Date Time League Season
February 18, 2024 3:00 pm English Premier League 2023/2024


Sheffield United vs Brighton: Match Preview and Prediction

Sheffield Utd vs Brighton:  Sheffield United conceded five goals in their last two home games. Sheffield United has scored four or more goals in its last six games in all competitions. Brighton won the FA Cup encounter at Bramall Lane 5-2 less than a month ago.

Last Saturday, Sheffield United defeated Luton 3-1 on the road to snap their appalling winless streak. Although Chris Wilder and his team still have a mountain to climb to maintain their top-flight status, the victory gave them a ray of optimism. The Blades still have seven points, separating them from the safe zone at the bottom of the Premier League standings.

On Sunday afternoon, Sheffield United will attempt to make it a winning streak of two games. They play midtable Brighton at Bramall Lane on Matchday No. 25. Based on what we’ve seen of Sheffield United this season, the visitors are the clear favorites going into the match.

Back-to-back road losses for Brighton. However, they made a better impression the weekend before, losing to the Spurs (1-2) on a Brennan Johnson last-gasp goal. The Seagulls had won four straight away games in all competitions. The run included a 5-2 FA Cup fourth-round win over Sheffield United.

Sheffield United vs Brighton: Betting Analysis

Sheffield United surprised Brighton in the return encounter at The Amex last November by drawing 1-1. Less than a month ago, the Seagulls defeated Sheffield United 5-2 at Bramall Lane in the FA Cup fourth round. In the previous five head-to-head matchups, both teams scored, except one.

Sheffield United won 3-1 at Kenilworth Road on Saturday but allowed too much space at the back against Luton. The Blades can’t defend softly. With 60 goals in 24 matches, they have the worst Premier League defense.

The Blades have allowed five goals in their last two home games. Roberto De Zerbi’s Brighton assault. Two of their last four meetings across competitions have yielded four goals. At 1.61 odds, the away win is preferred.

Over 2.5 goals FT at 1.57 odds is also our bet. Brighton scored three goals in five of its last six games in all competitions. Seven appeared in the H2H match between these rivals less than a month ago at this stadium. Finally, Sheffield United have scored at least four goals in all six games.

Sheffield United vs Brighton: Head-to-Head

Sheffield Utd vs Brighton

Who will win the match between Sheffield United and Brighton?

We think Sheffield United will score against Brighton & Hove Albion, but it won’t be enough. We predict a close contest with Brighton & Hove Albion winning.


Our Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals

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What are the best odds for the game?

The latest 90-minute result market odds for this game show Sheffield United as the best value at 4.94, a draw at 4.35, and Brighton & Hove Albion to win at 1.65. These are the best returns.