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Sunderland vs Ipswich Predictions & Tips - Goals Galore in Championship Opener

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Last updated: 05 Aug 2023
Alex Waite 05 Aug 2023
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  • Sunderland vs Ipswich predictions for Sunday’s Championship match
  • The fixture is being played at the Stadium of Light (17:00 BST)
  • Sunderland have seen BTTS in their last 7 matches
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Sunderland have seen over 3.5 goals in 6 of their last 7 matches (Getty Images)

Sunderland vs Ipswich Predictions


Sunderland and Ipswich have seen a lot of high-scoring results in pre-season. There is value on BTTS and over 2.5 goals in the Championship. 
  • Sunderland vs Ipswich Predictions
  • Head-to-Head
  • Sunderland Form
  • Sunderland Injuries & Team News
  • Ipswich Form
  • Ipswich Injuries & Team News

  • Sunderland have seen BTTS in their last 7 matches
  • Sunderland have seen over 3.5 goals in 6 of their last 7 matches
  • Ipswich have seen BTTS in their last 7 matches
  • Ipswich have seen over 2.5 goals in 11 of their last 12 matches

Head-to-Head


Sunderland have a 24-23 advantage against Ipswich in 56 meetings with nine draws.

Sunderland Form


Sunderland lost 5-2 at Hartlepool in their final pre-season friendly. Goals from Alex Pritchard and Jewison Bennette either side of half time couldn’t prevent defeat.

The loss followed a 1-1 draw with Mallorca. Sunderland previously beat North Carolina (4-2), New Mexico (3-2), San Antonio (3-1), Gateshead (3-2) and South Shields (4-3).

Tony Mowbray’s side finished sixth in the Championship last year and lost in the play-off semi-finals. 

Sunderland Injuries & Team News


Midfielders Cory Evans and Elliot Embleton are ruled out. 

Defenders Dan Ballard and Jenson Seelt and forward Ross Stewart are also out.

Ipswich Form


Ipswich drew 1-1 at home against Luton last time out. The Tractor Boys opened the scoring early on before conceding after half time. 

It leaves Ipswich winless in three after back-to-back defeats against Stevenage and Cambridge (2-1).

Kieran McKenna’s side were promoted to the Championship from League One last season. The Tractor Boys scored 101 goals during the promotion campaign.

Ipswich Injuries & Team News


Defender Harry Clarke is suspended.

Verdict

Sunderland and Ipswich like to play on the front foot. Both sides score and concede often and BTTS and over 2.5 goals are the best bets.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes BTTS @8/11 at bet365 - 2 Units
Value Bet: Over 2.5 Goals Total Goals @10/11 at bet365 - 2 Units
Value Bet: Over 3.5 Goals Total Goals @12/5 at bet365 - 1 Unit
BTTS Yes
BTTS
@8/11 - 2 Units
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Over 2.5 Goals
Total Goals
@10/11 - 2 Units
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with bonus code NEWBONUS

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Over 3.5 Goals
Total Goals
@12/5 - 1 Unit
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