Crystal Palace vs Sheffield United Betting Tip Palace Draw No Bet – 1st February 2020

Palace can hold their own against the visiting Blades

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EnglandCrystal Palace vs Sheffield UnitedEngland
1st February 15:00hrs
Football – England – Premier League
Pick Palace Draw No Bet
Bookmaker Marathonbet
Odds: 6/5 odds taken 17:10 GMT, Friday 31 January

Sometimes Premier League matches come along that just look as if they are going to be a tight old scrap. There is not likely going to be too much between Crystal Palace and Sheffield United on the weekend when they meet at Selhurst Park. The draw in the match outright is not likely to be far from the minds of punters for this one.

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The Eagles have only managed to pick up the one win in their last nine league games now. But they have drawn six of the fixtures played in that sequence. They were running along on a four match unbeaten streak of form at Selhurst Park before Southampton took a win there in the last round of fixtures.

Palace will get their influential midfielder Luka Milivojevic back for this one. Under 2.5 goals has happened in 10 of Palace’s last dozen top-flight home games. In their last six games against Sheffield United across all competitions, under 2.5 goals has happened as well. So there is a bit of a trend there and a low-scoring fixture here looks to be on the cards.

Our betting prediction:
Palace To Win

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(odds taken 17:10 GMT, Friday 31 January)

Palace have produced a W4 D4 L4 record at home in this season’s top flight. All four of those defeats have happened against teams who are starting the weekend in the top half of the table. Three of them were against the current top three. Palace are only average 0.8 goals per home game in this campaign, but have taken a clean sheet in a third of games at Selhurst Park. Three of their four home wins have been by one goal margin only this season.


Can the Blades battle to points at Selhurst Park?

The Blades have claimed just one league win in their last six played. That was a home success against West Ham earlier this month. From their recent W1 D2 L3 record, all three of the losses that befell the Blades was against Manchester City twice and Liverpool. So those defeats can be written off.

Sheffield United have only won three times away from home this season (D7 L2) so there doesn’t appear to be a high chance of them getting three points at Selhurst Park. All of their away wins have been against sides who are staring at the weekend in the bottom half of the table. The Blades are averaging both a goal per game and a goal against per away game this season.

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Only 17% of Sheffield United’s away games have made it over 2.5 goals. Keeping on the same theme, under 2.5 goals has appearances in each of Sheffield United’s last eight top-flight games. They aren’t quite running as big momentum as they had, their progress slowed by some tougher games recently. They have drawn each of their four visits to London this season, however.


Crystal Palace vs Sheffield United Betting Advice

Even though Palace are not a strong side in attack, they could easily be tough enough to avoid defeat. The return of Milivojevic is going to be a huge boost for them for starters. Even though they are not winning, they don’t immediately look like losing.


Key Facts – Crystal Palace vs Sheffield United Betting Tip

  • Crystal Palace have won one of ten in all competitions
  • Crystal Palace have only lost one of their last five home games in the EPL
  • Sheffield United have won one of their last six league games


Wins have been hard to come by for Palace recently, but then so too for the Blades and that makes it tough to back United on the road to collect the three points. The Draw No Bet on Palace for this home fixture has some appeal.


The best betting odds for Crystal Palace vs Sheffield United

Crystal Palace to win: 2/1 at Bet365
Draw: 21/10 at Bet365
Sheffield United: 6/4 at Bet365