A Saturday afternoon consisting of just three Premier League fixtures and a couple of FA Cup clashes may seem like a nightmare to some.

What it does represent, however, is an opportunity to really focus on just a handful of games and put together a tasty looking treble.

Tipster Gary “Mystic” Maiden is here to take a look at an intriguing set of fixtures, and has put together an 8/1 treble just for you.

With both FA Cup games and a relegation six-pointer featuring, let’s make this one a Satur-Yay!

Manchester City to beat Middlesbrough To Nil

No team has managed less than the 19 goals that Aitor Karanka’s Boro have hit so far this Premier League campaign. Yet here they are, one win away from an FA Cup Semi Final Wembley visit.

How much do they actually want that though? Last weekend’s 2-0 defeat at Stoke saw the Riverside outfit slip into the bottom three and Premier League survival has to be the priority.

Boro have lost their last three clashes at this stage (06/07, 07/08, 08/09) and face a Man City side that will be keen to land the FA Cup having lost further ground in the title race.

Pep Guardiola’s men haven’t conceded a goal away from home in 450 minutes of play – grim reading for the home side’s goal-shy attack.

Boro’s priorities lie elsewhere, while Pep respects this competition. Expect the Citizens to coast through with another clean sheet at a monster price of 11/8.

Hull to beat Swansea

Onto the Premier League, and a real crunch clash down at the bottom.

Swansea may well be enjoying something of a revival under Paul Clement, but come up against a Hull side who are unbeaten in four at home.

Moreover, Hull have already beaten the Swans twice this campaign – once in the league and once in the FA Cup – both by a scoreline of 2-0.

A 2-0 home win can be backed at 11/1 but in terms of this treble, the home win offers more than enough value at 8/5.

Arsenal v Lincoln City: Theo Walcott to score anytime

What is happening down at Arsenal? The 10-2 aggregate defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich will have hurt, a lot.

Arsene Wenger will know how important it is to get back to winning ways, and quickly.

Non-league or not, they face a Lincoln side riding high on confidence with eight wins from ten in what has proven to be a fantastic unbeaten run.

Becoming the first team to reach the FA Cup last four since Swindon in 1911/12 may prove a step too far, especially with Wenger expected to field a strong side to eliminate any possibility of an upset, but they’ll certainly put up a fight.

Theo Walcott will no doubt get the nod to spearhead the attack. The England man scored the only goal in the 5-1 drubbing against Munich on Tuesday and did bag in the 2-0 victory over Sutton in the last 16.

Prior to that, the 27-year-old netted a hat-trick in the 5-0 rout of Southampton in the last 32 of this competition.

Five Arsenal players are priced at odds-on to find the net this Saturday, but the 4/7 available on Walcott represents the best value.

This treble is currently worth just shy of 8/1 on site – let’s enjoy a dose of Saturday night fever!

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