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Cardiff City vs. Swansea City Betting Preview

Cardiff City vs. Swansea City Betting Preview

For years the whole of South Wales has been waiting for Cardiff City and Swansea City to face each other in the Premier League, and it is finally happening this Sunday.

Cardiff City vs. Swansea City Betting Preview

This weekend sees South Wales’ top two teams face each other in Cardiff and its sure to be a hard fought match.

Swansea was promoted to the Premier League in 2011 and has been performing well for the last few years. Michael Laudrup’s side are usually extremely pleasing to watch and Spanish striker Michu is definitely their biggest attacking asset. However, Swansea has just three wins this season and urgently need some more points.

The bookies have made Swansea favorites to win this match, with odds of 13/10 available at Paddy Power while the odds on Cardiff are 11/5 (the same for a draw). However, many believe that the bookies have dismissed Cardiff too quickly.

Having a home advantage in a local derby should never be underestimated and Cardiff will be desperate to win against their near neighbors. The team has been performing well in their first season in the Premier League for 50 years and they could pull out a few surprises in this weekend’s match. Furthermore, if Cardiff do win, it’ll place them above Swansea in the league table.

OCA News Editor

Christian Bright is a professional sports commentator with keen interests in football, tennis and horse racing. His experience in the reporting on professional sports makes him a key asset to OCA’s coverage of athletic events and matches.

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