Sheffield United vs Bournemouth Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions
Boasting the best defence in the Premier League behind Liverpool, Al Hain-Cole expects the Blades to keep Howe’s men at bay at Bramall Lane
Bournemouth will be hoping to maintain their resurgent recent form when they travel to Bramall Lane to take on Sheffield United in Sunday’s Premier League game.
The Cherries have moved out of the relegation zone after winning their last two matches, as many victories as they had recorded in the previous 17 fixtures.
Sheffield United vs Bournemouth Latest Odds
However, having won just one of their last 15 matches against this opposition, they are 9/2 (5.50) outsiders with bet365 to come out on top here.
Chris Wilder’s men have only lost four of their last 18 league matches, and can be backed at 4/6 (1.67) to move above Tottenham into fifth place with a victory.
The sides shared a 1-1 draw at the Vitality Stadium on the opening day of the season, and you can get odds of 13/5 (3.60) on them cancelling each other out once again.
Sheffield United vs Bournemouth Team News
David McGoldrick will face a late fitness test after suffering a setback in his recovery from the foot injury he suffered last month.
Arnaud Groeneveld, David Brooks, Charlie Daniels, Jack Stacey, Joshua King, Chris Mepham, and Lloyd Kelly are all ruled out through injury, while Jefferson Lerma is suspended following his red card against Aston Villa.
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While they may have beaten Brighton and Aston Villa at home in their last two matches, Eddie Howe’s team will have to raise their game if they are to get a positive result here.
Having lost seven of their last nine league matches on the road – scoring just once in the most recent five – they will struggle to carve open a defence that has conceded fewer goals than anyone leaders Liverpool.
Sheffield United vs Bournemouth Tips and Predictions
Indeed, the Blades have conceded only seven times in their previous nine league fixtures, and look well worth the 6/4 (2.50) odds to win to nil against a goal-shy Bournemouth.
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Sheffield United to win to nil at 6/4 (2.50) for a 1pt stake with bet365