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Sheffield Wednesday vs Swansea Betting Tips - Goals to come at a premium in tight contest

Few goals predicted in tough EFL championship clash 
Sheffield Wednesday vs Swansea
Sheffield Wednesday and Swansea are set for tight lowscoring duel in the EFL Championship (Getty Images)

Sheffield Wednesday and Swansea continue their promotion quest in an EFL Championship fixture at Hillsborough. Both teams have a history of playing out low scoring matches and this clash is tipped to follow the trend.

Sheffield Wednesday Form


Sheffield Wednesday suffered a 2-1 defeat at Blackburn in their last Championship outing. Following a cagey first half, they took the lead on 83 minutes but failed to hold on and conceded twice late on.

The Owls do their best work at Hillsborough where they often make life difficult for opponents. Garry Monk's men are unbeaten in four of their last five home matches and crucially have kept clean sheets in the last three.

Sheffield Wednesday News


Dominic Iorfa and Julian Borner have been pivotal to Sheffield’s defensive solidity at home and both men should start at centre back on Saturday. Steven Fletcher should continue to lead the line for Sheffield Wednesday.

Garry Monk'
Garry Monk's Sheffield Wednesday side have shown good defensive qualities and have kept clean sheets in the last three home matches (Getty Images)

Swansea Form


Swansea travel to Hillsborough off the back of a 2-1 win at Wigan in the Championship. Nathan Dyer’s early opener was cancelled out by the Latics before Sam Surridge struck the winner.

The Swans have been good on the road lately having gone unbeaten in their last nine away matches, stretching back to last season. Steve Cooper's men have also maintained a solid defensive record on their travels as they have not conceded more than once in their last seven away fixtures.

Swansea News


Swansea will be without defender Joe Rodon who is sidelined with an ankle injury. Mike van der Hoorn and Ben Wilmots should continue their partnership in central defence while Andre Ayew is set to start in attack despite scoring  just three goals this season. 

Sheffield Wednesday vs Swansea Head to Head


Swansea have a 3-1 edge with four draws from eight previous matches against Sheffield Wednesday. There has been over 2.5 goals in five matches in that run while both teams have claimed one win each in the last two meetings.

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Sheffield Wednesday vs Swansea Betting Odds


Sheffield Wednesday are slight favourites here at odds of 2.20 while Swansea are backed at 3.30 to triumph. Four of the last eight meetings have ended in draws and a similar outcome could be a popular pick among punters at odds of 3.30.

Sheffield Wednesday and Swansea have also produced under 2.5 goals in six of their last eight meetings and that trend is tipped to continue at 1.80 while BTTS is also offered at 1.80 at bet365.

Sheffield Wednesday vs Swansea Match Up 


Sheffield Wednesday do not score enough but have built their season on a solid defence. Dominic Iorfa and Julian Borner have helped the team to three straight clean sheets at home and will be confident of shutting out the Swansea.

Swansea have also looked solid at the back, particularly on the road with Mike van der Hoorn and Ben Wilmots impressing lately. Both men should comfortably shut out a Sheffield attack that has looked unconvincing in recent weeks.

Steve Cooper
Steve Cooper's Swansea side are unbeaten in their last nine away matches (Getty Images)

Sheffield Wednesday vs Swansea Stats


  • Sheffield Wednesday & Swansea have seen under 2.5 goals in 6 of their last 8 meetings (all competitions).
  • Sheffield Wednesday are unbeaten in their last 4 home matches (EFL Championship).
  • Swansea are unbeaten in their last 9 away matches (EFL Championship).

Sheffield Wednesday vs Swansea FAQ

Where is Sheffield Wednesday vs Swansea?

Sheffield Wednesday vs Swansea will take place at Hillsborough in Sheffield, England.

When is Sheffield Wednesday vs Swansea?

Sheffield Wednesday vs Swansea will kick off at 16.00 CET on Saturday 9 November 2019.

Are there often draws in Sheffield Wednesday vs Swansea matches?

Sheffield Wednesday and Swansea have drawn four of their last eight meetings.

Verdict

Sheffield Wednesday and Swansea have impressed defensively in recent weeks and should serve up a tight contest. I am tipping under 2.5 goals with a 1-1 draw predicted.

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Best Bet: Under 2.5 Goals @ 1.80 at bet365 - 3 Units
Value Bet: Draw @ 3.30 at bet365 - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw @ 6.50 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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Post bet analysis

Sheffield Wednesday vs Swansea clash finished in a 2-2 draw. Under 2.5 goals tip failed to came through.
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