Swansea vs Cardiff – 10 Vital Statistics

Managerless Swansea host Cardiff in the south Wales derby in Saturday’s late kick-off in the Premier League. Here’s Joe Short with all the vital stats…


10. The last three south Wales derbies have finished 1-0, with Cardiff winning the two most recent clashes. The Bluebirds are 12.50 to win 1-0 again.


9. There were just three shots on target apiece when these sides met in Cardiff in November. A 0-0 result on Saturday is available at 9.50.


8. Swansea’s 2-0 result over Fulham a fortnight ago was their first home win in any competition since 4 December. The Swans are 1.68 to win this weekend.


7. Cardiff played five of six games on the road in January, winning two and losing three. They are 1.26 to win/lose on the Double Chance.


6. The Bluebirds scored in three of these five away games and are available at 1.62 to net in the Liberty Stadium.


5. Swansea failed to record a single shot on target during last weekend’s 2-0 loss against West Ham, despite retaining 65.1% possession. The Swans are 4.60 not to score.


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4. Cardiff’s 2-1 win over Norwich last weekend was their first Premier League victory in seven games, stretching back to 14 December. They are 5.00 to beat Swansea.


3. Kenwyne Jones scored on his Bluebirds debut against Norwich, his first Premier League strike since 29 December 2012. The forward is 4.80 to net again.


2. Steven Caulker scored the winner when these sides met in the reverse fixture in November. The Cardiff defender has not scored in 14 appearances since but is 17.00 to net on Saturday.


1. Jonjo Shelvey has scored three and made three goals for Swansea at home this season and netted in the Swans’ last home outing against Fulham. The midfielder is 3.80 to score again.