In that game, Sunderland had 41% of the possession and 6 shots on goal, with 2 of them being successful. Amad Diallo (49′) and Ellis Simms (25′) scored goals for Sunderland.
Birmingham City’s 22 shots on goal at the other end, only one of which found the back of the net. Birmingham City’s goal came from Lukas Jutkiewicz (78′).
In recent years, Sunderland hasn’t exactly been known for their clean sheets. In reality, Sunderland has conceded 9 goals in 5 of their last 6 games because they haven’t been able to stop opponents from scoring.
However, it is yet unclear whether or not that pattern will continue in this game and have played two games without losing to Millwall in the league. have lost their last 3 league games against Millwall without a victory.
are winless in their last two league games at home. Following a victory over Preston North End in the Championship by a score of 2-4, Millwall enters this matchup.
In that game, Millwall enjoyed 42% of the possession and 4 of its 5 shots on goal were successful. Zian Flemming (4′, 16′, 64′) and Charlie Cresswell (72′) scored goals for Millwall.
Four of the 17 efforts on goal by Preston North End were on goal. For Preston North End, goals were scored by Andrew Hughes (20′) and Ched Evans (28′).
The Millwall defense has put in a string of strong performances, and as a result, they have only allowed 4 goals in their last six matches combined. Their own forwards have managed to score nine goals over that time.
have played Sunderland away from home in the last two league games but have not come out on top.
are unbeaten in their last two away league games.
Sunderland vs Millwall – Betting Analysis
Looking at their previous head-to-head matches dating back to August 16, 2003, we can see that Sunderland has won one and Millwall has won three, with two games ending in draws.
During those matches, the two teams combined for 13 goals, scoring 5 for The Black Cats and 8 for The Lions. This results in an average of 2.17 goals scored per game.
The last league encounter between these teams was on Championship Match Day 35 on March 3, 2018, and the score was Millwall 1-0 Sunderland.
On that particular day, Millwall enjoyed 56% of the possession and 7 of its 15 shots were on goal. Shaun Hutchinson (69′) was the only member of their team to score.
Sunderland had two shots, one of which was on goal. Bryan Oviedo scored in the 29th minute. For Sunderland head coach Tony Mowbray, Ellis Simms (toe injury) and Daniel Ballard (foot fracture) won’t be available.
The Millwall manager, Gary Rowett, has absolutely no concerns about his level of fitness going into this matchup thanks to a completely injury-free group that is ready for selection.
With both clubs having the ability to score, we believe that Millwall and Sunderland may wind up being on equal footing in this situation.
We’ll have to wait and see how it goes, but a draw seems plausible to us. Due to this, we think that this game will conclude in a 1-1 tie.