Novice bookmakers often make their selections based on the latest results from their favorites. But no one really thinks about whether betting on underdogs can be profitable.
In irresistible form in Serie A and having won seven out of their last eight league matches, Lazio have certainly been one of the finest teams in Italy.
Robin Soderling’s victory over Rafael Nadal at the 2009 French Open sent shockwaves through the tennis world when the Swede ousted him in the fourth round.
Heading into the 1985 Wimbledon tournament, not many expected the fresh faced 17-year-old Boris Becker would go all the way and win the showpiece.