Cards and corners predictions for Wednesday’s FA Cup action (with 17/1 acca)

Cards and corners predictions for Wednesday’s FA Cup action (with 17/1 acca)
Simon Winter
Simon Winter
February 9, 2021
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Born in the south east of Ireland, Simon put his life-long love of football to good use when he started a successful independent blog in 2010. That opened up an alternative route to a career in journalism, and having had work published across a number of sites and publications, Simon joined the staff at Spotlight Sports Group in 2018.

The FA Cup resumes with the competition’s fifth round this week, bringing all the thrills, spills and romance of knockout football to supporters everywhere.

Below, we’ve chosen to focus on Wednesday’s quartet of cup contests, and we’ve ploughed through the numbers to bring you some of the best cards and corners betting tips for the evening’s FA Cup action.

Check out our selections, as well as our whopping 17/1 FA Cup cards and corners accumulator, further down the page!

Remember – you can find detailed analysis and free betting tips for all of the midweek FA Cup matches on our match predictions page.

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17/1 FA Cup cards and corners acca

Swansea City vs Manchester City

  • 10 corners were awarded to both teams combined when Man City visited Cheltenham in the last round of the FA Cup.
  • Man City (154) have won more corners than any other Premier League team in 2020/21.
  • Only Bournemouth (164) have won more corners than Swansea (158) in the Championship this term.

Betting tip: Over 9.0 total corners @6/5

Sheffield United vs Bristol City

  • Sheffield United faced lower league opponents in each of their last two FA Cup fixtures, where nine and seven corners were awarded to both teams combined.
  • An average of 9.82 corners have been awarded per 90 minutes in Bristol City’s league games this season.
  • Sheffield United’s home league matches have seen an average of 9.83 corners per game this term.

Betting tip: Under 10.0 total corners @13/10

Leicester City vs Brighton

  • Only Burnley and West Brom have won fewer first half corners on the road in the Premier League than Brighton this season.
  • The Seagulls have won an average of just 1.5 corners per away game first half in the league this term.
  • Leicester are averaging only 2.55 first half corners per Premier League home game this season.

Betting tip: Under 5.0 first half corners @1/1

Everton vs Tottenham Hotspur

  • Only four clubs have seen fewer corners awarded in their games on average than Spurs in the Premier League this season (9.41).
  • Everton’s league matches have seen an average of 9.95 corners awarded per game this term.
  • Just eight corners were awarded to both teams combined when Everton and Spurs last played in September.

Betting tip: Under 10.0 total corners @13/10

Best value single: Yves Bissouma to be booked @2/1

Combative midfielder Yves Bissouma has been throwing his weight around to good effect for the Seagulls this season, though the talented anchorman has a habit of tackling his way into trouble with the officials.

The 24-year-old has already served two suspensions this term for his one red and six yellow cards for Albion, and Bissouma might challenge his way into caution territory again when trying to keep tabs on Leicester’s gifted forwards.

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