Our betting experts preview the FA Cup match between Sheffield United and Tottenham and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
Sheffield United enjoy home advantage when visitors Tottenham swing by this coming Wednesday for a fifth-round clash in the FA Cup. The former will be looking to make that home advantage count.
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Sheffield United suffered a couple of disappointments in their last three matches, as they were run over by Middlesbrough in a 1-3 defeat. Millwall also proved too hard to handle, as they won 3-2, before the Blades were able to strike back last time out in a 1-0 win against Watford. The second-placed Championship outfit managed a strong return of four wins from their previous six matches on home soil in the FA Cup. They drew none though while losing twice in this series. They scored nine goals and conceded six times.
Tottenham look back on their last three matches with six points to show for their efforts. Against AC Milan, they were left empty-handed in a 1-0 defeat, but they bounced back by beating West Ham in a 2-0 win. They followed that up with a 2-0 win against Chelsea in their most recent outing. The fourth-placed Premier League side won half of their previous six away matches in the FA Cup, as well as seeing one draw and suffering two defeats. They scored 17 goals whilst conceding eight.
Sheffield United vs Tottenham Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Sheffield United and Tottenham. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Sheffield United have not lost the last 12 matches in a row
- Sheffield United have scored in 17 of the last 19 home matches
- Sheffield United have not lost 13 of the last 15 home matches
- Sheffield United have scored in 15 of the last 17 matches
- Sheffield United have won the last 5 home matches in a row
- Tottenham have won the last 3 matches in a row without conceding a goal
- Tottenham have won 3 of the last 4 away matches without conceding a goal
- Tottenham have scored in 10 of the last 12 matches
- In 6 of the last 8 Tottenham away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Tottenham have won the last 3 matches in a row
Sheffield United vs Tottenham Betting Tips
Sheffield United racked up eight wins in their previous 10 matches on their home ground across all tournaments. They lost two and now face Tottenham who won five of their previous 10 away matches. They drew one and lost four.
Both teams to score
Sheffield United managed to open the scoreline in no less than eight of their previous 10 games. Their opponent from Tottenham performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in eight of their last 10 games.
Sheffield United performed an average of 1.9 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out six times. Over 2.5 goals happened in three of the last ten outings for Tottenham, who managed to score 1.3 times in those matches.
Match predictions: Sheffield United vs Tottenham
To sum up, the upcoming match between Sheffield United and Tottenham seems to be a good betting opportunity.