Who should you be betting on in the Championship this weekend?

We preview the best bets in the Championship this weekend.

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Birmingham v Ipswich, Saturday 29th September, 15:00

Ipswich are still yet to win a game under Paul Hurst after 10-man Bolton held them to a goalless stalemate.

Their struggles have come through their lack of goals, netting just four across their last eight games, while they’ve managed just one goal from four road trips to date.

They’ve kept it fairly tight at the back too, conceding 12 goals from nine games so far, with seven of their outings seeing fewer than three goals including each of the last four.

Meanwhile, Birmingham managed their first win of the season at Leeds last time out, leaving them W1-D6-L2 from their opening nine matches and they’ve also struggled to get on the scoresheet with just seven goals to their name.

With that in mind, the Under 2.5 Goals market looks favourable as Birmingham have seen fewer than three goals in six of their last eight outings and in eight of their 10 matches since the start of last season against bottom-six sides.

Moreover, Ipswich have been under this line in all four matches against bottom-half teams this term.

Birmingham City manager Garry Monk will want to take three points from the game.

Under 2.5 Goals at 1.55*

Blackburn v Nottingham Forest, September 29th September, 15:00

Blackburn managed to secure the full three points against Stoke thanks to a wayward stoppage time penalty from Saido Berahino.

Forest meanwhile, made it two wins from two after beating both Rotherham and Sheffield Wednesday to move into the top-half of the table.

However, both those victories came at home, while on the road they’re yet to win from their four attempts this season. Stretching back into last season, they’ve failed to win any of their last 10 away.

We can expect this to be a cagey affair with three of the last four meetings between the two sides seeing fewer than three goals, while the same has occurred in three of Blackburn’s four outings at Ewood Park this term.

When visiting middle-third opposition, Forest have had 0-0’s in four of their last five, so although we’re backing the Under 2.5 Goals we wouldn’t put anyone off the 0-0 correct scoreline either.

Will Blackburn get a win this weekend?

Under 2.5 Goals at 1.58*

Millwall v Sheffield United, Saturday 29th September, 15:00

Millwall have been handed a tough opening few rounds of fixtures with six of their nine games so far coming against top-half sides, and they’re a tad unfortunate to be down in 22nd place.

They’ve drawn with the current top two in their four games at the Den whilst also defeating Frank Lampard’s Derby, as only Swansea have managed to get the better of them.

Sheffield Utd have made a very different start to their campaign having played just three top-half sides as they’re W5-D1-L3 so far.

Chris Wilder’s men are fortunate to be in the top-six, relying on a late 87th minute winner to beat a now rock-bottom Preston in their last game, while they drew with a then 21st-placed Birmingham prior to that as both those games came at home.

The Blades have never been too strong away from home, winning only three of their last 10 road games. Meanwhile, Millwall have lost just one of nine hosting top-six opponents since the start of last season, so the double chance looks the best bet.

Millwall manager Neil Harris needs his team to bounce back from a tough fixture list.

Millwall +0.5 Asian Handicap at 1.59*

*all odds are subject to change

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