Championship Round-Up: 27/10/2018

Championship Round-Up: 27/10/2018

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Birmingham vs Sheffield Wednesday

Birmingham City will look to continue their resurgent form in the Championship when they host Sheffield Wednesday this weekend. Blues are unbeaten in each of their last 10 games in the Championship and come into this one off the back of three straight victories, the most recent being a 2-1 win over Reading in midweek. As for Wednesday, they have suffered back-to-back losses after going down 3-0 at QPR last time out. Birmingham are favourites to win here at 5/6 with BetVictor, with Wednesday available to be backed at 10/3 with SkyBet.

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Bolton vs Hull

Two teams at the wrong end of the Championship table collide this weekend as Bolton Wanderers face Hull City. Bolton are on a horrible run, having taken just one point from their last four matches and were well-beaten 3-0 by Nottingham Forest last time out. Meanwhile, Hull made it seven games without a win in midweek, having lost 1-0 away to Bristol City at Ashton Gate. Home advantage sees Bolton favoured at 6/4 with Betfair, with Hull the outsiders in this one at 2/1 with Unibet.

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Bristol City vs Stoke

Bristol City will look to continue their solid form over the past week when they host Stoke City at Ashton Gate on Saturday. The Robins defeated Hull in dramatic style in midweek thanks to a 93rd minute winner, with their back-to-back 1-0 victories seeing them rise to 8th in the table. Stoke, on the other hand, are still struggling to get it right under Gary Rowett, having taken just a point from their last two games and now sit 17th. As such, Bristol City are favourites at 6/4 with Bet365, with the Potters priced at 2/1 with Unibet.

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Millwall vs Ipswich

Millwall be looking to make it three successive home wins when they take on fellow strugglers Ipswich in a meeting of two of the bottom five sides in the Championship. The Lions have shown a turn in form of late, after defeating Wigan 2-1 in midweek, that after also securing a 2-1 victory over Aston Villa at The Den before the international break. Ipswich meanwhile sit rock bottom of the Championship, with their misery continuing with a 2-0 loss away to Leeds on Wednesday night. Millwall are favourites here at 8/11 with SkyBet, with an Ipswich win unfancied at 4/1 with BetVictor.

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Norwich vs Brentford

An interesting clash on Saturday sees Norwich City take on Brentford at Carrow Road. Norwich’s excellent form in the Championship continued on Tuesday night as they rallied to a 2-1 home win over Aston Villa, leaving themselves in 6th heading into this weekend. Meanwhile, Brentford’s wait for a win was extended to eight games in midweek, losing a thrilling game 4-3 against Preston North End. Norwich are odds-on to win here at 7/5 with SkyBet, whilst a Brentford victory is available at 21/10 with Bet365.

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Preston vs Rotherham

There will be a six-pointer played out at the bottom of the Championship on Saturday afternoon, with Preston hosting Rotherham. Preston have enjoyed a strong resurgence in recent weeks, going unbeaten in their last four games and have won back-to-back home matches, during which they have scored eight goals. Meanwhile, Rotherham have failed to win in seven, but did hold Middlesbrough to an impressive 0-0 draw away from home last time out. Preston are favoured here at 8/13 with Betfair, while the Millers are best-priced at 9/2 with Bet365.

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Sheffield United vs Wigan

Next, two teams that will be looking to get back on track in the Championship meet at Bramall Lane, as Sheffield United host Wigan. The Blades have taken just a point from their previous two games, first losing to Derby 2-1 before a late equaliser from Joe Allen earned Stoke a 1-1 draw in midweek. As for Wigan, they have won just one of their last five in the Championship and fell to a 2-1 defeat away at Millwall last time out. United are favourites in this one at 8/11 with Bet365, with Wigan outsiders at 18/5 with BetVictor.

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Swansea vs Reading

On paper, this fixture doesn’t look to be one for the neutrals to savour, as Swansea City host Reading. Swansea got back to winning ways in midweek with a 3-1 success over Blackburn Rovers, a result which now sees them sit 10th in the Championship table. Meanwhile, Birmingham inflicted a third defeat in four games on Reading, with the 2-1 defeat seeing the Royals drop into the relegation zone ahead of this weekend. Swansea are a valuable 5/6 with Betway to secure all three points in this one, with Reading the underdogs at 7/2 with Unibet.

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West Brom vs Blackburn

West Brom will desperately hope to snap out of their recent blip this weekend when they face Blackburn Rovers at The Hawthorns. The Baggies have now lost each of their last two matches in the Championship, first falling 1-0 to Wigan before a shock 4-1 home defeat against Derby County on Wednesday night. Blackburn too will be looking to recover from a midweek loss, having returned from their trip to Wales with a 3-1 defeat against Swansea. West Brom are still favoured here at 8/11 with BetVictor, while Blackburn are currently 17/4 with Bet365.

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Leeds vs Nottingham Forest

The weekend’s Championship action comes to a halt on Saturday evening when Leeds United host Nottingham Forest in a tantalising fixture. Leeds returned to the top of the Championship in midweek after they defeated Ipswich Town 2-0 at Elland Road, but will now look to restore consistency within their performances. Forest meanwhile currently sit 7th in the Championship table after beating Bolton Wanderers 3-0 away from home, a result which sees them sit just two points outside of the play-offs in 7th. Leeds are favourites to win here at 4/5 with SkyBet, whilst Forest are available at 4/1 with Bet365.

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