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7 November 2014

The Iron travel to New Lawn on Sunday as favourites to advance to the second round of the FA Cup.

It will be the first competitive meeting between the two clubs and Sky Bet have United, who are unbeaten in their last three on the road, at 6/4 for the win.

Ady Pennock’s Vanarama Conference side Forest Green have slightly larger odds, at 13/8 to pull off an FA Cup shock in their own backyard.

The price of Rovers taking United to a replay with a draw is 23/10 and the Iron are 8/15 to qualify for the next round.

There are over 40 different betting options available on, including the Iron to score four or more goals at 14/1.

The Claret and Blue were 2-1 winners at Peterborough last weekend and are 17/2 to repeat the scoreline.

Forest Green, meanwhile, drew with Lincoln City 3-3 and that’s 50/1 to happen on Sunday afternoon.

A 2-0 away win is 12/1, while a 3-0 away win is 25/1.

A 1-0 scoreline to Forest Green is 17/2 and a half-time/full-time bet of Forest Green/Scunthorpe is 28/1. Scunthorpe/Scunthorpe is 3/1 and draw/draw is 9/2. A goalless 0-0 draw is 11/1.

You can have odds of 8/13 if you think both teams will score and the game is ⅚ to have over 2.5 goals.

A double chance of Scunthorpe or draw is 4/9 and Mark Robins’ Iron are 7/2 to get a clean sheet on the road.

The Iron’s top scorer Paddy Madden is the favourite to score first at 5/1, 11/8 anytime, while Lyle Taylor is 7/4 to get on the score sheet.

Isaiah Osbourne (although he was not credited, due to a deflection) and Luke Williams netted in the Peterborough win and they are 6/1 and 2/1 respectively to score anytime in 90 minutes in Gloucestershire.

Lee Hughes, Jon Parkin and James Norwood are Rovers’ top scorers this season, all with six goals each.

Hughes and Norwood are 11/2 to score first and 6/4 anytime, while Parkin is 6/1 to score first and 7/4 anytime against a club where he enjoyed a 14-match spell.

Madden is 5/2 to score and win, while you can bet on both Lyle Taylor and Norwood to score at odds of 13/2.

See more betting odds for FA Cup, Premier League, Championship matches and more, as well as outright bets such as promotion, relegation and top scorer by visiting

Also, if you bet in accordance with Sky Bet’s Transfer Fund and you could win £5,000.

The Transfer Fund gives one fan the chance to also win £250,000 for their Football League club to spend on new players in the January transfer window. Fans who bet with Sky Bet will earn a token for every pound they spend, putting them in with a chance of winning the £250,000 Transfer Fund for their club in the draw which takes place in December 2014.

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