Bookies give Fleetwood Town the slight edge for tonight's Papa John's Trophy clash.

Carlisle are given a best price of 9/5 for victory, with the League One visitors 6/4.

The draw is 23/10.

It is the clubs' sixth meeting in all competitions - with four of the previous five coming in the trophy.

Carlisle have won one and lost three of those encounters.

The first goalscorer market could be an interesting one tonight, with both managers Paul Simpson and Scott Brown expect to make wholesale changes.

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While Kristian Dennis is 9/2 favourite to score first, ahead of Fleetwood's ex-Carlisle striker Joe Garner at 11/2 and his namesake Gerard, better value could be found in the otuside bets.

Jack Stretton is 15/2 to open the scoring for the Blues, with Sonny Hilton 14/1.

Jayden Harris is 18/1 and Taylor Charters has similar odds.

A second 2-1 win in the space of four days for the Cumbrians has odds of 19/2, while a 1-0 away win is 42/5.

United are 4/1 to be leading at half-time and winning at full-time.

Carlisle, meanwhile are 12/1 to come from behind and win, Fleetwood 11/1 for the same feat.

Source: Oddschecker.