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Sunderland vs Leicester prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: Tuesday 5th March 2024
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK, 20:45 CET
Venue: Stadium of Light

Sunderland vs Leicester City: Top free betting tips

Leicester City come into this match having lost their previous three Championship matches but have just beaten Premier League side Bournemouth in the FA Cup thanks to a goal from Abdul Fatawu, that win against Bournemouth came before their shock 2-1 defeat to relegation-threatened QPR. Before that loss to Middlesbrough which ended a winning run, the Foxes had won five matches in a row against Sheffield Wednesday, Watford, Stoke City, Swansea City and Birmingham City. Sunderland comes into this match having just suffered a defeat to Norwich City which was their fourth defeat in a row having also lost to Swansea City, Birmingham City and Huddersfield Town.

Stadium Of Light Sunderland
Interior view of Stadium Of Light, home of Sunderland

Correct outcome prediction: Leicester City to Win

For our first Sunderland vs Leicester City prediction, we are predicting that Leicester City will get back on track in the league by earning all three points against Sunderland. Only Leeds United have earned more points at home than Leicester City have this season. Leicester have also won the previous two competitive meetings between the two clubs.

Total goals prediction: Over 2.5 Goals

Six of Leicester City's previous seven Championship matches have seen 2.5 goals or more scored, with a 2-0 defeat against Middlesbrough being the one match that failed to hit 2.5 goals. One of Sunderland's previous three matches has seen fewer than 2.5 goals scored.

​​​​Correct score prediction: 2-1 to Leicester City

Our final Sunderland vs Leicester City prediction is yet again an attempt to predict the correct final score. Combining the first two predictions, we conclude this preview with a 2-1 victory for Leicester City against Sunderland.

Leicester City are still the best team in the Championship despite three defeats in a row and we believe they will show just how good they are against Sunderland. The likes of Dewsbury-Hall, Fatawu, Winks and Mavididi are players who could easily be playing in the Premier League.

Sunderland vs Leicester City: What the Fans Think

This Sunderland fan calls on the owners to get a new manager appointed

This Leicester fan is confident that his side can turn it around after three defeats

How far will Leicester City's fans have to travel to Sunderland?

The driving distance between Leicester and Sunderland is just under three and a half hours with 181 miles separating the two stadiums. Trains are an option for this journey but the train journey will take considerably longer so we would advise travelling via a private vehicle.

Sunderland vs Leicester City: How to purchase tickets?

Leicester City has received a full allocation of tickets, which as of the time of writing, are sold out. Adult tickets are priced at £32.

Tickets for Sunderland fans can still be bought via Sunderland's website.

FAQs regarding Sunderland vs Leicester City

What was Sunderland's previous result? 1-0 defeat against Norwich City.
What was Leicester City's previous result? 2-1 defeat against QPR.
What was the last head-to-head result? 1-0 to Leicester City.

Callum Jones-Bowman

Callum is fairly new to writing having been a football scout since 2019 but since having a baby with his wife in late 2022, he has chosen this new career path to ensure he can be a hands on father while still being involved in his biggest passion - football.

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