Norwich vs Sunderland – Prediction

Published: March 10, 2023
Author: Joe Kizlauskas
Last Updated: March 14, 2023

The Championship clash at Carrow Road this coming Sunday sees home team Norwich battling it out for three points with Sunderland.

Norwich vs Sunderland Stats

  • Norwich have conceded in 13 of the last 15 home matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 Norwich home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Norwich have won the last 3 matches in a row while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • Norwich have won the last 3 home matches in a row while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • Norwich have not lost the last 5 matches in a row
  • Sunderland have scored in the last 20 matches in a row
  • In 19 of the last 21 Sunderland away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Sunderland have scored in the last 13 away matches in a row
  • In 8 of the last 9 away matches Sunderland played, both teams scored
  • In 7 of the last 9 matches Sunderland played, both teams scored

Norwich vs Sunderland Squad lists

Norwich Squad

The 51-year-old coach of the home team, David Wagner, will select the lineup against Sunderland from this squad:

  • Angus Gunn, Jon McCracken, Michael McGovern, Tim Krul, Andrew Omobamidele, Ben Gibson, Grant Hanley, Max Aarons, Sam Byram, Sam McCallum, Dimitrios Giannoulis, Gabriel Sara, Isaac Hayden, Jacob Lungi Soerensen, Jonathan Rowe, Kenny McLean, Kieran Dowell, Liam Gibbs, Marcelino Nunez, Onel Hernandez, Adam Idah, Christos Tzolis, Joshua Sargent, Marquinhos, Teemu Pukki.

Sunderland Squad

Here is the full team squad of Sunderland. The 59 year-old Tony Mowbray will select his starting lineup from the following players:

  • Alex Bass, Anthony Patterson, Ajibola Alese, Daniel Ballard, Danny Batth, Dennis Cirkin, Pierre Ekwah, Trai Hume, Zak Johnson, Alex Pritchard, Corry Evans, Daniel Neil, Edouard Michut, Elliot Embleton, Ellis Taylor, Joe Gelhardt, Joseph Anderson, Luke O’Nien, Lynden Gooch, Patrick Roberts, Abdoullah Ba, Amad Diallo, Isaac Lihadji, Jack Clarke, Jewison Bennette, Niall Huggins, Ross Stewart.

Norwich vs Sunderland Lineups

Norwich vs Sunderland Preview

Norwich swept all aside in their last three matches and started off by winning 3-1 against Birmingham. They went on to defeat Cardiff 2-0 and made it three on the spin against Millwall in a 2-3 victory. Norwich won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the Championship, while also drawing one. They suffered two defeats, while they scored nine and conceded seven goals.

Sunderland lost their previous three matches by 2-1 against Rotherham, 2-1 against Coventry and 1-5 against Stoke. Sunderland, meanwhile, won twice, while they’ve drawn two and lost two in their last six away in the Championship. Sunderland are in the top three when it comes to scoring goals on their travels in the Championship this season. They claimed 28 goals so far, whilst allowing 21 goals against.

Norwich vs Sunderland H2H

Norwich ran out 0-1 winners the last time these two rivals played each other and are definitely planning to claim three points again this coming Sunday. Both teams aim for the throat, when taking on each other as only one of their last ten matches finished all square. Norwich came out on top in five games, whereas Sunderland ran away with three points two times. Picking the home win gets you odds at 1.83 with the bookies, whereas the best betting odds on an away win at full-time are at 4.20.

Current Championship standings

Looking at the current standings in the Championship, the two teams are separated by six points.

Full Time Betting

Norwich collected three wins, drew two and lost five in the 10 most games across all tournaments at Carrow Road. Sunderland won four of their previous 10 away, drew four and lost two times. Both teams have been quite terrible at keeping their opponents at bay in recent matches. While Norwich managed to keep a clean sheet in two of the games at Carrow Road, Sunderland kept their opponent from scoring in two of their last 10 away games.

Both Teams to Score

Norwich celebrated a 0-1 win in their most recent meeting with their upcoming opponent. Are we in for something similar at Carrow Road on Sunday? In two of the previous seven matches between Norwich and Sunderland both teams scored.

Over/Under Tips

Less than three came out one time in the past seven encounters between Sunderland and Norwich, as both teams not to score was a winning bet five times. Norwich performed 0.7 goals on average, whereas Sunderland averaged 0.85 goals. Norwich performed an average of 1.9 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out six times. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Sunderland’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.4 goals in these matches.


About Joe Kizlauskas

Joe is a seasoned iGaming copywriter and speaker who has been in the business since 2015. He's written more words on all elements of iGaming than he likes to remember, and he's contributed material to a number of well-known brands. Joe may be seen playing 5 a side, at the gym or playing games on his Playstation when he is not writing.