Sheffield United vs Derby Prediction & Match Preview

Sheffield United vs Derby
England – Championship
Date: Wednesday, 26th December 2018
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: Bramall Lane (Sheffield).

Derby takes on Sheffield United in the 24th round of the English Championship. The venue for the game is Bramall Lane, this Wednesday.

Derby is 5th in the table after recording 39 points till now. They won 11 games, drew 6 and lost 6. They found the net a total of 32 times and conceded 25 times.

Sheffield United holds the 6th spot in the table and has 38 points against their name. They won 11 games, drew 5 and lost 7. Sheffield United scored 36 goals and let in 27 into their net.

The results for their recent matches show, Sheffield United drew against Ipswich, on the road, 1-1 and Derby drew against Bristol City, at home, with a score of 1-1.

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

  • Derby won the last h2h match against Sheffield United.
  • Sheffield United was unbeaten in 17 of their last 22 matches.
  • Derby was unbeaten in 11 of their last 14 games.
  • Sheffield United lost 2 of their last 11 home-ties.
  • Derby won 3 of their last 10 fixtures on the road.

Sheffield United vs Derby Prediction

This is a battle of similarly strong teams. The performance record of either team to this point looks almost the same. And as expected, the biggest deciding factor will be the home advantage, and in this case, it goes to Sheffield United.

Both teams need this win. They occupy the last two playoff spots, and the team which could win this fixture will get a major advantage over the other in the long run of the season. It could be said with certainty that the match will run on full intensity till the final whistle. This will be a fiercely contested tie, and the win will have to be ground out.

The one thing to be noticed in the h2h history is that almost all of the matches were decided with a margin of one goal. Ten of the last 12 h2h wins had a winning margin of one. These two teams exhibit the unique trend of winning their own separate matches in a similar manner. Nine of the last 12 wins of Sheffield was with a margin of one goal. And so was ten of the last 13 wins of Derby.

The hosts, Sheffield will take the win here, and with a margin of a single goal.

Sheffield United vs Derby Betting Tips

  • Sheffield United to Win @ 2.20 (6/5)
  • Winning Margin: 1 & Sheffield Win @ 4.00 (3/1).