Sunderland vs Preston – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: September 26, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: September 26, 2022

The Championship clash at Stadium of Light this coming Saturday sees home team Sunderland battling it out for the win against Preston. Sunderland approaches the next Championship round as number 5 in the table, having claimed 15 points this season so far. With ten games behind them, Preston amassed 12 points, placing them as number 15 before their next fixture.

Sunderland vs Preston Stats

  • Sunderland have scored in 23 of the last 25 home matches
  • Sunderland have not lost 13 of the last 14 home matches
  • Sunderland have scored in 6 of the last 8 matches
  • Sunderland have not won 3 of the last 4 home matches
  • Sunderland have not lost 3 of the last 4 matches
  • Preston have not won 7 of the last 8 matches
  • Preston have not lost 8 of the last 10 away matches
  • Preston have scored in 8 of the last 10 away matches
  • Preston have conceded in the last 3 matches in a row
  • Preston have not conceded in 5 of the last 7 away matches

Sunderland vs Preston Lineups

Sunderland vs Preston Preview

Sunderland have seen it all in their last three matches, which gave them four points. Against Middlesbrough, they came out empty-handed in a 1-0 defeat, whereafter they avenged themselves in a 0-3 win against Reading. Their latest match saw them sharing the spoils in a 2-2 draw against Watford. Sunderland only pulled off two wins from a possible six in recent Championship matches on home soil. Of the remaining four matches, they drew two and lost two, as they scored ten and conceded six goals.

Preston were only able to take one point from their past three games. They came up short in a 0-1 defeat against Birmingham before drawing 1-1 with Burnley. They were defeated once again when Sheffield United ran out 0-2 winners. Preston won three of a possible six away matches in the Championship, as well as playing two draws and suffering one defeat. They scored five while also conceding four times. Preston proved themselves generous visitors in the Championship this season, as they conceded an astonishing zero goals so far. This leaves them with the worst defensive record of all teams from their away matches.

Sunderland vs Preston H2H

Sunderland face off against Preston for the first time in a while, with Preston claiming a 2-0 win at the Stadium of Light back then. Preston look back on four wins in their previous matches against their next opponent in the shape of Sunderland. The home side has a 25% win rate in these encounters for a total record of 2-2-4. No doubt 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 all three points six times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing three along the way. They endured defeat in one of the games in this run. Preston won six of their last 10 games away while drawing two and losing two in this series of matches. Preston won four of their last 10 matches away from home without conceding.

Both Teams to Score

Sunderland last faced Preston on 17 March 2018 at the Stadium of Light, when Preston scored a 2-0 win. In the past eight matches between home side Sunderland and Preston, both teams found the back of the net five times. Best priced odds on both teams to score with the bookies are at 1.83.

Over/Under Tips

Both teams to score was a winning bet five times in the last eight encounters between these two rivals, while at least four goals happened five times. Sunderland managed an average of 1.63 goals, while Preston averaged 2.01 goals a game. Sunderland performed an average of 1.5 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 two of the last ten matches Preston played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.8 goals in these 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.