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Betting Tips for the Carabao Cup

The Carabao Cup is often a very difficult tournament to predict as it has become a trend in recent years for clubs to rest key players in order to keep them fresh for the league and other 'more important' cup competitions. For example, the big Premier League teams often field barely recognisable players, especially in the early stages of the cup, as they choose to prioritise the Premier League above anything else.

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To a certain extent these methods of prioritisation have taken the spark away from the EFLĀ Cup, which has resulted in rapidly declining attendances and a general lack of interest, making it is easy to forget that the competition still offers a path into the Europa League.

We advise you to always check the team sheets before placing a bet, as managers tend to try out their younger, less experienced players in the competition. This tends to work in both ways, firstly it can make the bigger teams considerably weaker or in contrast it results in a more competitive team spirit as players are eager to stamp their mark and impress the manager as chances like this don't come around too often. Arsene Wenger is well known for putting his faith in younger players, as he did in 2007 when he kept the same young team throughout the whole competition, even in the final where they were narrowly defeated by Chelsea.

There have been a few surprises in terms of Capital One Cup Winners in recent years with Birmingham City shocking Arsenal to win the 2011 Carling Cup, and Swansea storming to victory last season in the 2013 League Cup. The competition has the potential to throw up a few shock results, with Bradford City reaching the Final back in February following a stunning run.

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