The last five games between Huddersfield Town and Brighton and Hove Albion have ended all square, most recently in August, when it was 1-1 at the John Smith’s Stadium.
As the pair lock horns again at the Amex Stadium, Town are Skybet’s enormous 10/3 underdogs.
Brighton, by contrast, start as Betfred’s even-money favourites to win, despite scoring only once in their last seven fixtures.
Another stalemate is rated a 13/5 shot by William Hill.
There’s little doubt it will be tight and most pundits believe the Yorkshire side will be happy to head home having secured a point.
Yet as they’ve lost only once in their last eight outings, Town are at least capable of taking a point off a side that started the campaign impressively but have lost their way of late.
Prudent punters may fancy the 11/10 chalked by Stan James about the opening half ending as a draw.
It’s 10/1 (BetVictor.com) that it will ending 0-0 at full time.
And Winner.com offer a generous 11/2 on both halves concluding on level terms.
In other markets, Skybet price Town at even money to win when kicking off with an artificial one-goal advantage, while those anticipating another close encounter can get 10/11 (Coral) against the fixture yielding fewer than 2.5 goals.
The big question is can Town break the stalemate mould and secure maximum points?
Punters who envisage such a scenario may fancy Ladbrokes’ 7/1 for Town to secure three points following a drawn opening half.
Stan James offer 14/1 on the opening goal arriving after the 76th minute, while bet365 chalk 10/1 against a 1-0 away win.
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