Sunderland vs Norwich – Tips, Match Preview, and Odds
Author: Dean Carr
Last Updated: August 25, 2022
The Championship clash at Stadium of Light on Saturday sees home team Sunderland battling it out for the win against Norwich. Glancing at the Championship table it is obvious that this match is vital for the opposing teams as there is only one point difference between them. Meaning that in this round 6 league match for Norwich, they have an opportunity to catch up or even climb past Sunderland in the league standings. Sunderland, who are fifth in the table with eight points, will do their best at least maintain the current gap with their upcoming opponents. All in all, there is much at stake this coming Saturday and a lot to be thrilled about.
Read below to see our betting tips and the best odds for the Championship match between Sunderland and Norwich.
When and where to watch Sunderland vs Norwich on Saturday
The match between Sunderland and Norwich will start on Saturday, August 27th at 12:30 at the Stadium of Light.
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Sunderland vs Norwich Stats
- Sunderland have scored in the last 20 home matches in a row
- Sunderland have not lost the last 12 home matches in a row
- In 6 of the last 8 matches Sunderland played, both teams scored
- Sunderland have conceded in 8 of the last 9 matches
- Sunderland have not won 7 of the last 9 matches
- Norwich have lost the last 4 away matches in a row
- In 4 of the last 5 matches Norwich played, both teams scored
- Norwich have conceded in 8 of the last 9 matches
- Norwich have not won the last 4 away matches in a row
- Norwich have scored in the last 5 matches in a row
Sunderland vs Norwich Lineups
Sunderland vs Norwich Preview
Their last three matches saw Sunderland drawing 2-2 with Queens P.R., losing 2-1 against Sheffield United before beating Stoke by 0-1. In their last six Championship matches at home, Sunderland have one win, while they’ve drawn three and lost two.
Norwich claimed seven points from their last nine available, as they won by 2-1 and 2-0 against Huddersfield and Millwall, respectively. Last time out, Bournemouth ended up stealing a point in a 2-2 draw. Norwich won twice, while also recording two draws, and two defeats in their last six away matches in the Championship. The scoreline from these matches says seven goals conceded and eight scored. Norwich proved themselves generous visitors in the Championship this season, as they conceded an astonishing three goals so far. This leaves them with the worst defensive record of all teams from their away matches.
Sunderland vs Norwich H2H
The match ended in a 1-1 draw in the previous outing between Sunderland and Norwich and should we get another draw, the bookies’ best price is 3.30. A draw could be the way to go here, as this has been an equal pairing in their most recent meetings. Sunderland won three of the previous ten matches, while Norwich secured four wins from those ten matches. The bookies’ best betting odds on a home win are at 3.20.
Full Time Result
Sunderland won seven of the previous 10 home matches across all competitions, while drawing three and losing zero as well. Norwich won four from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew two and lost four in this run. Sunderland have been ready from the first whistle, scoring the opening goal eight times in their previous 10 matches at the Stadium of Light. Norwich scored the first goal of the game in three of their last 10 games away.
It finished all square on when Sunderland last faced Norwich. With both denying to back down, the scoreboard said 1-1 in the end. The best betting odds on a draw at full-time with the bookies are at 3.30.
Over 2.5 goals came up one time in the previous six encounters between Sunderland and Norwich, as Sunderland scored 1.01 goals on average per game and Norwich averaged 0.68 goals. Both teams scored two times in these matches. Over 2.5 goals came out four times in the ten matches across the tournaments for Sunderland, who scored an average of 1.2 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of the last ten matches Norwich played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of two goals in these matches.