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Championship tips for weekend games starring Burton v Newcastle and QPR v Villa plus acca

Lee Gormley | 18 December 2016

Championship tips for weekend games

The Championship campaign continues into its matchweek 22 this weekend and there are a host of intriguing match-ups from Friday night until Sunday evening.

This will include league leaders and title favourites Newcastle United, who come up against Burton Albion after their midweek win over Wigan Athletic, while there are plenty of live fixtures taking place.

So, ahead of the latest set of second tier clashes, Coral outline Championship tips for weekend games for punters to enjoy throughout the action!

Huddersfield to topple Norwich

Back Huddersfield to overcome Norwich in our Championship tips for weekend games.

Back Huddersfield to overcome Norwich in our Championship tips for weekend games.

We begin with the Friday night meeting between Norwich City and Huddersfield Town, with this encounter seeing ninth against fourth respectively.

The visitors have not toppled their opponents since 2001 domestically but have been in superb form of late and will enter proceedings on the back of two straights wins, including an away victory over Burton. So backing them to prevail on their travels at 3/1 could prove prosperous.

Newcastle to beat Burton to nil

Benitez will hope to oversee a third straight win to nil.

Benitez will hope to oversee a third straight win to nil.

Rafael Benitez’s Magpies overcame Wigan 2-0, with this following up a comfortable 4-0 triumph over Birmingham City, and they will be confident of a third successive win against Burton this time out.

With the Toon having won back-to-back games without conceding, they have showcased strength both going forward and at the back. Therefore, they are a promising 8/5 to win to nil for a third game in a row.

Brighton to sink Birmingham and both score

Brighton also feature in our Championship tips for weekend games.

Brighton also feature in our Championship tips for weekend games.

Saturday evening’s live kick-off sees eighth placed Birmingham City and second positioned Brighton and Hove Albion square off at St Andrew’s.

The away side have been on a supreme run of 15 Championship outings unbeaten since September, with this including an impressive 11 victories. Chris Hughton’s men are therefore a tasty 4/1 to earn three points with both sides scoring.

QPR and Aston Villa to draw

QPR and Villa look likely of sharing the spoils.

QPR and Villa look likely of sharing the spoils.

Over to Sunday’s only second tier fixture next, as QPR and Aston Villa battle for a crucial three points in order to push them further up the league standings.

Although, in what could be a close contest at Loftus Road, a draw can be backed at 11/5 to occur. Such a result looks promising, with a stalemate having happened in at least one fixture for the last three consecutive seasons in which they have met.

Make £121 from £5 with fivefold acca

As well as our Championship tips for weekend games, here is an awesome fivefold acca which will see punters return a lovely £121.15 from a £5 stake if successful!

To potentially earn a tasty profit over the course of the weekend’s action back all of the following five teams to triumph in their respective outings.

Get on Newcastle (8/13*), Wigan (6/4*), Sheffield Wednesday (4/11*), Cardiff City (evens*) and Brighton (6/5*) to prevail against Burton, Ipswich Town, Rotherham, Barnsley and Birmingham respectively.

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*All odds correct at time of publishing

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