The winning midweek bets were wins for Middlesbrough 1/2 (NAP), Reading to win at 19/10, Sevilla to win at 13/10 and both teams to score in the game between Hull and Wolves (19/20).
The bookies had the last laugh on the first weekend of the Premier League. But football will remain more popular with punters than is the case for horse racing these days. Bookies take more bets on football and, of course, offer odds about a multitude of possibilities in a match. First player to spit is about the only market not covered. Yet!
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