Cardiff City, Middlesbrough and Leicester City are the top three sides in the Championship and they all take to the road this weekend with a great chance of grabbing maximum points against Bolton Wanderers, Charlton Athletic and Watford respectively.
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Cardiff City to beat Bolton Wanderers @ 2/1
The Championship’s league leaders and form side Cardiff City show no sign of easing off following their blistering start to the season as they enter this game having collected eight wins from their last ten matches.
One of the major reasons for their current position is their ability to find the net. They are averaging two goals a game, with only Burnley having scored as many as the 26 the Bluebirds have notched in their 13 league games so far.
That was demonstrated in their previous league outing when they thrashed Burnley 4-0 at home last weekend with four different scorers, while only five teams have conceded less than the Welsh club, so they have good balance in the squad.
They head to the Reebok to face a Bolton Wanderers side that find themselves languishing in 18th position, having won just one of their last six league matches – form which prompted the club to part ways with manager Owen Coyle.
This will be Dougie Freedman’s first game in the dugout for the Trotters and it is certainly a baptism of fire for the former Crystal Palace boss. Given the form of the two sides, odds of 2/1 for an away win are just too good to ignore.
Middlesbrough to beat Charlton Athletic @ 19/10
Currently three points off the top of the table, Middlesbrough have started the season strongly as Tony Mowbray has built a solid side that looks more than capable of challenging for promotion.
Boro have won their last four league games in succession and followed those victories up with a 1-0 triumph away at Sunderland in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday evening to secure their place in the last eight of the competition.
Striker Scott McDonald has been in fine goalscoring form in recent weeks, with the former Celtic striker notching four in his last five outings, and he’ll fancy his chances of adding to that tally against newly-promoted Charlton Athletic.
The Addicks are without a win in three and find themselves just two points above the bottom three having collected 14 points from a possible 29, while they have won just one of their six games at the Valley this term.
Having seen off Blackburn, Watford and Brighton in their last three trips on the road, as well as Tuesday evening’s success, Boro will view this as a great opportunity to keep the pressure on the two sides above them with a victory in south London.
Leicester City to beat Watford @ 23/20
Second-placed Leicester will be looking to bounce back from their 2-1 defeat at home to high-flying Crystal Palace last weekend – their first loss in eight matches – as they look to keep the pace with Cardiff at the Championship summit.
The Foxes have been in fine form in recent weeks, with Nigel Pearson’s men picking up six wins and a draw in their last eight league outings.
Their lofty position is largely thanks to a defence that has conceded just 12 goals this season – only Brighton have a better defensive record – while the Midlands club haven’t been shy in front of goal either, having managed to find the net in every one of their 13 league games so far this term.
They travel to a Watford side that come into the game on the back of two successive defeats and currently occupy 16th position, with Gianfranco Zola’s men being on the wrong end of the scoreline in seven of their matches so far this campaign.
The Hornets have won just two of their six games at Vicarage Road this term, while the Foxes have secured two wins and a draw in their previous three games away from the King Power Stadium, so Pearson’s men look a good bet for the away success.