Bristol City vs. Birmingham (Friday, 7.45pm)
Meanwhile, the Blues make the trip to Ashton Gate looking to extend their eight-point margin above the relegation zone.
We say: Bristol City 3-1 Birmingham City
Despite Birmingham's impressive success last weekend, we have to back Bristol to extend their winning streak. While there have been times when Johnson's side have underperformed in games against the lower clubs, we feel that those disappointments will stand them in good stead ahead of this contest.
Wigan vs. Preston (Saturday, 12.30pm)
Preston, however, are just three points behind sixth-placed Bristol City in the Championship table and will see this fixture as an opportunity to keep the pressure on the teams ahead of them.
We say: Wigan Athletic 1-1 Preston North End
Given Wigan's last two results and Preston's poor record away from home, it's possible that Cook's side will manage to battle to a share of the points against another high-flying opponent.
Barnsley vs. Sheffield Wednesday (Saturday, 1.30pm)
After an upsurge in form, the relegation strugglers have slipped back into their old ways and are in dire form, with Wednesday hoping to capitalise and build some momentum of their own.
We say: Barnsley 1-2 Sheffield Wednesday
Both sides are in poor form but Wednesday are clearly the superior outfit and should claim a much-needed victory over their struggling opponents.
Blackburn vs. Fulham (Saturday, 3pm)
Both sides are unbeaten in four league games and will be looking to extend their respective runs as they chase promotion.
We say: Blackburn Rovers 1-1 Fulham
Two good sides in good form meet in this one and, while Fulham have the edge in personnel and quality, Blackburn's home advantage may be just enough for both teams to cancel each other out and maintain their respective unbeaten runs.
Brentford vs. Middlesbrough (Saturday, 3pm)
Middlesbrough, on the other hand, are just seven points clear of the relegation zone, although a win on Saturday could see them climb as high as 14th.
We say: Brentford 2-1 Middlesbrough
Brentford have been an exciting side to watch all season and while their home run has now come to an end, they are still favourites for this match. The potential absence of Benrahma is a blow, but Boro are still unlikely to have enough to hold off their formidable attack.
Huddersfield vs. QPR (Saturday, 3pm)
Neither team is coming into the match in top form, with Huddersfield have won just one of their last five Championship fixtures and QPR only two of their last nine.
We say: Huddersfield Town 1-1 Queens Park Rangers
This is set up to be a tight match, with neither side excelling in recent weeks. The loss of Wells and doubts over Hugill will likely limit QPR's attacking capabilities and therefore a draw is probably the most likely outcome.
Luton vs. Cardiff (Saturday, 3pm)
Cardiff too have plenty to play for and are still within touching distance of the playoffs, but a run of one win in five matches has left them on the back foot.
We say: Luton Town 0-1 Cardiff City
Cardiff have not been in the best form of late, but with the playoffs still a distinct possibility they should have just about enough to see off this struggling Luton side.
Reading vs. Hull (Saturday, 3pm)
The Tigers have lost each of their last five matches in all competitions, although they are still one position above 15th-placed Reading in the Championship table heading into the next set of fixtures.
We say: Reading 1-1 Hull City
The Championship table suggests that there is not too much between these two teams, while neither will enter the match in the best of form. We are really struggling to separate them on the afternoon and are therefore backing a low-scoring draw at the Madejski Stadium.
Stoke vs. Charlton (Saturday, 3pm)
Meanwhile, the visitors sit in 19th position in the standings, just four points ahead of their opponents at the weekend.
We say: Stoke City 2-1 Charlton Athletic
Given the high stakes, this has all the makings of a closely-fought contest. While the visitors would be content with a point, we feel that Stoke's greater motivation to claim victory could prove to be decisive come the full-time whistle.
Swansea vs. Derby (Saturday, 3pm)
While the Rams make the long trip to the Liberty Stadium in 13th position, Phillip Cocu will be encouraged by the team's performances since the arrival of Wayne Rooney.
We say: Swansea City 1-1 Derby County
With both teams being indifferent in the final third this season, we feel that this fixture could end as a low-scoring draw, a result which would not really benefit either side in their bid to make the playoffs.
Nottingham Forest vs. Leeds (Saturday, 5.30pm)
As for the visitors, they make the trip to the East Midlands having lost three of their last four matches in the Championship.
We say: Nottingham Forest 2-1 Leeds United
With Leeds performing as they are, we cannot back them to pick up any points this weekend. While Forest were stunned by Birmingham in their last outing, Lamouchi will expect a positive response from his team at the City Ground.
Millwall vs. West Brom (Sunday, 1.30pm)
The Baggies will be hoping to maintain their position at the top of the table with a win, but the London outfit have lost just twice at home in the league this season.
We say: Millwall 0-1 West Bromwich Albion
The Den is a difficult place to visit, but West Brom have the best away record in the league and the Championship leaders may just edge their way to an important win.
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