Norwich vs Cardiff prediction, odds & betting tips – 17/02/2024

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Norwich vs Cardiff prediction
Can Norwich maintain their positive form at Cardiff's expense? – Photo by Icon Sport

Playoff chasers Norwich welcome Cardiff to Carrow Road on Saturday for what promises to be an intriguing Championship tussle in Norfolk. Read our Championship predictions for this weekend’s showdown below.

Norwich vs Cardiff predictions: Canaries to maintain progress

Norwich vs Cardiff predictions
Our pick

⚽ Match Result prediction

Norwich to Win

⚽ Correct Score prediction

Norwich 2-0 Cardiff

⚽ Anytime Scorer prediction

Joshua Sargent

Norwich excelled to beat Watford 4-2 at Carrow Road on Tuesday evening and the Canaries are favoured to maintain their advance towards the playoff spots with a win over struggling Cardiff.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Bookies siding with Norwich

  • HOME: 17/20 (1.85) – 54.1%
  • DRAW: 5/2 (3.50) – 28.6%
  • AWAY: 16/5 (4.20) – 23.8%

*odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

Norwich have won two and drawn one of their last three league games and the Canaries are unbeaten in nine straight matches at Carrow Road.

Last five H2Hs: Norwich aiming to complete double over Cardiff

England Championship 11/11/23

Cardiff

Cardiff

2
Norwich

Norwich

3

England Championship 25/02/23

Norwich

Norwich

2
Cardiff

Cardiff

0

England Championship 30/07/22

Cardiff

Cardiff

1
Norwich

Norwich

0

England Championship 16/01/21

Cardiff

Cardiff

1
Norwich

Norwich

2

England Championship 19/12/20

Norwich

Norwich

2
Cardiff

Cardiff

0

Norwich beat Cardiff in a five-goal thriller in November and they have lost just one of their last five encounters with the Welsh outfit overall.

Team news and form guide

Norwich: In-form Norwich have very few injuries

Experienced Republic of Ireland defender Shane Duffy is listed as injured for Norwich, though the veteran is the club's only confirmed absentee at present.

Predicted lineup: Gunn – Stacey, Sorensen, Gibson, Giannoulis – Sara, McLean, Hernandez, Barnes,  Sainz – Sargent

England Championship 16/05/24

L

Leeds

Leeds

4

Norwich

Norwich

0

England Championship 12/05/24

D

Leeds

Leeds

0

Norwich

Norwich

0

England Championship 04/05/24

L

Birmingham

Birmingham

1

Norwich

Norwich

0

England Championship 27/04/24

D

Swansea

Swansea

2

Norwich

Norwich

2

England Championship 20/04/24

D

Bristol City

Bristol City

1

Norwich

Norwich

1

Cardiff: Visitors in the grip of poor form

Mark McGuinness and Callum ODowda are both sidelined for Cardiff. The Bluebirds lost for the fifth time in six games when they were beaten by WBA in midweek (0-2).

Predicted lineup: Horvath – Goutas, Phillips, Collins – Ng, Wintle, Turnbull, Wilson-Esbrand, Colwill – Meite, Diedhiou

England Championship 04/05/24

L

Rotherham

Rotherham

5

Cardiff

Cardiff

2

England Championship 27/04/24

L

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

4

Cardiff

Cardiff

1

England Championship 20/04/24

W

Southampton

Southampton

1

Cardiff

Cardiff

2

England Championship 13/04/24

L

Millwall

Millwall

3

Cardiff

Cardiff

1

England Championship 10/04/24

W

Birmingham

Birmingham

0

Cardiff

Cardiff

1

Our free expert picks: Norwich to enjoy routine 2-0 win

If today’s Norwich vs Cardiff prediction doesn’t quite float your boat, head over to our latest betting tips page for more options ahead of the weekend.

Norwich are the bookies’ favourites to collect three points on Saturday and the Canaries could also be worth a look in the over 1.5 team goals market at 17/20 (1.85). That market has a 54.1% probability of paying out.

Hot tip – Norwich to Win

  • Norwich won two and drew one of their last three Championship fixtures.
  • Cardiff have lost five of their last six games in league and cup.

Other tips

Norwich 2-0 Cardiff

  • Cardiff were beaten 2-0 in each of their last two league assignments.
  • Norwich managed to score twice in three of their last four matches.

Joshua Sargent to Score Anytime

  • Joshua Sargent scored in each of Norwich’s last two league contests.
  • Sargent has notched eight times overall in the Championship this season.
Fassnacht (pictured far right) could be one to watch – Photo by Icon Sport

Player to watch – Christian Fassnacht

Christian Fassnacht has been a useful performer on the wing for Norwich this season and the Swiss star was among the goal-scorers when the Canaries beat Cardiff 3-2 in November.

Fassnacht to excel and excite again

30-year-old Christian Fassnacht has been in and out of the Norwich starting XI this term, though he was very effective against Watford in midweek and he could retain his spot on Saturday.


Simon Winter is a professional football tipster and sports journalist with over ten years in the industry. Best known for his time with Racing Post, Simon has also had work published by Freesupertips, Bloomberg Sports, bet365, Paddy Power, Colossus Bets, These Football Times and more. Simon covers the Bundesliga and Serie A for Football Whispers.