Goals galore expected in Bulgaria
England are rated as 4/7 favourites with William Hill to secure victory against Bulgaria on Friday. The home side are 6/1 while the draw is 5/2.With a number of England's players starting the season in top form and Defoe having scored three against Bulgaria at Wembley, Hills are offering 12/1 that any England player scores a hat trick during the match. England knocked four past Bulgaria the last time the two met and Hills go 15/2 about the Three Lions bagging four or more on Friday. England's match against Bulgaria is swiftly followed by a head to head against Wales, and Capello's men are 5/6 to take a maximum points haul from the two matches.
"England will be hoping (and expected) to return with a bang and the way that some of the players have sparked back into form it would appear that the national side could easily bag three or four," said Hill's spokesman Joe Crilly.
England are the 11/4 favourites to score the most goals of all the teams involved in the home nations matches with Serbia 9/2.
6/1 Bulgaria; 4/7 England; 5/2 Draw
7/4 England to score in both halves
Number of England Goals: 17/5 None; 9/5 one; 9/4 two; 9/2 three; 15/2 four or more
England points haul against Bulgaria and Wales: 5/6 six; 7/4 four; 10/3 three; 18/1 two; 16/1 one; 50/1 none
6/1 Ashley Young to set up a goal for Wayne Rooney vs Bulgaria
Who will take an England Penalty vs Bulgaria: 4/9 Frank Lampard; 13/8 Rooney
Wayne Rooney Goals vs Bulgaria:
3 + 20/1
Highest Scoring Match: 6/4 Bulgaria/England; 11/4 Northern Ireland/Serbia; 3/1 Scotland/Czech Republic; 7/2 Wales/Montenegro
Highest Scoring Team:
11/4 England; 9/2 Serbia; 5/1 Scotland; 11/2 Czech Republic; 11/2 Montenegro; 6/1 Wales; 7/1 Northern Ireland; 15/2 Bulgaria
40/1 All home nations to win