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6 August 2014

Season betting now available with Sky Bet for the 2014/15 campaign.

There's no splitting Luton Town and Portsmouth at the top of the Sky Bet League Two title betting.

Luton are returning to the Football League after a five-season tenure in non-league and John Still's men are fancied to make it back-to-back title successes with 15/2 on offer with Sky Bet for the Hatters to finish on top.

Portsmouth ended last season in mid-table after a late run of results took them away from relegation trouble. They join Luton at 15/2 at the head of the League Two outright betting.

Bury are tipped by many to go well after a busy summer of recruitment from manager David Flitcroft. Impressive acquisition Ryan Lowe has joined his new Shakers team-mate Daniel Nardiello at the head of the top goalscorer odds as 12/1 and 14/1 chances, respectively.

Carlisle United, Shrewsbury Town, Stevenage and Tranmere Rovers are the four clubs dropping into League Two after suffering relegation from League One last season.

Shrewsbury are rated as the most likely of the quartet to bounce back at the first attempt. Micky Mellon is the new man in charge at the Greenhous Meadow and his team can be backed at 15/8 to win promotion.

Tranmere also have a new face in the dugout.

Former Exeter City coach Rob Edwards was named boss of the Prenton Park outfit during the summer and is 11/2 to secure promotion back up to the third tier.

Stevenage and Carlisle are both towards the front of the promotion odds. Graham Westley's Boro are priced up at 4/1 and the Cumbrians can be backed at 9/2.

Burton Albion are hoping to bounce back quickly from last season's Play-Off Final defeat against Fleetwood at Wembley.

The signing of Stuart Beavon on a season-long loan from Preston North End has caught the eye and the striker is a good shout at 22/1 to finish the campaign as League Two's top goalscorer.

Southend United and York City were the two teams that lost in last season's Play-Off Semi-Finals.

Ex-Hull City manager Phil Brown remains in charge of Southend and the Shrimpers are 9/2 to win promotion.

York secured their spot in the Play-Offs with a fantastic run during the second half of last season. Keeping that momentum would see the Minstermen as contenders at 16/1 to win the title.

It's been a busy summer at Oxford United with Gary Waddock's short reign as manager lasting only last eight games, before an ownership shake-up saw Michael Appleton appointed head coach at the start of July.

The U's can be backed at 15/8 to reach the Play-Offs after finishing on the fringes of the top seven in each of the last four seasons.Ex-Oxford manager Chris Wilder worked wonders at Northampton Town after his arrival as manager in January.

The Cobblers retained their Football League status on the final day of last season after months of scrapping at the wrong end of the standings.

John-Joe O'Toole has joined Northampton from relegated Bristol Rovers over the summer and 13 goals from midfield last term make him an interesting option at 40/1 in the top goalscorer betting.

Dagenham & Redbridge and Hartlepool United also have top goalscorer contenders in their ranks.

Rhys Murphy netted 13 goals for the Daggers last term and the Irishman is 33/1 to finish top of the shots.

Meanwhile, Hartlepool striker Luke James is one of League Two's brightest prospects and also ended the 2013/14 campaign with 13 goals in league action to his name. The 19-year-old is a 33/1 top goalscorer contender.

AFC Wimbledon have made a couple of impressive swoops for strikers during the off-season too.

Matt Tubbs has arrived from AFC Bournemouth on a season-long loan and is rated a real top goalscorer contender at 16/1, whilst Adebayo Akinfenwa has also been snapped up by the Dons and the burly forward is a 33/1 option.

Confident Plymouth Argyle fans might be tempted by a League Two winner/top goalscorer double.

You can get 100/1 for the Pilgrims to win League Two and star striker Reuben Reid to end the campaign with the most goals in the division.

Cambridge United are the second club returning to the Football League from the Conference Premier.

Richard Money's men are 7/1 to make it back-to-back promotions but 9/1 for relegation back out of League Two.

Mansfield Town and Newport County were the two teams who made the step up from non-league last season.

Both clubs have hopes of a place in the Play-Offs. Mansfield are 100/30 to end up in the top seven and Newport can be backed at 3/1 in the same market.

Cheltenham Town ended the 2013/14 campaign in the bottom eight but lost in the Play-Offs at the end of both of the previous two seasons. The Robins are 4/1 for a return to the top seven.

The relegation betting is headed by Accrington Stanley (9/2), Morecambe (9/2) and Exeter City (11/2).

Fans of those three clubs will hope to see pre-season expectations proved wrong and the trio can be backed at 6/1, 5/1 and 7/2 respectively for a top-half finish.

Finally, Wycombe Wanderers survived in League Two on a remarkable final day last season with victory against Torquay United moving Gareth Ainsworth's side ahead of Bristol Rovers, who went down after losing at home to Mansfield.

The Chairboys are 6/1 to drop out of the Football League this time around, but just 3/1 to end up in the top half suggesting expectations should be higher this term.

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