Sheffield Utd vs Preston – After losing to Manchester City by a score of 3-0 in the FA Cup, Sheffield United will be hoping for a better outcome this time.

In that game, Sheffield United had 21% of the possession and 4 shots on goal, with 1 of those being successful. Manchester City, on the other hand, had 14 shots total, 4 of which were on goal.

The goal scorer for Manchester City was Riyad Mahrez (43′, 61′, 66′). Observing a zero in the scoreline during recent Sheffield United games is an intriguing trend.

In the six games they had played prior to this one, a wager on “Both Teams to Score” would have lost in five of them. Of course, there’s no guarantee that tendency will continue in this game.

Sheffield United hasn’t lost to Preston North End in the league in their previous 5 games coming into this encounter. Preston North End and Blackburn Rovers tied 1-1 in their most recent meeting, which was in the Championship.

Preston North End had 44% of the game’s possession and 4 of its 13 efforts on goal were successful. Three of Blackburn Rovers’ nine attempts on goal were successful. Blackburn Rovers scored with Sammie Szmodics (80′) and Dominic Hyam (94′ Own Goal).

According to their recent performance, Preston North End have let opponents to score in 5 of their previous 6 games, resulting in a total of 9 goals. Preston North End can definitely get better defensively.

According to their prior performances, Preston North End has gone two league games without registering a victory away from home against Sheffield United. For the last two league games, they have failed to win on the road.

Sheffield Utd vs Preston – Betting Analysis

Reviewing their most recent head-to-head meetings dating back to April 28, 2018, we can see that Sheffield United has won 3, Preston North End 1, and there have been two draws.

During this time, 10 goals were scored by The Blades and 7 goals were scored by The Lilywhites for a total of 17 goals between the two teams. That equals 2.83 goals per game on average.

The two teams’ most recent league meeting was on Championship Match Day 11 on September 17, 2022, with Preston North End defeating Sheffield United 0-2 in the outcome. On that occasion, Preston North End had 58% of the possession and 3 of their 18 efforts on goal were successful.

Sheffield United, on the other hand, had 15 shots total, with 6 of them finding the back of the net. Scoring came from Oli McBurnie (75′) and Iliman Ndiaye (40′). Jeremy Simpson served as the referee for the game.

For Sheffield United boss Paul Heckingbottom, Rhian Brewster (hamstring injury), Enda Stevens (unknown injury), and Jack O’Connell (knee surgery) will be out.

Adam Davies, John Egan, Anel Ahmedhodzic, Jack Robinson, George Baldock, Sander Berge, Tommy Doyle, John Fleck, Max Lowe, Iliman Ndiaye, and Oliver McBurnie are the players we anticipate The Blades to start in a 3-5-2 formation.

There is only one fitness concern for Preston North End manager Ryan Lowe due to a generally available bunch. Ched Evans (Unknown Injury) is unable to play in this contest.

A 3-5-2 lineup of Freddie Woodman, Jordan Storey, Patrick Bauer, Andrew Hughes, Brad Potts, Joshua Onomah, Ben Whiteman, Daniel Johnson, lvaro Fernandez, Troy Parrott, and Thomas Cannon might be used by The Lilywhites.

For this game, we predict that Sheffield United will possess the ball frequently and take advantage of numerous scoring opportunities.

On the other hand, Preston North End may struggle to score their own goal, despite the fact that we believe they will occasionally provide a threat.

 What are the best odds for this match?

Regarding the latest bookmaker odds in the WDW market, backing Sheffield United is best priced at 1.57, betting on a draw is 4.12 and staking on the winner to be Preston North End can be had at 6.1. They are the most competitive prices that can be secured at the moment.

Sheffield Utd vs Preston – Head -to- Head

Sheffield Utd vs Preston

Our Prediction: Home Win

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