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Unbeaten in 12 fixtures in all competitions, they are 2/5(1.40) favourites with bet365 to tighten their grip on the top five by coming out on top for the eighth time in a row against this opposition.
Chris Wilder’s men fell to a disappointing 3-0 defeat against Newcastle at the weekend, but can be backed at 15/2 (8.50) to pull off a shock victory at this ground for the first time since 1973.
The sides shared a dramatic 3-3 draw in November’s reverse encounter, and there are odds of 7/2 (4.50) available on them cancelling each other out once again.
Victor Lindelof will face a late fitness test after coming off injured in the 1-1 draw at Tottenham, with Phil Jones and Axel Tuanzebe also doubtful.
Jack O’Connell will be hoping to return after missing the last two matches with injury, although David McGoldrick is unlikely to recover. John Egan and Dean Henderson are unavailable due to suspension and ineligibility, respectively.
It is hard to see another six-goal thriller taking place between these two teams this time out, particularly given the guests’ recent struggles in front of goal.
Only four teams have scored fewer goals on the road than the Blades’ return of 13 in 15 matches, with their failure to hit the net in two games since the league’s return making any improvement on that seem unlikely.
Considering Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team has conceded only three times in 12 fixtures, odds of 11/10 (2.10) look like solid value on them winning to nil for their sixth home game in eight versus a Sheffield United team that has only scored twice in six league away matches.
Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.