Blackburn vs Sunderland – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 17, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 17, 2022

Sunderland visit Ewood Park this coming Tuesday for a Championship fixture with home side Blackburn. Looking at the Championship standings, the current difference between the sides is 4 points and 4 places.

Blackburn vs Sunderland Stats

  • Blackburn have won 6 of the last 8 home matches
  • Blackburn have scored in 7 of the last 8 home matches
  • Blackburn have not lost 6 of the last 8 home matches
  • Blackburn have conceded in 4 of the last 5 matches
  • Sunderland have conceded in 9 of the last 11 away matches
  • Sunderland have not won the last 4 matches in a row
  • Sunderland have scored in 8 of the last 10 away matches
  • Sunderland have not lost 4 of the last 5 matches
  • Sunderland have drawn 3 of the last 4 matches

Blackburn vs Sunderland Lineups

Blackburn vs Sunderland Preview

Jon Dahl Tomasson’s Blackburn beat Rotherham by 3-0, lost 1-0 against Wigan, before defeating Middlesbrough 1-2. It has been a bit hit-and-miss for Blackburn but at least mostly hit, as they put four wins on the board in their previous six Championship matches. They didn’t draw any matches, but lost twice, scoring 11 goals while conceding six. Blackburn are among the 2 best teams on home soil this season in the Championship. They so far claimed five wins at Ewood Park, scored 12 goals along the way, while also conceding six.

Sunderland collected four points from a possible nine in their last three matches. An encounter with Blackpool brought a 0-0 draw, which was followed by a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Swansea. Their most recent game had them back on the winning trail as they beat Wigan by a 2-1 scoreline. Sunderland, meanwhile, won twice, while they’ve drawn one and lost three in their last six away in the Championship. Sunderland have been prolific goalscorers in the Championship, not least away from home. Until now, they have been on target 11 times, making them the highest-scoring away side, while also letting in nine goals.

Blackburn vs Sunderland H2H

Having never shared a season in the Championship in the recent past, this is the first time Blackburn comes up against Sunderland in this context since 1992. Blackburn won the most recent meeting between the clubs 2-0 back in March 2012, but that is only one of two wins they have picked up against Sunderland in the last 10 meetings. The Black Cats have won four of those fixtures, while the other four finished as draws.

Current table in the Championship

Full Time Betting

Blackburn won six of their previous 10 outings across all tournaments on home soil. They lost four as well, whilst visitors Sunderland won three of their last 10 matches away from home. They drew two and lost five. Blackburn won five times in their last 10 Championship matches. Visitors Sunderland claimed four wins in their previous 10 league matches.

Both Teams to Score

This is the first time Blackburn squares up against Sunderland in the Championship in the 21st century, thus both face a whole new experience of coming up against an unknown opponent.

Over/Under Tips

Blackburn saw over 2.5 goals in four of their last ten matches across the tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.2 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.2 times in those matches.


About Josh Stewart

Josh lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and works as a website editor. He has previously worked for several prominent online sites and, as a former professional golfer, specialises in sports and iGaming. Josh has almost a decade of experience as a freelancer and has received excellent reviews from current and previous clients.