Sunderland vs Swansea prediction, odds & betting tips – 24/02/2024

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England Championship - Stadium of Light

Sunderland vs Swansea prediction
Sunderland could harness home advantage against Swansea – Photo by Icon sport

Sunderland play their first match following the sacking of Michael Beale when they take on Swansea in the Championship at the Stadium of Light on Saturday. Read our Championship predictions for the clash below.

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Sunderland vs Swansea predictions
Our pick

⚽Match Result  prediction

Sunderland to Win

⚽ Correct Score prediction

Sunderland 1-0 Swansea

⚽ Total Goals prediction

Under 2.5 Goals

Sunderland were beaten in each of their last two Championship fixtures, though the sacking of Michael Beale in midweek should have an effect on performance levels and the Black Cats could beat struggling Swansea.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Sunderland priced as favourites

  • HOME: 8/11 (1.73) – 47.9%
  • DRAW: 11/4 (3.75) – 26.7%
  • AWAY: 18/5 (4.60) – 21.7%

*odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

Sunderland have won only once in four attempts in the Championship, though they could still be in the playoff reckoning if they get their act together. Swansea meanwhile, have lost six of their last seven tests in league and cup.

Last five H2Hs: Swansea have a strong record

England Championship 04/11/23

Swansea

Swansea

0
Sunderland

Sunderland

0

England Championship 14/01/23

Sunderland

Sunderland

1
Swansea

Swansea

3

England Championship 08/10/22

Swansea

Swansea

2
Sunderland

Sunderland

1

England Premier League 13/05/17

Sunderland

Sunderland

0
Swansea

Swansea

2

England Premier League 10/12/16

Swansea

Swansea

3
Sunderland

Sunderland

0

Sunderland haven’t beaten Swansea in any encounter since 2016, though they did pick up a point against the Swans in the reverse meeting between the clubs in November.

Team news and form guide

Sunderland: New era starts for Black Cats

Sunderland will be without the services of Aji Alese, Bradley Dack, Niall Huggins, Dennis Cirkin and Corry Evans for their clash with Swansea.

Predicted lineup: Patterson – Hume, O'Nien, Ballard, Hjelde – Neil, Mundle, Ekwah, Bellingham, Clarke – Burstow

England Championship 17/02/24

L

Birmingham

Birmingham

2

Sunderland

Sunderland

1

England Championship 14/02/24

L

Huddersfield

Huddersfield

1

Sunderland

Sunderland

0

England Championship 10/02/24

W

gb

Plymouth

1

Sunderland

Sunderland

3

England Championship 04/02/24

D

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

1

Sunderland

Sunderland

1

England Championship 27/01/24

W

Stoke

Stoke

1

Sunderland

Sunderland

3

Swansea: Visitors are missing several players

Harrison Ashby, Jamal Lowe, Liam Walsh, Josh Key, Josh Ginnelly and Azeem Abulai are all out of action for Swansea and will miss Saturday's game.

Predicted lineup: Rushworth – Naughton, Cabango, Wood-Gordon, Tymon – Allen, McGrimes, Ronald, Cooper, Paterson – Yates

England Championship 17/02/24

L

Ipswich

Ipswich

2

Swansea

Swansea

1

England Championship 13/02/24

L

Leeds

Leeds

4

Swansea

Swansea

0

England Championship 10/02/24

W

Hull

Hull

0

Swansea

Swansea

1

England Championship 03/02/24

L

gb

Plymouth

1

Swansea

Swansea

0

England Championship 30/01/24

L

Leicester

Leicester

3

Swansea

Swansea

1

Our free expert picks: Sunderland to start new era with 1-0 win

If our selection of Sunderland vs Swansea predictions aren’t to your liking, head to our latest betting tips page for more free picks.

Sunderland have been named as the expected winners ahead of the weekend and the Black Cats could also be worth backing in the half time result market at 13/10 (2.30). That one has a 43.5% chance of coming in.

Hot tip – Sunderland to Win

  • Swansea were beaten in six of their last seven matches in all competitions.
  • Sunderland won each of their last two league fixtures on home soil.

Other tips

Sunderland 1-0 Swansea

  • Sunderland scored one goal in two of their last four Championship assignments.
  • Swansea failed to score in two of their last four tussles in the league.

Under 2.5 Goals

  • Sunderland and Swansea drew 0-0 when they last faced off in November.
  • Swansea notched just twice in their last four Championship fixtures combined.

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