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Town Favourites With Sky Bet

8 August 2014

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SWINDON Town are 21/20 favourites with Sky Bet to open their League 1 with a victory when Scunthorpe (12/5) visit on Saturday.

The Football League sponsor rate a 1-1 draw as the most likely scoreline at 5/1 while the Robins’ most likely winning margin is 1-0 at 13/2.

Mark Cooper’s men head into the new season with odds of 9/1 to secure promotion, while their visitors are just behind in the betting at 10/1.

Goals are expected with over 2.5 odds-on at 10/11, while both teams to score, which has been the case in each of their last seven meetings, available at 8/11.

Michael Smith is considered the 11/2 favourite to open the scoring while Paddy Madden and Deon Burton are rated as the visitors’ main threats at 7/1 apiece to net first.

Best bet: Swindon to win and both teams to score – 3/1

*odds subject to change

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