Bet of the Day: Callum Wilson anytime goalscorer odds worth a wager in South Coast derbyPublished on: September 20, 2019Author: Jamie Clark
It’s worth backing an in-form striker for Friday Night Football with Callum Wilson anytime goalscorer odds the pick of wagers on Southampton v Bournemouth.
Cherries boss Eddie Howe plays open and expansive football, so expect goals. This South Coast derby pits two teams locked together in the Premier League table.
Saints and Bournemouth both have the same number of points after five games. Their goal difference is the same as well.
When these sides last met at St Mary’s back in March, Wilson bagged a brace in a 3-3 draw. Although he’s never been on the winning team in this fixture, he comes into this match off another double.
That came in a 3-1 defeat of Everton. With three goals in his last two Premier League appearances, Wilson anytime goalscorer odds of 2/1 with Betfred look value.
Both the Cherries and hosts Southampton struggle for clean sheets. The home attack is blunted somewhat by the absence of Mali winger Moussa Djenepo.
Wilson anytime goalscorer odds great value
Bournemouth have no such concerns with their key man Wilson. He has really bounced back from the career-threatening knee injury he suffered during the Cherries’ first-ever Premier League campaign in 2015-16.
In wide duo Harry Wilson and Ryan Fraser, Callum Wilson has a ready supply of chances. His namesake started the season well with goals against Aston Villa and champions Manchester City.
Scotland winger Fraser, meanwhile, was one of the finds in the Premier League last term. Bournemouth have done well to keep hold of him.
It’s Wilson who is the man in-form, however, and – given what he did when last playing on this ground – his odds to strike again are well worth considering.
As the main threat for the visitors, he can continue his purple patch on derby day as Saints and the Cherries collide.
Bet of the Day: 2/1 with Betfred, Callum Wilson anytime goalscorer in Southampton v Bournemouth.