Weekend Betting Tips - April 30 2022

Rick and Sander | Picks

What and amazing UCL matches we had midweek! It really is the best competition, especially in these knockout stages. 2nd leg coming up next week!


Leading into this weekend, we are going to be weary of those teams that played UCL/UEL/ECL. Before placing any bets, be sure to checkout the lineups. Let's get you some key statistics and facts for this weekend.

  • Manchester City and Liverpool are still fighting for EPL title, so we are expecting a full-strength squad for each

  • Liverpool has the early lunchtime kickoff after playing on Wednesday evening, so be careful with that

  • Real Madrid has a 14-point gap, so we expect lots of rotation, resting players ahead of the 2nd leg

  • Villarreal are fighting for European places in La Liga, it’s unsure if they are going to rest players after their 2-0 loss to Liverpool midweek

  • PSV and Ajax are still fighting for the Eredivise title, whereas mainly Ajax is struggling to get the wins in

In the meantime, we have 64 bets on our watch for this weekend, with 45 that we really like and posted in the Predictions section, all with 90% stats H2H. Here are 3 matches that we really like for this weekend:


Mainz vs Bayern Munich – Saturday, April 30

This is a match we love betting every season because it is usually very high scoring. With Bayern having won the title last week, it is a good idea to check their lineup first. If they have a full squad, expect a very high scoring game; if not, then expect a stronger 2nd half by Bayern.


Here’s what we have lined up:

  • o2.5 Total Goals
  • o1.5 Total Goals
  • o0.5 Total Goals
  • o0.5 Total Goals Fh
  • o0.5 Away Team Goals

Life of a Punter - Mainz vs Bayern Munich

From recent memory, Mainz at home against Bayern/Dortmund have gone up in the first half 1-0 or 2-0 only to concede a lot in the 2nd half to lose the game. Will this happen again tomorrow?


Alaves vs Villarreal – Saturday, April 30

Alaves are fighting for survival and will certainly view this match as an opportunity to pickup 3 points against a Villarreal side that we think have squad rotation, focusing more on UCL than this league game.


Here’s what we have lined up:

  • o1.5 Total Goals
  • o0.5 Total Goals
  • o0.5 Total Goals Fh
  • o0.5 Home Team Goals
  • o0.5 Away Team Goals

Life of a Punter - Alaves vs Villarreal

Look at all these greens! This match looks too good to pass up! However, double check the Villarreal lineup before placing any bet on Villarreal goal. With Alaves at home, we think this game will be theirs for goals.


PSV vs Willem II – Sunday, May 1

As an Ajax fan (Sander), it hurts to list this match. However we got to follow the statistics and no our hearts/desires. PSV at home is almost always guaranteed for at least a goal and at least a goal by PSV. Let's first look at some facts

  • PSV and Ajax are still fighting for the Eredivise title, whereas mainly Ajax is struggling to get the wins in

  • Ajax will have the advantage playing earlier (on Saturday) meaning PSV will have to push from the start, no matter the outcome of Ajax' game

  • Roger Schmidt (PSV's head-coach) will leave at the end of the season to join Benfica and is eager to grab another throphy

  • N. Madueke and Y. Vertessen will be out for this match. While C. Gakpo and I. Sangare are having small injuries

Here's what we got for you and what we think is best to bet on during the match:

  • o2.5 Total Goals
  • o1.5 Total Goals
  • o0.5 Total Goals
  • o0.5 Total Goals Fh
  • o0.5 Home Team Goals

Life of a Punter - PSV vs Willem II


Good luck this weekend

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- Rick and Sander
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