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14 April 2015



14 April 2015

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Hatters favourites to beat Daggers tonight but outsiders for promotion

With just four games to go the Town are as big as 16/1 to win promotion with Football League title sponsors Sky Bet.

Both leaders Burton and second-placed Shrewsbury can guarantee promotion out of Sky Bet League 2 in the midweek round of games if they win and both Bury and Southend United fail to pick up three points.

Shrewsbury are in action against Bury on Tuesday night so have the perfect opportunity to take care of business before Burton host Carlisle a day later. Southend host Newport on Tuesday night knowing three points are needed to keep their slim automatic promotion hopes alive.

Wycombe are looking to stay ahead of Bury in the third and final automatic promotion place. The Chairboys host Exeter City on Tuesday night with a four-point advantage over Bury, who do though have a game in hand.

The battle for the final two Play-Off places is proving intense. Stevenage and Plymouth currently hold the advantage but Newport County, the Hatters and Exeter will be looking to chase the duo down over the final furlong.

It looks like it’s a case of ‘two from three’ for the two Sky Bet League 2 relegation places. Cheltenham and Tranmere are the two sides currently filling the dreaded bottom two spots. Hartlepool United, though, are just one point ahead of Tranmere and three in front of Cheltenham.

The midweek action sees Cheltenham host Cambridge United, Tranmere meet Mansfield, who join Carlisle in still having some relegation concerns, and Hartlepool tackle Accrington Stanley.

Tonight the Hatters are the 6/5 favourites to beat the Dagenham, with the home side a 9/4 chance. The draw is 23/10. The Town need the points to keep their Play-Off hopes alive and four of their six away wins have been 1-0. Get on 1-0 John Still’s men at 11/2.

Title odds: Burton Albion 4/6, Shrewsbury Town 11/10, Wycombe Wanderers 80/1, Bury 200/1.

Promotion odds: Wycombe Wanderers 1/3, Bury evens, Southend United 11/8, Plymouth Argyle 5/1, Stevenage 5/1, Luton Town 16/1, Newport County 16/1, Exeter City 25/1, Northampton Town 150/1.

Relegation odds: Cheltenham Town evens, Tranmere Rovers 8/11, Hartlepool United 10/11, Carlisle United 20/1, Mansfield Town 25/1.

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