Bet Live: English Football FriendliesPublished July 17, 2013 by OCR Editor
Everton, Charlton, Boro feature in tonight's pre-season friendlies.
With the 2013-14 English football season less than one month away, More Premier League and Championship clubs kick off their pre-season campaigns with friendly matches tonight. This is the first chance to view these clubs this season, and also provides an opportunity for punters to place a small wager.
Everton will be the only Premier League team to take to the pitch tonight when they visit Accrington Stanley FC of Football League Two. The Toffees finished sixth in the league last season, and will be looking to put together a strong pre-season campaign as they aim for the top four and Europe this time round.
In the two other games, Championship contenders Middlesbrough and Charlton visit League two strugglers Morecambe and AFC Wimbledon. Across in Northern Ireland, minnows Cliftonville host Scottish premiers Celtic.
As these are only pre-season friendlies, William Hill Sports is just offering straight match result on all the games. In all cases, the team from the higher league starts as solid favorite. In pre-match betting on the Accrington-Everton game, the home team is 6/1, a draw is paying 3/1, and Everton is 4/11.
Hill is committed to English football, as shown by the fact it is offering in-play betting on every pre-season match. Place a live wager on Accrington-Everton, with Hill's online sportsbook delivering you updated odds as the game is played out on the pitch.