Oldham Athletic are slight underdogs going into their Sky Bet League 1 seasonal opener, with the bookmakers taking the side of the hosts Colchester.The pressure is on the U’s to deliver a home win as they’re rated 7/5 for all three points, while Oldham are 9/5 to come away with the win.
A draw is 21/10, but the Latics won 1-0 on this ground last season, and an exact repeat can be backed at 15/2 in Sky Bet’s correct score market.
Jonson Clarke-Harris is deemed the biggest goal threat for the visitors at 7/4 to score anytime, and 6/1 to break the deadlock, with Bradford odds-on (10/11) to be the first team to score.
Best bet: Oldham to win 1-0 – 15/2
*odds subject to change
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