Still struggling to think of Christmas present ideas? Well it’s crunch time in the Championship, as three games in a week means plenty of opportunity to win some cash. This 25/1 accumulator, is all about home comforts.
MK Dons vs Sheffield Wednesday – 7:45pm Tuesday
After a slow start, the Owls are beginning to take flight as they try and make a return to the top division of English football. 13 points from their last eight games, and unbeaten in over a month, they visit an off-form MK Dons on Tuesday night. In contrast to their Yorkshire opponents, the Dons haven’t won in a month. While performances have been improving, the away side are the team to back here at
Charlton vs Bolton – 7:45 Tuesday
Bolton can’t buy a win these days. Well, they can’t buy anything really at the moment. A suggested takeover bid has stalled, they’re about to be issued with a winding up petition that’ll trigger a points deduction which will all but confirm relegation. Rock bottom of the table, they travel to the Valley on Tuesday, coming up against an improving Charlton side. Having forced Brighton to a 3-2 a fortnight ago, they drew with Leeds at the weekend, but deserved all three points. Expect them to get the win at .
Derby vs Bristol City – 7:45pm Tuesday
If ever there was a banker in the Championship for midweek, Derby are it. The Rams are in a bit of a slump at the moment, drawing their last two games. Despite that, they still sit second in the form table averaging two points per game over their last eight matches. A thrilling draw with unbeaten Brighton at the weekend has them filled with confidence coming up against a Bristol side that are struggling to score away from home. Derby to clip the Robins at
Middlesbrough vs Burnley – 7:45pm Tuesday
The only team in better form than Derby in the Championship are Middelsbrough. Six wins from their last eight games, only one defeat at home all year back in August and two points off Brighton at the top. Aitor Karanka’s men are flying, but they drew 0-0 at the weekend. As did their opponents Burnley, who after initially looking good for an immediate return to the Premier League. They’re the only one of the top six in the bottom half of the form table, and have drawn three of their last six away games. A trip to Fortress Riverside will compound that pain. Back the Boro at
Hull vs Reading – 7:45pm Wednesday – Sky Sports 1
Despite being second as they headed into November, Reading’s season has driven off a cliff. The Royals have fallen as far as 12th in the table after their loss to Preston at the weekend, their fourth loss in the last six games. That is relegation form. With rumours of ex-boss Brian McDermott being set to take over again, there is a small light at the end of the tunnel for fans of the Berkshire team. They go to 3rd placed Hull with pessimism however, as the Tigers are roaring. Hunting down the top two, Hull have only lost once at home all season to Derby, and only conceded five goals in that space. Easy home win at