Favour Darius to strike against the Reds

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Sheffield United’s last two matches have both produced five goals and this afternoon’s derby clash against Barnsley is 15/2 with Partybets to follow suit.

For punters not convinced it will be such a high-scoring affair, Betdaq offer 1.91 (10/11) for the game to produce at least three goals and it’s 4/5 courtesy of Stan James, for both teams to find the net at Bramall Lane, where Micky Adams’ in-form side are 4/6 (Sportingbet) to take a 1-0 lead.

Blades striker Darius Henderson, who announced his intention to stay with the club this week, scored his first goals since February 13 2010 on Monday, bagging a brace at Reading and he’s 12/1 with Paddy Power to notch twice against the Tykes too. Perhaps not surprisingly, Henderson is Victor Chandler’s 6/1 favourite in the first scorer betting and Betfred price the United striker at 13/8 to get on the scoresheet at any stage.

Lee Williamson also struck at the Madejski and he’s 20/1 with William Hill to break the deadlock in this one while Victor Chandler rate an opener from youngster Jordan Slew at 13/2 and at the other end, Coral quote Marlon Harewood at 7/1 to put the Tykes 1-0 up, he’s 9/4 (Paddy Power) to score at any time.

Staying in the Championship, bet365 offer 7/1 for Jason Euell to follow up last week’s double with the first for Doncaster as they entertain Leicester and also a 7/1 shot, this time at Ladbrokes, is Rovers marksman James Hayter.

The pair are 7/4 (Totesport) and 2/1 (Coral) respectively to strike at any point at the Keepmoat Stadium.

In League One, William Hill quote both Neil Mellor and Gary Madine at 7/1 to score first as Sheffield Wednesday travel to Bristol Rovers.

It’s 11/2 with Coral for Rotherham’s Adam Le Fondre to open the scoring in thee League Two match at Aldershot.

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