Leeds v Sheffield United Predictions & Betting Odds – 16th March 2019

Blades can survive tough trip to Elland Road

Championship Betting

Leeds v Sheffield United Betting Tips – Championship, 16th March 12.30pm

What a clash this should be at Elland Road on the weekend. Leeds are in second place in the table, two points ahead of Sheffield United who are in third place. So the points in the push for an automatic promotion push are absolutely huge in this one. Read our predictions for Leeds v Sheffield United.

Leeds v Sheffield United Betting Odds*

Leeds 11/10
Draw 12/5
Sheffield United 12/5
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on March 14th, 2019 at 10:17 p.m.)

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Leeds News and Form

It is a three-match winning streak that Leeds are on a the moment in the Championship. They took a 3-0 win over Reading last weekend. That was also the third clean sheet in a row from them. So things are shaping up well for the Whites in their promotion push. This is a tough game against Sheffield United though. The Whites have won their last three home league games, part of a very good overall W12 D3 L3 record at home they have taken this season. Leeds have averaged of 1.8 goals per home game.

The Whites have shipped at an average of under a goal per game at Elland Road in the league. They have banked a clean sheet in 44% of all home games. Both teams have scored in 50% of games there. In their last home game, they had a big challenge in facing West Brom and Leeds produced a big 4-0 home win in that game. Of the goals that Leeds have produced at home in the league this season, 62% of themhave been in the second half of matches. Leeds have the third-best home record in the Championship this season.

Leeds v Sheffield United Head to Head

Leeds earned a 1-0 away win at Sheffield United earlier this season
The Blades were on a three-match winning streak over the Whites before that
Leeds have won one of their last four at home against United
The Blades have won five of the previous nine previous Championship meetings

 

Key-Facts – Leeds v Sheffield United

  • Leeds are on a three match winning streak in the Championship
  • The Whites have taken a clean sheet in 44% of their home games
  • Sheffield United have won one of their last five road games

 

Sheffield United News and Form

Sheffield United are in great form at the moment. They have banked back to back 2-0 successes over Bradford and Rotherham in the league. The Blades are on a big nine-match undefeated streak of form in the division, unbeaten in four on the road. Overall this season Sheffield United are W8 D5 L5 away from home this season. They haven’t done great against the stronger sides though. The Blades are W1 D3 L4 in their eight away games against sides currently in the top half of the table.

Sheffield United have averaged 1.5 goals per away game in the league this season. In total, they have picked up a clean sheet in a third of their road games. Sheffield United have taken a draw in three of their last four away games. They have only managed to take a win in one of their last five on the road in the second tier (D1 L1). All but one of the five away losses that Sheffield United have suffered this season have been by a one-goal margin. Their half time record on their travels is very good at W7 D9 L2. Of the away goals that they have conceded in their campaign, 62% of them have been after the half time break. Middlesbrough are the only side in the league who have a better defensive record than Sheffield United have.

Leeds v Sheffield United Tips & Odds

Under 2.5 goals at 4/5
1-1 correct score at 11/2
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on March 14th, 2019 at 10:17 p.m.)

Leeds v Sheffield United Predictions

Draw to win: The draw has the most appeal in the match outright because of the circumstance. It is a massive game with so much riding on it. Neither are going to want to be empty handed at the full-time whistle and may cancel each other out. Draw.


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