Championship tips for October 13-15: Cardiff, Fulham fancied for wins

Albert Adomah odds among Championship tips for October 13-15

FootieLive’s Championship tips for October 13-15 include Albert Adomah odds during a weekend with two big Midlands derbies.

Championship tips for October 13-15 include Albert Adomah odds in the Wolves v Aston Villa derby

The October international break is behind us now and league football returns in earnest.

Matchweek 12 of the Championship contains two derby days in the Midlands; Wolves host Aston Villa in the West and Nottingham Forest travel to Derby County in the East.

Before all that, there’s another TV game on Friday as table-toppers Cardiff City clash with Birmingham City.

What are the best bets for this latest round of fixtures?

Read our Championship tips for October 13-15 to find out…

Friday

Birmingham v Cardiff: Back Bluebirds for win to nil

Live on Sky Sports Football and Main Event, kick-off: 19:45 BST.

Neil Warnock’s league leaders are flying, but that is in stark contrast to their hosts who battle relegation.

The Blues appointed Steve Cotterill as Harry Redknapp’s successor after they got hit for six by Hull City last time out.

As Birmingham have lost without scoring on four occasions already this season and Cardiff have kept as many clean sheets, that suggests an away win is on the cards.

You can enhance the 5/4 on offer with BetVictor for a Bluebirds victory by backing them to win to nil at an awesome 11/4 with Paddy Power.

Bristol City v Burton Albion: Robins value for victory and over 3.5 goals in game

Lee Johnson’s Bristol City are touted for a big win over Burton Albion in our Championship tips for October 13-15.

There’s another team in fine form across the Bristol Channel from Cardiff; Lee Johnson’s Ashton Gate outfit.

The Robins are fourth in the Championship with 20 points in the bag already.

Three of Bristol City’s last five league games have contained four goals or more, while struggling Albion have lost their last couple of matches 4-0.

That points to a punt on the Robins beating Burton and there being over 3.5 goals in the game, so Paddy Power offer splendid value at 5/2 on this outcome.

Saturday

Fulham v Preston North End: Home win and both teams to score a big shout

Four places and three points separate last season’s play-off semi-finalists Fulham and plucky Preston, who continue to punch above their weight.

Plenty points to Slavisa Jokanovic’s side moving level with North End courtesy of a home win at Craven Cottage here.

Fulham have three straight wins against Preston, but have conceded in each of them.

The Londoners are also earning victories in this manner at the moment; both of their last two games have seen the opposition let in.

BetVictor are a terrific 12/5 for Fulham to win, but both teams to score in this encounter with Alex Neil’s Deepdale outfit.

Wolves v Aston Villa: Albert Adomah odds appeal anytime

Live on Sky Sports Football and Main Event, kick-off: 17:30 BST.

Albert Adomah odds to score anytime in Wolves v Aston Villa are also among our Championship tips for October 13-15.

Promotion contenders Wolves have been a little sloppy defensively at home, conceding six goals in their last four league matches at Molineux.

While there’s no doubting Nuno Espirito Santo’s side carry their own considerable threat, the value bet here is on an in-form winger opposing Wanderers.

Former Ghana wideman Adomah has four in as many games for Villa, so looks well worth a wager to net again anytime.

Albert Adomah odds of 4/1 for a goal in this West Midlands Derby with Paddy Power thus appeal.

Sunday

Derby v Forest: Draw between East Midlands rivals makes sense

Live on Sky Sports Football and Main Event, kick-off: 13:15 BST.

This keenly fought derby is always packed full of tackles, incidents and decisive moments.

As Gary Rowett’s Rams are on a run of three consecutive draws, however, and two points and places separate them from rivals Forest in the table, another share of the spoils is possible.

Three of the last nine battles between these two clubs synonymous with the great Brian Clough have finished level.

Take a generous 14/5 price with BetVictor on that being the outcome again between Derby and Forest.

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