Sheffield United vs West Ham prediction comes before the 22nd Premier League round matchup. This game will be played on Friday, January 10, at the Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England. In this match preview, we bring you betting tips and correct score predictions based on the analysis of these two teams.
Sheffield United vs West Ham Betting Tips
Sheffield United have lost their previous two Premier League games, the result of which is that they dropped a few places in the table. Before their losing streak started, the Blades were in the top 5. They surely want to get back there as soon as possible and a win over the Hammers could get to a much higher position.
Still, even if they don’t finish the season in the top half of the table, they need to feel good about themselves. This team has just come from the Championship and is already one of the toughest teams in the league, especially when it comes to defending. Speaking of which, there are only two teams that have allowed fewer goals than Sheffield United. And those two teams are Liverpool and Leicester City, who are currently occupying the top two spots.
The same hasn’t been the case with Sheffield United’s next opponent. The Hammers are very low in the table, which was the reason why the club sacked their previous manager Manuel Pellegrini and appointed David Moyes. In his first match at the West Ham helm, he was more than successful. West Ham thrashed Bournemouth by 4:0.
Even though their confidence is very high after the victory, the Hammers are now facing a much tougher challenge. It’s not just that Sheffield United are in a much better form than Bournemouth; it’s also because this game is played at the Bramall Lane.
Sheffield aren’t the very best home side in the league, but the problem is that West Ham aren’t too great when playing away from London. Still, they definitely look capable of snatching at least a point in this match. It’s not going to be easy to score against the Blades, but they have no other option but to try. A win on Friday evening could potentially get them to the 11th place, which is more than enough of motivation for Moyes’ team.
Our Sheffield United vs West Ham Prediction: Draw
Sheffield United vs West Ham Correct Score Prediction: 1:1
Sheffield United Form and Latest News
They are without a win for three rounds in the Premier League and are looking to get back in a good run. Although they lost two matches in a row, no one can blame them because they got defeated by Liverpool and Manchester City in those two games. They look strong in the defense and are almost without any injury problems.
West Ham Form and Latest News
Yarmolenko and Wilshere are definitely out, but the rest of the team looks fit and ready to play. They were dreadful before Moyes came but the win over Bournemouth has given them a lot of confidence. The hammers are traveling to the Midlands to try and win at least one point.
Sheffield United vs West Ham Predicted Lineups
Sheffield United predicted lineup: Henderson – Egan, Basham, O’Connell, Baldock, Stevens – Norwood, Fleck, Lundstram – Mousset, McGoldrick
West Ham predicted lineup: Fabianski – Balbuena, Ogbonna, Fredricks, Cresswell – Rice, Noble, Snodgrass, Fornals, Anderson – Haller
Other Sheffield United vs West Ham betting tips:
Under 2.5 goals @1.80
Correct score 1:1 @7.50