Within the last three weeks, Fulham have won and drawn at Norwich so it’s perhaps not surprising that bookies fancy Rene Meulensteen’s men to come out on top as the pair renew hostilities in an FA Cup replay at Craven Cottage.
William Hill price the Cottagers at 5/4 to book their place in the fourth round, however, the West London outfit have a dismal home record, were hammered 4-1 on their own patch in Saturday’s crucial six-pointer against Sunderland and will make a stack of changes for this one, so they’re far from a safe bet.
The Canaries of course, will also shuffle their pack and are hardly a force on the road while they also head to the capital of the back of a seven-match winless streak.
Nevertheless, in a contest that looks like it could go either way, they represent better value than the hosts at 5/2 via bet365 and they stand out at 8/11 with William Hill to avoid defeat in normal time.
Alternatively, Stan James price City at 6/4 in the ‘Draw No Bet’ market and although he has managed just one goal since arriving at Carrow Road, Ricky van Wolfswinkel catches the eye at 10/3 (William Hill) to net at some point. The Dutchman found himself in some great positions against Everton, coming closest to getting on the scoresheet for the Canaries and more opportunities are likely to come his way in this one.
Elsewhere, Sheffield Wednesday are fresh from a 6-0 mauling of Leeds and are 4/9 courtesy of bet365 to get the better of non-league Macclesfield at Hillsborough, Coral’s 8/13 chances Watford should be too strong for Bristol City at the second time of asking and bet365 post 4/6 against Birmingham as they entertain Bristol Rovers.