Back to straight back defeats for the Rams
Bet 1: Back Barnsley @ 7/5 – KO 15:00 GMT
Derby saw their run of three right wins that are 1-0 to an end on Wednesday, as they were soundly beaten 3-0 at Rotherham.
It’s another away day for Wayne Rooney’s side today, and they have shown improved form more recently.
Defeats while they are up against a Barnsley side that haven’t won in the league since 2020 to Norwich, Swansea and Watford can certainly especially be forgiven as two of them were away from home. They then drew with Cardiff, and at Nottingham Forest weekend that is last
The Tykes could actually place their feet up in the while the Rams were toiling against the Millers, and with six wins in their last 10 at home, they appear to be a shade overpriced to win again this afternoon.
No week dream start for Woodgate
Bet 2: Back The Draw in Bournemouth v Birmingham @ 5/2 – KO 15:00 GMT
A 2-1 home defeat to Sheffield Wednesday was enough to convince the Bournemouth board that Jason Tindall was no longer the right man to lead them back into the Premier League, and they have appointed Jonathan Woodgate as interim manager.
Woodgate hardly set the world alight at the Riverside though, and with the Cherries having lost their last four Championship matches, I think they will be held by Birmingham today.
The Blues drew 0-0 at Wycombe in the week, which is hardly the greatest result in the world, but it means they are down to seventh following one win in five – three of which were defeats.
Neil that they have still only lost twice on the road this term – drawing seven of their other 11.(*)Another home defeat for the Boro(*)Bet 3: Back Brentford @ 6/5 – KO 15:00 GMT(*)Middlesbrough are still in the hunt for the Play-offs, but Warnock is likely to be worried by their type during the Riverside – three defeats that are straight nil – and with Brentford in town today, they face much stiffer opposition than they did in the shape of Birmingham, Blackburn and Rotherham.(*)The Bees came from behind to beat Bristol City on with the three goals being their eighth, ninth and 10th in their last two matches.(*)Thomas wednesday Frank’s men are unbeaten in eight overseas – winning five of those – as well as in Ivan Toney, they’ve the league’s leading scorer.(*)