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Sunday FA Cup Betting Preview

We preview both of the televised FA Cup Third Round games on Sunday, kicking off with Plymouth’s visit to Anfield and followed by Aston Villa’s trip to White Hart Lane.

Liverpool v Plymouth     BT-Sport-2

RECOMMENDED BETSMARKETODDSBOOKMAKERS
Plymouth (+2)Asian Handicap7/6BetVictor
Liverpool 1-0Correct Score17/2Sky Bet

Bookmakers had priced Liverpool up at 1/7 earlier in the week, but news that Jurgen Klopp will rest nearly all of his senior players on Sunday means they have drifted to best odds of 2/11 with Bet365, with the draw available at 15/2 with BetVictor.

And although Liverpool should beat their League Two opposition, we feel that they might not win as comfortably as the betting suggests – especially as Plymouth have conceded just eight goals in their 11 league games on the road so far this season.

So, with Klopp likely to field a number of young players, we recommend backing the underdogs on the Asian Handicap with a 2 goal start of odds of 7/6 with BetVictor.

This way you only lose if the Reds win the match by three clear goals, while we also suggest backing the 1-0 home win at a stand-out price of 17/2 with Sky Bet.

Tottenham v Aston Villa     BBC1

RECOMMENDED BETSMARKETODDSBOOKMAKERS
Tottenham 2-0Correct Score13/2Unibet
Tottenham 3-0Correct Score8/1Bet365
Son Heung-Min (ew)First Goalscorer9/2Bet365

Tottenham have been in tremendous form recently and their midweek 2-0 defeat of Chelsea has seen their Premier League odds cut to 12/1 with most bookmakers.

Meanwhile Aston Villa have been struggling in the Championship this season, having won just 8 of their 25 games – with just 2 of those wins coming away from Villa Park.

The arrival of Steve Bruce in October steadied the ship somewhat, but his side has lost 3 of their last 4 league games on the road, and they currently sit in 12th spot.

Thus, it’s no surprise to see Spurs at best odds of just 3/10 with BetVictor, while Villa are available at a best price of 12/1 with Betfair and the draw at 11/2 with Sky Bet.

All things considered, this has the look of a very comfortable home win, even with an inevitably weakened home side, and we suggest backing 2-0 and 3-0 Spurs wins.

Finally, with Harry Kane certain to be rested, take the best odds of 9/2 with Bet365 for Son Heung-Min to score first each-way (1/4 odds for the ‘place’ – if he scores).