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Sheffield Wednesday vs Sunderland prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 29th September 2023
Kick-Off: 20:00 UK, 21:00 CET
Venue: Hillsborough
TV: Sky Sports Football

The odds are accurate at the time of writing and are subject to change. Check carefully before finalising your wager with your bookmaker.

Sheffield Wednesday vs Sunderland: Top Free Betting Tips

Sunderland will be focused on regaining their winning form against Sheffield United in Round 8 of the EFL Championship on Friday, 29 September. The Owls enter Hillsborough after getting back to their losing form against Swansea in the league.

Match result prediction: Win for Sunderland in First Half

Sunderland featured a strong offensive play as they started to dominate their rivals within the first halves in three of their recent four matches. the Black Cats have also scored multiple goals before the break in two games during the aforementioned period. On the other hand, Sheffield Wednesday have conceded at least one goal in the first halves of three of the last four league outings. Therefore, we predict Sunderland to get in front of the Owls before the break and extend their lead in the second half.

Both teams to score prediction: Yes

Three of the last five H2Hs of these two sides at Hillsborough have finished with both teams on the scoring side. Sunderland has rattled the net in three of their last four league outings away from the Stadium of Light this season. However, the Black Cats managed just one clean sheet. Sheffield Wednesday have also scored in three of their previous five home games, conceding goals in all of them. Hence, we can predict the teams to share a BTTS outcome.

Correct score prediction: 3-1 to Sunderland

Sheffield Wednesday have conceded more than one goal in only two of the previous five league outings. However, Sunderland has succeeded in smashing three or more goals in three of their last four matches in the EFL Championship. On the other hand, the Owls have rattled the net just once in three of the previous five matches at Hillsborough. The Black Cats have also conceded just four goals in their four road fixtures this season. Based on these statistics, we predict a 1-3 lead for Sunderland before the full-time whistle.

Sheffield Wednesday vs Sunderland: form, recent games, and news

Sheffield Wednesday preview

The Owls extended their winless streak to the seventh round of the EFL Championship against Swansea with a 3-0 defeat. Jamal Lowe converted a penalty in the 28th minute and Jerry Yates and Patino extended the lead for the Swans in the second half. A fully healthy squad is the only silver lining for Sheffield Wednesday in the present situation.

Sunderland preview

After three consecutive victories in the EFL Championship, Sunderland dropped their momentum against Cardiff City with a narrow 0-1 defeat. Mark McGuinness was the man of the hour to lead the Bluebirds to a victory with a late goal in the 87th minute. Head coach Tony Mowbray will have to deal with three fitness concerns to steer the team back to its winning form. 

FAQs regarding Sheffield Wednesday vs Sunderland

Sheffield Wednesday vs Sunderland

Who is the referee for this match? Samuel Barrott.
What was Sheffield Wednesday's last result? 3-0 Loss to Swansea.
What was the last Head to Head result? 2-0 to Sunderland.


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