David Prutton predicts Sunderland v Millwall

David Prutton of Sheffield Wednesday celebrates after scoring during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Burnley at Hillsborough Stadium on August 10, 2013 in...

Sunderland and Millwall will face each other in the Championship this weekend.

David Prutton of Sheffield Wednesday celebrates after scoring during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Burnley at Hillsborough Stadium on August 10, 2013 in...

Former Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday midfielder David Prutton has predicted on Skysports.com that Sunderland will lose against Millwall at home this weekend.

Sunderland will take on Millwall at the Stadium of Light in the Championship on Saturday afternoon.

Prutton has backed the visiting team to pick up all three points from the encounter courtesy of a narrow 1-0 win.

David Prutton of Sheffield Wednesday celebrates after scoring during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Burnley at Hillsborough Stadium on August 10, 2013 in...

“It's becoming more and more apparent that Sunderland didn't have a plan in place when they sacked Simon Grayson, and it looks like they've wasted the opportunity of an entire international break to get someone in place,” Prutton wrote on Skysports.com.

“Millwall are winless on the road this season and it's the kind of game you have to win at home if you want to survive in the Championship. But I fancy Neil Harris' men to pile more misery on the Black Cats.”

A footnote added: “Prutton predicts: 0-1.”

David Prutton of Coventry City in action during the Sky Bet League One match between Coventry City and Bradford City at Sixfields Stadium on April 1, 2014 in Northampton, England.

Sunderland are in a horrible run of form at the moment and are in danger of going down to League One at the end of the season.

The Black Cats, who are without a permanent manager at the moment, are currently at the foot of the standings with just 10 points from 16 matches.

As for Millwall, the Lions are 19th in the Championship table with 17 points from 16 games, five points above the relegation zone.

Millwall will fancy their chances of picking up all three points at the Stadium of Light, but perhaps the home team could bag a win if they score an early goal and then defend deep.

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