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7 August 2014

The Iron are 12/5 underdogs to taste victory at Swindon Town in the opening game of the season on Saturday.

Sky Bet, the Football League’s official betting sponsor, have priced Swindon as 21/20 favourites to win the game, whilst a draw is 23/10.

If you want to bet the correct scoregroup, United are 7/2 to win both 1-0, 2-0 or 2-1 and the same results for Swindon are 21/10. A score draw, with scores of 1-1, 2-2 and 3-3 is 3/1.

On top of that, there are also several match specials on offer. If you think the Iron will score twice in the first half, you can get that at 9/1, whereas for Swindon that is 5/1. Both teams to score in the first half is 7/2 and if you believe that there will be an early goal, Scunthorpe are 8/1 to score in the first ten minutes and that is 6/1 for Swindon.          

When it comes to first goalscorer, Paddy Madden and Deon Burton are both 7/1 to score the first or last goal in the game, whilst Lyle Taylor is 8/1. For Swindon, Michael Smith is 11/2 to score the first or last goal, Andy Williams is 6/1 and George Barker is 7/1.            

In addition, you can also bet on events such as the half time score, which team will win each half and the amount of goals you believe will be scored.  

There are a number of different betting options available for the game on Saturday and these can be found at

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