Arsenal vs Sheffield United Preview, Tips and Odds

Arsenal and Sheffield United will face each other on Saturday in a game of the 23rd round in the Premier League. Both teams are in the upper half of the table, with the Gunners sitting on the 10th spot with 28 points, while the Blades are up at 6th with four more points than their next opponents.

Arsenal vs Sheffield United Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Arsenal Loss 6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L 5 W/ 1 D/ 0 L
Sheffield United Win 2 W/ 2 D/ 6 L 0 W/ 1 D/ 5 L

Last game between the teams: 21.10.2019 Premier League: Sheffield United – Arsenal 1:0; Lys Mousset 30’
Last game at this venue: 23.09.2008 EFL Cup: Arsenal – Sheffield United 6:0; Nicklas Bendtner 31’, 42’, Carlos Vela 44’, 50’, 87’, Jack Wilshere 57’

Worth mentioning:Blades and Gunners had to wait over ten years to face each other again. It was Sheffield United who won the first meeting for the season, triumphing 1:0 at Bramall Lane back in October. Nodraw has been registered in the previous five H2H clashes. Just one of the eight matches played in this century was won by the away sides, while the hosts won five games. None of the last five meetings witnessed goals scored at both ends, as three featured over 2,5 goals.

Arsenal vs Sheffield United Stats

As of 16.01 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Arsenal Draw 3 W/ 4 D/ 3 L 2 W/ 0 D/ 3 L
Sheffield United Win 5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L 2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L

Last game Arsenal: 11.01.2020 Premier League: Crystal Palace – Arsenal 1:1; Jordan Ayew 54’; Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 12’; Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from the visiting team was sent off with straight red card in the 67’
Top performers Arsenal: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 14 goals 1 assist, Alexandre Lacazette 5 goals 2 assists, Nicolas Pepe 3 goals 2 assists.
Next game Arsenal: 21.01.2020 Premier League: Chelsea – Arsenal
Last game Sheffield United: 10.01.2020 Premier League: Sheffield United – West Ham 1:0; Oliver McBurnie 53’
Top performers Sheffield United: Lys Mousset 5 goals 3 assists, John Fleck 4 goals 2 assists, Oliver McBurnie 4 goals.
Next game Sheffield United: 21.01.2020 Premier League: Sheffield United – Manchester City

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Arsenal 12-12 5 6 3
Sheffield United 10-10 2 4 3

Worth mentioning: Arsenal steadied their performances under Mikel Arteta and the team lost just one of the five matches since his appointment. The Gunners’ defense looks more solid, and they did not concede more than a single goal in the last five games. Just one of those produced over 2,5 goals, while three saw both involved sides to score. Arsenal won the last two meetings at Emirates Stadium, but prior to that were without a victory in seven consecutive home encounters and on a run of four straight defeats there.
Sheffield United prevailed with 1:0 over West Ham in their last match. The Blades are now on a two game winning streak, after previously losing twice in a row to Premier League’s title contenders Manchester City and Liverpool. None of the sides involved in any of Sheffield United’s last ten meetings were able to score more than two goals. Only one of their last five outings featured over 2,5 goals, and two witnessed goals at both ends.

Arsenal vs Sheffield United News

Missing players Arsenal: Pierre Emerick Aubameyang is suspended. Lucas Torreira, Calum Chambers and Kieran Tierney are injured.
Missing players Sheffield United: Michael Verrips is injured.

Arsenal vs Sheffield United Predictions

Arsenal to win – 1.80 @ bet365