Sunderland vs Portsmouth
England – League One
Date: Saturday, 22 January 2022
Kick-off at 15:00 UK / 16:00 CET
Venue: Stadium of Light
Both Sunderland and Portsmouth follows similar results from their recent League One match-ups.
Sunderland had many chances to secure first spot but they failed to bag a win in their previous three league fixtures which resulted in falling to the third spot with 51 points.
However, their front men have been showing impressive displays lately. They won 15, drew 6 and lost 6 after completing 27 rounds of League One fixtures an will enter this foe on the back of a score draw against Accrington.
On the other side, Portsmouth have won 10, drew 8 and lost 7 of their 25 League One fixtures to collect a total of 38 points. They sits 9th in the table an are 5 points away from the safe zone.
Sunderland vs Portsmouth Head-to-head (h2h)
- A review of their most recent 6 head to head meetings shows that Portsmouth have won 3 and Sunderland 2, with the number of drawn games being 1.
- Three of those six head to head encounters between these two sides saw under 2.5 goals.
- Sunderland stays unbeaten in four of the past five h2h clashes with Portsmouth at this venue.
Sunderland vs Portsmouth Prediction
Sunderland have been impressive at home lately. They won four of their previous six league affairs at home. They have also managed to defend their opposition from scoring in three of those affairs.
They have won 10, drew 1 and lost two of their 13 home games this season and have been possessing the title of the best home team in the league so far. They have only shipped 9 goals at home.
While the counterparts, Portsmouth have been putting up impressive results on road recently. They are unbeaten in last five away games. Their attacking side aren’t that strong.
Inspecting the above stats, we are left to back the home side to win in this low scoring affair. Expecting a very tight match at Sunderland on Saturday.
Sunderland vs Portsmouth Betting Tips
Sunderland to win @ 1.85 odds.
Under 2.5 goals @ 1.95 odds.