Sunderland vs Blackpool
England – League One
Date: Tuesday, 12th February 2019
Kick-off at 19.45 UK/ 20.45 CET
Venue: Stadium of Light (Sunderland).
The Black Cats want to go back to their glory days, as they are fighting for a top 6 spot. This season has been a rollercoaster ride for the team from Sunderland, as they won 15 and drawn another 12 the whole season. Their attacking players have made all the difference for them with plenty of goals this season.
SAFC has been rock solid at the back, as they conceded 27 goals in this season. Jack Ross has been so instrumental for the Black Cats, as his tactics and selection of players has been so impressive.
The Seasiders are in the top half of the table, as they won 12 games this season. The Pools has used the wings to construct their attacks and use physical strength to break opposition’s play. Terry McPhillips and his troop’s performance at the back are quite interesting, as they conceded 0.94 goals per game. The recent form is also getting better, as they are vying for a chance to finish in the top 6 and get promoted.
Sunderland vs Blackpool Head-to-Head (h2h)
- In the 21st Century, they met only 3 times.
- Sunderland leads 2-1 in the last 3 games played in all competitions.
- Blackpool won the last match played at this venue, 2-0.
Sunderland vs Blackpool Prediction
This will be a clash for the top 6 positions, as both teams have their chance to make it to the playoffs. This will be a cagey affair for both these teams, as they are well settled at back and pretty good in defending. The coaches will field a defensive structured eleven and play very cautiously to protect their goal post.
The attackers of both these teams will find difficulty inside the box to score. But due to heavy pressure, both teams will commit errors and will score one goal each. Both teams will open their accounts in this match.
Sunderland vs Blackpool Betting Tips
Draw @ 3.75 (11/4)
Both Teams to Score @ 2.00 (1/1).