Sunderland vs Rotherham – Tips, Match Preview, and Odds

Published: August 30, 2022
Author: Dean Carr
Last Updated: August 30, 2022

The spotlight is on Sunderland and Rotherham, as the pair go looking to boost their confidence. They face each other on Wednesday at the Stadium of Light in the Championship.

Read below to see our betting tips and the best odds for the Championship match between Sunderland and Rotherham.

How to watch Sunderland vs Rotherham

The match between Sunderland and Rotherham will kick off at the Stadium of Light at 19:45 on Wednesday, 31 August.

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If you plan to do some betting on the match, Bet365 is the place to do so. The bookmaker offers a live stream service for a number of football games but unfortunately does not cover matches in the Championship in the United Kingdom.

Sunderland vs Rotherham Stats

  • Sunderland have scored in 22 of the last 24 home matches
  • Sunderland have not lost 12 of the last 13 home matches
  • Sunderland have conceded in 9 of the last 10 matches
  • Sunderland have not won 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Sunderland have scored in 7 of the last 9 matches
  • Rotherham have not lost the last 11 away matches in a row
  • Rotherham have not lost 16 of the last 17 matches
  • Rotherham have scored in 15 of the last 17 matches
  • In 6 of the last 7 away matches Rotherham played, both teams scored
  • Rotherham have scored in 10 of the last 11 away matches

Sunderland vs Rotherham Lineups

Sunderland vs Rotherham Preview

Showing inconsistent form, Sunderland lost two of their past three matches, going down 2-1 against Sheffield United, before beating Stoke 0-1. The joy was short-lived, as Norwich proved too strong in a 0-1 defeat. Sunderland only managed one meagre home win from a possible six at Stadium of Light in the Championship. They also drew three and lost two of these six encounters, in which they scored eight and conceded seven goals.

Rotherham collected four points from a possible nine in their last three matches. An encounter with Queens P.R. brought a 1-1 draw, which was followed by a 0-1 defeat at the hands of Morecambe. Their most recent game had them back on the winning trail as they beat Birmingham by a 2-0 scoreline. In their last six Championship away matches, Rotherham failed to win even once. Instead, they’ve drawn four and lost two, scoring two while also conceding four times.

Sunderland vs Rotherham H2H

Sunderland beat Rotherham in their last two meetings, as they followed up a 1-0 win with a 4-1 victory. Rotherham look back on zero wins in their previous matches against their next opponent in the shape of Sunderland. The home side has a 75% win rate in these encounters for a total record of 3-1-0. No doubt worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Full Time Result

Sunderland claimed six wins in their previous 10 home games across all competitions, while drawing three of the games. They suffered defeat in one of these outings. Rotherham won five of their last 10 games away, drew five and lost zero. Rotherham racked up two wins from their last 10 possible away games without conceding a goal.


BTTS has a 66% win percentage in games at the Stadium of Light this season, when Sunderland drew 1-1 and 2-2 with Coventry City and Queens Park Rangers, respectively. As for Rotherham, they have seen BTTS in two of their last three away matches in the Championship and drew 1-1 with QPR in their last venture out of Yorkshire.

Over/Under Goals

Over 2.5 goals came out one time in the last four encounters between these two teams. Sunderland managed an average of 1.75 goals, with Rotherham averaging 0.25 goals in these games. Both teams to score was a winning bet one time in this run of matches. Sunderland saw over 2.5 goals in four of their last ten matches across the tournaments, as they scored an average of one goal during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.5 times in those matches.