Two out-of-form sides will go head-to-head in Friday night's live clash from League One as Notts County take on Bury (Sky Sports 2, 7.45pm). Mid-table Notts County have been enduring a dismal time of it of late as they slide down the table and they will hope to get back to winning ways when they take on relegation-threatened Bury at Meadow Lane.
County go into the match as 5/6 odds on favourites, while Bury are 3/1 to ease their relegation concerns. However, the draw could be the value bet at 5/2 with William Hill as these two sides have tended to specialise in draws this season, with their league matches producing a combined 24 stalemates already.
Chris Kiwomya's County side are currently 11th in the league table following a run that has seen them win just two of their last 14, including none of their last four. They will be concerned by their current run and they were indebted to substitute Yoann Arquin's equaliser in the 1-1 draw at Walsall on Saturday.
Arquin came off the bench to score his eighth goal of the season and could be pushing for a starting place on Friday, with Hills going 11/2 he scores first. However, County have had to rescue points from behind of late as they have conceded first in five of their last six, while they have scored just one goal in the first half of their last nine games. County are a tempting 4/1 to come from behind and win or draw this week and that could be worth a look as they bid to end a desperate run of results that has seen them win just one of their last six at Meadow Lane.
Kevin Blackwell's Bury side are in an even worse position currently as they are 22nd in League One and six points adrift of safety. A drop down to League Two is looking a very real possibility unless they can reverse a run of form that has seen them win just one of their last 16 in all competitions, although nine of those have ended in draws (excluding extra time in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy).
A real feature of Bury's games has been the lack of goals as seven of their last nine have involved less than three goals. Six of Notts County's last eight have gone under three goals as well and it could be worth a look at the 7/10 on offer for under 2.5 goals on Friday, while the draw and under 2.5 goals is available at 3/1 in the 'match x total goals' market.
Bury have found goals hard to come by as they have failed to score in their last two and midfielder Steven Schumacher is their top scorer. Schumacher has grabbed eight goals this term and he is a juicy 12/1 to score first. Schumacher could be a key man on Friday and the fact Bury have drawn three of their last four away games in League One suggests that the draw could be the way to go this Friday.
Notts County v Bury Form
Check the season's statistics for both Notts County and Bury, plus the odds ahead of Friday's match.
Notts County v Bury Tips
Tip #1: Match to end in a draw @ 5/2 with WilliamHill.
Tip #2: Notts County to come from behind and win or draw @ 4/1 with WilliamHill.
Tip #3: Steven Schumacher to score first each-way @ 12/1 with WilliamHill.
5/6 Notts County
Correct Score Odds
6/1 Notts County 1-0
8/1 Notts County 2-0
15/2 Notts County 2-1
17/2 Draw 0-0
6/1 Draw 1-1
16/1 Draw 2-2
10/1 Bury 1-0
20/1 Bury 2-0
12/1 Bury 2-1
First Goalscorer Odds
9/2 Francois Zoko
11/2 Enoch Showunmi
11/2 Yoann Arquin
13/2 John Cofie
13/2 No Goalscorer
15/2 Jeff Hughes
15/2 Alan Judge
8/1 Andy Bishop
9/1 Nicholas Ajose
9/1 Jamal Campbell-Ryce
10/1 Neil Bishop
10/1 David Healy
Odds supplied by WilliamHill.com, who offer live in-play betting for all League One fixtures this weekend.
|Atletico Madrid hot favourites to beat capital rivals Getafe|
Back Visitors To Win To Nil
|Sevillas Carlos Bacca can continue goal scoring form against Villarreal|
Back A Draw
|AC Milan v Fiorentina Odds On Fire Honda Can Power Rossoneri To Victory|
Struggling Viola Face Tough Task In Milan
|Unbeaten Chelsea are marginal favourites for Premier League clash with Man Utd at Old Trafford|
Ivanovic Is A Tempting Bet To Score Anytime
|Monchengladbach v Bayern Munich Odds Bundesligas form teams clash at Borussia Park|
Mario Gotze Tipped To Score For The Visitors
|Burnley v Everton Odds Lukaku heads the first scorer betting at Turf Moor|
Burnley Search For A First Win Of The Season
|El Clasico rivals Real Madrid and Barcelona tipped to play out a draw at the Bernabeu|
Back Ronaldo & Messi To Score
|Celta Vigo v Levante Odds Celts backed to return to winning ways|
Back Nolito To Score
|Sampdoria v Roma Odds Iturbe Can Score Against the Blucerchiati|
Samp Looking To Maintain Unbeaten Serie A Start
|Bayer Leverkusen v Schalke Odds Huntelaar tipped to score at the BayArena|
Di Matteo Looking For A Third Win On The Trot
|Metalist V Newcastle Odds Betting Is Tight For Second Leg In Kharkiv|
Tie is finely poised following goalless first leg
|Liverpool V Zenit Odds Back The Reds To Win On The Night|
Rodgers And Liverpool Facing Uphill Task To Qualify
|Chelsea V Sparta Prague Odds Blues Firm Favourites In The Second Leg Betting|
Chelsea won last week‚Äôs away leg in Prague
|Lyon V Tottenham Odds Spurs Can Get The Draw They Need To Qualify In France|
Gareth Bale a tempting bet to score anytime
|Southend V Leyton Orient Odds Away Side Can Upset The Betting At Roots Hall|
Southend won first match at Brisbane Road
|Sergio Aguero Can Continue Fine Scoring Form With A Goal For Man City At West Ham|
Both Teams To Score Looks A Tempting Bet
|2014 Racing Post Trophy Preview Jacobean To Bag Doncaster Prize|
Aidan O'Brien Has Won This Race Seven Times
|Uxizandre Sets The Standard In Exciting Looking Old Roan Chase Market|
Module Could Provide The Favourite With A Stiff Test
|Weekends Banker Fourfold Tips Up Wins For Derby Preston Wimbledon And Shrewsbury|
Preston Can Continue Winning Run At Home To Fleetwood
|Swansea V Leicester Betting Wilfried Bony Is Favourite To Open The Scoring|
Swans Tipped To Score The First Goal
Betfred are amazingly offering double odds on your first bet with them, up to a stake unit of £10. In addition to this you can also claim a £25 free bet.
Open Account - Free £25 Bet With Betfred
Ladbrokes are one of the highest rated online bookmakers in the UK and are a superb choice for placing your bets. You can claim a free bet of up to £100 when opening a new account with Ladbrokes by clicking on one of the links on this site.
Bet £5 or more and Ladbrokes will match this with a free bet to the same stake unit.
Open Account - £100 Free Bet - Ladbrokes
Get free bets totalling £30 with bookmaker Sky Bet
Open Account - Open Account - Get £30 in free bets with Sky Bet
Those looking for some online casino entertainment ought to check out all the latest UK Casino Sign Up offers from the top operators including 32Red and many of the sports betting casinos.
There is excellent information, should you be interested in playing online blackjack, roulette, the best progressives or slots - Online Casino Betting with the best introductory offers