Championship Round-Up: 09/03/2019

Championship Round-Up: 09/03/2019

Blackburn Rovers vs Preston North End

Blackburn Rovers return to Ewood Park this Saturday where they will go up against an improving Preston side. This season has been a disappointing one for Tony Mowbray and Co’, as their efforts so far have them placed down in 17th. Rovers went up against Rotherham United in their previous game and suffered a 3-2 loss. Preston have been climbing the table and head into this game sat in 12th place. The travelling side are unbeaten in their last nine fixtures following their 1-1 draw with Bristol City. despite having the home form, Rovers are the slight underdogs and have odds of 7/4 with Bet365. Their opponents sit at 7/5 with SkyBet.

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Sheffield United vs Rotherham United

Chris Wilder will be expecting his side to add three points to their total this weekend when his Sheffield United takes on Rotherham United at Bramall Lane. Sheffield United gave up second place in their previous match when they were held to a draw by bitter rivals, Sheffield Wednesday. The Blades remain in the title race as they sit just four points off the pace of Norwich City. Rotherham will have a tough time securing anything other than a defeat in this fixture, but they do arrive unbeaten in their last six games. The hosts can be backed with SkyBet at a price of 2/5, while their opponents sit at 7/1.

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Nottingham Forest vs Hull City

The City Ground will be home to what should be a close affair in the Championship this weekend as Nottingham Forest goes up against Hull City. the two sides are having very similar seasons and sit side by side in the table. Forest sit in ninth and hold a narrow lead over their opponents which comes down to their better goal difference. Forest went up against Stoke City in their last match and suffered a 2-0 loss. Hull City will be keen to move above their opponents this weekend and close in on the top six. The Tigers picked up three points in their previous match against Birmingham City. Bet365 has Forest to win priced at 6/5 and their opponents at 23/10.

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Derby County vs Sheffield Wednesday

Frank Lampard is desperately trying to steer his side back on track and they will return to Pride Park this Saturday to face Sheffield Wednesday. Derby County made a strong start to the Championship, but their form has been on a decline recently and now they have gone five games without a win. The Rams went up against Aston Villa in their previous fixture and were left red-faced when they lost 4-0. The Owls have been on the rise up the table recently with them showing strong form. Wednesday are unbeaten run of seven games following their 0-0 draw with Sheffield United. The hosts can be backed with Bet365 at a price of 21/20 and Betway has their opponents priced at 14/5.

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Bolton Wanderers vs Millwall

Two sides that have been battling it out down at the bottom of the table meet at the Macron Stadium this weekend, as Bolton Wanderers and Millwall go head-to-head. The hosts enter this games sat way down in 23rd as they head into the 36th match of the season and seven points separate them from 22nd. Bolton went up against Swansea City in their last match and lost 2-0 which marked their third consecutive defeat. The Lions sit three places above their opponents doing their best to steer clear of the bottom three which they sit just one point clear of. Millwall suffered their third consecutive defeat last time out against Norwich City. SkyBet is offering odds of 29/10 for the hosts to win, while Bet365 has Millwall to win priced at 21/20.

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QPR vs Stoke City

Stoke City look to build on their previous win this weekend when they travel to Loftus Road to face QPR. after working their way up the table, QPR now find themselves back down in 18th place due to a run of poor form. Rangers have secured just one win in their last seven games and the other six have all ended in defeats. Their most recent loss came against Brentford who beat them 3-0. The Potters sit in 16th place and will be looking to build on their recent 2-0 win against Nottingham Forest. This win marked the fourth game they have gone without a defeat. Betway has the hosts to win priced at 17/10, while Bet365 has Stoke to win at 7/4.

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Middlesbrough vs Brentford

Tony Pulis will be wanting to add three points to his sides total this weekend when they go up against Brentford at the Riverside. Boro sit up inside the top six in fifth place as they head into this fixture and will be keen on securing three points to ensure they stay inside. Middlesbrough are unbeaten in their last three after drawing 0-0 with Wigan Athletic in their last fixture. Brentford have been in some of their best form in the last couple months and have pushed up into 15th place. The Bees managed to shake off their 2-0 loss against Sheffield Wednesday, with a 3-0 win over QPR in their latest match. Bet365 has Middlesbrough to win priced at 6/5 and their opponents at 9/4.

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Reading vs Wigan Athletic

Reading will be hoping they can build on their previous victory when they return to the Madejski Stadium to face Wigan Athletic. This season has been a disappointing one for the Royals, as their current efforts have them placed down in 21st. Reading secured their seventh win of the season in their last match against Ipswich Town who they beat 2-1. The Latics are not having much of a better season, but they do find themselves slightly higher in the table in 19th. Wigan had been enjoying an unbeaten run of five games before losing 2-1 to Derby County midweek. Bet365 has the hosts to win priced at 6/4 and their opponents at 19/10.

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West Brom vs Ipswich Town

Darren Moore will be expecting nothing less than three points from his side on Saturday when they return to The Hawthorns to face Ipswich Town. The Baggies have been impressive this season and remain in contention for the title race, with them sitting in fourth place. West Brom went up against Leeds United in their latest match and was left embarrassed when they lost 4-0. This defeat means they have now lost back-to-back games. Ipswich Town look set to face relegation this season, as after their 35 games played sit down in 24th in need of 12 points to catch 22nd place. Town went up against Reading in their previous match and lost 2-1. Betway is offering odds of 3/8 for the hosts to win, while their opponents sit at 15/2 with SkyBet.

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Bristol City vs Leeds United

One game you will not want to miss this weekend will be held at Ashton Gate as Leed United go up against Bristol City. Bristol have pushed their way up into the top six after an incredible run of unbeaten form, but find themselves without a win in their last four games after recently drawing 1-1 with Preston North End. Leeds United moved back into second place after their impressive 4-0 win over West Brom. Marcelo Bielsa will be pushing for the three points with Norwich City just two points ahead at the top of the table. SkyBet has the hosts to win priced at 19/10 and their opponents at 7/5.

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