• Mon 16 Oct, 2017
  • 23:12 BST
  • 19:12 EST (BST-4)
  • 01:12 CEST (BST+2)

Shrimpers a sure thing at 6s

Live on Sky Sports 1: Sat 12.00: Southend are 6/1 (BetVictor) to defeat Burton 1-0 in their League Two play-off battle.

It wouldn’t take a genious to point out that the League Two play-off semi-final second leg between Southend and Burton possesses all of the hallmarks of a tight affair.

The pair both finished the campaign on 72 points, the three matches between the two this term have produced only three goals in total and the Brewers head to Roots Hall with a 1-0 advantage to protect, so may not be particularly adventurous.

Subsequently, banker hunters might want to start by considering Skybet’s 4/6 about a match tally of fewer than three goals.

In possession of a lead, Burton are odds-on at 8/13 with Stan James to reach the final while Paddy Power post 13/8 against the Shrimpers getting to Wembley but Ladbrokes quote the hosts at 23/20 to come out on top over the course of 90 minutes, a result that would keep them in the promotion hunt.

Ultimately though, this clash screams ‘extra-time’ especially as Southend edged out Burton 1-0 on their own patch in their league encounter as recently as a fortnight ago.

A repeat isn’t out of the question at 6/1 via BetVictor, especially as phil Brown’s men are defensively sound and the same firm chalk the Shrimpers up at 14/5 to sneak it by a one-goal margin.

Alternatively, Paddy Power price both teams at 11/1 to prevail after the drama of a penalty shootout.

Recommended Bets:
Southend to beat Burton 1-0 – 6/1 (BetVictor)

Compare all League Two odds and bet at the best price.

Subscribe & Share

Related Posts

  • No Related Posts

Betting Highlights Today

Today's Free Bet Offers

Ladbrokes: Bet £10 Get £30 Free

Paddy Power: Bet £10 Get £30 Free

Coral: Bet £5 Get £20

Betvictor: Bet £10 Get £40

Stan James: Bet £10 Get £20

Betfred: Bet £10 Get £60

William Hill: Bet £10 Get £30

Betfair: Bet £10 Get £30

Live TV Coverage

Racing On TV | Sport On TV | Free Bets

Newsletter Subscription

Never Miss Another Great Offer

Sign up for our newsletter and get the latest free bets, tips and sign up promotions and more sent to your inbox every week.


About Betrescue

Betrescue.com is one of the world’s leading gambling portals, offering free bets, odds comparison, live scores and results, betting tips, bookmaker and sports betting news, betting exchange, spread betting, mobile betting apps, casino and poker guides.

At Betrescue.com we keep you up-to-date with all the breaking betting news stories from the sporting world, tell you where to find the best betting odds and help you to get the best value for money.
Followers must be 18+. Please gamble responsibly: gambleaware.co.uk

©2017 Betrescue Ltd. All rights reserved.

Betrescue supports responsible gambling. For more information visit GamCare and Gamble Aware.