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Opening day victory for Dons?

18 June 2014

Sky Bet have made MK Dons the early favourites to win their opening day clash against Gillingham.

on Saturday 9th August, as was revealed on Wednesday morning along with their other 45 Sky Bet League 1 fixtures.mkstadiumKarl Robinson’s side will host the Gills at

Sky Bet, the Football League’s official betting and title partner, has the Dons at 4/6 to begin their campaign with a victory, just as they have done in three of the last eight years.

This past campaign, the men from MK1 opened up with a goalless stalemate away at Shrewsbury Town and another draw this year is priced at 13/5. The Dons have drawn five of their 10 opening fixtures since 2004.

Gillingham, who ended their first season back in League 1 in 17th place last year, are priced at 7/2 to condemn Robinson’s men to only their second opening day defeat in their history.

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