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The Championship midweek fixtures and betting – 21 August

Martin Petrov of Bolton Wanderers scores from the penalty spot during the Pre Season Friendly match between Crewe Alexandra and Bolton Wanderers at Alexandra Stadium on July 28, 2012 in Crewe, England. (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Getty Images)

Those who lost their opening weekend fixture have a chance to put things right this midweek, while the clubs that picked up all three points are looking to confirm their good start to the season.

Pre-season Championship favourites Leicester kicked off with a comfortable 2-0 win over Peterborough and can make it back-to-back wins when they take on newly promoted Charlton this Tuesday. The Foxes are quoted at odds of 6/4 with Stan James to make it a maximum six points from their opening two games.

It wasn’t such a good start for fellow pre-season favourites Bolton, who lost 2-0 away to Burnley on what was a miserable return to Turf Moor for Wanderers manager Owen Coyle. They at least have an opportunity to get back on track within a few days as they host Derby at the Reebok Stadium this midweek. BetVictor offer odds of 8/11 that the home side take the three points, with Derby at odds of 4/1 and the draw 27/10.

Blackpool currently top the embryonic Championship league table after they beat Millwall 2-0 in their opening game. Ian Holloway’s men are at home to Leeds, who also kicked off with a win, and Stan James make The Seasiders 11/8 favourites to be the team that maintains their 100% record. Leeds are a 2/1 shot and the draw is 9/4.

Elsewhere in the Championship this midweek Brighton are made favourites to beat Cardiff, Middlesbrough are fancied to take three point from Burnley, Wolves are odds-on prices to beat Barnsley and Watford are strong favourites to defeat Ipswich.

Midweek Championship Fixtures

Tuesday 21st August

19:45 Brighton v Cardiff

19:45 Bristol City v Crystal Palace

19:45 Charlton v Leicester

19:45 Huddersfield v Nottm Forest

19:45 Middlesbrough v Burnley

19:45 Peterborough v Millwall

19:45 Sheff Wed v Birmingham

19:45 Watford v Ipswich

19:45 Wolves v Barnsley

20:00 Blackpool v Leeds

20:00 Bolton v Derby


Wednesday 22nd August

19:45 Blackburn v Hull

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The Championship midweek fixtures and betting – 21 August

Midweek fixture round-up and betting for Championship games being played 21st and 22nd August.

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