Nick Pulford

Nick has been SCMP’s tipster since soccer betting was launched in Hong Kong in 2003, having previously served as racing editor. He takes a statistical approach to soccer betting, focusing mainly on the English Premier League but also on the other major European leagues and the English lower divisions. Now based in England, he brings a wealth of experience as a punter and writer having also worked for the Sunday Times, Racing Post and Betfair during a 25-year career in sports betting journalism.
Nick Pulford
Nick has been SCMP’s tipster since soccer betting was launched in Hong Kong in 2003, having previously served as racing editor. He takes a statistical approach to soccer betting, focusing mainly on the English Premier League but also on the other major European leagues and the English lower divisions. Now based in England, he brings a wealth of experience as a punter and writer having also worked for the Sunday Times, Racing Post and Betfair during a 25-year career in sports betting journalism.

Latest from Nick Pulford

Rare big-six FA Cup decider sees Chelsea primed to hand Antonio Conte a first-season double
Improvement all around as Premier League ‘big seven’ begins to take shape at the top
Best Premier League bets: value to be found as campaign nears its end and relegation picture comes into focus
No love lost as Arsenal and Manchester United fight over the scraps from the top table
Now or never for Tottenham as Chelsea look to put Premier League title race to bed
Chelsea-Spurs FA Cup semi-final would have been a fitting final
European battle leaves homefront exposed as Leicester City and Manchester United face crunch time
Lack of rotation puts title rivals in a spin as Antonio Conte’s Chelsea close in on Premier League trophy
In-form Everton seek to end derby hoodoo against Liverpool as Premier League top four race heats up
Safe bets as Germany and England take on minnows in World Cup qualifying
All to play for as Manchester City and Liverpool seek continue scoring streak
Long shot Lincoln City give under pressure Arsene Wenger easy target as Arsenal face FA Cup quarter-final test
Home is where the Hart is: Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City seek comfort in familiar surroundings
League Cup can once again give Jose Mourinho a platform for success
Chelsea’s double target made easier with lack of European commitments
Chelsea can focus on Premier League-FA Cup double while rivals battle fixture pile-ups
Liverpool look vulnerable at home to Tottenham Hotspur, but Reds often show their true colours against the big boys
Indifferent Arsenal are against the odds to upset runaway leaders Chelsea at Stamford Bridge
Arsenal wary as Southampton eye another cup shock after beating Liverpool
Chelsea and Tottenham ride a wave of goals to the top of the Premier League
Manchester United make the most of European break, but still face tough task against Liverpool
Giants beware: fixture build-up could mean potential FA Cup upsets for Premier League’s big dogs
Liverpool hope to continue big-six form against Manchester City as Tottenham look to halt Chelsea’s winning run
History points to Chelsea for the title as holiday stats weigh in Blues’ favour
‘Special One’ Mourinho is rapidly becoming yesterday’s man
Strikers stealing the limelight but it’s defenders who are keeping Premier League’s top teams in the hunt
Will the Premier League have new title favourites after Chelsea visit Manchester City at fortress Etihad?
Crunch time for Antonio Conte’s favoured Premier League leaders Chelsea against overpriced Tottenham Hotspur
Arsenal the team to back with Arsene Wenger ready to exact revenge on Jose Mourinho
Time for punters to take Premier League stock during international break
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