Liverpool vs Sheffield United Predictions & Betting Odds – 2nd January 2020

Reds can continue perfect home record

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Liverpool vs Sheffield United Betting Tips – Premier League, 2nd January 8.00pm

Liverpool’s march towards the Premier League title continued over the weekend with a narrow home win over Wolves. That was their tenth straight league success. This is another tough game for the Blades out on the road after having lost at Manchester City on Sunday. Will they fall against Liverpool as well? Read our predictions for Liverpool vs Sheffield United.

Liverpool vs Sheffield United Betting Odds*

Liverpool 1/4
Draw 11/2
Sheffield United 10/1

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Liverpool News and Form – Will Liverpool beat the Blades?

The Reds squeezed out a 1-0 home win over Wolves on the weekend to keep their winning streak rolling along. That is ten in a row from them now in the top flight. It also maintained their 100% home record for the campaign. There has also been recent improvements at the back from the league leaders, who have taken back to back clean sheets at Anfield. Those are their only two clean sheets of the campaign. But in their last four top-flight games, home and away, Liverpool have not shipped a single goal. It just keeps getting better and better for them.

Sadio Mane Last Goalscorer
10/3

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Liverpool average 2.7 goals per home game in this campaign. They have only shipped the 9 in their 10 played on home soil. Six of the ten home victories picked up by Liverpool have been by a margin of at least two goals. The Reds have opened the scoring in all but four of their league games in the campaign and have struck first in all but two home games.

80% of Liverpool’s home games this season have ended over 2.5 goals. Liverpool have been winning at both half time and full time in all but one of their home league fixtures. The Reds have scored two thirds of their home goals in the first period of games. Liverpool’s two most frequent score lines at Anfield this season have been 2-1 and 3-1 victories, which have both happened on three occasions.

Liverpool vs Sheffield United Head to Head

Liverpool were 1-0 winners at Sheffield United in September
The Reds are unbeaten in three EPL games against the Blades (W2 D1)
Sheffield United are W2 D2 L3 in their previous EPL fixtures with Liverpool
Liverpool have won their last two home games against the Blades to nil

 

Key-Facts – Liverpool vs Sheffield United

  • The Reds have won their last ten league games
  • The Blades lost 2-0 at Man City on Sunday
  • Sheffield United suffered their first away defeat of the season at Man City

 

Sheffield United News and Form – Can the Blades avoid defeat at Anfield?

The Blades lost their first away game of the season on the weekend. They paid a visit to Manchester City and left with a 2-0 loss. That snapped a four match undefeated streak of league form that they had been running on. But it was only their second defeat in their last thirteen league fixtures home and away combined. Sheffield United have tallied 11 goals in their 10 away fixtures this season. Even with their loss at Man City, they are averaging under a goal per game against on the road.

Just 20% of Sheffield United’s away games have made it over 2.5 goals this season. They will be doing fantastically well in such a busy period, to keep the score down at Anfield as they did at the Etihad. The Blades have secured three away clean sheets this season. Of the goals which they have come up with on their travels, 73% of them have been netted in the second half of games. Sheffield United have conceded the opening goal in six of their ten away games this season.

Liverpool vs Sheffield United Tips & Odds

Liverpool to win to nil at 20/21
2 Goal Winning Margin Liverpool at 3/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on December 29th, 2019 at 5:50 p.m.)

Liverpool vs Sheffield United Predictions

Liverpool to win: Sheffield United came up short at Manchester City on the weekend and they will likely do so against Liverpool. The Reds just keep finding ways to win and Liverpool to win by a two goal margin looks a nice fit.


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