Tips and predictions round up – 26th May 2018

15/1 Champions League final winner thanks to Gareth Bale

The 2018 Champions League final will be remembered as the match that relaunched Gareth Bale’s career. The Welshman faces an uncertain future with his time at Real Madrid rumoured to be at an end.

If that’s true the 28-year-old winger certainly bowed out of Blancos on a high, bagging two goals in a 3-1 Champions League final win over Liverpool on Saturday night. With the scores locked at 1-1 – a Benzema opener cancelled out by Mane – Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane turned to the bench in a bid to spark his side to life. Bale got the nod on 61 minutes, replacing Isco. He made an instant impact.

Less than three minutes later Gareth turned the evening on its head with a jaw-dropping over-head kick to give the Spaniards a 2-1 lead, he went on to crush any hopes of a second Reds’ comeback with the game’s fourth on 83. The tie was over and Real secured a third European title on the bounce, etching their name into the history books.

Fans and critics alike raved about that winning run but there was only one player’s name on the lips of everyone at the final whistle – Gareth Bale.

Has he done enough to earn another season at the Bernabeu? If not, where will he be playing his football next season? He certainly won’t be sold on the cheap following Saturday night’s performance. The betting on Bale’s next club makes for very interesting reading indeed and followers of Enhanced Bets will have plenty of cash to spend on the summer specials as well as the World Cup thanks to the heroics of our team of football tipsters.

When writing up our big match preview we told you we loved smashing the bookies, but nothing beats doing that on the big stage. Any tipping site can get lucky with a correct score bet or nice price winner now and then but we pride ourselves on consistency – helping you turn a regular profit from the beautiful game to enhance your monthly wage – and performing on the big stage.

Giving winners in domestic fixtures is something worth shouting about but doing it in the Champions League final was enjoyable to say the least.

Many European finals are cagey affairs, but we knew Liverpool couldn’t resist playing attacking football under Klopp and we didn’t expect that to change vs Real Madrid. That ambition is what earned The Reds a place in the last two, so we gave both teams to score as our NAP at 4/9. That could’ve been used in multiples or by big big-hitters who like to steam in.

Regular followers of our free betting tips and predictions know we always like to give more, looking to break the bookies. Boy did we give more in Kiev.

Our Champions League tipster Frankie Monkhouse told you to back 3-1 Real Madrid and those who listened to his advice cashed in a whopping 15/1 winner. Yes, we needed plenty of luck along the way, including a late second from Bale and an idiot invading the pitch to stop Cristiano Ronaldo scoring another but that made things even sweeter.

You now know we provide the best football betting tips on the biggest matches – as if there was ever any doubt. The World Cup will certainly be interesting.

Real value in the MLS

If that wasn’t enough, we went and did it again in MLS. There’s not a lot of club matches left on the schedule at this stage of the season as attentions turn towards Russia 2018. We do have a busy fixture list from MLS in USA to keep punters involved however.

Who knows enough about the American league to make it worth risking your cash? The fact they call it soccer is enough to put any self-respecting fan off. Football’s a sport you play with your hands, isn’t it?

Well, we know enough and will happily keep you right and keep you winning. Real Salt Lake travelled to Seattle Sounders on Saturday and the visitors were written off by odds compilers. We thought that was a bit harsh after scanning the form of both clubs. The Salt Lake upset was napped at 4/1 and that was more than sweet.

We knew things would be tight with our best chance of the upset being a narrow away win. Therefore 1-0 was laid on the table and it came good with backers securing another 15/1 winner. It doesn’t seem right a narrow MLS win was valued the same as the Champions League final – but we weren’t complaining as we counted the profits of a huge weekend.

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Weekend Highlights:

Highlights from our authors top picks last weekend were the following correct score winners:

Real Madrid 3-1 at 15/1
Real Salt Lake 1-0 @ 15/1
Portland Timbers win at 15/8
Real Salt Lake win at 4/1
Minnesota win at 6/5
LA Galaxy win at 4/5
Houston both teams to score at 4/9