Sunderland vs Southend Prediction & Match Preview

Sunderland vs Southend
England – League 1
Date: Saturday, 02 November 2019
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Stadium of Light (Sunderland).

Sunderland will be on a comfortable seat while facing the worst performed team of the season so far. The host is clearly the favorites when facing the bottom dweller, Southend, in what is sizing into a massacre for the home team.

Sunderland vs Southend Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Each team has recorded two wins each in their four meetings.
  • All the matches were won by the team that acted as the host.
  • Their previous encounter gave away the Shrimpers a home win.
  • Black Cats are unbeaten at home with two clean sheets.

Sunderland vs Southend Prediction

The host has stayed unbeaten in the home matches in the season. With two draws in the last seven home ties, the Black Cats have been an indomitable side at home. Also, they had their previous home encounter hosting Tranmere end in a 5-0 win in the game. As such, the home team will be confident to welcome the mud dwellers in the league.

Besides that, the away side has managed to win only two of the last nine away fixtures in the season. Be as it may, they did draw their previous trip on the road with Tranmere. Apart from that, they have only one win in the seven away ties in the league.

Moreover, the hosting side is unbeaten at home in the h2h clashes with Southend. Evidently, both their wins gave them a clean sheet. Also, the Black Cats have slotted in seven goals in the two h2h encounters at this venue conceding none.

As the host has been well above the guest despite their recent losses, the former mentioned has more probability of marking a win in the bout. Since the visiting side has not been able to come out of their pathetic form in the campaign, it can be well said that the match is well off their hand. So, we can expect the host to win with a -1 handicap aboard a couple of goals.

Sunderland vs Southend Betting tips

  • Sunderland to win -1 handicap @ 1.80 (4/5).
  • Over 2.5 goals @ 1.60 (3/5).