Sheffield United vs Liverpool Betting Tips
Liverpool are on a four-game losing streak in the Premier League. The Reds are struggling in all areas from injuries to a lack of goals. Jurgen Klopp’s team head to Bramall Lane to play last-place Sheffield United on Sunday evening with the aim of overturning their terrible form. Liverpool have scored a mere two goals in their last four games in the league with one of those coming from the penalty spot.
Sheffield United are on a three-game league losing streak. Chris Wilder’s team are 14 points off of Premier League safety heading into matchday 26. They have posted a mere 3W-2D-20L in 2020-21 and are headed down to the Championship for next season.
Liverpool sealed a come from behind 2-1 win against the Blades. Sander Berge’s first half penalty was cancelled out by a Roberto Firmino goal by halftime. Diogo Jota’s second half strike gave Liverpool the victory. Liverpool have won all three Premier League matches versus Sheffield United since the latter joined the division in 2019-20.
Sheffield United have conceded 41 goals in the league this season. The hope is that Liverpool’s failing attack can get on the scoresheet. This is not a good Liverpool team at the moment. Despite beating RB Leipzig in the Champions League last 16 first leg, the Reds didn’t get those goals from creative offensive football. Can they get a win against Sheffield United and stay with the teams ahead of them in the top-four race?
Sheffield United vs Liverpool Betting Odds
Liverpool took a mere six points from the last 18 on offer in the Premier League. Four straight games ended in losses. The Reds were outscored 12-8 by opponents over the course of their last six games. Even if the Reds gaining a victory against the league’s worst team, it doesn’t mean this Liverpool side will be back to its best.
Leading sportsbooks have Liverpool at odds of 2/5 to win at full-time for a third time against Sheffield United in the league. The Reds have won to nil in two of their three games against Sheffield United in the division. The good news for Klopp is that the team are unbeaten in four of their last six away matches. They are +5 in goal difference away from Anfield.
Sheffield United took the exact same number of points in their last six games as Liverpool. They claimed six points from 18 possible while posting a –4-goal difference. The Blades scored a mere five goals over the course of their last six Premier League games.
Sportsbooks have the Blades at odds of 7/1 to win against Liverpool for the first time since the 2002-03 season. They were outscored 5-1 by the Reds over the course of their last three fixtures in the Premier League.
Sheffield United vs Liverpool Team News
Wilder is still without defensive midfielder Sander Berge. The midfielder scored the penalty against Liverpool in the reverse fixture this season. He is a big miss for Wilder and isn’t expected back until next month. It is likely that Sheffield United will sell Berge at the end of the season due to the size of his contract. There won’t be any shortage of suitors seeking to sign Berge.
John Egan and Jack O’Connell are both ruled out of the match due to their respective injuries. Egan has an ankle issue and O’Connell has a knee problem. Wilder is once again without striker Lys Mousset due to a knock while Jack Robinson is ruled out for an undisclosed reason.
Injuries continue to be an issue for Liverpool. Last weekend against Everton, Jordan Henderson went down with a hamstring injury in Liverpool’s 2-0 loss. Henderson is set to miss around six to eight weeks. Fabinho is still out of action according to the latest reports and Ozan Kabak could partner Ben Davies at the back. Kabak has not been great since arriving.
Diogo Jota is still ruled out despite being back in training. A lot of Liverpool’s goal scoring issues began with Jota’s knee injury in December. James Milner is also ruled out through injury.
Sheffield United vs Liverpool Predictions
Both teams to score: YES @10/11 - BET NOW
Based on Liverpool’s defence with Kabak at the back, Sheffield United could get on the scoresheet. Kabak has been part of a defence that has conceded five goals over the course of the last two matches in the Premier League. Liverpool will be taking on a poor Sheffield United defence and could break out of their scoring drought. The Blades have conceded 41 goals.
Mohamed Salah to score anytime @4/5 - BET
Mohamed Salah leads the Premier League in scoring with 17 goals. He has accounted for 38% of Liverpool’s scoring. The club are really counting on him to get goals. Salah has scored Liverpool’s last two goals in the league. One was a penalty against Manchester City and the other was a strike versus Leicester City. If the Reds get a penalty, Salah will take it. Right now, no other player is showing they can score goals.
Over 2.5 goals scored @4/6 - BET NOW
Four of Sheffield United’s last six games finished with over 2.5 goals scored. Their defence has not been good this season and Liverpool have the potential to score goals against them. Despite Liverpool’s current goal scoring issues, they certainly can come out and get the goals needed to win and see over 2.5 goals scored.
Four of Liverpool’s last six games ended with over 2.5 goals tallied. Their defence has looked awful with Kabak at the back and there has been a big drop off all season long from both Andrew Robertson and Trent Alexander-Arnold. The former has played a lot of football for club and country over the last 12 months. He looks tired and neither is dual-threat they were last season.
Liverpool should win against Sheffield United this weekend, but the game could be a bit closer than expected. The Blades could take advantage of the Reds’ poor defensive record over the last six games.
Sheffield United vs Liverpool Tips
Here are our Sheffield United vs Liverpool top tips for Sunday's Premier League match at Bramall Lane.
- Both teams to score: YES @10/11 - BET NOW
- Mohamed Salah to score anytime @4/5 - BET
- Over 2.5 goals scored @4/6 - BET NOW
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Sheffield United vs Liverpool Frequently Asked Questions
What are the odds on Sheffield United winning?
Sheffield United are at the best odds of 7/1 to win on SundayA
What are the odds on Liverpool winning?
Liverpool are at the best odds of 4/11 to win on SundayA