Championship Round-Up: 23/10/2018

Championship Round-Up: 23/10/2018

Birmingham vs Reading

In-form Birmingham City will be looking to continue their strong form in the Championship this weekend as they take on Reading at St. Andrews on Tuesday night. Blues have won three of their last five matches and are unbeaten in nine games, after winning 1-0 away to Stoke last time out. Reading will be looking to secure back-to-back wins for the first time this season after defeating Millwall 2-1 at the weekend. Birmingham are favoured at 9/11 with Unibet, with Reading the underdogs at 17/4 with Bet365.

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Middlesbrough vs Rotherham

Top-of-the-table Middlesbrough will hope to extend their lead at the top of the Championship on Tuesday when they face Rotherham United at home. Tony Pulis’ team moved top after beating Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 away from home, but have failed to win either of their last two matches at the Riverside. Meanwhile, Rotherham are winless in each of their last six games with three draws and a defeat and were involved in a 1-1 draw against Bolton at the weekend. Middlesbrough are heavy favourites at 2/5 with William Hill, while Rotherham can be backed at 17/2 with BetVictor.

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Millwall vs Wigan

Strugglers Millwall will look to escape the relegation zone on Tuesday night as they welcome Wigan Athletic to The Den. The Lions lost 3-1 away to Reading last time out, a result which sees them enter this midweek round of fixtures in 22nd place in the Championship. Wigan returned to winning ways at the weekend after defeating West Brom 1-0 in what was a huge performance from Paul Cook’s men. Millwall are favoured at home at 13/10 with Bet365, with a Wigan victory available to be backed at 12/5 with BetVictor.

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Norwich vs Aston Villa

One of the most intriguing fixtures to come from this midweek schedule comes from Carrow Road as Norwich face Aston Villa. Norwich are 6th in the table after winning five of their last seven matches in the Championship, with Daniel Farke’s side defeating Nottingham Forest 2-1 at the weekend. As for Villa, they made a winning start to life under new manager Dean Smith after defeating Swansea 1-0 at Villa Park, that following a run of just one win in 10 under Steve Bruce. Norwich are favourites at 6/4 with William Hill, with Villa the outsiders at 12/5 with BetVictor.

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QPR vs Sheffield Wednesday

Next, Queens Park Rangers take on Sheffield Wednesday at Loftus Road in an important game for both sides. The hosts are unbeaten in their last three matches, taking seven points from a possible nine and defeated Ipswich Town 2-0 away from home at the weekend. As for Wednesday, they saw their four-game unbeaten run come to an end on Friday night as they fell to a 2-1 loss against Middlesbrough, despite Adam Reach adding to his goal of the season contender scrapbook of goals in 2018/19. A QPR win is currently best-priced at 11/10 with Unibet here, with a Sheffield Wednesday victory available at 3/1 with Bet365.

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Sheffield United vs Stoke City

The red side of Sheffield will also be in action this Tuesday night as United face Stoke City at Bramall Lane. The Blades will be looking to bounce back from a disappointing result at the weekend, having lost 2-1 away to Derby County – that after winning four straight games in the Championship. Meanwhile, Stoke saw their three-game unbeaten run come to an end after 1-0 at home to Birmingham City, a result which leaves them 17th in the Championship table. Sheffield United are favourites here at 19/20 with William Hill, with Stoke the outsiders at 3/1 with Paddy Power.

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Swansea vs Blackburn

The last of the seven games coming from the Championship on Tuesday night comes from the Liberty Stadium, as Swansea City face Blackburn Rovers. The Swans have struggled in recent weeks, managing just one win in their last seven matches in the Championship and were beaten 1-0 at the weekend by Aston Villa. Meanwhile, Blackburn will be looking to win a third straight game in the league after overcoming Leeds United 2-1 in an impressive result on Saturday. Swansea are favourites at 6/5 with SkyBet, while those who fancy Blackburn to secure a third straight win can get 13/5 with Bet365.

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