Tip Stoke Swansea
on 25 January 2020
Stoke City are fourth from bottom while visitors Swansea are seventh in the Championship standings. The two sides clash in the twenty ninth round of the league this weekend with the hosts hoping to get the critical points that will steer them away from relegation, as the visitors purpose to enter the top five. A win could lift Swansea into the top five, while a loss for Stoke could potentially narrow the gap between them and the relegation trio down to one point. Stoke go into the match after a 1-0 win at West Brom, where Campbell's ninth minute goal sufficed for the victory. Earlier, the team had drawn 0-0 with Millwall FC. At home, Stoke are in fairly good shape and have won three times in six matches, two of which were draws. Four of the six matches closed with over 2.5 goals, while three registered scores from both opponents. Visitors Swansea beat Wigan Athletic 2-1 in their last league game, a match that had goals by Ayew and Brewster. When it comes to travelling games, the Swans are deplorable and have won once in six fixtures. However, they have managed to score at least once in five of the matches, three of which closed with more than two goals in total . Swansea boss Steve Cooper will be visiting Stoke City a cautious man as he seeks revenge for the 2-1 loss they suffered at the hands of Michael O'Neill's men in the first leg.
Our bet explained
- Stoke have won three times in six home matches.
- Four of Stoke's last six home matches had over 2.5 goals.
- Swansea have won once in six away matches.
- Swansea have scored in five of six away games.
- Three of Swansea's last six away matches had over 2.5 goals.
Our Stoke Swansea tip
Stoke City beat Swansea in the reverse clash and will be hoping to replicate the performance at home. However, Swansea are presently in much-better form and will mount a neat counter attack. We expect both teams to score in this match with high possibilities of a clear winner emerging from the clash.