Latest FA Cup Betting

Chelsea are 5/2 favourites to win the FA Cup with William Hill after the third round draw paired them at home to League 1 side Huddersfield.

Other ties of interest include Non-League Burton Albion at home to Manachester United, and also pitted giant-killers Tamworth, who have beaten Bournemouth and Hartlepool, against Stoke City. Middlesbrough will play Nuneaton or Histon, who face a replay this month, while holders Arsenal meet Cardiff.

The draw for the FA Cup third round:

West Bromwich Albion v Reading
Fulham v Leyton Orient
Brighton v Coventry
Wolves v Plymouth
Port Vale or Bristol Rovers v Doncaster
Sheffield Wednesday v Charlton
Torquay v Birmingham
Manchester City v Scunthorpe
Newcastle United v Mansfield
Luton Town v Liverpool
Preston v Crewe
Stoke v Tamworth
Derby v Burnley
Southampton v MK Dons
Blackburn v QPR
Arsenal v Cardiff
Stockport v Oldham or Brentford
Norwich v West Ham
Ipswich v Portsmouth
Wigan v Leeds
Sunderland v Woking or Northwich Victoria
Chelsea v Huddersfield
Cheltenham Town or Oxford United v Chester City
Leicester v Tottenham
Watford v Bolton
Sheffield United v Colchester United
Nuneaton Borough or Histon v Middlesbrough
Hull City v Aston Villa
Barnsley or Bradford v Walsall
Burton Albion or Burscough v Manchester United
Crystal Palace v Stevenage Borough or Northampton Town
Millwall v Everton

Ties to be played on the weekend of 7/8 January 2006.

The outright betting for the tournamnet is dominated by Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United, which is no surprise when looking at recent winners of the trophy over the last 10 years. The tournament has been won by these three times on 9 of the last 10 occasions.

2004-05 Arsenal
2003-04 Manchester United
2002-03 Arsenal
2001-02 Arsenal
2000-01 Liverpool
1999-2000 Chelsea
1998-99 Man Utd
1997-98 Arsenal
1996-97 Chelsea
1995-96 Manchester United

Chelsea 7/2 Betfair
Man Utd 9/2 Total Bet
Arsenal 6/1 William Hill
Liverpool 9/1 Bet 365
Spurs 14/1 Blue Square
Newcastle 25/1 VC Bet







































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