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Championship Saturday Accumulator: Pressure to pile on Blackpool in 29/1 four-fold

There are nine games to enjoy in the Championship on Saturday with plenty to play for at both ends of the table.

Burnley have already sealed promotion to the Premier League, but they are yet to clinch the Championship title, although it appears to be just a matter of time until that is confirmed.

The race for a place in the play-offs remains hotly contested, with just second-placed Sheffield United, who are hoping to go up via the automatic route, and third-placed Luton Town assured of at least a top-six finish.

At the other end of the standings, time is running out for bottom club Wigan Athletic as well as Blackpool, who sit 23rd, as they stare down the barrel of relegation.

Saturday Championship four-fold acca

Birmingham to beat Blackpool @ 11/10
Bristol City v Rotherham - Draw @ 5/2
Burnley to beat QPR and over 2.5 goals @ 21/20
Millwall to beat Wigan @ 1/1

Four-fold pays out at 29/1

Odds correct at time of writing and are subject to fluctuation.

Travel-sick Tangerines to come up short

WhatBirmingham City v Blackpool
WhereSt Andrews’ Stadium, Birmingham
When15:00, Saturday 22nd April 2023
OddsBirmingham 11/10, Draw 9/4, Blackpool 11/4

Blackpool's stay in the Championship looks set to come to an end over the next few weeks as they sit six points from safety and are showing no signs of improvement.

Interim boss Stephen Dobbie has won one of his three games at the helm, losing two, since replacing Mick McCarthy in the dugout, however, that victory came against Wigan and they appear to be struggling to compete with clubs higher up the standings.

Birmingham City, who sit 15th, don't have any relegation concerns on their mind and will be relishing the chance to take on a Blackpool team that has won just two of their last 11.

The Blues, despite having little to play for, have lost just one of their last six engagements and they are unbeaten in three at home - keeping clean sheets in each of those games at St Andrew's.

Only Reading (12) have picked up fewer points than Blackpool's haul of 14 on the road this term and the north-west club have lost eight in a row on their travels, while their last away win came at Coventry City on 29th October.

They have failed to win any of their last seven visits to Birmingham across the Championship and Premier League and each of the last two encounters have ended in a win for the Midlands outfit.

Honours even at Ashton Gate

WhatBristol City v Rotherham United
WhereAshton Gate, Bristol
When15:00, Saturday 22nd April 2023
OddsBristol City 21/20, Draw 5/2, Rotherham 13/5

Bristol City are beginning to wind down their campaign with relegation or a push for promotion both off the table.

The Robins are placed comfortably in 14th and their form has tailed off in recent weeks, suffering back-to-back losses and failing to win in three.

Rotherham United head to Ashton Gate on Saturday with work to do in order to guarantee their place in the division for next season.

The Millers are 18th and just three points clear of the drop zone, but they do have a game in hand on five of the six teams placed below them.

City tend to put in a better showing at home, with 31 of their 53 points being achieved at Ashton Gate, however, they've drawn each of their last two against Middlesbrough and Reading.

Rotherham have drawn three of their last four on the road, picking up points at Swansea City, Hull City and Norwich City and look capable of adding another to their tally.

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Clarets looking to clinch title in style

WhatBurnley v QPR
WhereTurf Moor, Burnley
When15:00, Saturday 22nd April 2023
OddsBurnley 4/11, Draw 15/4, QPR 17/2

Burnley have already celebrated returning to the Premier League at the first time of asking, but Vincent Kompany has made clear his intention to lead the club to the title.

They need a maximum of three points from their last four outings and victory looks highly likely when strugglers QPR visit on Saturday.

The Clarets are yet to taste defeat on home soil in the league this season, winning 15 and drawing six, and they've netted a joint-high of 45 goals at Turf Moor.

QPR make the long trip north in terrible form and in serious danger of dropping into the third tier for the first time since 2003/04.

They've won just one of their last 20 games in the Championship and have subsequently slipped to 21st with just a one-point gap to the relegation zone.

Only Blackpool (69) have shipped more than QPR's tally of 68 goals and the hosts looked primed to take advantage of a vulnerable backline.

Over 2.5 goals have been scored in 12 of Burnley's 21 games at home and the same is true in four of QPR's last five on the road.

Lions to see off lacklustre Latics

WhatWigan Athletic v Millwall
WhereDW Stadium, Wigan
When15:00, Saturday 22nd April 2023
OddsWigan 14/5, Draw 12/5, Millwall 1/1

Millwall have flirted with securing a play-off spot in three of the five seasons since returning to the Championship and they look well on course to finally achieve a top-six finish this campaign.

The Lions sit fifth, two points clear of seventh-placed West Brom with three games to play, and Saturday's trip to bottom club Wigan Athletic provides a great opportunity to further strengthen their position.

Wigan are seven points from safety and will be relegated on Saturday if they suffer defeat at the DW Stadium.

The Latics have picked up the fewest points of any club when hosting this term, winning just four games, and they have conceded a league-high 34 goals across 21 games.

Gary Rowett takes his side north with a strong recent away record, losing just one of their last five assignments on the road, and they look a strong prospect for this clash.

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