Sunderland vs Burnley – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 20, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 20, 2022

Sunderland take on visitors Burnley at the Stadium of Light in a Championship tie this coming Saturday. Two places behind the league leaders, Burnley claimed 26 points from 15 rounds, while Sunderland amassed 20 points. They now sit 13th in the Championship standings.

Sunderland vs Burnley Stats

  • Sunderland have not lost 16 of the last 17 home matches
  • Sunderland have not won 5 of the last 6 matches
  • Sunderland have not won 5 of the last 7 home matches
  • Sunderland have not lost 5 of the last 7 matches
  • Sunderland have conceded in the last 3 matches in a row
  • Burnley have not lost the last 12 matches in a row
  • Burnley have scored in 23 of the last 25 matches
  • Burnley have not lost 11 of the last 13 away matches
  • Burnley have scored in 11 of the last 13 away matches
  • In 4 of the last 5 away matches Burnley played, both teams scored

Sunderland vs Burnley Lineups

Sunderland vs Burnley Preview

Sunderland lost two of their last three matches, as they went down 2-1 in a meeting with Swansea. They replied by beating Wigan 2-1, before losing again, this time 2-0 against Blackburn. In their last six Championship home matches, Sunderland have two wins, while they’ve drawn three and lost one. They scored seven and conceded four goals. Sunderland have played four draws at the Stadium of Light so far this season in the Championship this season. No team drew as many matches on home soil.

Vincent Kompany’s Burnley claimed seven points from their last nine available, as they won by 0-1 and 4-0 against Coventry and Swansea, respectively. Last time out, Birmingham ended up stealing a point in a 1-1 draw. Burnley claimed two wins against four draws and zero defeats in their last six away matches in the Championship. The scoreline from these matches reads five goals conceded and ten scored.

Sunderland vs Burnley H2H

Sunderland ran out 3-2 winners the last time these two rivals played each other and are definitely planning to claim three points again on Saturday. Sunderland enter the match against Burnley with a 4-2-0 record in their previous six encounters. A win rate of 67%, which is perhaps worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Current table in the Championship

Full Time Betting

Sunderland claimed five wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing four and losing one. Burnley won five of their last 10 away games, as they also drew four and lost one of these matches. Burnley scored the first goal of the match in nine of their last 10 away games, while Sunderland did the same in five of their previous 10 games on home soil.

Both Teams to Score

It was an enormously entertaining 3-2 match when these two sides last played each other. A similar feast of goals would go down well on Saturday. Both teams found the back of the net five times in the past six matches between home side Sunderland and Burnley. Best-priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.83.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals came out four times in the last six encounters between these two teams. Sunderland managed an average of 1.99 goals, with Burnley averaging 1.17 goals in these games. Both teams to score was a winning bet five times in this run of matches. Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the ten matches across the tournaments for Sunderland, who scored an average of 1.1 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in three of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.9 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.