Saturday, March 15, 2008
HARRY HAS THEM DANCING TO THE POMPEY CHIMES .....
PREMIERSHIP PORTSMOUTH - ASTON VILLA
Great season for these two clubs. Happy Harry has got the Pompey faithful looking forward to a "couple" of Wembley appearances and dreaming of taking some silverware back to the south coast. They sit in a comfortable position in the Premiership, 7th place but too far behind Everton to qualify for what looks to be the sole UEFA Cup spot remaining.
MON's Villa side are one place ahead of Portsmouth and are still targeting Everton in 5th spot, but with 7 points to make up, will have to look for the win today. I expect both to open up and go seeking maximum points. Portsmouth have starved their loyal home fans of goals at Fratton Park, saving their best performances for away games, but did at least notch four, in a midweek win over Birmingham.
Villa have had a remarkable sequence of results, they are without a clean sheet in their last 16 starts, also scoring in 15 of them, so we can certainly expect both to get on the scoresheet today. The reverse fixture produced four goals and I will be disappointed if this doesn't go "over" this afternoon.
5 points "over" 2.25 goals 1.90 asian line.... now 1.87