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Tottenham vs Sheffield United Premier League predictions: tips, odds and team news

Tottenham welcome Sheffield United for a Premier League showdown on Saturday at 3pm (UK time).

Tottenham vs Sheffield United odds

TOTTENHAM VS SHEFFIELD UNITED
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*Odds correct as of 8:10 on September 14

The loss of Harry Kane hasn’t affected Tottenham as they’re unbeaten after their opening four Premier League outings having won three and drawn the other. Ange Postecoglou’s side to date have registered a league-high 11 goals with those efforts spread across six different players.

Spurs have won seven of their last eight Premier League matches against newly promoted sides and are looking to make it three straight wins against Sheffield United, having done the double over the Blades the last time they faced each other in 2020/21.

Sheffield United, back in the big time, are still chasing a first win of this season. The newly-promoted side ended a three-game losing streak last time out when they played out a 2-2 draw against equally struggling Everton at home, which was their first draw in 27 Premier League games (W7 L20). The Blades have lost 14 of their 15 previous Premier League matches against sides starting the day in the top two and will need to be at their very best if they want to take anything at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

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Tottenham vs Sheffield United predictions

Tottenham vs Sheffield United: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? No 1/1 with Betfair
Correct Score 2-0 7/1 with Bet365
First Goalscorer Son Heung-min 7/2 with Ladbrokes

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The stats behind our Tottenham vs Sheffield United predictions:

  • Tottenham scored in each of their last ten home Premier League games.
  • Tottenham kept a clean sheet in five of their last ten home Premier League games.
  • Sheffield United lost three of their opening four Premier League games.
  • Sheffield United lost nine of their last ten Premier League away games.
  • Son Heung-Min has scored in five of Tottenham’s last seven home Premier League games.

Tottenham vs Sheffield United match tip

Over 1.5 home goals @ 1/3 with Bet365

Tottenham scored at least two goals in seven of their last nine home Premier League games and have scored 2+ goals in all four of their league games under Ange Postecoglou. The Australian could become just the fifth manager to see his side score at least twice in each of their first five games in the Premier League after Carlo Ancelotti (2009), Pep Guardiola (2016), Craig Shakespeare (2017), and Maurizio Sarri (2018).

Tottenham vs Sheffield United Bet-Builder tip

Tottenham to score first > BTTS: No > Son Heung-min to score anytime 

Tottenham head into this game having scored in each of their last ten Premier League home matches on nine of those occasions Spurs opened the scoring. Half of those matches ended with Spurs winning to nil including two of their last three. Son Heung-min has been directly involved in 31 goals in his last 31 Premier League appearances against newly promoted sides (21 goals, 10 assists).

Tottenham vs Sheffield United team news

 

Tottenham team news

In  Out Doubtful
Brennan Johnson Alfie Whiteman, Rodrigo Bentancur, Ryan Sessegnon, Giovani Lo Celso, Bryan Gil

No fewer than five players are missing for Spurs including Rodrigo Bentancur, Ryan Sessegnon and Giovani Lo Celso. Brennan Johnson will be hoping to make his Tottenham debut after joining from Nottingham Forest on Deadline Day, but he may have to make do with a place on the bench as Ange Postecoglu is expected to keep the same side that beat Burnley 5-2, barring any late injuries.

Sheffield United team news

In  Out Doubtful
Rhian Brewster. John Fleck, Ben Osborn, Max Lowe John Egan, Yasser Larouci

Paul Heckingbottom has a host of injury problems for the trip to North London, with Rhian Brewster, John Fleck, Ben Osborn and Max Lowe all ruled out, while John Egan and Yasser Larouci are doubtful. Expect summer signing  Auston Trusty to fill in at CB if Egan doesn’t make it.

This week’s Premier League accumulator

Tottenham vs Sheffield United head-to-head record

  • 01 Mar 2023 – Sheffield United 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur – FA Cup
  • 02 May 2021 – Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Sheffield United – Premier League
  • 17 Jan 2021 – Sheffield United 1-3 Tottenham Hotspur – Premier League
  • 02 Jul 2020 – Sheffield United 3-1 Tottenham Hotspur – Premier League
  • 09 Nov 2019 – Tottenham Hotspur 1-1 Sheffield United – Premier League

Sheffield United and Tottenham share two wins across their last five Premier League meetings stretching back to February 2007.

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