Sheffield United vs Nottingham Forest
England – Championship
Date: Saturday, 14 May 2022
Kick-off at 15:00 UK / 16:00 CET
Venue: Bramall Lane.
Sheffield United had a decent form throughout this Championship season. They ended up at the fifth spot of the table inside the safe zone, advancing it to the Championship playoffs. They will be hoping to deliver a strong first leg display with the aid of home advantage in the semi finals.
Sheffield recorded a 4-0 win at home in their final league fixture against Fulham to end up the season with a thread of four subsequent unbeaten games. They will be having positive spirits to enter the Semi finals following such a set of recordings.
Meanwhile, Nottingham Forest also had a decent season. Their decent run allowed them to occupy a safe zone spot on the table. They ended up at the forth spot of the table. However, their recordings at the end wasn’t that impressive.
Nottingham Forest recorded a 1-1 draw on road against Hull City in their final league fixture to end up the season with a two game winless streak. They will be hoping to record a better display by delivering a tight game when they meet Sheffield United on Thursday at Bramall Lane.
Sheffield United vs Nottingham Forest Head-to-head (h2h)
- Sheffield United are currently having a streak of three unbeaten games against Nottingham Forest.
- Both teams to score option landed in six of the past 10 head to head clashes between both these outfits.
- Nottingham Forest are yet to record a win against Sheffield at this venue since 2004.
Sheffield United vs Nottingham Forest Prediction
Sheffield United are having a strong form at home since many games. They have only lost once in the past 15 Championship fixtures at this venue. 10 of that 15 home fixtures were positive displays.
On the other side, Nottingham Forest are having an inconsistent form on road lately. They are winless in three of the past five league fixtures on road.
On top of that, Sheffield possess a strong head to head form against Nottingham Forest at this venue. Therefore, we back Sheffield United to seal a win against Nottingham Forest in the first leg of Championship Semi finals.
Sheffield United vs Nottingham Forest Betting Tips
Sheffield United to win @ 2.30 (13/10).
BTTS @ 1.95 (19/20).