Sunderland vs Bolton Wanderers Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Preview

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Kickoff: 19:45 Hrs

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Sunderland vs Bolton Wanderers Match Prediction

By Richard McTiernan

This Tuesday evening game (19:45) will have an implication at the bottom of the table as it features the sides in the bottom two. Here we have our match preview with all the best predictions, betting tips and match stats. Sunderland continued their miserable form with a 2-1 defeat at home to Bristol City last time out. The expected goals data suggests the result was harsh on the Wearsiders but that is no consolation for the home fans who had little to cheer but a Lewis Grabban goal. Bolton are now unbeaten in three games and picked up a useful point on the road to Fulham at the weekend. They could have had all three after Sammy Ameobi gave them a 28th minute lead and they held out until conceding in the 94th minute. The last time these sides met came in the FA Cup in January 2013 and the Trotters won the replay on that occasion at the Stadium of Light. That result put to an end a run of nine unbeaten for the Black Cats against Wanderers.

Betting Tips and Predictions

Could you back a side at lower than evens who have not won at home since December 2016? I know that I could not. Bolton have taken five points from their last three fixtures and confidence will be high and as such they must be backed along with the draw in the double chance market. Sammy Ameobi has two in his last three and as a former Newcastle player will be desperate to do something. He is a generous double-figure price to score first here and this looks a great each-way shout with unlimited places on offer.

Bolton/draw double chance
Sammy Ameobi first goalscorer, each-way unlimited places

Sunderland saw over 1.5 goals in 8 out of their last 10 games played

Sunderland saw over 1.5 goals in 7 out of their last 10 games played against Bolton Wanderers

Bolton Wanderers saw over 1.5 goals in 7 out of their last 10 games played against Sunderland

AVG Goals

1.5

BTTS

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

Over 1.5 1H Goals

Over 1.5 2H Goals

Sunderland Form Guide

Sunderland Team Logo

Sunderland

Won

7

Draw

3

Lost

0
W A

23-10-2018

League 1

Doncaster Rovers Team Logo Doncaster Rovers

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

27-10-2018

League 1

Southend United Team Logo Southend United

FT 3 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

W A

03-11-2018

League 1

Plymouth Argyle Team Logo Plymouth Argyle

FT 0 - 2

(HT 0 - 0)

W A

11-11-2018

FA Cup

Port Vale Team Logo Port Vale

FT 1 - 2

(HT 1 - 2)

W A

13-11-2018

EFL Trophy Northern Grp. A

Morecambe Team Logo Morecambe

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

D H

17-11-2018

League 1

Wycombe Wanderers Team Logo Wycombe Wanderers

FT 1 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

D A

24-11-2018

League 1

Walsall Team Logo Walsall

FT 2 - 2

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

27-11-2018

League 1

Barnsley Team Logo Barnsley

FT 4 - 2

(HT 3 - 1)

D A

01-12-2018

FA Cup

Walsall Team Logo Walsall

FT 1 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

W H

04-12-2018

EFL Trophy Final Stage

Notts County Team Logo Notts County

FT 2 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

Bolton Wanderers Form Guide

Bolton Wanderers Team Logo

Bolton Wanderers

Won

0

Draw

3

Lost

7
L H

06-10-2018

Championship

Blackburn Rovers Team Logo Blackburn Rovers

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

D A

20-10-2018

Championship

Rotherham United Team Logo Rotherham United

FT 1 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

L H

24-10-2018

Championship

Nottingham Forest Team Logo Nottingham Forest

FT 0 - 3

(HT 0 - 1)

L H

27-10-2018

Championship

Hull City Team Logo Hull City

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

L A

02-11-2018

Championship

Aston Villa Team Logo Aston Villa

FT 2 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

L H

10-11-2018

Championship

Swansea City Team Logo Swansea City

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

D A

24-11-2018

Championship

Millwall Team Logo Millwall

FT 1 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

L A

27-11-2018

Championship

Sheffield Wednesday Team Logo Sheffield Wednesday

FT 1 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

D H

01-12-2018

Championship

Wigan Athletic Team Logo Wigan Athletic

FT 1 - 1

(HT 1 - 1)

L A

08-12-2018

Championship

Norwich City Team Logo Norwich City

FT 3 - 2

(HT 1 - 0)

Sunderland Preview

Simon Grayson is a boss under pressure after just five points from their last 12 fixtures with these points coming from draws as they are without a win in that time. The boss has not done a good job but you also must think it would take a special manager to get something from this side. At the Stadium of Light, the North-Eastern outfit have not managed a victory since December 2016 which is a remarkable run and you must feel for the long-suffering fans. Both teams have the found back of the net in four of their last five in front of their own fans. The major issue for Sunderland this season has been a defence that has shipped 27 goals which along with Burton is the league highest. The second-half has been their undoing as the Black Cats would be as high as 11th if just looking at the first 45 minutes of games.

Sunderland Team News

Marc Wilson, Jonny Williams (both hamstring), Ty Browning (groin) and Josh Maja (knee) are all rated doubtful.

Bolton Wanderers Preview

Five of the seven points Wanderers have claimed this season have come from their last three fixtures. Just one of their next eight comes against teams in the top six which represent a good chance for the Trotters to get some points on board. Away from the Macron, a useful point at Fulham last time put to an end a run of four straight defeats. That goal they netted was the first one for five road matches and they have scored just two in their seven on their travels. The eight goals they have scored this season is the joint second lowest in the division while the 25th they have netted is the third lowest. Bolton have netted the opening goal in each of their last three.

Bolton Wanderers Team News

Reece Burke (hip) is a doubt as are Will Buckley (hamstring), Jem Karacan (personal) and Aaron Wilbraham (hip).

Sunderland Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

1.9

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Bolton Wanderers Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

0.5

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Sunderland vs Bolton Wanderers Sidelined Players

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Probably Lineup

No. Pos Player M kg
25 GK Robbin Ruiter 196 78
3 RB Bryan Oviedo 172 70
16 CD John O'Shea 191 75
21 LB Adam Matthews 178 71
36 CD Marc Wilson 188 80
19 CM Aiden McGeady 178 72
7 CM Jonathan Williams 168 60
13 CM Callum McManaman 175 74
17 CDM Ibrahim Didier Ndong 179 75
24 CDM Darron Gibson 183 90
11 CF Lewis Grabban 183 71
No. Pos Player M kg
13 GK Ben Alnwick 189 80
15 RB Antonee Robinson - -
5 CD Mark Beevers 193 80
2 LB Mark Little 185 81
31 CD David Wheater 196 82
20 CM Adam Armstrong 172 69
6 CM Josh Vela 181 73
10 CM Sammy Ameobi 190 66
24 CDM Karl Henry 183 76
21 CDM Darren Pratley 185 69
14 CF Gary Madine 193 75