Burnley bookies favourites for visit of Leeds

A last minute Federico Macheda goal denied Burnley all three points on Wednesday night, however, they now have an eight-point lead over third-placed Derby in the bid for automatic promotion.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 13th March 2014, 8:00 pm

The Clarets host 15th-placed Leeds this weekend in a bid to tighten their grip on second place.

Leading odds comparison site Oddschecker.com highlights that Sean Dyche’s men are best priced at 5/6 for the win with Coral.

Leeds, who have won just two of their last 10 games in the league, are on offer at 4/1 with BetVictor, whilst the draw is available at 11/4 with 888.com.

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Once again, both Sam Vokes and Danny Ings have been in good form in front of goal this past week, both finding the net against Birmingham and Derby respectively.

It is however, Ings who is once again the favourite to open the scoring on Saturday if fit.

Burnley’s number 10 is available at 7/2 with bet365 to score first, and is on offer at 21/20 with the same bookmaker to score anytime.

If you fancy Vokes to break the deadlock on Saturday against the Lilywhites, he is best priced at 9/2 with bet365 to do so.

In the reverse fixture earlier in the season, Burnley walked away from Elland Road with all three points with a 2-1 over Brian McDermott’s men thanks to goals from Scott Arfield and Vokes.

If you fancy a repeat of this score line on Saturday, it’s on offer at 17/2 with888.com

Three of Burnley’s last four games have all resulted in over 2.5 goals, and a repeat of that outcome this Saturday is available at a tempting 37/40 with BetVictor.

Burnley now have an eight-point cushion over Derby in third and Oddschecker.com can reveal that Sean Dyche’s men are now on offer at 10/1 to win the Championship this season despite being seven points behind Leicester.

Burnley are now on offer at 2/7 with Coral to gain promotion, whilst they are best priced at 1/2 with Betfair for a top two finish come the end of the season.