Sunderland vs Cardiff – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: November 3, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: November 3, 2022

Sunderland come up against visiting side Cardiff this coming Saturday at the Stadium of Light in a Championship fixture. A glance at the Championship table reveals that the current difference between the teams is three points and six places.

Sunderland vs Cardiff Stats

  • Sunderland have not lost 16 of the last 18 home matches
  • Sunderland have not won 7 of the last 8 matches
  • In 4 of the last 5 matches Sunderland played, both teams scored
  • Sunderland have conceded in the last 5 matches in a row
  • Sunderland have not won 6 of the last 8 home matches
  • Cardiff have conceded in 9 of the last 10 away matches
  • Cardiff have conceded in 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Cardiff have not won 7 of the last 9 away matches
  • Cardiff have lost 5 of the last 7 away matches
  • Cardiff have lost 3 of the last 4 matches

Sunderland vs Cardiff Lineups

Sunderland vs Cardiff Preview

12th-placed Sunderland have seen it all in their last three matches, which gave them four points. First, they went down 2-4 against Burnley, before picking up a 1-1 draw against Luton. Their latest match brought a 0-2 win in their encounter with Huddersfield. Sunderland claimed a modest two wins in their past six home matches in the Championship. They also drew two and lost two, scored seven goals and conceded six.

In their previous three outings, Cardiff lost 2-0 against Swansea, beat Rotherham 1-0 and lost 1-2 against Watford. Cardiff won twice, while also recording zero draws, and four defeats in their last six away matches in the Championship. The scoreline from these matches says 11 goals conceded and six scored.

Sunderland vs Cardiff H2H

Sunderland face off against Cardiff for the first time in a while, with Cardiff claiming a 4-0 win at Cardiff City Stadium back then. Despite a 4-0 win to Cardiff in their recent match, the last ten encounters have seen the two teams equally paired with Sunderland winning four and Cardiff taking four wins. The bookies best betting odds on an away win at full-time are at 3.40.

Current table in the Championship

Full Time Betting

Sunderland won four of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments while drawing four and losing two as well. Cardiff won three from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew one and lost six in this run. Sunderland claimed a clean sheet in five of their 10 most recent matches on home soil. They hope to do so again on Saturday when Cardiff come visiting on the back of one clean sheet in their last 10 away games.

Both Teams to Score

Sunderland face off against Cardiff for the first time in a while, with Cardiff claiming a 4-0 win at Cardiff City Stadium back then.

Over/Under Tips

Sunderland managed an average of 0.89 goals in the past eight encounters against Cardiff, who scored 1.63 goals on average. Over 2.5 goals happened five times, while both teams scored three times. Sunderland witnessed over 2.5 goals in five of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged 1.3 goals a game. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of the last ten matches Cardiff played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of one goal in these matches.

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