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Sporting Index expects Chelsea to fall just short of record run

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Football traders on Sporting Index have predicted that Chelsea will fall just short in their quest to set a record number of consecutive Premier League victories. The spread betting firm expects Antonio Conte’s side to take three points against both Crystal Palace and Bournemouth, but fail to beat Stoke City at Stamford Bridge on New Year’s Eve. The Blues would …

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Trump will win majority of States but it’s Hillary for President

According to spread betting firm Sporting Index Donald Trump is on course to win the majority of States but he’ll ultimately fail in his presidency bid.   Following the further revelations about her email usage and public revelation of the FBI investigation, Hillary Clinton is now predicted to win fewer states than Trump but still become the 45th president of the …

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Will Rooney retire as England’s most capped player?

Wayne Rooney is set to make just eight more international appearances for England before finishing his international career on 126 caps, according to Sporting Index.  The spread betting firm believes that the 30-year-old Manchester United star will surpass Peter Shilton to become the Three Lions most capped player, but will miss out on the 2018 World Cup in Russia – …

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UK workers to be paid £1.6 billion to watch Olympics while at work

Sporting Index has found that the cost to the British economy from workers watching the 31st Olympiad at work is a staggering £1.6bn.  The spread betting firm commissioned pollsters Opinium to survey the British public ahead of the Games, and found that Olympic-watching Brits will spend 24 minutes on average tuning into the sporting action from Brazil while at work. …

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Sporting Index: Brits to lose 302 million hours of sleep watching Olympics

Sporting Index surveyed the British public ahead of the Rio Olympics and found that staying up late to watch the games will cost the country up to 302 million lost hours of sleep.  The leading spread betting firm commissioned pollsters Opinium and found that Brits on average plan to go to bed 34 minutes later than normal to watch the …

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Froome to finish first in France claims Sporting Index

The 103rd edition of cycling’s most famous race, the Tour de France, will be decided by just 143 seconds and will see Chris Froome come out on top, according to spread betting company Sporting Index. The prediction is that Froome will get the better of Colombian rival Nairo Quintana once more, just as the Team Sky rider did in 2013 and …

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EU Referendum result costly for Sporting Index

Political spread betting company Sporting Index saw unprecedented action in the run-up to Britain’s EU referendum on Thursday of last week.  It was a painful night for the firm as its clients consistently favoured Leave throughout the campaign, resulting in a six figure loss for the company. Sporting Index was the first bookmaker to offer a market on turnout and …

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Sporting Index predicts 52 points for the Toffees next year

Everton will finish the 2016/17 Premier League season on 52 points, according to spread betting company Sporting Index.  Having parted ways with manager Roberto Martinez as of yesterday, traders at Sporting Index expect the Toffees will improve upon this season’s points haul – regardless of who the next manager is. The 52 points predicted would have seen Everton finish in …

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Sporting Index – Leicester City to finish next season on 59 points

Spread betting firm Sporting Index has made the bold prediction that English Premier League (EPL) champions Leicester City will finish the 2016/17 EPL season on just 59 points. The newly crowned domestic champions will need to contend with Champions League participation in addition to the pressure of defending a title, and traders at Sporting Index predict that the Claudio Ranieri-managed side …

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