Betting: Barnsley favourites for Oakwell derby

Miguel Llera and Marcus Tudgay clash in last season's Oakwell derby
Miguel Llera and Marcus Tudgay clash in last season's Oakwell derby
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A glance at the odds shows how important the Oakwell derby will be for the opposing clubs on Saturday.

Barnsley are 10/11 for the drop despite their win against Middlesbrough, and Wednesday are 2/1 as they still wait for their first win of the season.

We think Yeovil are already down (1/4 and 11/4 to stay up).

The Reds are 6/4 to win back-to-back for the first time this season, the Owls 2/1 to get three points.

It is 12/5 for a draw that may not suit either side.

Sheffield United collected an excellent point at Peterborough on Tuesday evening and after the 2-1 defeat of Port Vale last weekend the new manager looks to have inherited a side who have made progress during the stewardship of Chris Morgan.

We think the Blades renaissance will continue at the weekend and make them 4/6 (from 4/5) with Crewe 5s and the draw 29/10.

United are 20s for promotion and 12s for a top-six finish at BetVictor and that might just be too big.

You could argue that I might be getting carried away but I have always felt that Leyton Orient’s bubble would burst and there are still 69 points to play for.

Middlesbrough, who have axed Tony Mowbray, look far too short in the betting as they face Doncaster at the Riverside tomorrow, at 8/11 with the draw 29/10 and

a Rovers win 1/5 with BetVictor.

Boro side were among the favourites for promotion at the beginning of the season yet are now only 13/2 for the drop. Rovers are 4/1 after their Reading defeat.

Rotherham, after taking only one point out of the last nine, are out to 7/1 for promotion and 7/2 for a top-six finish.

They are 33/10 to win away to Orient; the leaders are 9/10 and the draw is 11/4; the 21/10 for the Millers draw no bet at BetVictor looks too big.

Chesterfield remain 5/2 favourites for the title and are second in the table despite having taken only two points from the last 15.

They travel to meet a Bristol Rovers side who are without a win since August in a nine-match run that culminated in defeat by bottom club Accrington Stanley on Tuesday.

Normally this would have been a banker away win but you would not have seen 6/5 for the Spireites a month ago, with the hosts 13/5; the draw is 12/5.