Sunderland vs Doncaster Rovers Predictions

  • Sunderland vs Doncaster Rovers predictions for their League One match on Good Friday

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Sunderland vs Doncaster Rovers preview for Good Friday’s League One match at the Stadium of Light. Sunderland are aiming to boost their automatic promotion hopes. Read on for our free correct score prediction and betting tips.

Sunderland vs Doncaster Rovers Score Prediction

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Sunderland vs Doncaster Rovers Match Info

Date: Friday April 19 2019
Kick-off time: 5.15pm BST
Venue: Stadium of Light
Referee: Andy Woolmer

Sunderland vs Doncaster Rovers Head-To-Head Record

4 previous matches

October 23 2018: Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Sunderland

January 1 1988: Sunderland 3-1 Doncaster Rovers
August 29 1987: Doncaster Rovers 0-2 Sunderland

January 9 1954 (FA Cup 3rd round): Sunderland 0-2 Doncaster Rovers

Sunderland vs Doncaster Rovers Stats

  • Sunderland have drawn more home matches (nine of 21) in League One this season than any other club
  • Only one of Sunderland’s last eight games at home or away has resulted in a home win
  • Doncaster have won their latest four matches

Sunderland vs Doncaster Rovers Match Preview

Sunderland have reached crunch time in their quest to be automatically promoted from League One – and need to bounce back swiftly from their first 90-minute defeat of 2019.

The Black Cats are in what has become a five-way scrap for the two direct places in next season’s Championship, with Luton remaining hot favourites to claim the title and Barnsley, Portsmouth and Charlton also holding every chance of going straight up.

Last weekend, Sunderland were overtaken for second position by Barnsley as their 23-match unbeaten run in all competitions ended with a remarkable 5-4 home loss to Coventry, but they have a game in hand on the Tykes which will be played just before the season’s final fixtures.

That was also a first home league defeat of the campaign for Jack Ross’ side, who have been given what has turned out to be a difficult run-in especially as their two Easter fixtures are against teams fighting to clinch almost certainly the last of the play-off positions.

Doncaster currently hold that all-important sixth place after a four-game winning run, but they are battling with Peterborough who will be Sunderland’s hosts on Easter Monday.

Rovers’ current form makes them tough opponents here, but Sunderland have been very solid for most of the season and especially at home and so they are backed to boost their automatic promotion hopes with a victory.

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Sunderland vs Doncaster Rovers Betting Tips

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Sunderland vs Doncaster Rovers Best Bet

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Sunderland vs Doncaster Rovers Predictions

Sunderland vs Doncaster Rovers Match Info Date: Friday April 19 2019 Kick-off time: 5.15pm BST Venue: Stadium of Light Referee: Andy Woolmer Sunderland vs Doncaster Rovers Head-To-Head Record 4 previous matches October 23 2018: Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Sunderland January 1 1988: Sunderland 3-1 Doncaster Rovers August 29 1987: Doncaster Rovers 0-2 Sunderland January 9 1954…