Championship Round-Up: 16/03/2019

Championship Round-Up: 16/03/2019

Stoke City vs Reading

Stoke City will be hoping to secure three points this weekend when they welcome Reading to the Bet365 Stadium. The hosts sit in 17th, three places above their upcoming opponents and ahead by ten points which they will be keen to add to this weekend. The Potters have secured just one win in their last five, but remain unbeaten during those fixtures with four ending in draws. Their most recent fixture saw them draw 0-0 with Derby County. The Royals have had little to cheer about this season with them placed down in 20th and they remain on level points with both sides found below them. Reading were unable to build on their back-to-back wins in their previous fixture against Leeds United who eased to a 3-0 win. SkyBet has the hosts to win priced at 3/4, while their opponents sit at 7/2 with Bet365.

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Hull City vs QPR

Hull City will be hoping they can bounce back to winning ways this Saturday when they go up against a struggling QPR outfit at the KCOM Stadium. The Tigers have struggled with their consistency this season and over the last five games have secured two wins alongside three defeats. Their previous game saw them go up against Norwich City who they narrowly lost 3-2 to. Rangers find themselves down in 18th and with there being just seven points between them and the relegation zone, will be keen to secure at least a point. QPR went up against Rotherham United in their last fixture and suffered a disappointing 2-1 defeat. The hosts can be backed with SkyBet at a price of 1/1 and their opponents sit at 5/2.

Recommended Bet: Hull City to win at 1/1 SkyBet – BET HERE

Fraizer Campbell Hull City striker

Wigan Athletic vs Bolton Wanderers

Two sides that are in need of three points meet at the DW Stadium this Saturday as Bolton Wanderers takes on Wigan Athletic. Two sides that once found themselves competing in the Premier League are now fighting to avoid relegation from the Championship. The hosts sit in 21st, while their opponents are down in 23rd in need of seven points just to catch the side above them. The Latics have lost their last three matches on the bounce following their 3-0 defeat to Blackburn Rovers. Bolton have secured one win in their last five alongside four defeats, following their 2-0 loss to Sheffield Wednesday. SkyBet has Wigan to win priced at 7/10 and their opponents sit at 15/4 with Betway.

Recommended Bet: Wigan to win at 7/10 SkyBet – BET HERE

Sheffield Wednesday vs Blackburn Rovers

The Hillsborough Stadium will be home to both Sheffield Wednesday and Blackburn Rovers this Saturday. The two sides in question will be looking to build on their recent victories, especially Blackburn as they look to close the five-point gap that separates the two sides. The Owls are unbeaten in their last five games and following their 2-0 win over Bolton Wanderers have won three of their last five games. Rovers do not share the same form with them suffering three defeats in their last five games, but they secured a comfortable 3-0 win over Wigan Athletic in their latest fixture. Bet365 is offering odds of 21/20 for the hosts to win and Betway has their opponents priced at 11/4.

Recommended Bet: Sheffield Wednesday to win at 21/20 Bet365 – BET HERE

Rotherham United vs Norwich City

Rotherham United will have a tough game on their hands at their New York Stadium this weekend, as they will face the league leaders Norwich City. The Millers will be keen to build on the previous 2-1 win they secured against QPR, but with Norwich as their opponents securing anything other than a loss looks unlikely. Rotherham enter this game sat way down in 22nd, 21 places below their opponents. The Canaries enter matchday 38 still sat in first place, but they need to keep the momentum going with Leeds United just two points behind. Norwich went up against Hull City in their last match and secured three points with a 3-2 win. SkyBet has the hosts to win priced at 10/3, while Bet365 has Norwich priced at 3/5.

Recommended Bet: Norwich to win at 3/5 Bet365 – BET HERE

Brentford vs West Brom

Brentford will be hoping they can bounce back to winning ways this weekend when they welcome West Brom to their Griffin Park Stadium. The hosts have improved vastly since the beginning of the season and now find themselves in 14th as they head into matchday 38. The Bees have three wins in their last five games, but head into this fixture having lost to Sheffield United 2-0. The Baggies got off to a great start since the dismissal of Darren Moore, as they secured an impressive 3-0 win over Swansea City. This victory brought an end to their winless run of three games. You can back the hosts to win with Bet365 who have them priced at 1/1 and their opponents sit at 11/5 with SkyBet.

Recommended Bet: Both teams to score at 8/15 Bet365 – BET HERE

Ipswich Town vs Nottingham Forest

Nottingham Forest will be expecting to add three points to their total this weekend when they travel to Portman Road to face Ipswich Town. The hosts are in real need of three points with them sat down in 24th in need of 13 points to draw them level with 22nd. Town have only lost one of their last five games, but the remaining four have all ended in draws. Forest sit up in tenth just three points off the pace of sixth place. Martin O’Neil’s men are in need of a confidence booster with them arriving off the back of a 3-1 defeat to Aston Villa. Ipswich can be backed with Bet365 at a price of 27/10, while their opponents sit at 11/10 with Betway.

Recommended Bet: Ipswich Town draw no bet at 8/11 Betway – BET HERE

Preston North End vs Birmingham City

Preston North End look to continue their surge up the Championship table this weekend when they welcome Birmingham City to their Deepdale Stadium. After a poor start, the hosts now find themselves flying high in the Championship and enter this game sat in ninth place just two points off the top six. Preston went up against Middlesbrough in their previous match and secured a 2-1 win, which marked the eleventh game they have gone without a loss. Birmingham are in need of a morale booster as they head into this fixture having lost their last three matches on the bounce, following their 2-0 defeat to Millwall. Betway has Preston to win priced at 21/20 and Birmingham at 14/5.

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Aston Villa vs Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough makes the journey to Villa Park to face Aston Villa this weekend for matchday 38 in the Championship. Villa enter this game sat three places below their opponents, but the two sides are separated by just four points making this a huge game for either side. Aston Villa went up against Nottingham Forest in their last match and secured a comfortable 3-1 win. Middlesbrough are in danger of falling out of the top six, as they find themselves in poor form which has seen them lose their last two matches back-to-back. Boro’s latest loss came against Preston North End who beat them 2-1. Betway has Villa to win priced at 5/4, while SkyBet has their opponents at 11/5.

Recommended Bet: Aston Villa to win at 5/4 Betway – BET HERE

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