. Man Utd scored only 3 goals afted 4 rounds, but they're standing at the 5th place of the league table.
On September 12th, Genoa hosts Fiorentina for the 3rd round of Italian Serie A. These rival teams are lying in the middle of the league table after two rounds. The "Viola" stand in the 10th place with three points, while Genoa are located one line above with also 3 points. Fiorentina made an emphatic win over AC Milan (2-0), but then lost to Torino (3-1). They were up 1-0 after the 1st half, but conceded 3 goals in the second half, leaving Turin with no points. Paulo Sousa's side lacks consistency, as it's only the beginning of the season and many players are still working on becoming match fit.
Week #7 made up for the loss of weeks 4 and 5, and then some. With 78 recommendations and an average odd of 3.33, this week was pretty impressive. The final result for week #7 is +23.41 points / +30% ROI.
After 7 weeks, we are at +22.26 points / +31.8% in terms of ROI based on 78 max recommendations per round.
For the 3rd round of Primeira Liga, Belenenses hosts Maritimo. Belenenses started this season with two draws. In the 1st round, Ricardo Sa Pinto's side had a high-scoring draw (3-3) against Rio Ave, and in the 2nd round a 1-1 draw over Vitoria Guimaraes away.
Both teams are title contenders and they'll play against each other in La Liga's 2nd round as Sevilla are visiting Vicente Calderón. Unai Emery's side started the season with a draw against Malaga. Sevilla has a solid record when playing at home, counting 19 victories out of 26 games. Atletico is struggling to get positive results against Sevilla. In their last 5 meetings, Atleti at home lost twice to Sevilla and the other 3 ended with a tied score. In 5 out of 6 recent matches, Sevilla conceded at the hands of Atletico.
For the 2nd round of Italian Serie A, Roma will host the defending champion Juventus. After Allegri's arrival at Juve last season, nothing has really changed. He led his team to the Champions League final, which they lost to a superior Barcelona side (3-1). Allegri will have to build a new team together after losing key players in Vidal, Pirlo and Tevez. As a result, Juve is likely to struggle to defend their title this season.
For the 4th round of Premier League, Swansea play at home against Manchester United. The Red Devils started improving their game and getting positive results during the 2nd half of last season. Earlier this week, they defeated Club Brugge by a big margin (4-0), seeing a hat-trick by Wayne Rooney and a goal by Herrera. In the previous 3 rounds of PL, Man Utd earned 7 points after securing 2 low-score victories over Tottenham at home and away against Aston Villa, but failed to beat Newcastle at home (game ended as a goalless draw). Newcastle had luck on their side to escape Old Trafford with a draw.