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Preston North End vs Sunderland betting tips: Championship preview, predictions and odds

This article provides a preview, odds and recommended bets for the Championship meeting between Preston North End and Sunderland on May 8th, 2023

Preston North End vs Sunderland odds and betting statistics


Preston North End vs Sunderland betting tips

Preston North End vs Sunderland match preview

A Sunderland outfit in the knowledge that nothing but a victory will suffice are set to make the trip to Deepdale to square off with Preston North End in a final day Championship clash on Monday, May 8th.

The Black Cats, for their part, remain in with a shot of clinching what would represent a surprise spot in the promotion playoffs.

This comes with Tony Mowbray’s troops sitting 7th, two points off Millwall above them.

Sunderland will head into the final day with confidence high in the camp, in the midst of an eight-game unbeaten stretch, featuring wins in three of the club’s last five.

Most recently, a home meeting with Watford saw the Black Cats showcase their never-say-die spirit, too, in nabbing a point at the death, courtesy of what could prove to be a season-defining Patrick Roberts equaliser.

Should they manage to get the better of Preston later today, whilst also seeing results elsewhere go in their favour, Sunderland will, in turn, extend the club’s season through the weeks ahead.

After themselves looking like contenders for a top-six finish not long ago, the Lilywhites have since fallen off the pace in alarming fashion, owing to just a solitary point from an available 12.

Last time out, a trip to a Sheffield United side with little by way of motivation nevertheless saw Ryan Lowe and co. made short work of, to the tune of a 4-1 drubbing.

Preston, as a result, have tumbled to mid-table, with only pride to play for on final day.

For that reason, we are backing visitors Sunderland to ultimately get the job done at Deepdale later today, courtesy of a 4th win in six.

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