Championship predictions: Bournemouth to stay top, a point for Leeds

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Wins for AFC Bournemouth, Ipswich Town and Watford, Leeds United to get a point at Bolton.

The Championship returns this weekend after the drama of the FA Cup and there are plenty of exciting games to keep an eye on as teams at the top and bottom of the division look to try and improve their fortunes.

Bournemouth still hold the lead but they are being hunted by Ipswich, just a point behind, and Derby County, three points behind, who would like nothing more than to knock Eddie Howe’s team off the top.

Norwich City will be motivated for a win because if they get three points and Brentford slip up, they will be level on 40 points in the race for a play-off place.

At the other end of the table, it’s Millwall, Wigan Athletic and Blackpool who currently hold the bottom three places, with the East London side the closest to getting out of trouble, as they’re level on points with Brighton.

Here are our predictions for the latest round of games.

Ipswich v Derby


Birmingham v Wigan


Blackpool v Millwall


Bolton v Leeds


Bournemouth v Norwich


Brentford v Rotherham


Cardiff v Fulham


Charlton v Brighton


Huddersfield v Watford


Nottingham Forest v Sheffield Wednesday


Reading v Middlesbrough


Blackburn v Wolves


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