Preston vs Sheffield United – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: September 16, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: September 16, 2022

Preston welcome Sheffield United to Deepdale as the visitors look to extend their outstanding form in the Championship of late.

Preston vs Sheffield Utd Stats

  • Preston have not lost 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Preston have not won the last 6 home matches in a row
  • Preston have not won 6 of the last 7 matches
  • Preston have drawn 4 of the last 5 home matches
  • Preston have not lost 6 of the last 8 home matches
  • Sheffield United have not lost the last 7 matches in a row
  • Sheffield United have scored in the last 7 matches in a row
  • Sheffield United have won 5 of the last 6 matches
  • Sheffield United have not lost the last 4 away matches in a row
  • Sheffield United have scored in the last 4 away matches in a row

Preston vs Sheffield Utd Lineups

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In the last three outings, Preston beat Coventry by 0-1, lost 0-1 against Birmingham, before drawing 1-1 with Burnley. Preston only managed one meagre home win from a possible six at Deepdale in the Championship. They also drew four and lost one of these six encounters, in which they scored five and conceded three goals. Preston managed one goal at Deepdale so far, while conceding two. This ranks them among the three least scoring home in the Championship this season.

Sheffield Utd look fabulous with three wins on the trot, starting off against Reading, who were defeated by 4-0. Then, Hull got outclassed in a 0-2 won, before beating Swansea by 0-1. Sheffield Utd won twice, while also recording three draws, and one defeat in their last six away matches in the Championship. The scoreline from these matches says eight goals conceded and ten scored. Sheffield Utd are among the 3 best away teams in the Championship this season. They put two wins on the board, scoring six goals whilst also conceding four.

Preston vs Sheffield Utd H2H

Betting on the draw would have earned you a sound profit the last time Preston played Sheffield Utd. The pair split the points in a 2-2 match, where no one managed to get the upper hand. Preston enter the match against Sheffield Utd with a 4-2-4 record in their previous ten encounters. A win rate of 40%, which is perhaps worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Current table in the Championship

Full Time Betting

Goals could at a premium at Deepdale, as only three of the 10 most recent Championship matches here for Preston saw over 2.5 goals. In three of the previous 10 league games away for Sheffield Utd the match had over 2.5 goals.

Both Teams to Score

Neither Preston nor Sheffield Utd managed a breakthrough when they last faced each other. They ended up settling for a point in a 2-2 draw, and the best betting odds on a draw at full-time with the bookies are at 3.30. Both teams found the back of the net five times in the past ten matches between home side Preston and Sheffield Utd. Best-priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.90.

Over/Under Tips

In the past ten encounters between Preston and Sheffield Utd over 2.5 goals came out five times, with Preston scoring an average of 1.3 goals per game. Sheffield Utd averaged 1.2 goals, while both teams scored five times. Preston saw over 2.5 goals in two of their last ten matches across the tournaments, as they scored an average of 0.8 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.7 times in those matches.


About Josh Stewart

Josh lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and works as a website editor. He has previously worked for several prominent online sites and, as a former professional golfer, specialises in sports and iGaming. Josh has almost a decade of experience as a freelancer and has received excellent reviews from current and previous clients.