Sunderland vs Cardiff prediction, odds and betting tips 24/09/2023

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Sunderland - Cardiff

England Championship - Stadium of Light

8th Round

* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change

Sunderland and Cardiff clash at Home Park in the Championship on Sunday, September 24th. In-form Sunderland are aiming to strengthen their position in the table with a win over Cardiff this weekend. Read our Championship predictions and betting tips along with the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.

Today's Predictions for Sunderland vs Cardiff

Sunderland take excellent form into Sunday’s game against Cardiff in the Championship. Read our top Sunderland vs Cardiff predictions for this weekend’s fixture. If you’re searching for more of our football predictions and betting tips, we recommend checking out our dedicated page by clicking the link.

Sunderland to Win

  • Sunderland have won four and drawn one of their last five games in the Championship.
  • Cardiff have dropped points in three of their away games in the league.
  • Cardiff have lost two of their last three tests on the road in the second tier.
  • Sunderland have won each of their last two tussles on home soil.

Over 2.5 Goals

  • Four of Sunderland’s last five league games have produced over 2.5 goals.
  • Over 2.5 goals landed in eight of Cardiff’s nine matches in league and cup this term.
  • Sunderland managed to notch seven times in their last two home fixtures combined.
  • 100% of Cardiff’s second tier away games on their travels have featured over 2.5 goals.

Top Betting Odds and Stats for Sunderland vs Cardiff

Check out our list of key stats for Sunday’s match featuring Sunderland vs Cardiff below alongside a tool to help you choose the most interesting odds.

Head to Head

10/04/23

England Championship CHA

Cardiff

Cardiff

Sunderland

Sunderland

0

1

05/11/22

England Championship CHA

Sunderland

Sunderland

Cardiff

Cardiff

0

1

13/01/18

England Championship CHA

Cardiff

Cardiff

Sunderland

Sunderland

4

0

23/09/17

England Championship CHA

Sunderland

Sunderland

Cardiff

Cardiff

1

2

Last Five - Sunderland

24/02/24

England Championship CHA

Swansea

Swansea

Sunderland

Sunderland

2

1

L

17/02/24

England Championship CHA

Birmingham

Birmingham

Sunderland

Sunderland

2

1

L

14/02/24

England Championship CHA

Huddersfield

Huddersfield

Sunderland

Sunderland

1

0

L

10/02/24

England Championship CHA

gb

Plymouth

Sunderland

Sunderland

1

3

W

04/02/24

England Championship CHA

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

Sunderland

Sunderland

1

1

D

Last Five - Cardiff

24/02/24

England Championship CHA

Stoke

Stoke

Cardiff

Cardiff

1

2

W

20/02/24

England Championship CHA

Blackburn

Blackburn

Cardiff

Cardiff

0

0

D

17/02/24

England Championship CHA

Norwich

Norwich

Cardiff

Cardiff

4

1

L

13/02/24

England Championship CHA

West Brom

West Brom

Cardiff

Cardiff

2

0

L

10/02/24

England Championship CHA

Preston

Preston

Cardiff

Cardiff

2

0

L

Let's take a closer look at the latest markets, Sunderland – Cardiff odds and probability figures ahead of Sunday’s showdown below.

Sunderland odds: 43/50 (1.86) – 53.8%

Draw odds: 23/10 (3.30) – 30.3%

Cardiff odds: 3/1 (4.00) – 25%

Sunderland have been handed the expected winners tag on Sunday by the bookies with a probability of a home win set at 53.8%. Both teams to score meanwhile – which has landed in each of Sunderland’s last two league games – can be chucked into your docket at a price of 4/6 (1.67). That outcome comes equipped with an implied probability of 60%. In the correct score stakes, a 2-1 Sunderland triumph could be a road to go down at 7/1 (8.00). The probability of that scoreline hitting the mark is currently 12.50%.

Sunderland vs Cardiff Team News & Injuries

Read all of the latest injury updates, Sunderland vs Cardiff lineups and team news for Sunday’s Championship tussle below.

Sunderland

Dennis Cirkin, Pierre Ekwah, Jay Matete, Aji Alese, Corry Evans and Ross Stewart are out injured for Sunderland while Nazriy Rusyn is a doubt for personal reasons. Sunderland won 3-1 at Blackburn in midweek.

Predicted Lineup for Sunderland: Patterson – Hume, O'Nien, Ballard, Huggins – Neil, Ba, Bellingham, Pritchard, Clarke – Burstow

Cardiff

Callum O'Dowda and Josh Bowler are listed as injured for Cardiff, though the Bluebirds' squad looks healthy elsewhere. City dug out a 3-2 win over Coventry in their last Championship assignment.

Predicted Lineup for Cardiff: Alnwick – Ng, Goutas, McGuinness, Collins – Wintle, Ralls, Siopis – Tanner, Ahearne-Grant, Ugbo

Player to Watch – Jack Clarke

Left winger Jack Clarke has been in terrific form for Sunderland this season and his haul of five goals in seven appearances in the Championship has him joint-top of the charts in the second tier. Clarke could be worth tracking again on Sunday.

Starting Lineups

Official lineups are usually released approximately one hour before kick-off.

Sunderland

Sunderland
4-1-4-1
1
Anthony Patterson
gb
32
Trai Hume
gb
13
Luke O'Nien
gb
5
Daniel Ballard
gb
2
Niall Huggins
gb
24
Dan Neill
gb
17
Abdoullah Ba
fr
7
Jobe Bellingham
gb
21
Alex Pritchard
gb
20
Jack Clarke
gb
11
Mason Burstow
gb
Substitutes
22
Adil Aouchiche
fr
15
Nazary Rusyn
ua
30
Nathan Bishop
gb
23
Jenson Seelt
nl
31
Chris Rigg
gb
18
Ellis Taylor
gb
10
Patrick Roberts
gb
25
Nectarios Triantis
au
9
Luis Semedo
pt

Cardiff

Cardiff
4-3-3
21
Jak Alnwick
gb
38
Perry Ng
gb
4
Dimitris Goutas
gr
5
Mark McGuinness
ie
17
Jamilu Collins
ng
6
Ryan Wintle
gb
8
Joe Ralls
gb
23
Manolis Siopis
gr
22
Yakou Meite
fr
12
Ike Ugbo
ca
16
Karlan Grant
gb
Substitutes
13
Runar Runarsson
is
47
Callum Robinson
ie
2
Mahlon Romeo
ag
18
Ebou Adams
gm
27
Rubin Colwill
gb
35
Andy Rinomhota
gb
32
Ollie Tanner
gb
9
Kion Etete
gb
24
Jonathan Panzo
gb

Sunderland vs Cardiff prediction


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