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 04th. 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 will be looking to build off their 4-1 win over Newcastle United. This match took place on their home pitch, and the money line payout for an Arsenal win was -295. The five combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 3.5 goals.

Offensively, Arsenal scored three times on their eight shots on goal and 18 total shot attempts. They also had a total of nine corner kicks. Bukayo Saka and Kai Havertz were two of the four Arsenal players that scored one time apiece.

On the defensive end, Arsenal didn’t give up a goal until the 90+2 minute of the second half. Overall, Newcastle United only took three shots, two of which were on target. David Raya finished with one save and didn’t get scored on enough the pick up the win.

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 have been favored in 24 of their 26 matches. Their only two matches as an underdog came on the road, where they are 8-3-2. Their last four matches have all been wins, including a 4-1 victory over Newcastle United on February 24th. After this match vs. Sheffield United, they will return home to take on 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 needing two total goals to be scored to hit the over, the offensive didn’t score any goals.

For the match, Sheffield United’s offense took a total of 12 shots and four shots on goal. Rhian Brewster was the top overall shooter for Sheffield, taking four shots and two shots on goal but still not scoring.

On the defensive end, Sheffield United allowed just two shots on goal and intercepted eight passes. The only goal allowed by Ivo Grbic came on Wolverhampton’s 13th total shot of the match.

Sheffield United enters this match against Arsenal on a two-match losing streak, dropping their record to 3-19-4, which is last in the EPL. Overall, they have just 13 points, trailing Luton Town by seven points. Their only win in their last six matches came against Luton Town on February 10th. In that span, they have been outscored 18-6. This season, they have been favored just once, losing that match, and have a road record of 1-10-2.

Arsenal Offense Breakdown

Arsenal has been the top scoring club in the EPL this season, averaging 2.3 goals per match. They have scored more than their season average in each of their last four matches. They are also fourth in the league in shots on goal and have taken more shots than their average in four straight matches. They are second in the league in corners and have had more corners than their opponent in 80.8% of their matches. Bukayo Saka is the leading scorer for Arsenal and is fifth in the EPL in goals scored. He is also ninth in the league in shots on goal and 15th in the league in assists.

Sheffield United Offense Breakdown

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Oliver McBurnie is the leading scorer for Sheffield United this season, and he is 74th in the EPL with four goals. He also leads the club in shots on goal, which is 78th in the league. Gustavo Hamer is the leader in assists for Sheffield United, and he is 72nd in the EPL with three assists. He has also scored two goals this season. 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.

Arsenal Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Sheffield United, Arsenal’s defense is the best 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 clean sheets with 8 and 22nd in saves. Over their last four matches, they have given up just one goal, and that came against a Newcastle United team that is 5th in scoring.

Sheffield United Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Arsenal, Sheffield United’s defense is currently 20th in the EPL, allowing 2.5 goals per match. However, they are coming off a solid performance against Wolverhampton Wanderers, who is 9th in scoring, as they only allowed one goal. Overall, they have the 8th most interceptions in the EPL. Wesley Foderingham is the team’s top goalkeeper, and he leads the league with 108 saves. However, he has just one clean sheet this season.

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 2nd in the EPL in shooting percentage. Our projections have Leandro Trossard as the top goal scorer for Arsenal in this one. As for Sheffield United, Ben Brereton Díaz has the best odds to score a goal.

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