Our recommended bet for Saturday’s clash at the Riverside Stadium comes in the form of a draw between Middlesbrough and Millwall.
A £10 wager for such an outcome will secure you a return of £34 with Betway.
Two sides locked on points in the battle for a promotion playoff spot are set to lock horns in a Championship clash at the Riverside Stadium on Saturday, January 14th.
The matchup in question will see in-form Middlesbrough play host to Millwall.
Starting with the former, Middlesbrough, of course, have long established themselves as one of the most in-form sides in England’s 2nd tier.
After spending the bulk of the early months of the campaign battling it out amongst the relegation scrap, Michael Carrick has since turned the fortunes of the Yorkshire outfit around in nothing short of remarkable fashion.
All told, dating back to the beginning of November, Boro have rattled off seven wins from nine in the league, whilst falling to just a solitary defeat.
Such stellar exploits have seen Carrick and co. catapulted from the depths of the bottom half all the way to 5th, with a playoff berth come the close of the season now a legitimate target.
It is worth noting that they were sent packing from the FA Cup in dominant fashion by Brighton last weekend, but Middlesbrough will no doubt be confident in their chances of clinching a swift bounce-back result this weekend.
Such a result, though, in truth, is unlikely to prove an easy one to come by.
This comes with upcoming opponents Millwall having proven an altogether tough nut to crack of late.
The Lions, as alluded to above, currently sit locked on points with Boro in the Championship table, whilst in possession of a game in hand.
Across their last four fixtures, Gary Rowett’s men have notched two wins and two draws, racking up a trio of clean sheets along the way.
And though they were too ousted from the cup in unceremonious fashion by Sheffield United last time out, in the club’s prior outing, Millwall made impressively short work of struggling Rotherham.
En route to a three-goal triumph, the Lions racked up a head-turning 27 shots at goal, to go along with 62% possession.
Though Middlesbrough will head into Saturday’s action at the Riverside Stadium boasting favourite status, punters, as a result, should perhaps think twice before betting definitively against Millwall.