Indeed, Everton bounced back from a shocking run of recent form with a brilliant week - winning two Premier League games in a row by a 3-0 scoreline.
But former left-back Ball cheekily joked on social media that the scoreline left him fuming. He went for a 3-1 before the game...
Fuming with EFC 2 cocky ups!— Michael Ball (@bally03) February 6, 2016
1. I bet 3-1 Lukaku 105/1
2. Players let me down! Had opportunity to dance like the Gaffa when they scored!
Meanwhile, Ball simply could not resist the opportunity to mock Everton's foes Liverpool.
The Reds found themselves 2-0 up against Sunderland at Anfield while Roberto Martinez's men were also comfortably ahead against Stoke.
But Sunderland bounced back against Liverpool. After the fans staged a mass walk-out in the 77th minute - in protest against ticket prices reaching as high as £77 - the Liverpool players capitulated and ended up drawing 2-2...
Didn't realise the 77th minute walk out also meant the defence!— Michael Ball (@bally03) February 6, 2016