High-class midweek footballing action returns to fans’ betting activity, with the resumption of the Champions League group stages.
Along with accumulators and match bets, there is a prime opportunity to dabble in some goalscoring punting, especially with Ladbrokes’ special Hitman Treble market.
Their offering for the first half of matchweek three involves a trio of in-form front men and, considering the price has been boosted from 4/1 to 11/2, is well worth a flutter:
Loic Remy to score for Chelsea v Maribor
With hot-shot striker Diego Costa ruled out of the clash, as he was against Crystal Palace at the weekend, with a hamstring injury and Didier Drogba just one minute of play into his own fitness bid following a layoff, Remy is set to start.
It will be only the third of the Frenchman’s Chelsea career and first in the Champions League. That it comes against a side that have shipped six goals in the last four games only enhances the chances of Remy adding to his solitary strike so far this term.
Lionel Messi to score for Barcelona v Ajax
In keeping with much of the rest of his career, the Argentine is in supreme form.
Messi has scored eight goals in 10 appearances for Barcelona this season, five of which have come in his last four outings.
The last time Barca faced these Dutch opponents in the Champions League, the diminutive genius bagged a hat-trick.
Robert Lewandowski to score for Bayern Munich v Roma
Polish icon Lewandowski went into the international break on the back of a brace for Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, but couldn’t find the net in either his country’s historic Germany win or stalemate with Scotland.
Having missed Bayern’s return to league action because of a knock, the former Borussia Dortmund man will be raring to get back into a scoring groove when his Munich side travel to Rome.
All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing.
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