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Paul Robinson has predicted that West Brom will draw against Derby and that Leeds will smash Stoke 4-1 in the latest round of Championship fixtures.

Both teams need to win with Brentford and Fulham already securing three points.

Leeds would stay top with a win and if West Brom just draw then the gap would open up to three points.

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Talking exclusively to MOT Leeds News Robinson said, “This is probably the biggest test for West Brom against an in-form Derby.

“They’re looking like they could get in the play-offs and I think them and Brentford have been the two form teams since the restart.

“I think it will be a tough game for West Brom and it’s one they need to win. It’s difficult to see where Brentford are going to drop points.

“It’s a difficult game for West Brom and I think it’s going to be a score draw, either 1-1or 2-2.”

Moving on to the Leeds game Robinson said, “We don’t know what’s going to happen. Leeds have notoriously struggled against the lesser sides at Elland Road.

“They drew with Luton and then Luton got smashed 5-0. The Championship is strange.

“The way they played against Blackburn I’d expect them to steamroller Stoke, though, and I think Leeds can win the next three.

“I can see another strong Leeds performance and they looked more solid at the back at the weekend.

“I’m going for a 4-1 home win and hopefully that will send Leeds on their way to promotion.”

The bookies have it down as two relatively easy wins for West Brom and Leeds.

West Brom are as short as 8/11 to record a home win against their Midlands rivals.

Leeds are even shorter at 2/5 with Stoke a big 7/1 to spring a surprise.

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