Despite leaving his predictions down to averages, Lakes was the big winner in midweek as he secured four points from a possible six.
That saw him leapfrog Turls into second place and reduce the gap between him and Nobes to just four points. We can only his tour of Down Under is going equally as well.
Onto this weekend where, with Boston not playing, it's Forest and Preston in home action again for the second time in five days.
Nottingham Forest vs. Ipswich Town
Lakes: Forest 1-0 Ipswich Town
Nobes: Forest 1-1 Ipswich Town
Turls: Forest 1-1 Ipswich Town
Preston North End vs. Crystal Palace
Lakes: PNE 1-2 Crystal Palace
Nobes: PNE 1-2 Crystal Palace
Turls: PNE 4-1 Crystal Palace