Sunderland will try to stay alive in the FA Cup when they face Fulham in the fourth round. This match will be played on Tuesday, February 3rd in Craven Cottage at 19:45.
In the Fulham v Sunderland FA Cup Betting, the Black Cats are favorites to win this game despite being on the road. They are listed at online sportsbook Bodog with 2.62 Odds while the Cottagers are with3.0 and the draw with 3.4.
It will be the fourth meeting between these two teams, and the winner will take advantage since each has a win and a draw. The last game was two weeks ago when they drew goalless at the Stadium of Light. It will be the first visit of the Black Cats at Craven Cottage in the FA Cup.
The last time the Cottagers were at home against Sunderland was past season and fell by 4-1 with a hat-trick from Adam Johnson. Kit Symons’ team has not won at home in the series since 2012, when they took the victory by 2-1.
For this game, the Black Cats are with 4.2 FC Cup Odds to win this match by one goal while the Cottagers are with 4.5 to advance to the next round by the minimum difference.
Sunderland are in the 14th place in the English Premier League with 23 points and have been able to win one of the last six in the local tournament. On the road, they have struggled to win points and have two wins, five draws and four defeats, scoring nine goals and allowing 17.
Fulham have won just two of their past nine games in all competitions and in the English Championship they are in the 15th place in the standings with 34 points. The Cottagers have won 10 games in the league, and seven have been as locals, scoring 23 goals and accepting 17.
English striker Jermaine Defoe leads the betting Odds to get the first goal in this match and is listed with 6.5. He is followed by Steven Fletcher with 7.0 and Ross McCormack with 7.5.
Despite their bad run in the league, the Black Cats must get the victory in this match to advance and face Bradford City at Valley Parade on February 14th.