Free Tip Sheffield United vs. Nottingham – Championship Play Offs
- Title : Free Tip Sheffield United vs. Nottingham – Championship Play Offs
Sheffield United still haven't ticked off the "resurgence" mission. With an impressive winning streak at the end of the season, the Blades not only secured the starting place for the promotion playoffs, but also recently clinched a thrashing victory against the second division champions FFC. The Blades are now approaching the home game against Nottingham with confidence.
Sheffield is aiming for the third win in a row and is going into the home game against the Reds as favorites – at least according to bookmakers. The last time the two clubs met in the regular season was a draw at Bramall Lane, benefiting the visitors from Nottingham in particular.
Can Sheffield keep Nottingham's offense in check?
If the recent record at Bramall Lane is followed, the next win in the semi-final first leg of the promotion playoffs is quite obvious. If the Blades are successful, betting odds of up to 2.30 will be paid out for Tip 1 in Sheffield United vs Nottingham. At home, Sheffield has not lost a competitive game against Saturday's opponents Nottingham for almost 18 years.
The performance of the defense will point the way on Saturday. After all, Nottingham has one of the strongest offensives in the league. In the first and second half of the current season, Sheffield only conceded one goal against their Saturday opponents. It is therefore obvious that the Blades' defensive bulwark will keep the Reds' offensive in check this time as well.
Head coach Heckingbottom will be without four players through injury in the game against Nottingham, including forwards Brewster and McBurnie. With Billy Sharp, a promising option on the offensive returns to the squad. The veteran has already scored 14 goals this season and is statistically the most prolific player in the Blades.
Expected line-up of Sheffield United:
Foderingham; Basham, Egan, Robinson; Osborn, Norwood; Fleck, Stevens; Mountains; Ndiaye, Gibbs-White
Sheffield United – Nottingham Head-to-Head
In the second English division, Sheffield United and Nottingham meet for the 25th time. So far, Sheffield are behind in a head-to-head match against the Reds with a record of 5-11-8. There have been two of the eleven draws this season. The first and second round game ended in a 1-1 draw.
Sheffield have gone unbeaten against Nottingham in all competitions for the third time in a row. At Bramall Lane, Sheffield United have not lost to the Reds in eight straight home games. In their last eight home games against Nottingham, Sheffield are 3-5-0. It is quite possible that the balance sheet will also be expanded on Saturday.
Sheffield United to win
|Prediction||Sheffield United to win or tie and under 3.5 total|
|Start Time||16:00 : 14-May-22|