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Given their woeful start, it is no surprise to see bet365 make Sheffield United 2/1 (3.0) outsiders to win a Premier League game for the first time in 12 attempts.
West Ham are on a strong run with 11 points from their last six matches and are 7/5 (2.40) favourites to pick up another win here.
The sides drew 1-1 when they met at the London Stadium last season and another stalemate is available at 9/4 (3.25).
Chris Wilder will be without Lys Mousset and John Fleck, whilst Rhian Brewster, Enda Stevens and John Egan are all doubtful and Ethan Ampadu faces a late fitness test.
Michail Antonio is still unavailable for the Hammers with Andriy Yarmolenko and Angelo Ogbonna unlikely to feature. Mark Noble could start on the bench after six weeks out.
There is a surprising defensive solidity about West Ham this season, with the three clean sheets to their name almost half as many as the seven they kept in the whole of the 2019-20 campaign.
Only five sides have conceded fewer goals than David Moyes’ men this term and that strong form at the back should continue against a Sheffield United team that has only struck four times.
Of the four times that the Blades have hit the back of the net, two have been from the penalty spot and with only 21 shots on target this season – the third-fewest in the league - there is little to suggest that they will cause too much trouble at the weekend.
West Ham’s already confident defence should be able to cope with a tepid Sheffield United attack and the 2/1 (3.0) price on an away clean sheet from bet365 looks the way to go for this Premier League clash.
Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.