Scunthorpe United will go into Tuesday evening’s League Two fixture as favourites, according to the league’s official betting partner, SkyBet.Russ Wilcox’s men are 11/10 to win the Glanford Park clash. After eight draws in the last ten fixtures, SkyBet have priced a draw at 11/5.
The Shrimpers, who have former-Hull City manager Phil Brown in-charge, are seventh-placed in the league and 13/5 to leave Lincolnshire with three points. It would make them just the third team to leave Scunthorpe with a win this season.
There are 53 different betting options available on www.SkyBet.com/Scunthorpe, including 16/1 for a 3-1 scoreline and 15/8 for 1-0, 2-0 or 2-1. A Scunthorpe victory with a cleansheet for Sam Slocombe, is 5/2.
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The Iron have scored and conceded in their last six games, the last we didn’t was the 0-0 draw at Hartlepool at the beginning of February and betting for both teams to score is ⅚.
Scunthorpe to win and both teams to score is 7/2 and Southend to win with both teams scoring is 6/1.
A draw with under 2.5 goals is valued at 5/2 and the Iron to be losing at half-time and to win at full-time is 28/1.
Betting on a double chance Scunthorpe win or draw will provide you with odds of ¼.
Our top scorer Sam Winnall is the favourite to score first at 7/2, 9/2 for a brace and 25/1 for his first Scunthorpe hat-trick. If you think he may score anytime in 90 minutes, he is valued at 10/11.
Paul Hayes is the next most-fancied to open the scoring, valued at 9/2, January signing Paddy Madden is 5/1.
Niall Canavan, who scored his fourth goal of the campaign against Northampton on Saturday, is 20/1 to score first and 6/1 any time. Dave Syers, who has enjoyed a rich vein of form lately, with four goals in his last four appearances, is 12/5 to score anytime.
The Shrimpers’ top scorer, Kevan Hurst, who has 11 goals this season, is 9/1 to score first and 3/1 to score anytime. The favourite visiting player, however, is Lee Barnard. The Southampton loanee is yet to score this season in seven appearances and he has a history of finding the net with previous clubs, so Russ Wilcox’s men will know of his capabilities. He is 15/2 to score first or last and 5/2 anytime. Freddy Eastwood is 11/4 for a goal anytime in 90 minutes.
Meanwhile, in outright betting, Chesterfield are still the front-runners for the title at 13/8. They dropped points at Accrington on Saturday and the Iron could have gone top with a win against Northampton. Rochdale are now level on points with the Claret and Blue and both are valued at 9/4 for the SkyBet League Two title. The Shrimpers are just 7/1 for promotion.
Winnall is 5/2 to win the league’s golden boot top scoring award with Scott Hogan of Rochdale 9/4 and Dagenham’s Rhys Murphy is 16/1.
Had you been lucky enough to bet on Winnall at the start of the campaign, you would have got 80/1 odds for him to finish with the division’s highest tally. He is currently on 18, one in front of Hogan.
Next up for the Iron, after Southend, is a long journey south to Home Park, Plymouth. They travel to Wycombe on Tuesday as underdogs at 19/10 for a win. Wycombe are 6/4 to beat John Sheridan’s side and a draw is 21/10.
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