Sunderland vs Burnley Odds – Saturday 7th January 2017 – 15:00
Sunderland are 13/10 with the draw at 9/4 and Burnley are 21/10
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Sunderland welcome Burnley to the Stadium of Light in the third round of the FA Cup, with the big boys now entering proceedings.
They come into this match on the back of a 2-2 draw against Liverpool, with Moyes men coming from behind twice to level.
Daniel Sturridge (19) opened the scoring for Liverpool, with the England forward returning to the starting line-up after injury.
Jermain Defoe (25) scored the first of two goals from the penalty spot, equalising for the home side.
Sadio Mane (72) gave Liverpool the lead for the second time in the match, before turning into the villain.
His handball meant that Defoe stepped up (84), to score his and Sunderland’s second from the spot to ensure a share of the spoils.
Sunderland Looking For Revenge
David Moyes will be targeting a much-needed win in this fixture, with Sunderland in desperate need of momentum.
The Black Cats will be looking to avenge the recent 4-1 defeat at Turf Moor, with Moyes men looking to make amends.
Andre Gray who was the hero of the Middlesbrough match, returned to score a maiden Premier League hat-trick.
The Burnley forward, who had scored just two Premier League goals prior to that match, netted in the 31st, 51st and 53rd minute.
Black Cats Favourites
Sunderland come into this match as favourites, with Burnley’s poor away form informing those odds.
This will be a tough fixture for the Black Cats, with Sean Dyche’s men giving Sunderland a lesson recently.
David Moyes’ side will be looking to draw inspiration from the Liverpool draw, with his depleted squad putting in an excellent performance.
Sean Dyche’s side come into this match on the back of another away defeat, this time a 2-1 loss against Manchester City.
Another red card was awarded in this game, with Fernandinho sent off for the third time in six matches for a two-footed lunge.
Sergio Aguero and David Silva were on the bench for the first half, but were summoned to help struggling City in the second half.
Gael Clichy (58) was the unlikely scorer for City, with Sergio Aguero (62) helping ten men City to a 2-0 lead.
Ben Mee (70) scored Burnley’s only goal to halve the deficit, Pep Guardiola’s post match interview soon took centre stage.
Clarets In Mixed Form
Burnley come into this match in excellent recent form, they are still yet to exercise their away demons though.
Their win against Sunderland will be an experience Dyche will be keen to capitalise on, with Dyche’s men destroying the Black Cats.
Dyche’s men will be looking to make it a fourth win in seven matches, they also welcome back Joey Barton.
The Clarets excellent home record continues, they are one of the only sides in the football league yet to win away from home though.
They will be looking to register their ninth win of the season, they will also be looking to register a fourth win in seven matches.
Sean Dyche’s men will be looking to draw on their overall form against Sunderland, with Burnley winning 28, drawing 19 and losing 27 of 74 meetings.
Both teams are 4/5 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Sunderland are Jermain Defoe at 9/2 with Victor Anichebe and Fabio Borini at 6/1. For Burnley, Andre Gray is at 6/1 with Sam Vokes and Ashley Barnes at 7/1.
The last time that these two sides met Burnley won 4-1 and the odds of the same result are 80/1.
Sunderland vs Burnley Odds
Tip 1 – Defoe to score first @ 9/2
Tip 2 – Sunderland to win 2-1 @ 8/1