Everton predictions with latest odds and stats
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Everton betting (2020 updated)
Though you’ll rarely find The Toffees among the top spots these days, they managed to stay in the upper half for three consecutive seasons before 2019. They ended the previous one at 12th place, which is a considerable drop. With that in mind, the 1.08 odds some bookies are pricing a top-10 finish are way too short.
However, there are a few other factors to consider here. For starters, Everton blew €70 million in preparation for the 2020/21 season. Depending on whom you ask, such a budget could lead to a massive improvement or a harrowing slip-up. For instance, a Top 6 Finish at odds of 2.75 seems quite reasonable. However, we would hold off on placing any new bets until we have more reliable information about how the roster will hold up.
Everton Key Players
Coach Carlo Ancelotti may not have delivered clear results in the previous season, but he’ll be staying on for another year. He recently pointed at the midfield as Everton’s main issue and is taking steps towards patching it up. So what exactly did the Blues do to rack up such a bill?
Their biggest arrival is definitely the former Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez. The Colombian international has a great relationship with Carlo Ancelotti who promises to build his team around the former Galactico.
As far as other midfield reinforcements are concerned, Napoli’s Allan and Watford’s Abdoulaye Doucouré signed on for hefty fees of their own. Ignoring the financial implications of barely letting anyone go in return, Everton’s lineup looks stronger than it has in years. All in all, their table position this year should be notably better.
As far as rivalries go, Everton are generally known as a friendly club. Evertonians have a long-standing rivalry with their city adversaries Liverpool. The Merseyside Derby originates from 1892, when a row over Anfield rent forced Everton out of the iconic venue and into the Goodison Park. The Merseyside Derby attracts great attention worldwide. However, the Liverpool-based rivalry cannot be matched to any fiercely-contested derby in the worlds due to its amicable nature. Universally called a ‘Friendly Derby’ between the two clubs that share the same geographical, political, social and religious background, the Merseyside Derby will often see the two clubs come together in harmony and unity, especially in times of need.
Recent times, however, have seen the birth of a new rivalry. Namely, it was in November 2017 that Everton got themselves a new enemy in Watford. The Toffees turned their attention to Marko Silva after sacking Ronaldo Koeman, with a managerial saga turning into an unlikely feud which has over the past couple of years included threats of legal action, inflatable snakes and affair awash with insults and hatred.
Officially registered as Everton back in 1878, the Toffees had initially been founded as St. Domingo FC, named after a Methodist New Connexion church in Everton. Also known as the Blues, Everton have lived in the shadow of their more prominent city rivals Liverpool. However, the Toffees are proud winners of the Cup Winners’ Cup and nine-time league winners. Moreover, they also have five FA Cup titles to their name. Everton play their home games in front of close to 40,000 people at Goodison Park. Blue is the colour of the club which also features the Local Everton Lock-Up as the club’s official crest since 1938. The club’s motto is ‘Nil Satis Nisi Optimum’ which translates into “Nothing but the best is good enough”. Universally known as the Toffees – taking the nickname after a local business which was a toffee shop selling Everton Mints – Everton have had a number of other nicknames through their history. The club is also universally referred to as the Blues, while different parts of club’s history also saw them adopt the names of The Black Watch, The School of Science and The Dogs of War. However, The People’s Club stands as a semi-official club nickname.
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