Cardiff vs Swansea betting tips: Championship match preview & predictions

Cardiff vs Swansea betting tips

This article covers Cardiff versus Swansea betting tips and predictions ahead of Sunday’s Welsh derby in the Championship.

Also included is a thorough Cardiff vs Swansea betting preview.

Note: All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.

Cardiff vs Swansea: What are the betting odds?

Cardiff vs Swansea betting tips: Who will win?

Back Cardiff to win at 11/8.

Swansea are 2/1 to win the Welsh derby, while the draw is a healthy 12/5.

Back a draw-Cardiff (HT/FT) at 9/2. Alternatively, back Swansea-Cardiff (HT/FT) at 25/1.

Swansea’s Borja Baston, is 11/2 to open the scoring and 7/4 to score anytime.

Cardiff forward Robert Glatzel is also 11/2 to open the scoring and 7/4 to score anytime.

Back Andre Ayew to score anytime at 11/4.

You can get 20/1 on Sol Bamba to score 1st and 7/1 for the defender to score anytime.

 

Cardiff vs Swansea betting tips: Recommended bets

Back Sol Bamba to score anytime & Cardiff to win 2-1 at 45/1

Back a red card in the match at 9/2

 

Cardiff vs Swansea betting prediction: Cardiff 2 – Swansea 1


Swansea celebrate vs Liverpool

Alfie Mawson of Swansea City celebrates scoring his side’s first goal with team mates during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Liverpool at Liberty Stadium on January 22, 2018 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Cardiff vs Swansea: Match preview

The final Championship game of the weekend sees Cardiff and Swansea facing off in the South Wales derby.

Last time these two sides went head-to-head was in October of 2019. Swansea came out on top that day with a narrow 1-0 victory.

And it is Swansea who boast the better record in the South Wales derby.

Cardiff vs Swansea: H2H

The two outfits have faced off 67 times throughout history.

Swansea have emerged victorious from 28 of those ties with Cardiff picking up 22 wins. The remaining 17 fixtures ended as draws.

It is also the Swans who are currently in better form in England’s second division.

Swansea currently sit 6th in the Championship, winning three of their last five league outings. The latest of which was a 1-0 victory over Charlton.

However, heading into week 27 of the Championship season, there were just three points separating Swansea from 11th place.

So, they can’t really afford to slip up if they wish to clinch a playoff spot this term.

As for Cardiff, they are down in 12th place, four points adrift of their bitter rivals.

And while the Bluebirds did experience a bit of an upturn in form after the departure of Neil Warnock, they have now won just one of their last five Championship outings.

Granted, three of those ties ended as draws but their last league outing saw them comprehensively beaten 6-1 by 15th place QPR on January 1st.

Cardiff were also held to a 2-2 draw by lower-league opposition Carlisle in the FA Cup 3rd round last weekend.

Cardiff have not picked up a win over Swansea since November of 2013 when both sides were plying their trade in the Premier League.

 

Cardiff team news vs Swansea

Matthew Connolly is a doubt with an ankle injury.

Isaac Vassell (thigh) and Nathanial Mendez-Laing (hamstring) are long term absentees for Cardiff.

Joe Ralls is a doubt with a broken hand.

Swansea team news vs Cardiff

Mike van der Hoorn will be sidelined for a while with a knee problem.

Jordan Garrick has a hamstring injury, while Joe Rodon is on the road to recovery from an ankle problem.

Predicted Cardiff line-up vs Swansea

Predicted Cardiff XI vs Swansea

Predicted Cardiff XI vs Swansea

Predicted Swansea line-up vs Cardiff

Predicted Swansea XI vs Cardiff

Predicted Swansea XI vs Cardiff

Cardiff last five games: DDWLD

Cardiff closed out 2012 with a 0-0 draw at home against Preston, a 1-1 home draw against Millwall, and a 2-1 away win at Sheffield Wednesday.

Cardiff were hammered 6-1 at QPR on January 1, while the Bluebirds drew 2-2 at home against Carlisle in the FA Cup last time out.

 

Swansea last five games: WLDWL

A 1-0 Swansea away win at Luton Town was followed by a 3-1 defeat away at Brentford.

Swansea drew 0-0 at home against Barnsley in their final match of 2019. 2020 opened with a 1-0 Swansea home win over Charlton.

Last weekend in the FA Cup, Swansea lost 5-1 away at QPR.


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