Sheffield United enjoy home advantage when visitors Southampton swing by for a clash in the Premier League on Saturday. Sheffield United lie 20th in the table on 14 points after 27 matches. 16 points ahead after 26 games Southampton find themselves in a awful 14th place.
It has been a few rounds since The Saints last taste of success in the Premier League and they should expect no presents from upcoming opponents Sheffield United.
Stats and facts for Sheffield United and Southampton.
- Sheffield United has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- Sheffield United conceded in the last 28 of 30 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Sheffield United’s last 3 of 5 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Sheffield United’s last 3 matches in the row.
- Southampton did not win the last 9 matches in a row;
- Southampton has lost the last 5 matches in a row when playing away;
- Southampton did not win the last 7 matches in a row when playing away;
- Southampton has lost in the last 8 of 9 matches.
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Form Sheffield United vs Southampton
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Sheffield United continue to look blunt.
A sigh of relief was heard from the Sheffield United dressing room last week when they finally managed a win again. In their last 3 matches Sheffield United was defeated 1-0 by Fulham, followed by a 2-0 defeat against Liverpool. Their most recent match brought a 1-0 win against Aston Villa.
The Saints continue to look blunt.
The mood around The Saints is pretty low right since a win has proven hard to come by in recent weeks. In their last 3 matches The Saints split the points in a 1-1 draw against Chelsea, followed by a 3-0 defeat against Leeds. Their most recent match brought a 1-0 defeat against Everton.
In a match between two seemingly equal sides, with both in equal shape, it looks like a game that could go either way. Thus, a draw could be the value pick.
Sheffield United v Southampton Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Southampton left The Blades begging for mercy when they clattered them 3-0 and 3-1 in their previous meetings in the Premier League. Sheffield United go into their upcoming match against Southampton with a 0-0-3 record in recent meetings in the Premier League.
The Blades lie 20th in the table on 14 points from 27 games. 16 points ahead following the first 26 matches Southampton find themselves in a deplorable 14th place.
Full Time Betting
Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: The Blades to win pays out at 3.75, the best prize for a draw is 3.40, while an away win for Southampton returns you odds 2.10. Sheffield United won 3 of their last 10 home league games whereas Southampton lost 5 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 53%. This equals odds 1.90 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.87. The last 10 home league games for Sheffield United averaged 2.4 goals per game with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Southampton the average total goals were 3.4 with 5 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 45%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.20 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.67. Sheffield United’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.4 goals a game. 5 of Sheffield United’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Southampton’s last 10 away league games averaged 3.4 goals per game. 4 of the last 10 away matches for Southampton went over 2.5 goals.