Leeds v Blackpool Betting Preview: Tangerines can take advantage of vulnerable Whites at Elland Road

Paul Ince has been confirmed as the new Blackpool manager, and Jamie Dickenson is backing him to make a winning start in Wednesday evening's game
Leeds host Blackpool at Elland Road, having failed to record a victory in their last four games after knocking Tottenham out of the FA Cup.

Neil Warnock's side sold top-scorer Luciano Becchio in January to Norwich, and maybe a shade too short at 7/5 (2.40) to claim a victory here with Irish bookmakers Paddy Power.

Although three of their recent four winless games came away from home, last season the Whites were thrashed in this fixture at Elland Road 5-0.

Another win for visitors Blackpool is priced at 15/8 (2.88), while the draw can be supported at 12/5 (3.40) despite Leeds losing their last three successive meetings with the Tangerines.

Those three matches saw Leeds score just one goal to Blackpool's eight, and new Blackpool boss Paul Ince will be hoping to keep his club's run going in front of goal against United.

Blackpool lost 1-0 at Ipswich last time out, and while the squad will be buoyed by Ince's appointment, perhaps backing the North-West side in the draw no bet market at evens (2.0) is the better option.

One player who will be happier than most that the ex-Milton Keynes Dons has taken charge at Bloomfield Road is Tom Ince, son of manager Paul.

Ince junior has been in exceptional form so far this season, with 17 goals in 33 appearances for Blackpool and will hope to continue his development under the tutelage of his father.

Four goals in his last four games is a testament to the current form of the 21-year-old, who is great value at 9/5 (2.80) to score anytime against Leeds.

While Blackburn have only won five of 16 away games this campaign, they have reason to believe they have been unlucky with their total of 15 attempts hitting the woodwork as Championship-high figure.

Blackpool to win (draw no bet) at evens (2.00) with Paddy Power
Tom Ince to score anytime at 9/5 (2.80) with Paddy Power

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