FansBet Betting Week #2

With Premier League football set to grace Villa Park once more… we’ve got a trio of match day specials for you to get stuck into courtesy of our partners FansBet.

Villa v Bournemouth ‘Specials’
1) Jack Grealish to score from outside of the box [20/1]
2) Tyrone Mings to score first & Aston Villa to win [50/1]
3) John McGinn to score anytime & Aston Villa to win [5/1]
[Max stake on each bet is £25]

New customers may even wish to take advantage of the ‘Bet £10 Get £10 Free’ offer.

Simply select the bonus in the drop-down list and make a first deposit of £10 or more. There are no wagering requirements whatsoever and the bonus will be credited instantly.

To get a piece of the action simply download the FansBet app (Apple or Android) or click here.

When registering to FansBet please select Heart of the Holte as your designated branch.

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FansBet Betting Week #1

It has been some wait – 1372 days to be precise. That’s how long it’ll have been since Aston Villa have kicked a ball in the Premier League come Saturday evening. And although I’m not going to make any bold match predictions for our opener there are a couple of Heart of the Holte specials that I wish to draw your attention to.

Our partners at FansBet are offering 4/1 on the Villa to finish in the top 12 and they’ve got Wesley Moraes at 7/2 to score over 9 Premier League goals (max bet £25 on each).

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FansBet – Weekend Betting Tips #1


By Ryan Pitcher

Following the curtain raiser for the 2018/19 Premier League season last night we are now back to a full compliment of leagues to choose from on those betting slips. And each week it will be our job to bring you our betting tips and ‘Villa Specials’ all thanks to our partnership with FansBet.

Whether you normally bet in-store or online, I’d like to take this opportunity to encourage all Villa fans and Heart of the Holte followers to ignore your conventional bookie and go and check out what FansBet is all about. You can do so by reading the article linked here.

On top of everything that’s mentioned in the linked article I can confirm that as the season progresses we will be running competitions through FansBet. The competitions will exclusive to Villa fans where prizes are expected to include everything from match day hospitality packages through to club merchandise.

To enjoy betting with FansBet simply visit or download the app from your app store on Apple or Android and when signing up please nominate Heart of the Holte as the beneficiary.

And now onto the tips…!

‘In The Treble’

CHELSEA to beat Huddersfield (Away win) (5/8)

NOTTINGHAM FOREST to beat Reading (Home win) (20/29)

BRISTOL ROVERS to beat Accrington (Home win) (4/5)

Price: approx. 15/4 (at the time of writing a £10 bet pays £49.40)

‘Mambo No. 5’

MIDDLESBROUGH to beat Birmingham (Home win) (5/7)

SCUNTHORPE to beat Walsall (Home win) (20/27)

BARNET to beat Eastleigh (Home win) (10/17)

DUMBARTON to beat Forfar (Home win) (20/27)

PETERHEAD to beat Albion (Away win) (20/39)

Price: approx. 11/1 (at the time of writing a £10 bet pays £136.95 due to 10% enhanced odds on this exact selection)

‘The Combo’

A combination of the above two bets as an 8-fold.

Price: approx. 60/1 (at the time of writing a £10 bet pays £800.15 due to 30% enhanced odds on this exact selection)

‘The Longshot’

Our long shot bets will always pay at least 30/1.

TOTTENHAM to beat Newcastle (Away win) (11/10)

ASTON VILLA to beat Wigan (Home win) (11/10)

LINCOLN to beat Swindon (Home win (1/1)

MANSFIELD to be Yeovil (Away win) (1/1)

CHESTERFIELD to beat Braintree (Home win) (20/41)

LEYTON ORIENT to beat Barrow (Home win) (10/17)

Price: approx. 40/1 (at the time of writing a £10 bet pays £478.97 due to 15% enhanced odds on this exact selection)

‘The Miracle’

A combination of the above three bets as a 14-fold.

Price: approx. 2563/1 (at the time of writing a £1 bet pays £4871.69 due to 90% enhanced odds on this exact selection)

‘£10 to £1000’

We will attempt to turn £10 into £1000 one bet at a time! Should a bet fail to win then we will start again and revert back to bet 1.

Bet 1: £10 stake

WATFORD to beat Brighton (Home win) (7/5) (at the time of writing a £10 bet on this single pays £24)

Aston Villa v Wigan

Ryan Pitcher’s score prediction: Aston Villa to win 2-0 (pays 35/4)

Callum Richardson’s score prediction: Aston Villa to win 4-1 (pays 37/1)

The ‘Villa Special’

Last week FansBet’s Villa Special came in at a massively enhanced 12/1 (from 9/1) what with Villa winning and both Birmingham and West Brom either drawing or losing.

See this weeks Villa Special below.

Villa Special