Tip Sheffield United - Newcastle
In one of the Round 15 matches in the Premier League, Sheffield United, placed seventh on the standings, will host 14th placed Newcastle United. Sheffield have 19 points going to the game while Newcastle have 16 points. Sheffield go to this game unbeaten in their last seven matches, though only two of those are wins. They have two losses and three wins in their last 10 matches and they have scored in seven of their last 10 matches. Two of their last 11 matches have produced over 2.5 goals and they are unbeaten in their last three home matches, with two of them producing clean sheets. They have scored seven goals in the last three home matches. While they have the third best defence in the league, having conceded 13 goals, Sheffield have scored the least among the top 10 sides – 17. This season, they have already beaten Arsenal and drawn with Manchester United. They will be keen to secure three points from this clash.
On the other hand, Newcastle are coming from a 2-2 draw with Manchester City and have shown great improvement lately. They have one loss in the last five matches. In the last 15 matches though, they have managed just four wins, and six losses. They have conceded two goals or more in three of their last five home matches. They have, at the same time, scored two goals or more, in three of their last five matches. However, they have no clean sheet in the last six matches. Four of their last seven matches have produced over 2.5 goals. Away from home, Newcastle have two wins and five losses in seven matches while they have just one clean sheet in the seven away matches. Newcastle have scored the second least goals in the league; their tally of 13, is just four more than bottom placed Watford’s.
Key points Sheffield United - Newcastle
Newcastle United have no clean sheet in the last six matches.
Sheffield United have not lost any of their last seven matches.
Sheffield United have the third best defence in the league.
Newcastle United have five losses in the last seven away matches.
Sheffield United are unbeaten in the last three home matches.
Conclusion Sheffield United - Newcastle
Sheffield United are the best placed side among the promoted teams; being seventh after 14 matches is a big show of their capabilities. They have not lost in their last seven matches, though five have ended in draws. They have a good run at home and go to this game unbeaten in three there. They have scored seven in the last three home matches and with the third best defence in the league we feel they hold the favorites’ tag. Newcastle had a good fight to draw Manchester City in their last game but they have not shown much challenge, especially among the smaller teams. They have no clean sheet in the last six and have lost five of the last seven away matches. With Sheffield’s impressive home form, and factoring in Newcastle’s away form, we will go with a win for Sheffield United.
Sheffield United Newcastle Prediction published on December 2, 2019