Hat-trick hero Theo 40-1 for golden touch

THEO WALCOTT has shown he can be successful as the main central striker for Arsenal and he is 40-1 with BetVictor to win the Premier League Golden Boot after helping himself to a hat-trick in the 7-3 mauling of Newcastle at the Emirates on Saturday.

The Englishman, who is out of contract this summer, moved on to a league tally of eight with only six players Gareth Bale (nine), Jermain Defoe (ten), Luis Suarez (11), Michu (13), Demba Ba (13) and Robin van Persie (14) ahead of him in the goalscoring charts.

Ba’s brace in north London saw him cut to 10-1 to claim the Golden Boot but van Persie’s is the 11-8 favourite to retain his crown following another goal for Manchester United in their 2-0 success over West Brom at Old Trafford.

Match in Focus

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Bury v Bolton

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Bury have conceded in each of their last 13 matches
Expert verdict
Bolton have rediscovered their form after escaping a sticky patch, winning four straight games and they can take this Lancashire derby at Gigg Lane. Tuesday's defeat to Wimbledon means Bury have lost five on the spin and the Shakers have struggled defensively all season long.



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