Liverpool vs Sheffield United Betting Tips and Predictions
First placed Liverpool entertain Sheffield United on Thursday night for their first match of the year at Anfield. Liverpool now haven’t lost a home Premier League match since April of 2017 when they lost to Crystal Palace. Sheffield United are on a good run too, they’ve lost just one of their last five away from home and have been the surprise of the season, currently sitting in eighth.
Liverpool vs Sheffield United Betting Tips and Predictions: Liverpool
What more can be said about how good this Liverpool team are? In beating Wolves last weekend they opened up a 13 point lead over second-placed Leicester who themselves have lost to both Liverpool and Manchester City of late. It looks like the title is heading to Merseyside for the first time since 1990. But look, with a 13 point lead their biggest enemy now is probably complacency and an unforeseen injury crisis.
Liverpool then have won 10/10 home matches this season, scoring 27 and conceding 9, so an average of 1.90 and 0.90. Over 2.5 goals has landed in 80% of their home matches and Both Teams to Score has occurred in 80% of home league matches as well.
Liverpool vs Sheffield United Betting Tips and Predictions: Sheffield United
The Blades put in a great performance in the reverse fixture back in September, losing 0-1 thanks to a massive blunder by goalkeeper Dean Henderson and really they’d deserved a share of the points. They’ll be out to put that right here but Liverpool’s Anfield record suggest they’ll be in for a tough time.
The Blades are pretty good on the road in the Premier League, winning three, drawing six and losing one. Scoring 11 and conceding nine, so an average of 1.10 and 0.90. Only 20% of Sheffield United’s matches have seen Over 2.5 goals occurring. Both Teams to Score has landed in 60% of their away matches.
Liverpool vs Sheffield United Betting Tips and Predictions: Stats
Over Liverpool’s five most recent Premier League matches they’ve won all five. Over 2.5 goals has occurred in 3/5, while BTTS has occurred in just 1/5.
Over Sheffield United’s five most previous matches, they’ve won three, drawn one and lost one. Over 2.5 goals has occurred in 1/5, while BTTS has landed in 2/5.
Liverpool vs Sheffield United Betting Tips and Predictions: Predictions and Tips
As you can see from the screenshot taken from the Bet Dynamo Insights Page there’s no value in backing Over 2.5 goals and indeed the stats would suggest Under 2.5 goals as it’s not been happening of late in both Liverpool and Sheffield United’s matches of late. The Goal line is currently at 3 and If you’d like to learn more about betting on Asian Goal lines, click here.
Liverpool should win here again but of late they’re happy to eek out one and two goal victories and we’re probably looking at another 1-0, 2-0 or a possible 1-1 here so we’re backing Under 3 goals at 1.86.