Arsenal vs Sheffield United EPL Betting Prediction

EPL Arsenal vs Sheffield United Prediction 3/4/2024

Arsenal (18-4-4) travel to face off against Sheffield United (3-19-4) on Monday, March 4th. This match will be played at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, Yorkshire. Arsenal is coming off a win in their previous match, while Sheffield United will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the Arsenal. The match is scheduled for 3:00 PM ET.

Arsenal vs Sheffield United

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Arsenal Is Coming Off A Win

Arsenal picked up a 4-1 win over Newcastle United in their last match, which took place on their home pitch. The money line payout for Arsenal was -295, and the five combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 3.5 goals.

Three of Arsenal’s offensive four goals came from Saka, Kiwior, and Havertz. Saka and Havertz also picked up one assist apiece, as Arsenal finished with a total of nine corner kicks. Overall, they took 18 shots, with eight being on target.

On the defensive end, Arsenal only allowed a single goal on Newcastle United’s two shots on target. David Raya finished with one save, and the club as a whole intercepted nine passes while blocking four shots.

After a slow start to the season, Arsenal has won six straight matches and has climbed to 3rd in the EPL standings. Overall, they are 18-4-4, and their 58 points are four behind Manchester City. On the road, Arsenal is 8-3-2, and they have been favored in 24 of their 26 matches. Their only loss in their last seven matches came on December 31st vs. Fulham. Following this match vs. Sheffield United, they will return home to face Brentford FC on March 9th.

Sheffield United Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Sheffield United will be looking to get back on track after losing to Wolverhampton Wanderers in their last match. This loss came on the road and despite only playing to a combined one goal, the over/under line was 2.5 goals. The payout for betting on Sheffield United on the money line was +575.

On offense, Sheffield United took a total of 12 shots and four shots on goal. Rhian Brewster was the most active player on the offensive end, taking a total of four shots and two shots on goal. James McAtee and Gustavo Hamer finished with three and one total shots, respectively.

Defensively, Sheffield United is looking to improve after allowing a goal on Wolverhampton’s only two shots on goal. Ivo Grbic finished with just one save on the day. As a unit, Sheffield United intercepted eight passes and blocked four shots.

Through 26 matches, Sheffield United has just 13 points, putting them in last place in the EPL. They have lost two straight matches and three of their last four. Overall, they are just 3-19-4, including a 1-10-2 record on the road. They have been favored just once this season, losing that match. After this match vs. Arsenal, they will be on the road again, taking on AFC Bournemouth on March 9th.

Arsenal Offense Breakdown

Through 20 matches this season, Arsenal has been the most prolific scoring team in the EPL, averaging 2.3 goals per match. They have scored more than their season average in four straight matches. They have also taken more shots on goal than their season average in four straight matches. Arsenal is second in the EPL in corners and has had more corners than their opponent in 80.8% of their matches. Bukayo Saka is the leading scorer for Arsenal and is sixth in the EPL with 13 goals. He is also 10th in the league in shots on goal and 18th in assists.

Sheffield United Offense Breakdown

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Oliver McBurnie is the leading scorer for Sheffield United this season, as he has found the back of the net four times, which is 76th in the EPL. He also leads the team in shots on goal, as he has 11, which is 83rd in the league. Gustavo Hamer is the leader in assists for Sheffield United, as he has three, which is 73rd in the EPL. He also has two goals, which is 147th in the league. Sheffield United is 20th in the EPL in goals per match, shots on goal per match, and passing percentage. They have had fewer corners than their opponents in 69.2% of their matches this season.

Arsenal Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Sheffield United, Arsenal’s defense is ranked 1st in the EPL, allowing just 0.9 goals per match. They are also 3rd in blocked shots and 14th in interceptions. Keeper David Raya is 3rd in the EPL with eight clean sheets. Over their last six matches, they have given up just two goals, and they have not allowed more than one goal in their last three matches. They have also had two shutouts over their last six matches, including their most recent match against Newcastle United, who is 5th in scoring.

Sheffield United Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Arsenal, Sheffield United’s defense is giving up the most goals per match in the EPL at 2.5. They are also 19th in blocked shots and 25th in clean sheets. However, they are 8th in interceptions and 1st in fewest fouls. Keeper Wesley Foderingham leads the EPL in saves, but he has just one clean sheet this season. Over their last six matches, they have given up an average of 2.7 goals per match.

Arsenal vs Sheffield United Prediction

Given that Arsenal comes in as the top scoring offense in the EPL, we have them taking down Sheffield United by a score of 3-1. This season, Arsenal has been one of the top teams in terms of shots on goal, and they are also 3rd in the league in shooting percentage. Our projections have Leandro Trossard as the top goal-scoring option for Arsenal in this matchup. As for Sheffield United, Ben Brereton Díaz has the best odds to score a goal.

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