Shrewsbury vs Sunderland Predictions

Vedran Ostojic 24 Oct 2019
  • Shrewsbury are desperate for points to keep up with the League One top 6

  • Can they capitalize on Sunderland’s struggles to perform on the road?

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Shrewsbury vs Sunderland Score Prediction

Shrewsbury vs Sunderland Match Info

Match date: 26th October 2019

Kick-Off: 3:00 pm

Stadium: Montgomery Waters Meadow, Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury vs Sunderland Head to Head Record

Last 3 meetings:

29 Dec 2018 Sunderland 1 – 1 Shrewsbury
20 Oct 2018 Shrewsbury 0 – 2 Sunderland
24 Aug 2016 Sunderland 1 – 0 Shrewsbury

Matches played: 3

Shrewsbury wins: 0

Sunderland wins: 2

Draws: 1

Shrewsbury vs Sunderland Stats

  • Shrewsbury haven’t seen a loss in October, with two wins and two draws in four outings across competitions
  • Sunderland struggled for points on the road and earned just one in their last three trips
  • ‎ ‎Black Cats bagged four points in the sides’ two head-to-head clashes last term

Shrewsbury vs Sunderland Preview

Sunderland were very convincing as they beat Tranmere Rovers (5-0) midway through the week and they now travel to Shrewsbury for their Matchday 15 clash hoping to build on the performance. However, they’ve struggled to impress on the road and we feel they have a lot to prove if they’re to snatch all three points at Montgomery Waters Meadow.

Black Cats have seen a 1-0 loss at Wycombe beforehand and it was quite indicative of their troubles away from home, where they bagged just one win (0-1 at Sheffield United in League Cup) in four trips. They’ve seen a 1-1 draw at Bolton and a 2-0 loss at Lincoln along the way, which hardly feels like a confident run.

Shrewsbury have, on the other hand, held off Lincoln (0-0) and Gillingham (1-1) over the past seven days, extending a four-match unbeaten streak and building on early-October wins over Tranmere (0-1 in League One) and Newcastle U21 (3-0 in EFL Trophy). They’ve been tough to beat at this ground and should be very motivated to show off once again.

Salop have suffered just one loss in six league outings here and they will need more of the same if they’re to catch up with the top 6, sitting four points behind 6th placed Oxford with a game in hand. We don’t see them closing the gap here, though, as we hope for a very narrow contest.

We will thus stick our necks out for the sides to share the spoils in a Draw priced at 12/5 with William Hill, which looks like a solid approach to the fixture and definitely more than just a lively longshot at this point.

We should be in for goals, though, and we hope to see them both ends. We’ll thus back a Yes on Both teams to score at 10/11 with bet365, which seems like great value for those keeping faith we’re in for shared spoils in Shrewsbury.

Shrewsbury vs Sunderland Betting Tips

Draw @ 12/5 with William Hill

Both teams to score Yes @ 10/11 with bet365

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    Shrewsbury vs Sunderland Match Info Match date: 26th October 2019 Kick-Off: 3:00 pm Stadium: Montgomery Waters Meadow, Shrewsbury Shrewsbury vs Sunderland Head to Head Record Last 3 meetings: 29 Dec 2018 Sunderland 1 – 1 Shrewsbury 20 Oct 2018 Shrewsbury 0 – 2 Sunderland 24 Aug 2016 Sunderland 1 – 0 Shrewsbury Matches played: 3…