Reading v Sheffield United Predictions & Betting Odds – 8th December 2018

Blades can edge high-scoring fixture

Championship Betting

Reading v Sheffield United Betting Tips – Championship, 8th December 5.30pm

The season is a looking a little desperate for the Royals who head back into action this weekend only above the drop zone on goal difference alone. They get a tough home game as well on Saturday evening too as they welcome the Blades. Sheffield United start up in the top six and will be looking for points to improve their position there. Read our predictions for Reading v Sheffield United.

Reading v Sheffield United Betting Odds*

Sheffield United 4/5
Draw 13/5
Reading 10/3
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on December 5th, 2018 at 6:35 p.m.)

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Reading News and Form

Reading earned a point in a 2-2 draw at home against Stoke last weekend

The Royals head into the weekend only clear of the drop zone on goal difference

Reading are on a four-match winless streak of league form (D3 L1)

They are unbeaten in four home games though (W2 D2)

Their last two at the Madejski have both ended in a 2-2 draws

Reading are the top scorers in the bottom seven in the league

They have tallied 16 home goals, conceding 15 this season

80% of their home goals this term have gone over 2.5 goals

Each of their last four home games have gone over the goal line

Reading have managed just one home clean sheet this season

Both teams have scored in 70% of Reading’s home games

They are without a clean sheet in their last five home games

Reading have conceded at least two goals in each of their last three home fixture

They are on a four-match scoring streak at home

Reading have opened the scoring in five of their home games this term

Reading v Sheffield United Head to Head

The Blades won 2-1 at home against Reading last season
The Blades are on a three-match winning streak against the Royals in the league
Reading are winless in seven league matches against Sheffield United
Both teams have scored in five of the last six league meetings
There have been over 2.5 goals in five of the last six league clashes

Sheffield United News and Form

The Blades lost 1-0 at home against Leeds in a top tussle last weekend

It leaves them W2 D2 L2 in their last six league outings

Their away form is W5 D1 L4 this season in the Championship

On their travels they have produced 16 goals, conceding 14

They are W1 D1 L2 in their last four on the road

70% of their away games have produced at least three goals

They have opened the scoring in four of their ten road games

The Blades have earned a clean sheet in 20% of their road games

They have only been trailing at the half time break in one road fixture this season (W4 D5)

They are without a clean sheet in four on the road

Sheffield United have conceded at least two goals in their last two away games

Just three teams in the Championship have a better away record than the Blades have this season

Reading v Sheffield United Tips & Odds

Over 2.5 goals at 4/5
Sheffield United to win & both teams to score at 5/2
* (betting odds taken from bet365 on December 4th, 2018 at 8:22 pm)

Reading v Sheffield United Predictions

Sheffield United to win: The Blades can deliver maximum points on the road in this one. Reading have been scoring fairly well recently but have still had trouble in getting positive results on the board. Away win and both teams to score.


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