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Everton vs Rotherham: FA Cup Betting Odds and Offers

Everton had a less hectic time of it than many clubs over Christmas after their Premier League match against Man City was postponed.

That break did not do them any good in their match against West Ham and after that defeat, Carlo Ancelotti will be demanding a big performance from his players against Rotherham on Saturday morning.

The Millers are having a tough time of it this season and are among the lowest scorers in the Championship so we like the look of a bet on Everton winning to nil at 6/5 with bet365.

Match Details
Match NameEverton vs Rotherham (FA Cup)
WhenSaturday, January 9, 2021 at 12 PM
WhereGoodison Park, Liverpool
Best BetGet 6/5 on Everton to Win to Nil @ bet365
Live StreamingLive on BT Sport

Everton began the season with four straight Premier League wins before the 2-2 draw with Liverpool started a run of seven league games without a win.

The West Ham loss ended another run of four league wins so Ancelotti will view Saturday’s FA Cup match as vitally important.

A win over Rotherham would allow Everton to write the West Ham loss off as a blip and we think that’s exactly what will happen.

Rotherham have scored an average of 0.7 goals away from home this season whilst conceding an average of 1.7 goals.

Those numbers could easily be even worse against a team of Everton’s calibre so the home side look a good price to win 3-0 at 8/1 with bet365.

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Key Battle to Look Out For

Everton have sometimes struggled to break down teams who sit deep and defend with a low block.

That is what they’ll likely run up against in Rotherham who struggle to keep possession.

Ancelotti may, therefore, need to rely on a bit of quality to make the breakthrough and we fancy Gylfi Sigurdsson to be that man.

The Icelandic midfielder has had a run in the team of late and given his proficiency striking from distance and with free-kicks, Sigurdsson is well priced to score the game’s first goal at 6/1 with Virgin Bet.

Please note that all odds are correct at time of article publication.