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Ashton Gate plays host to the round 2 match this coming Saturday between Bristol Cityand Sunderland in the Championship.

Bristol City hope to make amends in their upcoming match after getting through the first round on a sour note with nil points.Sunderland perhaps would have hoped for more in their opening match of the season, but eventually had to settle for a point.

Their upcoming match is a difficult challenge for Bristol City, who next face Sunderland in their continuous fight to avoid relegation. They should be highly motivated to spring a surprise, even against a tough opponent like Sunderland.

Bristol City scored 16 times, conceded 14 and held on for two clean sheets in their last ten games.

Sunderland scored 15 goals, conceded 15 and managed one clean sheet in their previous ten matches.

Bristol City vs Sunderland Preview

Bristol City only managed one meagre home win from a possible six at Ashton Gate in the Championship. They also drew three and lost two of these six encounters, in which they scored 11 and conceded eight goals.

Finishing somewhere in mid-table will probably be satisfactory for Bristol City, who aim to keep the relegation line at a distance in the Championship.

In their last six Championship away matches, Sunderland failed to win more than once. In stead, they've drawn three and lost two, scoring nine while also conceding eight times.

A top half finish is the dream for Sunderland, but neutral spectators have them down for a season in the lower end of the Championship.

While it might not be a big surprise to see Sunderland steal a good result at Ashton Gate, form nevertheless looks better for Bristol City. They get the nod this coming Saturday.

Bristol City vs Sunderland Stats

  • Bristol City have scored in 20 of the last 22 home matches
  • Bristol City have not lost the last 8 home matches in a row
  • Bristol City have not lost 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Bristol City have scored in 13 of the last 15 matches
  • In 3 of the last 4 matches Bristol City played, both teams scored
  • Sunderland have scored in 11 of the last 13 matches
  • In the last 3 matches in a row Sunderland played, both teams scored
  • Sunderland have not won the last 4 matches in a row
  • Sunderland have not won 5 of the last 6 away matches
  • Sunderland have conceded in the last 4 matches in a row

Bristol City vs Sunderland Team News

Bristol City have an almost full squad available against Sunderland at Ashton Gate with only one player possibly missing.

Sidelined with an injury, Bristol City can't field Nathan Baker on Saturday against Sunderland.

Sunderland have just one player unavailable for selection, when visiting Bristol City at Ashton Gate.

Leon Dajaku nurses an injury and won't be travelling with Sunderland.

Bristol City vs Sunderland H2H

Bristol City picked up one win in their previous two matches against Sunderland, while the latter claimed zero wins in these, with the remaining finishing a draw. The bookies best betting odds on a draw at full-time are at 3.25.

Bristol City vs Sunderland Betting Tips

Andreas Weimann look like value in the goal scoring market with four strikes to his name in six Championship matches. The visitors are crossing their fingers Patrick McNair adds to his three Championship goals come this coming Saturday.

Bristol City won three of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments at Ashton Gate. They drew five and lost two as well, while Sunderland won three of their last 10 games away. They drew four and lost three.You can't necessarily trust Bristol City to get the first goal of the match when playing at Ashton Gate. They managed to score the opener five times in 10 games on home soil. Sunderland got the first goal of the game in two of their last 10 away games.

Over 2.5 goals happened two times in the past two encounters between Bristol City and Sunderland, with Bristol City scoring 2.5 goals on average per game. Sunderland averaged two goals, while both teams scored two times.Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet in five of Bristol City’s past ten matches across all tournaments. They scored 1.8 goals on average along the way.Over 2.5 goals came up in one of the last ten matches Sunderland played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.1 goals in these matches.