Shrewsbury vs Sunderland Betting Tips and Prediction 7 Jan 2023. The third round of the FA Cup will be played on Saturday, January 7, at Montgomery Waters Meadow Stadium between Shrewsbury Town and. The Salop have suffered three straight League One losses, which suggests a decline in form. The team led by Steve Cotterill is mired in 16th place in the rankings with 29 points after 24 games.
Meanwhile, Sunderland is sixth in the Championship with 38 points after 26 games and has gone unbeaten in their previous four contests. Tony Mowbray, who took over as full-time manager for the Black Cats in August after Alex Neil was fired, has guided them forward steadily. The Tyne and Wear team has stabilized after a shaky first few weeks under Mowbray, losing only twice in their previous ten games.
Shrewsbury vs Sunderland – Important Points:
16 previous encounters between the two teams have resulted in a 10-2 Sunderland advantage. In the past four years, Shrewsbury has defeated Sunderland twice: 1-0 in League One in October 2019 and 2-1 in the FA Cup in February 2021. This will be Shrewsbury and Sunderland’s first FA Cup match. The only previous cup match between the teams was won by the Black Cats (1-0 in the 2016-17 League Cup).
In their last three home contests against Sunderland, all of which took place in League One, Shrewsbury is undefeated. Shrewsbury has only triumphed twice in their last eight FA Cup games against opposition from the top two English football divisions. Sunderland previously advanced past this level of the FA Cup in the 2014–15 season, meaning this is their first trip there since the 2017–18 campaign.
Shrewsbury vs Sunderland – The Prediction:
Shrewsbury is currently in dreadful form, appearing toothless up front and being exposed at the back. While Sunderland has played well over the past two months, their defense hasn’t been the strongest, as they have only kept one clean sheet in their last eight games. However, the Black Cats ought to have sufficient firepower to defeat the League One team.
Shrewsbury 1-2 Sunderland
Shrewsbury vs Sunderland – The Tip:
1 – Results: Sunderland
2 – Goals Over 2 goals: Yes
3 – Both teams will score: Yes
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