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Chelsea v Sheffield Utd Premier League predictions: Tips, odds and team news

Chelsea will look to get their season back on track when they host Sheffield United in the Premier League Saturday at 3pm (UK time).

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Chelsea vs Sheffield United odds


*Odds correct as of 14:15 on December 14

It’s not been a good season for Mauricio Pochettino so far, with Chelsea back in the bottom half of the table. The Blues have won just five of their 16 Premier League games with seven defeats, including successive losses against Manchester United and Everton going into this game. This run comes off the back of Chelsea going unbeaten against Tottenham, Arsenal and Man City, albeit with one win and two draws. Chelsea also have the joint-worst record of all 17 teams to have been ever-present in the Premier League in 2023, earning just 39 points and winning nine games.

Sheffield United, meanwhile, are bottom of the table but handing themselves a little boost in their relegation fight last time out. The Blades have won just twice in the league this season, with the second victory coming against Brentford last weekend. It means Chris Wilder’s men
are now just one point behind 18th-placed Luton, though still five off safety going into this weekend.

Chelsea vs Sheffield United predictions

Chelsea vs Sheffield United: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? No 7/10 with BetGoodwin
Correct Score Chelsea 3-0 Sheffield United 15/2 with Bet365
First Goalscorer Cole Palmer 9/2 with Midnite

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The stats behind our Chelsea vs Sheffield United predictions:

  • Sheffield United have failed to score in three of their previous five Premier League away games.
  • Sheffield United have lost six of their seven Premier League away games this season.
  • Sheffield United have conceded the first goal in each of their previous five Premier League away trips.
  • Chelsea have scored at least two goals in three of their last four Premier League home games.
  • Sheffield United have conceded at least two goals in six of their last seven Premier League away games.

Chelsea vs Sheffield United match tip

Chelsea over 2.5 goals @ 26/25 with Unibet

There was a time where Chelsea were struggling for goals at home, but in their past two games at Stamford Bridge, the Blues have been goal happy. First they managed to put four past Manchester City (in that 4-4 draw) before beating Brighton 3-2 last time out.

Chelsea vs Sheffield United Bet-Builder tip

Raheem Sterling to score anytime and Nicolas Jackson to be carded

Raheem Sterling is Chelsea’s top goalscorer at Stamford Bridge this season, netting four times across all competitions. However, his attacking teammate Nicolas Jackson hasn’t had the best start to life at Chelsea, with seven yellow cards so far in the Premier League.

Chelsea vs Sheffield United
Reason for tip

Raheem Sterling has scored four goals at Stamford Bridge across all competitions this season.

Reason for tip

Nicolas Jackson has received seven yellow cards in the Premier League this season.

Chelsea vs Sheffield United team news

Chelsea team news

In  Out Doubtful
Wesley Fofana, Ben Chilwell, Romeo Lavia, Trevoh Chalobah, Lesley Ugochukwu, Carney Chukwuemeka, Reece James, Robert Sanchez, Marc Cucurella Noni Madueke, Malo Gusto, Christopher Nkunku

Reece James’ hamstring injury rules him out for the foreseeable future, while Robert Sanchez is also expected to miss out after having to come off in the defeat to Everton. Once again the Blues will be hoping for positive news about the likes of Christopher Nkunku, Malo Gusto and Noni Madueke.

Sheffield United team news

In  Out Doubtful
Oli McBurnie, Oliver Norwood Jack Robinson, Chris Basham, Rhys Norrington-Davies, John Egan, Tom Davies, Daniel Jebbison, Rhian Brewster George Baldock

Oli McBurnie and Oliver Norwood are back from suspension, however, Jack Robinson misses out due to an accumulation of yellow cards. George Baldock could return from injury, but the likes of Rhian Brewster, Daniel Jebbison, Tom Davies, John Egan, Rhys Norrington-Davis and Chris Basham all miss out.

Chelsea vs Sheffield United head-to-head record

  • 21 March 2021 – Chelsea 2-0 Sheffield United – FA Cup
  • 7 Febuary 2021 – Sheffield United 1-2 Chelsea – Premier League
  • 7 November 2020 – Chelsea 4-1 Sheffield United – Premier League
  • 11 July 2020 – Sheffield United 3-0 Chelsea – Premier League
  • 31 August 2019 – Chelsea 2-2 Sheffield United – Premier League

Chelsea have won six of their previous eight meetings with Sheffield United in all competitions (one draw and one loss).

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