Sunderland vs Blackburn Rovers Match Analysis & Prediction
26/12/2022 3:30 pm
Sunderland will be bidding to return to the winning ways this coming week when they go head to head with Blackburn Rovers at Stadium of Light in the 24th game week of the EFL Championship. Kickoffs schedules for December 26 at 1530 EAT.
The home side is 12th in the table with 31 points and has been going through a run of ups and downs of late, with the team beating Millwall, losing to WBA, while sharing the spoils with Hull City.
In their most recent fixture, sunderland held each other to 1-1 stalemate versus Hull City.
Meanwhile, the Rovers are third in the table with 39 points; however they are not regarded as good on the road. Coming into this game, Blackburn Rovers lost three of their last five matches.
Riversiders aim to build on a thrilling 2-0 win over Norwich City, with the team extending their draw-less run to 23 games in the 2022/2023 season.
Sunderland vs. Blackburn Rovers Head to head
These two sides have had 24 head to head encounters since 1997; Blackburn Rovers claims nine victories, Sunderland seven victories while eight matches ended all square.
When playing at home, Sunderland has not lost to Blackburn in their last 5 encounters.
Sunderland Team News
Danny Batth suffered a serious injury at the weekend, with fellow defender Daniel Ballard likely to step up while Midfielder Elliot Embleton misses out through suspension.
Sunderland's Last 5 Matches
Blackburn Rovers Team News
Callum Brittain, Jack Vale, and Sam Barnes are out of contention through injuries for the away side.
Blackburn Rovers's Last 5 Matches
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Sunderland vs. Blackburn Rovers: Odds and Predictions
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