Tip Sheffield United FC - West Ham
West Ham travel to Sheffield United for a Premier League match at Bramall Lane on Sunday. The Hammers are 12th in the table with 11 points from their eight matches. Sheffield United, meanwhile, are bottom of the division with only one point from their eight outings. A tough fixture list has been one contributing factor to this bad run of form for the Blades with three of their last four league matches coming against the traditional 'Big Six' of the top flight. The solitary point that they have picked up came from a 1-1 home draw against Fulham last month. The loss of key players like Dean Henderson may somewhat explain why Sheffield United's form has fallen off a cliff. A failure to address deficiencies in their attack during the transfer window was always going to make improving on last season's top-ten finish difficult. Sheffield United scored just 39 goals across 38 games last season; this time around they have managed four in eight. Then there is the luck factor, the margin of defeat for Wilder's side being a solitary goal in five of their seven losses. It seems reasonable to class losing so often by the odd goal as unlucky. With their aforementioned troubles in front of the goal and narrow margin of defeat, five of Sheffield United's eight matches this season featured two goals or fewer.
David Moyes' side ended a three-game winless run before the international break by beating Fulham with a stoppage-time winner. Away from home, they have only lost two of their last seven matches, picking up eye-catching results like a 3-0 win at Leicester. Sheffield United are unbeaten in four matches against West Ham, winning this fixture 1-0 last season. Seven of the last eight games between the pair have featured fewer than three goals. We suggest backing under 2.5 goals for this encounter too.
Key points Sheffield United FC - West Ham
Five of Sheffield United's eight matches featured under 2.5 goals.
Sheffield United are unbeaten in four matches against West Ham.
Seven of the last eight matches between Sheffield United and West Ham featured under 2.5 goals.
Conclusion Sheffield United FC - West Ham
West Ham have shown that they are capable of mixing it with the best this season, registering impressive wins against Leicester and Wolves. Sheffield United will have their work cut out getting a first win of the campaign over their guests. Back under 2.5 goals.
Soccer Accumulator Offer
Up to 70% bonus for accumulators on selected leagues at bet365. Applies to pre-match accumulators of 3+ selections on the standard Full Time Result or Result/Both Teams To Score markets only. Bonus percentage is dependent on number of selections. Bonus capped at £100k and applied to returns. Bet restrictions and T&Cs apply. New and eligible customers only.
The bonus will not apply where a stake has been fully Cashed Out. Where a stake has been partially Cashed Out, the bonus will be calculated based on the remaining active stake. Where all selections within the bet have been marked as won and this has been Cashed Out for the full return value, the bonus will apply and the maximum bonus that you can receive is £100,000 or currency equivalent. If a qualifying bet is edited using the Edit Bet feature, the bonus will be calculated based on the new stake. Where a bet has been edited to include or amend a selection for an event that is In-Play, the bonus will no longer apply.
Bets placed with Bet Credits, Double Chance bets or combination bets with bonuses such as Lucky 15’s or Lucky 31’s do not apply for this offer.
T&Cs apply. Only available to new and eligible customers.
Sheffield United FC West Ham Prediction published on November 20, 2020