Sheffield United v Middlesbrough Prediction & Betting Tips, 13th February 201911th February 2019 / lee
Sheffield United v Middlesbrough Championship Preview, 13th February 7.45pm
The Blades collected a point from a thrilling 3-3 draw at Aston Villa on the weekend. That was enough to keep them just in touch with the top two. They get a tough game up next at Bramall Lane as fifth-placed Middlesbrough come for a visit. Boro will be defending a great unbeaten streak of form too. Read our Sheffield United v Middlesbrough betting tips for more.
Sheffield United v Middlesbrough Betting Odds*
Sheff Utd evens
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on February 10th, 2019 at 11:44 p.m.)
Sheffield United News and Form
The Blades earned a point in a crazy 3-3 draw at Aston Villa on the weekend. That left them in third place, three points behind second-placed Leeds. Sheffield United have won five of their last eight league games, but have only taken one in their last four (D2 L1). Overall this season on home soil the Blades have a W9 D3 L3 record in the league. Two of their three home defeats have been against other current top-four sides. The Blades have some strong form going on home soil though at the moment.
They are on a four-match winning streak on home soil at the moment, each to their last three have been with a clean sheet as well. They have earned a clean sheet in 40% of their home fixtures. They have averaged only 0.87 goals against them this season. 77% of their goals conceded at Bramall Lane have been in the second period of matches. The Blades have netted in each of their last five home games and have not been losing at the halftime break in any home fixture.
Sheffield United v Middlesbrough Head to Head
Middlesbrough won 3-0 at home against the Blades earlier this season
Sheffield United have lost one of their last nine home games against Boro
Both teams have scored in just two of the last nine meetings
Middlesbrough News and Form
Middlesbrough had to settle for a point at home against Leeds on the weekend ina 1-1 draw. They have produced a bit of away form, having won three of their last four away from the Riverside (D1). Overall this season they are at W7 D6 L2 on the road in the Championship. In their last away game, they took a very good three points out at West Brom. Boro have scored in each of their last seven on the road. They are, however, the lowest scoring side in the top fifteen in the league.
Boro have not taken a clean sheet in any of their last five games home and away in the league. They are without a clean sheet in three on the road. They have scored a total of 20 goals on their travels this season and 14 of them have been in the second half of fixtures. Middlesbrough currently boast the best defensive record in the division. Only two sides (Norwich and Leeds) have a better away record than Boro do this season. Three points out of this would be massive for them.
Sheffield United v Middlesbrough Tips & Odds
Who will win – Sheffield United v Middlesbrough Predictions
Sheffield United can make a big statement here. Their defence hasn’t been at its best, but Boro are a low scoring side. The Blades can get over the finish line with a huge three points for themselves.
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* All mentioned odds were valid at the time of writing. Betting odds are subject to fluctuations. Please check the current odds with the respective bookmaker!
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