Swansea v Cardiff predictions: Take Bluebirds to edge Welsh derby
Cardiff have proved solid on their travels
Free football tips, best bets and analysis for Swansea City v Cardiff City in the Championship on Friday.
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Sky Sports Main Event & Football, 5.30pm Saturday
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Cardiff's playoff push has stalled after three games without a victory but the Bluebirds have not lost any of their seven away fixtures under Mick McCarthy and look the likelier winners of this weekend's south Wales derby.
Automatic promotion remains the aim for Swansea, who are just three points behind second-placed Watford having played one match less.
But the Swans have looked a tired bunch in recent weeks and appeared well off the pace during Tuesday 3-0 loss at Bournemouth.
Swansea manager Steve Cooper doesn't have many options to change the dynamic and there has been a lack of cohesion at the back, with just one clean sheet kept in the last six games.
Cooper's side need to get back to winning ways to stay in top-two contention but even a point could be beyond them against Cardiff, who have not lost on their league travels this year.
Cardiff are unbeaten in their last seven away matches.
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