Betting: Goals a good bet in Yorkshire derby despite clean sheets

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After waiting so long for their first clean sheet, Sheffield Wednesday have registered three shutouts in their last five Championship outings and price the Owls at 21/10 to manage another as they entertain Leeds while Stan James post 3/1 against them winning ‘to nil’.

The visitors however, have only failed to find the net in one of their last seven league matches, meaning that bookies understandably fancy both teams to score (5/6, bet365) at Hillsborough, where BetVictor offer odds of 23/20 about a match tally of three or more goals.

Stuart Gray’s men are betway’s 21/20 favourites to fire the first of those, which is 11/2 at BetVictor to be struck by Connor Wickham and the on-loan front man is 15/8 courtesy of bet365 to get on the scoresheet at any stage. Alternatively, Stan James mark 13/2 against a Atdhe Nuhiu opener and Chris Maguire is 9/1 with Ladbrokes to break the deadlock.

Sheffield United are League One’s lowest away scorers but they have been netting with more regularity and they’re 6/4 (betway) to score at least twice at Notts County, just as they did against Aston Villa last weekend.

It’s 4/5 via Stan James for both teams to notch at Meadow Lane, Paddy Power chalk the contest up at 12/5 to produce at least three goals and BetVictor go 19/2 about Jamie Murphy following his FA Cup opener with the first in this one.

At the New York Stadium, Rotherham front man Kieran Agard is bet365’s 5/1 favourite to open the scoring as the Millers host Crewe in a clash that’s 13/8 at Skybet to generate four goals or more.

Back in the Championship meanwhile, William Hill rate Chris O’Grady at 15/2 to put Barnsley 1-0 in front at Charlton and it’s 10/1 (Paddy Power) for Chris Brown to do likewise for Doncaster as they head to Blackburn.

In League Two finally, Chesterfield’s Marc Richards is a 9/2 chance with bet365 to net first against Bury.

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