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Championship Tuesday Accumulator: Burnley ready to tame Millwall

Runaway Championship leaders Burnley's visit to in-form Millwall is the pick of the handful of five tier-two fixtures on Tuesday evening and features in our four-fold accumulator.

Sharing top billing is an eagerly-awaited Lancashire derby between Blackburn Rovers and Blackpool which has huge implications at both ends of the table.

The same is true of two more Tuesday night tussles, the clashes between Rotherham United and Sunderland and also Birmingham City's visit to Norwich City.

Completing the quintet of matches is Swansea City against Stoke City, which sees former Canaries defender Russell Martin pitting his wits against his one-time Carrow Road boss Alex Neil.

Tuesday four-fold acca:

Our four selections form an acca at odds of 41/1

Burnley @ 29/20

Sunderland to win 2nd half @ 6/4

Swansea v Stoke Draw @ 23/10

Draw or Birmingham Double Chance @ 11/10

Odds were correct at time of writing and are subject to change

Leaders can silence Lions' roar

WhatMillwall v Burnley
WhereNew Den, London
When19:45, Tuesday 21st February
OddsMillwall 2/1, Draw 9/4, Burnley 29/20

Burnley know they are in for an aerial barrage from the division's set-piece kings, but the runaway leaders still look a really fair price.

No team has scored more goals from corners or free-kicks than Millwall this season - 19 in total - but Vincent Kompany is blessed with a defence packed full of experience, which has conceded the fewest goals in the division.

Gary Rowett's Lions will be buzzing after Saturday's 3-2 win over Sheffield United thanks to Tom Bradshaw's hat-trick.

But the 29/20 Clarets are a step up again and are themselves buzzing after winning 1-0 at Luton Town at the weekend.

That made it five straight away wins for the leaders and 1/12 title jollies, who have collected a league-high nine road victories this term.

Out-of-form Millers there for the taking

WhatRotherham United v Sunderland
WhereNew York Stadium, Rotherham
When19:45, Tuesday 21st February
OddsRotherham 13/5, Draw 9/4, Sunderland 23/20

It's two wins in four months for Rotherham United, who have to fear the worst at home to on-song Sunderland.

The Millers aren't being blown away by anyone, however, and over the last month they have collected points off sides of the calibre of Watford and Sheffield United.

The Black Cats have lost just one of their last ten in the league and are still finding the net despite the absence of top scorer Ross Stewart and with Ellis Simms back at Everton.

Twelve of Sunderland's last 13 goals have been scored in the second half, so there's a case for taking a punt on them winning the second period at 6/4 when the Millers usually wilt.

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Potters can stifle Swans

WhatSwansea City v Stoke City
WhereLiberty Stadium, Swansea
When19:45, Tuesday 21st February
OddsSwansea 6/5, Draw 9/4, Stoke 5/2

Swansea City might be one of the nicer sides on the eye, but they aren't easy to fancy at the moment, home or away.

Russell Martin's men have won only one of their last five league games, and that was narrowly at home to a Blackpool side who played much of the second period with ten men.

Stoke City are hardly pulling up trees themselves, but they aren't getting taken apart. Indeed, they may be below the Swans in the table, but they have conceded eight goals less.

Alex Neil's first game in charge of Stoke at the back end of August was a 1-1 draw with Swansea and it would be no surprise if the return wasn't just as tight, with another draw priced at 23/10.

Canaries may struggle to break down Blues

WhatNorwich City v Birmingham City
WhereCarrow Road, Norwich
When19:45, Tuesday 21st February
How to watchSky Sports Red Button
OddsNorwich 7/10, Draw 3/1, Birmingham 4/1

Norwich have failed to find the net in three of their last four Championship matches and that's a stat that the Canaries are going to struggle to improve without two of their key frontmen.

The word emanating from Carrow Road is that Teemu Pukki and Josh Sargent, a duo with 21 league goals between them this term, will both miss the visit of the Blues.

Birmingham themselves are set to be without Troy Deeney who scored his seventh goal of the season before limping out of Saturday's disappointing 2-1 loss at Huddersfield Town.

These are two sides who are under-achieving, though Birmingham are playing far better under John Eustace than a run of seven defeats in nine would suggest.

They have been to places like Preston, West Brom and Swansea and won this term, so they ought to be good enough to at least avoid a loss at a gloomy Carrow Road, with the Double Chance - Draw or Birmingham 11/10.

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