Championship Round-Up: 01/12/2018

Championship Round-Up: 01/12/2018

Birmingham vs Preston

Birmingham will be looking to build on their victory in midweek when they take on Preston at St. Andrew’s. Garry Monk’s men beat Millwall 2-0 away from home to end a run of three games without a victory, having been conceding goals at an alarming rate during that time. Meanwhile, Preston are unbeaten in nine games and held Middlesbrough to a 1-1 draw last time out. Birmingham are favoured here at 13/10 with Bet365, while Preston are the underdogs at 9/4 with Betway.

Recommended Bet: Draw at 12/5 with Bet365 – BET HERE

Blackburn vs Sheffield Wednesday

Two teams that have been struggling of late meet when Blackburn Rovers face Sheffield Wednesday. Tony Mowbray’s team have lost back-to-back games since the return from the international break and have only one win in their previous five outings. As for Wednesday, they had gone six games without a win before finally breaking their winless run in the Championship in midweek with a victory against Bolton. Blackburn are favourites at 10/11 with SkyBet, while Wednesday are priced at 3/1 with William Hill.

Recommended Bet: Draw at 13/5 with Betfair – BET HERE

Bolton vs Wigan

Two north west sides collide this weekend, with Bolton Wanderers facing Wigan Athletic. With just one win in 15, Bolton are in a horrific run of form heading into this meeting and fell to defeat against Sheffield Wednesday last time out. Meanwhile, Wigan finally ended their winless streak in midweek with a 3-1 victory over Reading at the DW Stadium last time out. Wigan are favourites at 13/10 with BetVictor, while Bolton can be backed at 9/4 with Betway.

Recommended Bet: Both teams to score YES at 5/6 with Bet365 – BET HERE

Derby vs Swansea

Two sides with top-six ambitions face off at Pride Park, with Derby County hosting Swansea City this weekend. Derby will be looking to bounce back from their defeat away to Stoke in midweek, having won two and lost two of their last four league games. Swansea also come into this game off of a poor run after losing back-to-back games and have suffered defeat in three of their last four outings. Derby are favoured here at 4/5 with Bet365, while Swansea are the underdogs at 16/5 with Paddy Power.

Recommended Bet: Derby win at 4/5 with Bet365 – BET HERE

Norwich vs Rotherham

Table-toppers Norwich will be expecting to return to winning ways at Carrow Road during the visit of Rotherham this weekend. The Canaries saw their six-game winning streak brought to an end in midweek after being held to a 0-0 draw by Hull City. Meanwhile, Rotherham are unbeaten in seven but have drawn six of those games, most recently playing out a 2-2 draw with QPR. Norwich are odds-on to win at 4/9 with SkyBet, with a Rotherham victory available at 7/1 with Betfair.

Recommended Bet: Norwich win and both teams to score YES at 21/10 with BetVictor – BET HERE

Nottingham Forest vs Ipswich

Nottingham Forest will be aiming to make it seven games unbeaten in the Championship during the visit of Ipswich Town on Saturday. Forest were involved in a thrilling 5-5 draw with Aston Villa in midweek and the defensive-minded Aitor Karanka will want his team to shut up shop this weekend. They face an Ipswich side that have just one win to their name all season and lost 3-2 to Bristol City last time out. Forest are favoured at 4/6 with William Hill, but Ipswich are the outsiders at 21/4 with Unibet.

Recommended Bet: Nottingham Forest win at 4/6 with William Hill – BET HERE

QPR vs Hull

QPR take on Hull City this Saturday as the home side look to pick up their first win since the international break. QPR have lost just one of their last nine games in the Championship and have won three on the bounce at Loftus Road. Hull meanwhile are winless in three, but have taken four points from their last two games. QPR are currently best-priced at 10/11 with William Hill, while Hull are available at 15/4 with Unibet.

Recommended Bet: QPR win at 10/11 with William Hill – BET HERE

Reading vs Stoke

The final game of this week’s round-up sees Reading face Stoke at the Madejski Stadium. The Royals come into this game sat 20th in the Championship table and do so after missing a late penalty that would’ve seen them steal a point from their trip to Leeds. Meanwhile, Stoke picked up an important 2-1 victory over Derby in midweek, with Gary Rowett’s men now losing just one of their last 10 games in the Championship. Stoke are the favourites at 21/20 with Unibet, while Reading are available at 13/5 with Paddy Power.

Recommended Bet: Stoke win and under 2.5 goals at 10/3 with Bet365 – BET HERE