Sky Bet League 1 - Weekend Betting PreviewSheffield United v Crewe Alexandra
Sheffield United are hot favourites at 1/3 to further consolidate their play-off position with victory over struggling Crewe at Bramall Lane. The Blades are in confident mood having thrashed Scunthorpe 4-0 on Tuesday night to extend their advantage over sixth-placed Peterborough to five points while they’ve now only lost twice in their last 12 games of which six were victories.
Crewe are second bottom of the form table having taken just four points from their last six – a run which included heavy defeats to Rochdale, Preston and Bristol City – while they lost 1-0 at home to Oldham last time out. Alex, who also have the worst away record in the division, are 17/2 to win and 15/4 to pick up a point.
The Blades won this fixture 1-0 back in October and a repeat result is the favourite in the correct score betting at 5/1. Mark McNulty and Matt Done are 4/1 favourites to net first and evens to score anytime while Crewe striker Nicholas Ajose is 9/1 and 3/1 in the respective markets.
Top Tip: Over 2.5 goals at 4/5