Sheffield United vs Ipswich Town
2017/18 EFL Championship
Date: Saturday, 14th October 2017
Kick off at 15:00 UK/16:00 CET
Venue: Brammal Lane.
High flying Sheffield hosts Ipswich town. The blades are in third place only 3 points behind Cardiff City and they need one more win to shorten the distance to the top and continue their outstanding season after they got promoted from League 1.
Sheffield lost their last game. They suffered a defeat in their visit in Nottingham. Lundstram opened the score for The blades but they conceded two goals for a complete turnaround and eventually lost their game.
Ipswich also lost their previous game. The Tractor Boys lost at home against Bristol City conceding 3 goals. The early goal for Bristol stunned the team and took them out of their usual game.
Form and Tactical Analysis
Sheffield won 3 and lost 2 in their last 5 games. They scored 7 goals and conceded 6. They are playing well on Bramall Lane and have won 4 of last 5 games while conceding only 2 goals. Cottus will miss this game he is suspended for accumulation of yellow cards. The Blades are third in the table with 21 points. They scored 15 and conceded 10 goals this season.
Shefield prefers using 3 defenders. They have played in 3-5-2 and 3-4-3 formations in their last games. The Blades have 4 clean sheets this season which speaks for stability at the back.
Visitors won 2 and lost 3 of their last 5 games. Four of their previous five games were over 2.5 goals. They scored 8 and conceded 13 goals. Ispwich won 2 and lost 2 away games this season. The Tractor boys tend to also find the net in their visits – 9 goals in 4 games. They are 8th in the table with 18 points from 10 games.
Ipswich played last game in 4-2-3-1 formation with Garner as a striker. He has scored 4 goals this season while Waghorn is the top scorer of the team with 6 goals.
Sheffield United vs Ipswich: Head to head
Their last game was last year for the League Cup. Then Sunderland won their visit with 2:1.
Their last game in Championship was 10 years ago with the same result.
In their last 10 games Sunderland won 6 while QPR did it 3 times.
Sheffield United vs Ipswich: Prediction
The host are the team more likely to get all the points. They are in a good home form with a strong and organized defensive line. On the other hand visitors had scored 9 games far from home and their attacking players are dangerous and may cause some problems
Sheffield United vs Ipswich: Bet Tips
Sheffield to win for 1.76 with Pinnacle.
Over 2.5 goals for 1.84 with Pinnacle.
Sheffield to win and over 2.5 goals for 2.50 with bet365.