Rotherham vs Sheffield United – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: January 31, 2023
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: January 31, 2023

The Championship game at New York Stadium this coming Saturday sees visitors Sheffield United facing home side Rotherham. Sitting bottom of the table, Rotherham have claimed 31 points after 28 rounds, while Sheffield United have amassed 57 points. This places the latter second in the Championship at this moment in time.

Rotherham vs Sheffield United Stats

  • Rotherham have not won 13 of the last 15 matches
  • In the last 6 Rotherham home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Rotherham have scored in 15 of the last 17 home matches
  • In 6 of the last 7 home matches Rotherham played, both teams scored
  • Rotherham have conceded in 13 of the last 15 matches
  • In 17 of the last 19 Sheffield United away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Sheffield United have won 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Sheffield United have not lost 13 of the last 14 matches
  • Sheffield United have won 6 of the last 7 away matches while scoring less than 2.5 goals
  • Sheffield United have scored in 15 of the last 17 matches

Rotherham vs Sheffield United Lineups

Rotherham vs Sheffield United Preview

Rotherham collected four points from their previous three matches, as they were defeated 4-1 against Ipswich. They retaliated in a 4-0 win against Blackburn, before drawing 1-1 with Watford. Rotherham managed to win two of their past six home matches in the Championship. In the remaining four, they drew one and lost three, as they scored 12 and conceded 12 goals. Rotherham are among the three top-scoring teams on home soil this season in the Championship. They so far banged in 24 goals, while also giving away 17 goals.

In their three most recent outings, Sheffield United won 3-1 and 1-0 against Stoke and Hull, before drawing 3-3 against Wrexham. Sheffield United recorded no less than five in their previous six Championship away matches, as well as drawing once and losing none. They hit the target nine themselves while allowing three goals against. Sheffield United have won eight matches away from home in the Championship this season.

Rotherham vs Sheffield United H2H

Sheffield United were knocked out cold when Rotherham took a 1-0 win in their latest encounter. It served as payback for the 2-0 defeat, Sheffield United handed out in the game before. Sheffield United seem to have a bit of a love affair with Rotherham, as they have beaten them five times in the last ten encounters. The bookies have Sheffield United to win this match at best price odds of 1.67.

Current Championship Standings

Full Time Betting

In their last 10 matches at New York Stadium across all tournaments Rotherham won three times, drew three and lost four times. Sheffield United claimed six wins, two draws and two defeats in their last 10 games away. Of the last 10 times Rotherham stepped out in front of their home crowd, “both teams to score” happened seven times. Both teams also scored in five of the last 10 away games for Sheffield United.

Both Teams to Score

Rotherham won 1-0 against Sheffield United, whereas Sheffield United claimed a 2-0 win in their most recent matches. In the past ten matches between home side Rotherham and Sheffield United, both teams found the back of the net five times. Best priced odds on both teams to score with the bookies are at 1.83.

Over/Under Tips

Both teams to score was a winning bet five times in the last ten encounters between Rotherham and Sheffield United. There were over two goals five times, as Rotherham managed an average of 0.9 goals, while Sheffield United scored 1.8 goals on average. Rotherham performed an average of 1.1 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out six times. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Sheffield United’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.9 goals in these 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.