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Fulham vs Sheffield United Premier League predictions: Tips, odds and team news

Fulham vs Sheffield United Premier League predictions: Tips, odds and team news

Fulham and Sheffield United go head to head in the Premier League on Saturday, October 7th, at 3pm (UK time).

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Fulham vs Sheffield United odds


*Odds correct as of 15:50 on October 5

Fulham will be looking to get back on track in the Premier League after suffering a 2-0 defeat to Chelsea at Craven Cottage on Monday. Two goals in two minutes from Mykhailo Mudryk and Armando Broja meant Marco Silva’s side suffered their first defeat in four games in all competitions after wins against Luton and Norwich were sandwiched with a 0-0 draw against Crystal Palace.

Sheffield United, meanwhile, followed up their heaviest ever top flight defeat to Newcastle with more misery in a 2-0 loss to West Ham to make it seven defeats in their eight games across all comps this season. Their 2-2 draw against fellow strugglers Everton remains their only point to date.

The Blades have faced 156 shots in the Premier League this season (22.3 per game), more than any other side. They’re currently the only team on record (since 2003/04) to have faced more than 20 shots per game across a Premier League campaign.

Fulham vs Sheffield United predictions

Fulham vs Sheffield United: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? Yes 19/20 with Midnite
Correct Score Fulham 3-1 Sheffield United 14/1 with Bet365
First Goalscorer Carlos Vinicius 11/2 with Boylesports

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The stats behind our Fulham vs Sheffield United predictions:

  • Sheffield United have conceded more goals than any other Premier League side this season (19).
  • Carlos Vinicius scored Fulham’s last winning goal in a 1-0 victory over Luton in mid-September.
  • Fulham have won both of their Premier League home games against Sheffield United.
  • Sheffield United have won just two of their 31 Premier League away games against London sides (D8 L21)
  • Sheffield United have conceded more headed goals than any other PL side this season (7).

Fulham vs Sheffield United match tip

Carlos Vinicius to score a header @ 13/2 with Midnite

As mentioned Carlos Vinicius scored Fulham’s winning goal in their last game against a promoted side. The forward has had more headed shots than any other Fulham player this season (3), while Sheffield United have conceded more headed goals (7) and more goals from crosses (9) than any other side in the Premier League this season. A league high 27% of their goals came from headers in the Premier League last term (15/55).

Fulham vs Sheffield United Bet-Builder tip

Home win > BTTS > red card in match YES

So we know about the goalscoring records of both teams, but there’s good reason to suggest we’ll see a red card in this match as well, given the two sides have three combined already this season (Fulham 2, Sheffield United 1). Fulham have won both of their Premier League home games against Sheffield United.

Fulham vs Sheffield United team news

Fulham team news

In  Out Doubtful
Tosin Adarabioyo, Adama Traore

Tosin Adarabioyo is out until December and Adama Traore won’t be back until after the international break. Kenny Tete missed the game against Chelsea and is still a doubt, while summer signing Alex Iwobi may be given his first start.

Sheffield United team news

In  Out Doubtful
 John Egan, Max Lowe, Ben Osborn John Fleck, George Baldock, Rhys Norrington-Davies

Sheffield United have a number of players doubtful for the trip to Craven Cottage, with John Egan, Max Lowe and Ben Osborn all ruled out and John Fleck, George Baldock and Rhys Norrington-Davies all doubts. Gustavo Hamer is certain to start after scoring two of  United’s five Premier League goals so far this season, especially due to his impressive recent record against London sides has been involved in five goals in his last five away league games against in the capital (2 goals, 3 assists).

Fulham vs Sheffield United head-to-head record

  • 07 May 22 – Sheffield United 4-0 Fulham – Championship
  • 20 Dec 21 – Fulham 0-1 Sheffield United – Championship
  • 20 Feb 21 – Fulham 1-0 Sheffield United – Premier League
  • 18 Oct 20 – Sheffield United 1-1 Fulham – Premier League
  • 06 Mar 18 – Fulham 3-0 Sheffield United – Championship

Each side has enjoyed two wins and a draw in the last five meetings between Fulham and Sheffield United.

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