Thursday, December 06, 2007



No doubt which of these two is in the better form. Hosts have won just once in 5 and only one of six on home soil, they are also handicapped by the loss of two very key players, including top scorer James Constable, who has 10 goals in 18 league starts. Cambridge are very tight defensively, only Grays have conceded fewer and they have lost just once in 25 matches, including winning six in a row ! They stick with their 3-5-2 formation, which works well and the whole squad is happy with, Kidderminster have been tinkering a lot and recently playing just one man up front, even in home games, which is clearly restricting their opportunities.
One, infact, two words of caution, Harriers have never lost in 10 meetings to United, but this is the strongest Cambridge have been for many seasons.

Next, the referee, Mike Mullarkey , is very strict, this need not be a problem, as my selection are probably the more disciplined of the two teams, but we have had a lot of teams reduced to ten men recently, including Rochdale last night, so it bears mentioning.This is live on television and if any of you play the card or penalty markets, Mr Mullarkey's record makes interesting reading. In his last 11 matches in charge, he has awarded 5 penalties, awarded 2 reds and an average of 4.3 yellow cards. In just 3 BSP games this season when he has had the whistle, he has really stuck to the letter of the law, with 2 pens, 2 red and 14 yellow cards ! So, no Mullarkey when Mike is around.

5 points Cambridge -1/4 ball 2.05 asian line.

Good Luck.

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