Win £100k with Coral’s Bank Holiday Football Jackpot
One lucky punter won last week’s Coral Football Jackpot of £288k. This week, the pools are a more modest £100k, but it is still well worth playing punters.
If you can correctly predict the outcomes of 15 matches this Bank Holiday weekend, you could be in with a chance of winning that total. Here’s how to enter and a list of terms and conditions.
Aston Villa v Hull – Draw
Demolished by Swansea last time out, Villa could be late contenders for relegation from the Premier League, without main man Christian Benteke to score them goals. Hull meanwhile, have been quietly going about their business under Steve Bruce and have a chance to finish in the top half of the table.
Man Utd v Sunderland – Home win
David Moyes’ exit restored confidence in the club as a business. The appointment of Ryan Giggs restored confidence in the team. Evident in their 4-0 mauling of the Canaries, their ruthlessness returned. Collecting seven points from 12, the Black Cats have been on a terrific run. They have emerged from the relegation zone, albeit on goal difference, though this could come to an end against a resurgent United.
Newcastle v Cardiff – Home win
There will be no better way for Alan Pardew to defy recent critics than by putting the nail in Cardiff’s relegation coffin. Lacklustre against Arsenal, St James Park is anticipated to be rocking and this is one match fans will be expecting a result in. Two victories could keep the away side up, though they have won just once in four attempts.
Stoke v Fulham – Draw
Fulham crashed and burned against Hull, having surged into a 2-0 lead to then gift their visitors a point. Putting fires out is Felix Magath’s forte, and they have two wins and a draw from their last four games. Stoke will provide a tough test, despite being firmly established in mid-table.
Swansea v Southampton – Draw
The biggest post-match talking point to emerge from this fixture could well be; who’s already on the beach? Both clubs are already safe, though the Saints might want to secure eighth position with Newcastle challenging. Swansea are gaining momentum, having won their last two, and in front of a home crowd could be buoyed.
Hibernian v Partick Thistle – Draw
There is not a lot that separates the two sides. They are both on the same points for the season and in their last eight head-to-heads, the duo have won three games each and drawn twice. A share of the spoils looks likely again.
Inverness CT v Dundee Utd – Away win
Away side United are still clinging on to hopes of finishing in the top three, with just three games of the season to go and, following their 5-0 defeat of Inverness on the road in the cup earlier this term, they look likely for victory again.
Motherwell v St Johnstone – Home win
Motherwell have won four of their last five home games against St Johnstone, losing none, and despite the away side being on better form, Stuart McCall’s men should get a victory here again.
St Mirren v Ross County – Home win
As County have won just one of their last six in the league, back St Mirren, who are a point ahead of their visitors, to beat them. The hosts were also victorious in both home games against them this season.
Everton v Man City – Draw
The Toffees have remarkably won their last four home games against Man City, and getting any points here will severely dent Manuel Pellegrini’s Premier League title hopes. Everton are still chasing a top four berth, so a hard-fought draw is a highly possible outcome.
Arsenal v West Brom – Home win
Victory for Arsenal will guarantee them fourth place and the Champions League football that has always been the minimum requirement for Arsene Wenger. The Gunners have won the last two fixtures at the Emirates to nil, with Mikel Arteta netting three over those matches.
Hearts v Kilmarnock – Away win
Although Hearts’ form has improved in recent weeks, it’s almost as a result of there being relief about relegation. Kilmarnock have Kris Boyd, who has bagged a brace in each of three meetings that have already taken place this term, and his proven Scottish Premiership scoring will prove too much for the hosts.
Chelsea v Norwich – Home win
Jose Mourinho will be bitterly disappointed to have gone out of the Champions League at the penultimate hurdle in midweek. He will demand a response and Norwich look like being whipping boys for a top Premier League team again here. The Blues last lost this fixture at home in 1993 and have handsomely crushed the Canaries at Stamford Bridge ever since.
AC Milan v Inter Milan – Away win
AC Milan have won none of the last five derbies with their San Siro stadium sharers. The Rossoneri have lost four of those and have struggled against sides above them in Serie A this term. Inter edged the reverse fixture 1-0 and the same looks likely to happen again.
Crystal Palace v Liverpool – Away win
A great Eagles run came to an end when Manchester City took three points from their trip to Selhurst Park last time out, and Liverpool’s quality will prove too much for them too. Palace manager Tony Pulis has worked a miracle by keeping the team up, but this match means more to the Reds.