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Premier League: Brentford vs Sheffield United – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Premier League game between Brentford and Sheffield United who meet up this coming Saturday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.

Brentford and Sheffield United will be desperate for points on Saturday, as both are very eager to escape their current disappointing position. The question is, whether either team has the guts to go all-out pursuing an important win, or a cautious draw is on the cards instead?

Brentford approach round 33 as number 16 in the Premier League table with 29 points on their account so far. With 32 rounds behind them, The Blades have amassed 16 points, placing them as number 20 in the standings.


Form: Brentford vs Sheffield United

Brentford Form

Having collected three points from three draws in their previous three matches, Brentford are on the lookout for a win again. Against Manchester United it finished 1-1, before they split the points with Brighton in a 0-0 draw. In their latest match, they once again had to settle for a single point after drawing 3-3 against Aston Villa. Brentford only managed one meagre home win from a possible six at Gtech Community Stadium in the Premier League. They also drew three and lost two of these six encounters, in which they scored eight and conceded 12 goals.

Sheffield United Form

Sheffield United have been a tad mediocre in their last three matches where a win has failed to come their way. Against Fulham, they gained a point in a 3-3 draw, before coming up short against Liverpool, who ran out 3-1 winners. Lately, they managed to steal a point in a 2-2 with Chelsea. Sheffield United claimed just one win from the last six away games in the Premier League. They also drew one and were defeated four times, as they were outscored by 12 goals to eight.

Betting stats for Brentford and Sheffield United

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Brentford and Sheffield United played across all tournaments.

  • Brentford have scored in 27 of the last 29 home matches in the Premier League
  • Brentford have not won 18 of the last 20 matches
  • Brentford have conceded in 22 of the last 24 matches
  • In 9 of the last 10 home matches Brentford played, both teams scored
  • Brentford have not won 16 of the last 18 matches in the Premier League
  • Sheffield United have conceded in 38 of the last 39 away matches in the Premier League
  • Sheffield United have conceded in 35 of the last 37 matches
  • Sheffield United have conceded in 29 of the last 30 matches in the Premier League
  • Sheffield United have not won 22 of the last 24 away matches in the Premier League
  • In 11 of the last 12 Sheffield United matches the sum of goals was over 3.5

In-form players: Brentford vs Sheffield United

Oliver McBurnie shows decent form right now for Sheffield United, as he scored two goals in his last six games in the Premier League. The visitors need more from him, though, when facing Brentford, who are strong favourites on Saturday. Siding with Yoane Wissa also look a nice prospect as he scored three goals in his last six Premier League matches.

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Full-time result

Brentford won two of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing four and losing four as well. Sheffield United won two from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew two and lost six in this run. Astonishingly, Sheffield United failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 15 matches. Sheffield United have not lost to Brentford in 6 consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

Brentford scored the first goal of the match in five games from a possible ten. Curiously, Sheffield United only scored the opening goal of the match in three of the last ten away games. Both teams have scored in last 4 consecutive Sheffield United games. Sheffield United managed the first goal of the game in only three of those 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, Brentford were first on target in two of their last 10 outings. Sheffield United have scored in 3 consecutive meetings with Brentford when playing at away ground.

Total goals

Brentford saw over 2.5 goals in six of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.3 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came out in nine of the last 10 matches Sheffield United played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.3 goals themselves during this run. Sheffield United’s last 5 matches had over 3.5 goals.

Betting prediction: Brentford vs Sheffield United

To summarize, the upcoming Premier League clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Brentford vs Sheffield United mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.

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