Brentford vs Sunderland: Preview and Predictions

Brentford vs Sunderland Match Predictions EFL Championship 21st October 2017

Brentford vs Sunderland
2017/18 EFL Championship
Date: Saturday, 21th October 2017
Kick off at 15:00 UK/16:00 CET
Venue: Griffin Park.

Sunderland travels to Brentford with the hope of turning their luck around.

$80 Bet Bonus
100% Bonus on first deposit upto $80/€60. And get Stake Refunded if one of the bets in your accumulator loses. New Customers Only. Min Deposit $1/€1.
Claim Bonus Now
$200 Free Bet
Kick off your Spin Palace Sports experience with the 100% matched bet up to a total of $200. New Customers Only. Min Deposit 10$/€10.
Claim Bonus Now

 

Last Game:

Brentford took very important 3 points before the international break. Their visitors were Millwall and they put up a real fight. Brentford were probably the better side and got the 3 points. Sawyers scored the lonely goal in the 47th minute of the game to give them the important lead.

Sunderland hosted QPR last round and failed to get 3 points yet again. QPR took the lead after Sylla found the net in the 37th minute but Aiden McGeady managed to level the score for the draw after 60minutes.

Form and Tactical Analysis

Brentford

Brentford had an atrocious start of the season failing to win in 8 games. The team gradually improved since then and now sits on 18th place. Their current form looks outstanding compared to the start of the season as they are unbeaten in 5 games winning 2 of them. They have 4 draws and a single victory in their last 5 home games which shows they are a difficult nut to break at Griffin Park.

Bolton switched several tactical formation in recent games. Last round their victory came in a 4-2-3-1 formation which was the first time this season. Vela was trusted to organize things in midfield while Madine was leading the line.

Sunderland

Sunderland stated ambitions for a quick return the English top flight. Still they are in a real threat not for promotion but for relegation. 10 games without a victory and just 1 win overall puts the team on the 23rd place.

The Black Cats are finding it difficult to adjust to the competition this season and unless they improve relegation starts to look like a real possibility. Interesting to note is that Sunderland looks better on the road than at home and may cause some troubles to Brentford.

Sunderland plays in a 4-4-2 formation with one of the strikers dropping deeper to help link up the midfield to attack. Vaugham usually leads the line as the out and out striker while the second striker role looks more open to rotation.

Brentford vs Sunderland: Head to head

There is just a single game between the sides in the recent years and it was back in 2006. An FA Cup game which finished 2-1 for Brentford.

Brentford vs Sunderland: Prediction

This game look to be a triple threat. Sunderland pick most of their points away from home while Brentford are in a better form currently. Both teams are near the bottom of the table and need points badly.

Sunderland failed to score in just a single game on the road while Brentford has 2 clean sheets from 6 games at home. This gives us a decent chance for both teams to score. In terms of final outcome the braver betters can try the draw as both teams tend to have a lot of draws this season.

Brentford vs Sunderland: Bet Tips

BTTS: Yes for 1.62 with Betway.

Draw for 4.10 with Pinnacle.

Bet £10, Get £30 In Free Bets!
Minimum deposit of £10 using deposit code 30fb - A qualifying bet is a ‘real money’ stake of at least £10 placed on any sports market - New customers only, Free bet stakes not included in returns, Deposit method and withdrawal restrictions apply.
Claim Bonus Now
Bet £10, Get £30 In Free Bets
New William Hill online customers only. Min. unit stake of £10/€10 at odds of 1/2 or greater. Only the “win” part from EW bets will count. Free bet terms, payment method & country restrictions apply. Free bets credited as 3 x £10/€10. Free bet stakes are not returned as part of the settlement of successful free bets. All Free Bets must be wagered within 30 days.
Claim Bonus Now
£75 Sports Welcome Bonus
New to Sports? Join Jetbull today and when you make your first deposit, and get 50% of the deposited amount, up to £75 (or account currency equivalent of £75), to your account! Min Deposit £10.
Claim Bonus Now