Chelsea vs Sheffield United Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

In 12th place in the league right now, Chelsea (5-7-4; 19 points) face Sheffield United (2-12-2; 8 points), who are looking at the real threat of being relegated, at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The action goes down at 15:00! Chelsea, who have had two consecutive losses lately, will head into this battle with vital home advantage.

Chelsea and Sheffield U last clashed with each other in February 7, 2021 and the match resulted in a 1-2 win for the Blues. Chelsea have a record of 6-3-1 in their last matches against Sheffield U. Chelsea’s total goals across these head-to-head games is 19 compared to Sheffield U’s 16.

Chelsea vs Sheffield U Prediction

FanDuel have Chelsea as 13 outsiders heading into this duel while the Sheffield United are clear favorites at odds of 1.22. As forgoals, a total of 3 are predicted.

Chelsea enter into this game in 12th place in the league having secured five wins, seven losses and four draws in their last 16 matches. The squad has lost two consecutive matchups. In total, they’ve bagged 26 goals, while allowing 26. This has mainly been due to the hustle shown by N. Jackson, who has six goals, and Cole Palmer who has five. In their most recent match, Chelsea suffered a defeat at the hands of Everton 2-0.

Sheffield United comes into this match with eight points. They are looking at the real threat of being relegated and their record right now has seen them pick up two wins, 12 losses and two draws over the course of 16 matches. The team has had 12 losses in the latest sixteen matches and they have scored a total of 12 goals so far, giving up 41. Their top players Gustavo Hamer and Cameron Archer have scored two and two respectively. In their last match on Saturday, The Blades took all three points from Brentford 1-0.

Heading into this match, Chelsea have ruled out zero players so far. Meanwhile, Sheffield United have not formally ruled out anyone.

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Moneyline Pick: Chelsea (13)

Sheffield U are considered the favorite in the betting market. The club has not had a good start to the month with a recent win percentage of 20% in their last 10 games (two wins). In contrast, Chelsea have a win percentage of 40% in their last 10 games (four wins).

Chelsea vs Sheffield U Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Chelsea (1.22), Sheffield United (13)
  • Spread: Sheffield United 1.75 (1.99), Chelsea 1.75 (1.91)
  • Over/Under: Under 3 Goals (2.02), Over 3 Goals (1.88)

Chelsea vs Sheffield U Betting Trends

  • Record last 10 games: Chelsea 4-4-2, Sheffield United 2-7-1
  • Home/Road Split: Chelsea (5-7-4), Sheffield U (2-12-2)
  • Head-To-Head: Chelsea’s record is 6-3-1 in their last 6 matches against Sheffield U
  • Match Type: League

Over/Under Pick: Under 3 Total Goals (2.02)

Heading into this match, Chelsea have averaged 2.1 goals per game over their last 10 matches while Sheffield U have scored an average of 0.7 goals per game over their last 10 matches.

Spread Pick: Sheffield United 1.75 Goals (1.99)

For the bet to come up as a winner, Sheffield United must win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

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