FA Cup wins for Reading and Watford in Jeff Stelling's Soccer Saturday Super 6 predictions
Last Updated: 20/02/16 3:37pm
Jeff Stelling provides us with his advice for this weekend's Soccer Saturday Super 6, with £250,000 up for grabs in the free-to-play game.
This week's line-up consists of two FA Cup fifth-round ties and four matches from the Sky Bet Championship, including Burnley's clash with Rotherham United and Derby County's trip to Brentford.
Here's what the Soccer Saturday host makes of the most popular Super 6 predictions so far...
Reading v West Bromwich Albion
Most popular prediction: 1-2 (27 per cent)
Jeff says: Reading, last year's semi-finalists, have saved their best form for cup games, with Matej Vydra having already scored six goals in the competition. West Brom are only still in the competition by the skin of their teeth. They struggled to beat Bristol City in round one and needed a replay and penalties to see off Peterborough in the last round and have ridden their luck. I really fancy Reading to win this one.
Jeff predicts: 1-0
Watford v Leeds United
Most popular prediction: 2-0 (39 per cent)
Jeff says: I'm in agreement with the majority of Super 6 players here. Watford have been brilliant all season and show no sign of losing their way at all. There will obviously be questions over what XI Quique Sanchez Flores will put out, but I think he'll play a strong side with his team in with a great chance of booking a place in the last eight. Steve Evans has done a good job at Leeds, but they are desperately short in front of goal and if Watford play Troy Deeney and/or Odion Ighalo they should have far too much for Leeds.
Jeff predicts: 2-0
Brentford v Derby County
Most popular prediction: 1-1 (23 per cent)
Jeff says: Two sides desperately in need of a victory, but especially difficult for Derby who recently sacked Paul Clement and have such high expectations. The Rams haven't won in eight and are struggling for goals and lost at home to MK Dons last week. It's difficult to understand what's gone wrong with so many good strikers like Chris Martin and Darren Bent at the club. Things aren't much better for Brentford with only one win in their last six and successive 3-0 and 4-0 defeats. That said, I think they will just shade this.
Jeff predicts: 2-1
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Burnley v Rotherham United
Most popular predictions: 2-0 (34 per cent)
Jeff says: Neil Warnock got off to a decent start as Rotherham boss with a point against Birmingham last week, but this should be a mis-match. Rotherham have lost 19 of their 31 league games, the worst record in the entire Football League, and have limited resources. Burnley, in contrast, are one of the form sides in the Championship, scoring 48 goals. I can see this being very one-sided and expect a convincing Clarets' win.
Jeff predicts: 3-0
Huddersfield United v Wolverhampton Wanderers
Most popular predictions: 1-1 (23 per cent)
Jeff says: Wolves are big underachievers and are winless in five. Maybe people expected too much, but they've effectively sold their goals by allowing Bakary Sako and Benik Afobi to leave. Huddersfield score a lot and concede a lot, but like to pass the ball, and I think they will just nick this.
Jeff predicts: 2-1
Preston North End v Sheffield Wednesday
Most popular predictions: 1-2 (28 per cent)
Jeff says: I agree that Wednesday will win, but I'm going for 1-0. Preston are very good defensively, losing only once in eight at home. Wednesday's lack of goals over recent years has ended and it's exciting times for the Yorkshire club's fans. They have signed brilliantly, I really like their manager and what they are doing and although it will be very tight, I think they will just edge it.
Jeff predicts: 0-1
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