Championship Round-Up: 06/10/2018

Championship Round-Up: 06/10/2018

Leeds United vs Brentford

A huge meeting at Elland Road sees Leeds United take on Brentford as two teams looking to win promotion to the Premier League square off. It’s been a terrific start for Marcelo Bielsa’s team, who currently find themselves sat top of the Championship table after beating Hull City 1-0 last time out, with Brentford sat sixth following their 1-1 draw against Birmingham in midweek. Unsurprisingly, Leeds are favourites at 11/8 with BetVictor, with Brentford available at 5/2 with Ladbrokes.

Recommended bet: Leeds win at 11/8 with BetVictor – BET HERE

Birmingham vs Rotherham

Next, Birmingham take on Rotherham United at St. Andrew’s last time out as Garry Monk’s team look to secure that elusive home victory. They drew 1-1 with Brentford last time out, with Rotherham and Bristol City playing out a goalless draw during their midweek contest. Birmingham are favourites at 8/13 with SkyBet, whilst Rotherham can be backed to win at a hefty 5/1 with Bet365 and BetVictor.

Recommended bet: Birmingham win and under 2.5 goals at 13/5 with Bet365 – BET HERE

Middlesbrough vs Nottingham Forest

Two teams in decent form in the Championship clash at the Riverside Stadium at the weekend, with Nottingham Forest travelling north east in Aitor Karanka’s return to Middlesbrough. He will be keen for his team to bounce back from their 2-2 draw to Millwall last time out, with Boro looking to build on their 2-0 victory against Ipswich Town. Boro are favoured at 4/5 with Unibet, with Forest currently priced at 9/2 with BetVictor.

Recommended bet: Under 2.5 goals at 8/13 with Bet365 – BET HERE

Millwall vs Aston Villa

Aston Villa travel to The Den in their first game since Steve Bruce’s sacking looking to improve on a run of one win in 10 matches. The hosts will be buoyed after coming from behind to earn a dramatic 2-2 draw against Nottingham Forest in midweek, with Villa drawing 3-3 with Preston at Villa Park in an incredible game. Villa are favourites at 29/20 with Ladbrokes, while Millwall are best-priced at 21/10 with Unibet.

Recommended bet: Millwall win at 21/10 with Unibet – BET HERE

Norwich vs Stoke

In-form Norwich meet inconsistent Stoke at Carrow Road on Saturday, with the Canaries looking to continue their charge up the table. They drew 1-1 away to Derby County in a solid result for Daniel Farke’s team, with Stoke returning to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Bolton Wanderers. Norwich are favoured to win this game at 13/10 with Bet365, with Stoke the outsiders at 2/1 with Betway.

Recommended bet: Norwich win and both teams to score at 15/4 with Bet365 – BET HERE

Preston vs Wigan

Bottom of the league Preston will look to get a lift this weekend as they take on Wigan Athletic at Deepdale. The home side were in action away at Villa Park in an enthralling 3-3 draw last time out, while Wigan were involved in an uncharacteristic 0-0 draw with Swansea City. At home, Preston are favourites at 11/8 with BetVictor, with Wigan less fancied at 28/13 with Unibet.

Recommended bet: Wigan win and over 2.5 goals at 15/4 with Bet365 – BET HERE

QPR vs Derby

QPR and Derby meet this weekend in a game which the bookies seem unable to call, with the markets looking especially close at this moment in time. QPR won in midweek against strugglers Reading last time out, as Derby drew 1-1 in their visit from Norwich City at Pride Park. William Hill has both of these teams priced at 17/10 to win this contest, with BetVictor having the draw at 23/10.

Recommended bet: Derby win at 17/10 with William Hill – BET HERE

Sheffield United vs Hull

Sheffield United will hope to extend their recent winning run to four successive matches in the Championship when they take on Hull at Bramall Lane. They beat Blackburn 2-0 thanks to a brace from Billy Sharp at Ewood Park, his fourth goal in three games. As for Hull, they will be looking respond to a 1-0 defeat to table-toppers Leeds United last time out. United are favourites at 3/5 with Bet365, with Hull available to be backed at 5/1 with Betfred.

Recommended bet: Billy Sharp to score anytime at 6/4 with Bet365 – BET HERE

Swansea vs Ipswich

Swansea will be looking to get back into the play-offs this weekend when they face Ipswich Town at the Liberty Stadium. The Swans drew 0-0 with Wigan in midweek, while Ipswich lost 2-0 away to Middlesbrough in their previous outing, leaving them 23rd in the Championship table. Unsurprisingly, Swansea are favourites to win here at 10/11 with Betway, with Ipswich being the unfancied team at 15/4 with BetVictor.

Recommended bet: Under 1.5 goals at 2/1 with Bet365 – BET HERE

West Brom vs Reading

Unbeaten in six West Brom will look to continue their excellent form in the Championship as they take on Paul Clement’s lowly Reading at The Hawthorns. The Baggies were held to a 2-2 draw at Sheffield Wednesday in midweek, whilst Reading lost once again, going down 1-0 at home to QPR. West Brom are favoured at 3/5 with Betway in this contest, with Reading now priced at 6/1 to get the win with Unibet.

Recommended bet: West Brom -1 handicap at 11/8 with Bet365 – BET HERE

Bolton vs Blackburn

A Lancashire derby should be enough to whet the appetite of concerned Bolton supporters, as their side face Blackburn at home on Saturday evening. Both sides will look to bounce back from defeats last time out, with Bolton losing 2-0 to Stoke and Blackburn crumbled against Sheffield United by the same scoreline. The away side are the favourites at 13/10 with Unibet, with Bolton best-priced at 5/2 with William Hill.

Recommended bet: Draw at 23/10 with Betfred – BET HERE

Bristol City vs Sheffield Wednesday

Two teams who sit on 16 points in the Championship meet at Ashton Gate this weekend, with Bristol City taking on Sheffield Wednesday. The home team will be looking to bounce back from a disappointing run of form, which continued with a 0-0 draw against Rotherham. Meanwhile, Sheffield Wednesday earned a credible 2-2 draw with West Brom in midweek. Bristol City are favourites at 4/5 with Ladbrokes, with Bet365 pricing Sheffield Wednesday at 15/4.

Recommended bet: Over 2.5 goals at 9/10 with Bet365 – BET HERE