After gaining promotion back to the Championship, Sunderland are hoping to sustain their position in the second tier. They go up against Hartlepool at the Suit Direct Stadium on July 25, 2022. This will be a closer look at the game with all the best possible predicted lineups and more.
Hartlepool vs Sunderland – Top Predictions & Free Betting Tips
Hartlepool United are without a win in the last two pre-season games with the team suffering a 1-0 loss to Blackburn in the recent game. Sunderland have had a very difficult pre-season with a string of defeats for the team including the latest 2-1 away loss to Accrington.
- 1 Hartlepool vs Sunderland – Top Predictions & Free Betting Tips
- 2 Top Stats and Recent Form ahead of Hartlepool vs Sunderland
- 3 Hartlepool vs Sunderland: Final Preparation for the League Games
- 4 Questions about Hartlepool vs Sunderland
Sunderland are in a difficult spot with a string of disappointing results in the pre-season games. However, the game against minnows Hartlepool will be one of the final opportunities for the team to get something out of this summer before they head into the competitive games from the weekend.
Total Goals Under 2.5
The prospect of scoring goals has been difficult for Sunderland, who have registered only one goal in the last two games. Hartlepool have also not been setting the charts on fire in recent games with the team registering the same number of goals as the Black Cats.
Top Stats and Recent Form ahead of Hartlepool vs Sunderland
Here are the top stats for the game along with a tool to help you pick the best odds.
13/07/22 – CLF– Marske United 0 – 3 Hartlepool United
16/07/22 – CLF– Hartlepool United 1 – 1 Lincoln City
21/07/22 – CLF– Hartlepool United 0 – 1 Blackburn Rovers
16/07/22 – CLF– Dundee United 0 – 2 Sunderland
19/07/22 – CLF– Bradford City 2 – 0 Sunderland
23/07/22 – CLF– Accrington Stanley 2 – 1 Sunderland
Hartlepool vs Sunderland: Final Preparation for the League Games
Hartlepool have had a difficult summer in which the club has had to find a replacement for several offensive players. The departure of players like Omar Bogle and Olomola does leave a significant gap to fill. So far, Hartlepool have been successful in bringing the likes of Euan Murray, Jake Hastie, and more in the window.
Hartlepool Predicted Line-Up:
Ben Killip, David Ferguson, Jamie Sterry, Euan Murray, Rollin Menayese, Nicky Featherstone, Reghan Tumilty, Jake Hastie, Tom Crawford, Mikael Ndjoli, Jack Hamilton
Sunderland manager Alex Neil has not been able to make sizable changes to the squad. The team has brought in Leon Dajaku as the major offensive purchase of the summer from Union Berlin. Daniel Ballard has also been signed up from the Arsenal reserve setup for around £2 million.
Sunderland Predicted Line-Up:
Antony Patterson, Danny Batth, Daniel Ballard, Dennis Cirkin, Corry Evans, Alex Pritchard, Luke O'Nien, Patrick Roberts, Lynden Gooch, Elliot Embleton, Ross Stewart
Hartlepool: There are no injury worries for Hartlepool manager Paul Hartley coming into the fixture.
Sunderland: Sunderland boss Alex Neil does not have any injury problems in the squad.
Questions about Hartlepool vs Sunderland
Where is the match scheduled? The Suit Direct Stadium
When does this match start? 25th July 2022 at 19:00 GMT
Which team is the favourite to win? FC Hartlepool