Can Sunderland move towards safety with the right result against Stoke? Opta gives their verdict.
"The Black Cats have scored a league-high proportion (24%) of goals from outside the box in the Premier League this season."
Over 2.5 goals is 2.3211/8.
There have been six red cards in 13 Barclays Premier League meetings between these sides, with the Potters on the wrong end of four of them. The odds of a player being sent off are likely to be around 4.57/2.
The Black Cats have kept six clean sheets in their last 10 against Stoke City. Sunderland are 4.57/2 to keep a clean sheet.
Stoke have kept only four clean sheets in their last 18 Premier League home games. Both teams to score is 2.021/1.
Sunderland have the lowest scoring top goalscorer in the Premier League this season - A.Johnson, Wickham & Fletcher (four goals). Under 2.5 goals is 1.738/11.
Mame Biram Diouf has scored in each of his last three Premier League appearances at the Britannia Stadium. He is 2.915/8 to score.
Sunderland have won just one of their last nine Premier League games (W1 D3 L5). Stoke are 1.9520/21 to win.
Peter Crouch has scored the joint-most headed goals in Premier League history (46 - level with Alan Shearer). Crouch is 2.6613/8 to find the net.
Mark Hughes won eight and drew one of his first nine PL games as a manager against Sunderland, but has lost three of his four since. Sunderland are 4.84/1 to win.
The Black Cats have scored a league-high proportion (24%) of goals from outside the box in the Premier League this season. Over 2.5 goals is 2.3211/8.