On target Owls tipped to finish behind the Blades

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Nothing much happened for 80 minutes at Hillsborough last weekend but the opening 10 were scintillating and gave Dave Jones another three points in the quest for an automatic promotion place.

One interesting stat from the game against Bournemouth was the fact that out of 11 shots for the Owls 10 were on target and Wednesday are now 20/1 for the title and 5/4 for promotion at BetVictor behind Charlton and the Blades.

The Owls travel to Meadow Lane on Saturday to face an in form Notts County side who thumped Charlton Athletic 4-2 on Saturday taking their recent record to seven wins in their last nine and Wednesday will know they have been in a game before the Blades visit the East Midlands next Tuesday.

The Magpies are 11/8 to continue their excellent record with the Owls 9/5 and the draw at 12/5 and they are 12/1 to be promoted; County are still 12 points behind the Blades and an automatic promotion spot looks unlikely but if they continue their recent run of form until the end of the season they will be hard to beat in the play-offs. Jonathan Forte scored a hat-trick at The Valley and is 11/2 to score first with Gary Madine the same price.

The Blades got back to winning ways at Griffin Park last weekend but dropped two valuable points at Colchester on Tuesday and are out to 7/1 for the League One title and 4/6 to be promoted after their midweek stalemate.

Danny Wilson must have been disappointed to return north from the Blades’ first visit to the Weston Homes Community Stadium with only a point given they took a first half lead. United entertain a rejuvenated Tranmere Rovers side who have been galvanised following the return of former Rotherham manager Ronnie Moore to Prenton Park and they have picked up seven points from their last three games albeit all three games have been in front of their own supporters.

United are 1/2 to take all three points with Rovers 11/2 and the draw 3/1 at betvictor.com; the Wirral side have not won on the road since October and this looks banker material ahead of the trip to Meadow Lane next Tuesday.

Chesterfield host promotion chasing MK Dons at the B2net Stadium on Saturday and the visitors are 5/6 favourites with the Spireites 3/1 and the draw at 12/5. Chesterfield remain 1/3 to be relegated this season.

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