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7 October 2014

Sky Bet have predicted a close encounter for the Iron’s Johnstone's Paint Trophy second round clash against Notts County on Tuesday evening.

The bookmakers have given both teams the same odds to come out victorious in 90 minutes.

Both the Iron, who are the hosts of the fixture, and the Magpies are 6/4 to win the game without penalties.

There is no extra time in Johnstone’s Paint Trophy fixtures (until the final) but there are penalties if the match remains stalemate. The bookmakers offer odds of 5/2 for the match to be decided by penalties and both teams are 5/6 to progress to the next round.

Scunthorpe’s last five games have had three or more goals in them and you can get odds of 4/5 for the same to happen in this fixture, while under 2.5 goals has been offered at 10/11. The bookies have predicted both teams will score in this encounter, with short odds of 8/13.

For Scunthorpe to win and keep a clean sheet you will get odds of 4/1; the same applies for the visitors. Both teams to keep a clean sheet in 90 minutes is offered at 11/1, meaning goals seem likely in the game.

And finally, the Iron to be winning at half time and full time is given at 3/1. For the home side to be drawing at the interval but win the tie you will receive odds of 5/1 from Sky Bet.

All the odds can be accessed from

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