Shumpty’s Punt: The Weekend Mega Multi

It has been a while since I posted a weekend sports multi.  With the rugby league, rugby union and AFL seasons well underway in Australia and the NBA finals and the MLB season underway in the US there is just an array of sport to watch. 

I have come up with an eight (8) leg multi for this weekend that traverses all of these sports.  Here is the multi: 

Leg 1: New York Mets to cover the line (+1.5 runs) against the New York Yankees in the MLB. 

Leg 2: Chicago Cubs to cover the line (-1.5 runs) against the Cincinnati Reds in the MLB. 

Leg 3: Washington Wizards to cover the line (-.4 points) against the Toronto Raptors in the NBA. 

Leg 4: Total Game Score OVER 165.5 points in the game between Essendon and Collingwood in the AFL. 

Leg 5: Crusaders to cover the line (-8.5 points) against the Blues in the Super Rugby. 

Leg 6: Melbourne Storm to cover the line (-10.5 points) against the Manly Sea Eagles in the NRL. 

Leg 7: Atlanta Hawks to cover the line (-2.5 points) against the Brooklyn Nets in the NBA. 

Leg 8: Penrith Panthers to cover the line (+2.5 points) against the Cronulla Sharks in the NRL. 

This multi will pay circa $179 for each dollar invested. 

As always: 

  1. Please gamble responsibly. 
  2. Whilst all care is taken with these tips no responsibility vests for losses incurred. 
  3. Good luck and good punting! 

Shumpty’s Punt: Wednesday Wager

Have been away from the sports multi’s and the break has been as good as holiday. After an extensive review of the form for games in American sport today I have come up with a 5 leg multi that will reap considerable returns for punters.

Leg 1: Northern Illinois to cover the line (-35.0 points) against Western Michigan in NCAA Football.

Leg 2: Orlando Magic to cover the line (+8.0 points) against Atlanta Hawks in the NBA.

Leg 3: Dallas Stars to cover the line (-1.5 goals) against the Anaheim Ducks in the NHL.

Leg 4: New Orleans Pelicans to cover the line (+3.0 points) against the Golden State Warriors in the NBA.

Leg 5: Wisconsin to cover the line (-1.50 points) against St Louis in NCAA Basketball.

This multi should return $50 for each dollar invested. As always: good luck, good punting and gamble responsibly.

Shumpty Punts: the weekend sport’s multi

Another exciting weekend of sport awaits us and for something different this week I am going to try and pick for readers a multi bet that should lead to a handsome return.  Earlier editions of Shumpty’s Punt have been met with some comment about the inappropriateness of glorifying gambling.  I do not write this blog to specifically offend people and I apologise if I do.  Equally if you not a punting fan, I suggest you exercise your right to choose and decline to read any further into this post.

That now said, onto this weekends action and the weekend multi.  All prices quoted are from

We will start with tonight’s AFL fixture between the Swans and Cats at the SCG.  This game is the match of the round for mine and features two sides coming off a bye.  The Swans have the best percentage in the AFL whilst the Cats have struggled for peak form all year.  I am leaning towards the Swans in this one in front of their home fans in what presents as a tight tussle.

Swans by 1-39 ($2.25)

Later on Friday evening England host the West Indies in the third one day match of their ongoing series.  Whilst I am often loath to bet on the shorter forms of cricket for obvious reasons, I like England here to continue their domination of the West Indies despite the return of that man Gayle.

England to win ($1.70)

For the third leg of the multi attention turns to the Australia v Wales Rugby Union clash at the Sydney Football Stadium on Saturday afternoon.  So far this series has involved some excellent and tight rugby from both sides with the Wallabies stealing a victory in Melbourne last week.  With the Welsh coming to the end of a longish tour and the Wallabies injecting new blood in the form of Kurtley Beale I expect the Wallabies to prevail again here in what again could end up a close score line.

Australia by 1-12 ($2.60)

In the interests of not getting too greedy I will limit the multi this week to four legs and for this the fourth and last leg I have found a little bit of value in the Formula 1 race from Valencia.  This F1 year has been a nightmare for tipsters with seven different winners from seven races.  That being the case I am going to avoid tipping a winner and tip Sergio Perez from the Sauber team to finish in the points (Top 10).  Aside from one DNF in Spain Perez has been one of the most consistent drivers in the paddock and I expect him to again pilot his Sauber machine into the points.

Perez in the Top 10 ($1.72)

All up this multi if it gets up will pay $17.11 for each dollar you place on it.  I have gone with $25 for my investment.

Outside of the multi, I have decided to round out my bets this weekend with a bet on the Sonoma Toyota/Save Mart 350 (NASCAR).  This is a road circuit and Australian Marcus Ambrose is the raging favourite to win his first race of the year in this race.  Anything can happen in these races but at $4.50 I consider Ambrose excellent value and will be placing some of my hard earned on him.

Good luck for anyone having a punt this weekend and as always if you don’t have the cash to spare don’t bet: it is simple really.