Reading vs Sheffield United Predictions & Match Preview

Reading vs Sheffield United EFL Championship Prediction by LeagueLane

Reading vs Sheffield United
England – Championship
Date: Saturday, 8th December 2018
Kick-off at 17.30 UK/ 18.30 CET
Venue: Madejski Stadium (Reading).

Sheffield United travels to the Madejski Stadium to take on Reading in the final match of the 21st round of the English Championship. The match is scheduled to take place on Saturday.

Reading hangs by a whisker above the relegation line, just by virtue of their superior goal difference to Millwall and Ipswich. Reading has posted 18 points on the board from their 20 matches so far. The team won four matches, drew six and lost the remaining ten. Reading has scored 26 goals so far and conceded 32 in return.

Sheffield United occupies the last playoff spot with 34 points. They have scored 32 goals and conceded 24 in the process.

Reading will be pleased with the way their last league match turned out. Their opponents were Stoke, and Reading had the home advantage. Reading had scored the first goal, and the halftime ended with a 1-0 scoreline favoring Reading. But Stoke hit back two in the second half.

Just when it looked like everything was lost, Barrow scored the equalizer in the 93rd minute. The crowd erupted with joy.

Sheffield United lost their last match, at home, against Leeds. The match had just one goal, and it was scored in the 82nd minute by Hernandez, giving the three points to the visitors.

Reading vs Sheffield United Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Sheff United has recorded six of the last seven wins in head-to-head ties.
  • Reading is winless in their last four games and has just four wins to their name in the last 19 fixtures.
  • Sheff was unbeaten in ten of their last 13 matches.
  • Reading has won only four of their last 15 home matches.
  • United has lost just four of their last 15 away ties.
  • Sheffield United has won four of the last five h2h ties at this stadium.

Reading vs Sheffield United Prediction

The guests look the absolute favorites to win this tie. They have dominated recent head-to-head stats, as well as historical ties to such a skewed extent. They have registered six of the last seven wins in their name, and at this stadium, they have won four of the last five matches.

Sheff is unbeaten in ten of their last 13 games. They have lost just four of their last 15 matches on the road.

Reading has just four wins to their name in their last 19 games, and at home, they have won just four of their last 15 ties.

Only two teams in the entire league have conceded more goals than Reading.

Sheff United will win this match as well as both the halves.

Reading vs Sheffield United Betting Tips

  • Sheff United to win @ 1.80 (4/5)
  • Half Time/ Full Time: Sheff United/ Sheff United @ 2.75 (7/4).