United are 13/5 underdogs to come away from Saturday’s fixture at Rochdale with three points.Visit www.skybet.com/scunthorpe to place your bets now ahead of the weekend.
Sky Bet, the sponsors of the Football League, have made the home side odds on favourites at 19/20 and have priced a draw at 13/5.
The game between the sides earlier this season came on Boxing Day and saw the Iron come out as 2-1 victors. Paddy Madden scored the winner that day and he is 7/1 to be the first goalscorer of this weekend’s match.
He is also priced at 12/5 to score at any time and 80/1 to score a hat trick. A repeat score line this weekend is priced at 11/1 whilst a repeat score of last Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Sheffield United is 11/2.
Rochdale have won their last two home matches, against Colchester and Crewe, and sit in 10th in the Sky Bet League One table.
The Iron have three draws in their last four games and are seven places below their opponents, in 17th position.
Midfielder George Evans was the last Iron player to score in an away fixture and the on loan 20 year old is 5/1 to find the net at any time and also 14/1 to score the first or last goal of the game.
Sky Bet are also offering match specials for this match. Scunthorpe are 9/1 to score two or more goals in the first half, whereas Rochdale are 9/2. The away side are 17/2 to score in the first 10 minutes, with Rochdale being 11/2.
With Mark Robins’ side benefitting from a rest this week, with no midweek fixture, they will travel to the Spotland Stadium in high spirits and a Scunthorpe win at 13/5 may just be the bet of the weekend.