Whole team of Leeds United men more likely to net first than any Cardiff City player

LEEDS UNITED are once again long odds on to net an eighth Championship win in succession against Saturday's visitors Cardiff City with a whole team of Whites men rated more likely to net first than any Bluebirds player.

Saturday, 14th December 2019, 8:00 am
CLEAR CHOICE: Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford is just better than even money favourite to net any time against Cardiff City. Photo by George Wood/Getty Images.

Leeds are hovering around the 1-3 mark to beat Neil Harris' side who are as big as 9-1 to cause a surprise and leave Elland Road with all three points.

The draw is on offer at 21-5 but the first four most likely correct scores according to the bookmakers all result in Whites victories with 2-0 favourite at 29-5 followed by 1-0 at 6s, 3-0 at 8s and 2-1 also at 8s.

A 1-1 draw is next at 35-4 with a 1-0 win for Cardiff priced up at 22s and a 2-1 triumph for the Bluebirds at 28s.

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Patrick Bamford not surprisingly heads the first goalscorer market at 10-3 and a whole team of Whites players are rated more likely to score first than any Cardiff player.

In order, Bamford is followed by Eddie Nketiah (18-5), Helder Costa (11-2), the injured Tyler Roberts (11-2), Pablo Hernandez (6-1), Jack Harrison (7-1), Jack Clarke (8-1), Mateusz Klich (9-1), Mateusz Bogusz (10-1), Stuart Dallas (11-1) and Gjanni Alioski (11-1) in the first scorer marker with Cardiff's Robert Glatzel then making an appearance at 12s.

The chances of Glatzel netting first are rated the same as no goalscorer with Gary Madine and Danny Ward both next at 14s followed by Omar Bogle at 15s.

Cardiff's joint top scorer Joe Ralls looks overpriced at 25-1 to score first and 9s any time.

Seeking an amazing 13th clean sheet of the season, Leeds actually look reasonable value at 5-6 to keep another.

But sooner or later United are going to concede and with Leeds almost unbackable in the outright market, Bamford to score any time at 11-10 looks a pretty good shout with Luke Ayling also looking too big at 9s, perhaps with a saver on Ralls netting too.