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The Dafabet Roker Riches: Week #26 - Tension

It's the penultimate week of Roker Riches - will anyone win big this week to steal the lead at the top of the table?

Next week's Roker Riches will be the last until the start of next season, and Gav is just about top of the table, but only just.

Rory has been losing money week on week but one big winner this week could put him back at the top of the pile, with Danny not far behind.

Everyone lost money last week - will it be a reversion to type with the pundits continuing to lose, or will someone manage to edge ahead, right as we head towards the end?

Week #25 Table:


Last Week's Profit/Loss

Current Balance

@GRokerReport - £15.00 £50.00
@RoryFallow - £10.00 £29.50
@DJRoberts22 - £20.00 £19.11
@SAFCSource - £10.00 - £12.00

All the usual tips from the Roker Report writers are below - make sure you visit Dafabet for price boosts on this weekend's international games!


Belgium may have tightened things up since their opening game against Italy, keeping three clean sheets, but their game against Wales will see them up against one of the tournament's top scorers. Wales should have similar issues as they line up against Belgium's array of attacking talent, so it's a game I can see both teams conceding. After that, I can see it going either way so I'll chase the higher odds and have £5 on Wales with both teams to score.

The hosts haven't bulldozed their ways through games in the way many thought they would and Iceland have shown themselves to be difficult to break down. It would be great if Iceland could even go close in this game so hopefully we'll at least see them take France into extra time. If they're to do that, I think their best chance is a 0-0 draw within the 90 minutes which is 15/2. It's certainly an optimistic/romantic pick and I'll have £5 on this as well.


Wales to beat Belgium, both teams to score: 11/1 - £5

France v Iceland, 0-0: 15/2 - £5


Belgium will come into this as heavy favourites after thrashing Hungary 4-0 and are starting to show why many fancied them before the tournament. Wales have arguably been the surprise of the tournament, showing they are far more than just a one man team - even if Gareth Bale has still been in superb form. This should prove to be a hard fought game, with Wales conceding possession and hitting Belgium on the counter attack, a tactic that I think will pay off.

Germany should really win against Italy - they are the defending World Champions and have far better players than Italy. The Italians have actually been the best team in the tournament though - and by some distance - they look like a genuine team of players playing for each other and the shirt, with Sunderland's own Emanuele Giaccherini leading the way. So with that being said, I can only go with an Italy win.


Italy to win 1-0: £5 - 7/1

Wales to win 2-1, Aaron Ramsey first goalscorer: £5 - 66/1


I'm being conservative this week in the hope that the rest of the lads bollocks their bets up and don't steal the lead on me.

Dafabet have price boosted Romelu Lukaku to score two or more goals to 8/1, and I'm going to stick £2 on that. Lukaku playing against a side that have a Premier League defence makes me think he might be a little more comfortable in the way he can play, and as a result he should give the Welsh a torrid time.

Elsewhere, France take on Iceland and I feel this is where the journey ends for the Icelandics. France to win the game 2-0 has been price boosted to 11/2, so I'm staking three quid on that.

Here's hoping I'm still top this time next week.


Dafabet Price-Boost - Lukaku to score two or more goals: 8/1 - £2

Dafabet Price-Boost - France to beat Iceland 2-0: 11/2 - £3


After having a look at Dafabet's price boosts for the upcoming games, the France to win with BTTS is interesting, especially as the tournament hosts conceding against both Romania and Ireland prior to this game. A fiver on that, with odds of 4/1, will see me net a £25 return.

My second bet will be under 2.5 goals in the Germany v Italy game, and the exact same bet in the Wales v Belgium game. I'll place a tenner on 1.21/1 odds.


France to win and BTTS: 4/1 - £5

Under 2.5 goals in both Germany v Italy & Wales v Belgium: 1.21/1 - £10

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