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Championship: Norwich vs Sunderland – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Championship game between Norwich and Sunderland who meet up this coming Saturday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.

When Sunderland come to Carrow Road for the Championship match on Saturday, Norwich will be hoping to use their home advantage to their advantage.

Norwich approach the next Championship round as number 7 in the table, having claimed 52 points this season so far. With 34 games behind them, Sunderland amassed 47 points, placing them as number 10 before their next fixture.


Team form: Norwich vs Sunderland

Norwich Form

Norwich look well suited to take on any opponent presently, as their last 3 matches saw them gain 7 points. They ran out 4-2 and 4-1 against Watford and Cardiff respectively. Their winning streak came to an end against Blackburn, who claimed a point in a 1-1 draw. Norwich won five of their last six Championship matches at the Carrow Road, scoring 15 and conceding five along they way. They also drew once as they remained without defeat.

Sunderland Form

Sunderland were unable to pick up a single point in their last three matches, as they were first beaten 1-0 by Huddersfield. Next up, Birmingham won 2-1, before losing 1-2 against Swansea. Sunderland managed to win just once in their past six away games in the Championship. On top of winning once they also drew two as well as losing three, while scoring seven time and letting in five.

Betting stats and facts for Norwich and Sunderland

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Norwich and Sunderland. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • Norwich have not lost the last 10 home matches in a row
  • In 10 of the last 12 matches Norwich played, both teams scored
  • Norwich have scored in 17 of the last 19 home matches
  • In the last 5 matches in a row Norwich played in the Championship, both teams scored
  • Norwich have not lost the last 9 home matches in a row in the Championship
  • In 26 of the last 28 Sunderland away matches in the Championship, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 13 Sunderland away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 17 of the last 19 Sunderland matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 16 of the last 18 Sunderland matches in the Championship, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Sunderland have not won 11 of the last 12 away matches

In-form players: Norwich vs Sunderland

It has been a great season for Jack Clarke who bagged 15 for his club so far and bringing that kind of form to the table is crucial for the success of Sunderland.

Popular markets: Norwich vs Sunderland

Full-time result

Going undefeated through their last 10 matches at Carrow Road, Norwich won seven and drew three. Sunderland won one of their previous 10 away games across all tournaments, in which they drew four and lost five. Norwich are without defeat in 5 matches on the spin. Norwich are a tough nut to crack currently, with no less than 9 matches without defeat. Sunderland conceded a goal in their last 8 matches. Sunderland have not lost to Norwich in 3 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Norwich scored first in six of their last ten home games. Sunderland scored the opening goal in four of a possible ten games. Both teams have scored in last 5 consecutive Norwich games Both teams have been quite terrible at keeping their opponents at bay in recent matches. While Norwich managed to keep a clean sheet in one of the last 10 games, Sunderland kept their opponent from scoring in one of their last 10 matches. Sunderland have scored in 3 consecutive meetings with Norwich when playing at away ground.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of Norwich’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 2.2 goals during this run. Of the last ten games for Sunderland, six had more than 2.5 goals, while they managed to score an average of 1.2 times goals per game. Norwich conceded a goal in their 6 most recent matches. Sunderland conceded a goal in their last 8 matches.

Suggested bet: Norwich vs Sunderland

To summarize, the upcoming Championship clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Norwich vs Sunderland mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.

Norwich vs Sunderland: Who wins the game?