Betting preview from Sky Bet ahead of Saturday's game against Portsmouth.Southend United are 5/4 favourites with Football League sponsor Sky Bet ahead of Saturday’s game against Portsmouth at Roots Hall.
Pompey are 21/10 to win the game, while after Blues won both games 2-1 last season, and came from behind on both occasions, they are 8/1 to win 2-1 this time.
Ryan Leonard was the hero for Blues in the game at Roots Hall last season, and he’s 14/1 to score the first goal, while another brace is 40/1.
Jack Payne has been in great goalscoring form in the last week or so, and he’s 10/1 to score the first goal of Saturday’s game.
Blues to win and both teams to score is 7/2, while Blues to be winning at half-time and full-time is 5/2.
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