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Premier League: Sheffield United vs Brentford – Betting preview

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On Saturday, Brentford will head over to Bramall Lane to take on Sheffield United in a round 16 game in the Premier League.

Sheffield United are placed 20th in the Premier League standings with five points after 15 matches. Brentford occupy a position of 11th in the league with 19 points.


Form: Sheffield United vs Brentford

Sheffield United Form

In their last three matches, Sheffield United lost 1-3 against Bournemouth, 5-0 against Burnley, and 0-2 against Liverpool. Sheffield United claimed just a single measly home win from a possible six in the Premier League, which also saw them drawing one and losing four matches, in which they scored six and conceded 18 goals.

Brentford Form

In their previous three outings, Brentford lost 0-1 against Arsenal, beat Luton 3-1, and lost 2-1 against Brighton. Brentford only have one paltry win to show from the last six away games in the Premier League. In these six matches, they drew one and lost four as well as being outscored by nine goals to five.

Betting facts for Sheffield United and Brentford

Here are some interesting betting-relevant stats and facts. They take into account matches that Sheffield United and Brentford played across all tournaments.

  • Sheffield United have conceded in the last 19 matches in a row
  • Sheffield United have not won 18 of the last 20 matches
  • In 12 of the last 14 Sheffield United matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Sheffield United have conceded in the last 11 home matches in a row
  • Sheffield United have lost 8 of the last 10 matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Brentford have conceded in 12 of the last 14 matches
  • In the last 5 Brentford away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Brentford have conceded in 10 of the last 12 away matches
  • In 7 of the last 9 Brentford matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Brentford have scored in 9 of the last 11 away matches

Players to watch: Sheffield United vs Brentford

Having scored twice lately in the Premier League, Oliver Norwood will be eager to hit the target again, and the upcoming game presents an opportunity to step up. Brentford hope Neal Maupay can inflict some damage on their upcoming opponents by adding to his tally of two Premier League goals in his last six Premier League games.

Betting markets: Sheffield United vs Brentford

Full-time result

Sheffield United won only once in their last 10 outings at Bramall Lane, but they drew two and lost seven in this run. Brentford won two, drew three, and lost five of their last 10 games away from home.

Both teams to score

Amazingly, Sheffield United scored the first goal of the match in just two out of the last ten games at home. Brentford scored the opening goal in seven of the last ten away from home. Both teams have been quite terrible at keeping their opponents at bay in recent matches. While Sheffield United failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 10 games, Brentford kept their opponent from scoring in two of their last 10 matches.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of Sheffield United’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 0.6 goals during this run. Betting on over 2.5 goals in the last ten Brentford matches would have returned some winnings in six of them. Brentford managed to score an average of 1.4 goals per game. Sheffield United conceded a goal in their last 15 Premier League matches.

Betting tip: Sheffield United vs Brentford

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Sheffield United and Brentford seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this Premier League match.

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