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Nottingham Forest are on the rise under Steve Cooper

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The focus is on the Championship on Friday night as promotion hopefuls Sheffield United and Nottingham Forest meet at Bramall Lane and third-placed Huddersfield take on bottom-placed Peterborough.

There are also Bundesliga, Ligue 1, La Liga and Serie A matches, where champions Inter can return to the top of the table with a home win against Salernitana.

The best combined bets of the day

Bets must be placed before 7 p.m. Friday

Speed beat Sparta Rotterdam

Huddersfield beat peterborough

Lyons beat Lorient

Seville beat Alaves

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Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest

Sky Sports Football & Main Event, 7:45 p.m. Friday

Sheffield United have been in excellent form in the Championship but injuries are piling up for the Blades and Nottingham Forest have been hard to beat since Steve Cooper took charge in September.

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Best bet
Nottingham Forest or double chance draw

bet of the day

Sevilla win and both teams to score against Alaves
LaLigaTV, 8 p.m. Friday

Sevilla are flying high in La Liga and are set to claim a sixth away win of the season, but both sides have scored in five of Alaves’ last seven home fixtures.

Card bet of the day

Lorient-Lyon BT Sport 3, 8 p.m. Friday

Betting on the match suggests Lorient will come under pressure from Ligue 1 visitors Lyon and the hosts’ combative midfielder Laurent Abergel, who has been booked in eight of his last 20 league appearances, is 7-2 with Betfair to be shown a card.

Best bet
Laurent Abergel will be shown a card

Statistics of the day

Inter vs Salerno BT Sport 2, 7:45 p.m. Friday

Inter, 1-6 on penalties to beat Salernitana, have failed to score in their last four matches in all competitions.

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