Stoke vs Norwich – Stoke City enters this game on the heels of a 1-1 Championship draw with Middlesbrough. In that game, Stoke City had 51% of the possession and 5 of their 11 shot efforts were successful.
Ki-Jana Hoever of Stoke City scored the goal (45′). Three of Middlesbrough’s nine attempts on goal were on target. For Middlesbrough, Chuba Akpom struck in the 23rd minute.
In recent years, Stoke City’s defensive tenacity has been all but infrequent. According to the data, Stoke City has conceded 7 goals in their prior 6 games, scoring against them in 6 of those games.
In their prior four league games against Norwich City, Stoke City had failed to prevail. Norwich City and Huddersfield Town drew 1-1 in their previous encounter in the Championship.
In that game, Norwich City had 66% of the control and 2 of its 8 shots on goal were successful. Grant Hanley (66′ Own Goal) and Gabriel Sara (26′) both scored goals for Norwich City. On the other hand, Huddersfield Town only managed to get one of their six attempts on goal through.
In their last 6 games, Norwich City under David Wagner have scored 11 goals through conversions. They have given up a total of 5 goals throughout those games.
Prior to this encounter, Norwich City had won two league games without losing to Stoke City when those games were played away from home.
Stoke vs Norwich – Betting Analysis
Reviewing their previous head-to-head matches dating back to January 13, 2016, we can see that Stoke City has won two of them and Norwich City has won three, with one match ending in a tie.
During this time span, many goals were also scored 23 in total, or 3.83 goals per game. The final league meeting between these teams took place on Championship Match Day 18 on October 29, 2022, with Norwich City defeating Stoke City 3-1.
Norwich City had 43% of the game’s possession and nine of its 16 attempts on goal were on target. Aaron Ramsey (38′, 71′) and Gabriel Sara (77′) both scored goals.
With 17 attempts on goal, 4 of them came from Stoke City. Nick Powell scored in the 92nd minute. Keith Stroud served as the official.
With a fully healthy roster to choose from going into this match, Stoke City manager Alex Neil has no fitness worries to speak of.
David Wagner, the manager of Norwich City, must select a squad with a limited roster. Both Przemyslaw Placheta and Isaac Hayden are ineligible due to knee injuries.
In what appears to be a very even fight, we think Norwich City and Stoke City may very well find themselves scoring simultaneously.
What are the top odds for this match?
Regarding the current betting odds on the win-draw-win market, victory for Stoke City can be had for 2.6, a bet on the draw is 3.32 and staking on a win for Norwich City gets you 2.84. They are the best of the prices offered at the moment.