Sunderland vs Swansea Odds – Saturday 13th May 2017 – 15:00
Sunderland are 16/5 with the draw 13/5 and Swansea are 5/6
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Sunderland welcome Swansea to the Stadium of Light in the Premier League, with both sides looking to register successive wins.
Sunderland come into this fixture on the back of a 2-0 win, consigning Marco Silva to his first home defeat as Hull manager.
It was the battle of the bottom sides, with Sunderland securing an excellent win despite their relegation.
Billy Jones opened the scoring for Sunderland midway through the second half (69), with a diving header.
Jermaine Defoe ended his drought late on (90+2), to give Sunderland a surprise win at the KCOM Stadium.
It means Sunderland despite their relegation will still have a huge say on the relegation battle with Swansea now out of the drop zone.
Tough Season So Far
David Moyes side have had a tough season, winning just six matches all season.
They come into the match in poor form, with just the one win in the last six matches.
During that time Sunderland have scored just four goals, failing to score in four of the other six fixtures all resulting in defeats.
The Black Cats face a massive rebuilding job, with Moyes future uncertain as well as a large number of the playing squad.
Black Cats Underdogs
The Black Cats come into this match as underdogs, with their poor form informing the bookies.
The match against Swansea will be a huge challenge for Sunderland, with Swansea battling relegation themselves.
Sunderland will be looking to avenge the 3-0 defeat earlier in the season against the Swans.
Swans Timing Run
Swansea come into this match on the back of an excellent 1-0 win against Everton, another vital three points for Paul Clement.
Fernando Llorente opened the scoring for Swansea in the first half (29), with the Spaniard’s goal giving them a vital win.
The visitors dominated possession with 62% of the ball, but it was Swansea who dominated in every other sense.
They registered the joint most shots (9), but they converted the most on target with four of them troubling the Everton goal.
It was a well-deserved result for Paul Clement’s men, with that win moving them out of the relegation zone.
Upturn In Fortunes
Swansea come into the match with a good recent record, they are now three unbeaten, with two wins and a draw in that sequence.
Clement has done a phenomenal job at Swansea, but they will need an extra push in the next two matches to retain their top-flight status.
They have moved out of the relegation zone after beating Everton, with Hull slipping up against their hosts today.
Swansea head into this fixture as the favourites, with their recent form informing the bookies.
They will be looking to register their eleventh win of the season, and build on the morale-boosting results of late.
The Swans will be looking to complete a domestic double against Sunderland, securing a 7th win in 16 meetings.
Both teams are 4/6 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Sunderland are Jermain Defoe at 9/2 with Victor Anichebe at 7/1. For Swansea, Fernando Llorente is at 9/2 with Gylfi Sigurdsson at 5/1.
The last time that these two sides met Swansea won 3-0 and the odds of the same result are 14/1.
Sunderland vs Swansea Odds
Tip 1 – Defoe to score first @ 9/2
Tip 2 – Sunderland to win 2-1 @ 12/1