Sheffield United enjoy home advantage when visitors Brighton swing by for a clash in the Premier League on Saturday. Placed sad 20th in the table, Sheffield United have amassed 14 points after 32 games. On 34 points, The Seagulls are ranked in 16th place with an equal amount of matches to their name.
Four straight defeats have put a serious dampener on the mood around Sheffield United. They could be in for another rout against The Seagulls.
Stats and facts for Sheffield United and Brighton.
- Sheffield United has lost the last 5 matches in a row;
- Sheffield United has lost in the last 9 of 10 matches;
- Sheffield United has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches at home;
- Sheffield United conceded in the last 33 of 35 matches.
- Brighton did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Brighton’s last 4 of 6 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Brighton’s last 2 of 4 matches;
- Brighton scored in the last 4 of 6 matches.
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Form Sheffield United vs Brighton
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Sheffield United desperate for points.
Things look pretty gloomy for Sheffield United, who enter the match on the back of 6 defeats in the last 6 games. In their previous 3 matches, Sheffield United suffered a 2-1 defeat against Leeds and went on to a 3-0 defeat against Arsenal. Their latest match served up a 1-0 defeat against Wolves.
The Seagulls keep target in sight.
One can’t really point the finger at the results for Brighton in past weeks as they have performed according to their level. In their 3 latest outings, Brighton lost 2-1 to Manchester United and went on to a 0-0 draw with Everton. Their latest game produced a dull 0-0 draw at Chelsea.
On the back of these results and with erratic performances by The Blades, siding with The Seagulls at odds 1.75 seem the obvious way to go.
Sheffield United v Brighton Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
The value lies in a draw:
Sheffield United and Brighton had to settle for a point each in their most recent Premier League match, which finished with a 1-1 scoreline. Sheffield United go into their upcoming match against Brighton with a 1-2-0 record in recent meetings in the Premier League.
Sheffield United are placed 20th with 14 points from 32 matches. The Seagulls occupy a position as 16th in the league on a meagre 34 points.
Full Time Betting
The bookmakers offer the following odds for this match: The Blades to win pays out at 5.50, the best price for a draw is 3.50, while an away win for Brighton returns you odds 1.75. Sheffield United won 3 of their last 10 home league games, whereas Brighton lost 3 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 47% in this match. This equals odds around 2.15 while going the other way, and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.67. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 60%. The last 10 home league games for Sheffield United averaged 2.5 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 4 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Brighton, the average total goals were 1.6, with 4 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers, the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 41%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.45 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.62. Sheffield United’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.5 goals a game. 5 of Sheffield United’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Brighton’s last 10 away league games averaged 1.6 goals per game. 3 of the last 10 away matches for Brighton went over 2.5 goals.