Sunderland vs Southend Prediction & Match Preview

Sunderland vs Southend League One Predictions by LeagueLane

Sunderland vs Southend
England – League One
Date: Saturday, 27th October 2018
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/16.00 CET
Venue: Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

Sunderland has a chance that has been handed to them in a platter, to get to the second spot in the table, which ensures an automatic qualification to the higher tier. They will go all out war on the pitch, to take advantage of the match they have in hand.

Southend is on a streak of good performances and will definitely hope to put one more, against the strong Sunderland side at the Stadium of Light.

Sunderland has won eight matches of their total 14 while Southend has won seven. Still they are separated by a huge margin, where the former team lies in the top spots, the qualification spots, while Southend is considered to be a mid-team table. The difference lies in their number of losses.

Sunderland has lost only one match so far, while Southend lost six.

Sunderland vs Southend Head-to-head (h2h)

  • There have been two head-to-head matches between these teams. Both have been won by the home side.
  • Sunderland is on a seven-match unbeaten streak.
  • Sunderland has lost just two matches in their last 20 fixtures.
  • Southend has lost two, drawn one and won two of their last five matches.

Sunderland vs Southend Prediction

Sunderland is expected to keep true to their course of impressive performances and make a real push for the top two spots. Southend has posted a satisfactory season themselves so far, but the task will not be simple against the hosts, at the Stadium of Light.

The match will see a lot of tough challenges as has been the case when these two sides play. Sunderland would be careful not to mess up their chances with unprofessional displays of sportsmanship.

Expect the match to be in favour of the hosts from the starting whistle itself. The physical play will come into the equation as we have seen that Southend usually struggles against teams with aggressive playing nature.

Sunderland vs Southend Betting Tips

  • Sunderland to WIN @ 1.95 (10/11)
  • Half Time/ Full Time: Sunderland/ Sunderland @ 3.25 (9/4).