The Blades welcome Arsenal for a clash in the Premier League at Bramall Lane this coming Sunday. Sheffield United find themselves sad placed 20th in the table on 14 points from 30 matches. In 10th place, The Gunners are 28 points ahead in the standings.
Four straight defeats have put a serious dampener on the mood around Sheffield United. They could be in for another rout against Arsenal.
Stats and facts for Sheffield United and Arsenal.
- Sheffield United has lost the last 3 matches in a row;
- Sheffield United has lost in the last 7 of 8 matches;
- Sheffield United conceded in the last 31 of 33 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Sheffield United’s last 4 of 6 matches.
- Arsenal unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Arsenal conceded in the last 10 of 12 matches;
- Arsenal conceded the last 9 matches in a row;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Arsenal’s last 5 of 7 matches.
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Form Sheffield United vs Arsenal
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Sheffield United in serious trouble
Sheffield United have been left empty-handed after their recent outings with 3 defeats going into this match. In their last 3 matches, Sheffield United was humiliated by Leicester in a 5-0 defeat, followed by a 2-0 defeat against Chelsea. Their most recent match brought a 2-1 defeat against Leeds.
Arsenal hoping for fresh start.
Arsenal goes into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their 3 latest outings, Arsenal ended with a 3-3 draw against West Ham and went on to a 3-0 defeat against Liverpool. Their latest game produced a 1-1 draw with Sl. Prag in the Europa League.
It is a matchup between two seemingly equal sides, with both in similar shape recently. The bookies still favour the Gunners to win the match at odds 1.57.
Sheffield United v Arsenal Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
The last time the pair played each other, The Gunners came away as 2-1 winners back in October 2020 in a match in the Premier League. 2 times in the last 5 matches between Sheffield United and Arsenal over 2.5 goals came out as a winning bet. Both teams found the back of the net 2 times in those 5 matches meetings. The two rivals have shared the spoils in recent outings in the Premier League. Both have claimed 2 wins in the last 5 encounters, with 1 match finishing without a winner.
Sheffield United are placed 20th with 14 points from 30 games. Arsenal occupies a position as 10th in the league on a meagre 42 points.
Full Time Betting
According to the bookmakers’ Arsenal is favourites to win. A bet on a win for Arsenal will get you odds 1.57, meaning the bookies predict they are in with a 64% chance of beating Sheffield United. If you want to bet your money on Sheffield United the best odds are 6.00. Sheffield United won 3 of their last 10 home league games whereas Arsenal lost 4 of their last 10 away league games.
The prices available with the bookmakers indicate the chance of both teams to score (BTTS) is as low as 49% in this match. This equals odds around 2.05 while going the other way, and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.75. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 57%. The last 10 home league games for Sheffield United averaged 2.5 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Arsenal, the average total goals were 3, with 6 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
Looking at the bookmakers’ prices, the chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is 50%. This equals odds 2.00 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Speculating in the opposite outcome of under 2.5 goals pays out at 1.83. Sheffield United’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.5 goals a game. 4 of Sheffield United’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Arsenal’s last 10 away league games averaged 3 goals per game. 6 of the last 10 away matches for Arsenal went over 2.5 goals.