Manchester United vs Sheffield United Prediction, 1/27/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Manchester United vs Sheffield United
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Location: Old Trafford in Manchester, England
Odds/Point Spread: Manchester United (-450) Sheffield United (+1200)
Billy Sharp and Sheffield United (1-2-16, 20th in the EPL) head to Old Trafford on Wednesday where they'll take on Manchester United (12-4-3, 1st in the EPL). The starting goalies are David de Gea for Manchester United and Aaron Ramsdale for Sheffield United. The moneyline on this matchup has Manchester United priced at -450 and the Blades are at +1200. The total has been set at 3.5.
Manchester United faced Fulham in their last match and walked away with a win by a score of 2-1. Manchester United tried 20 dribbles in this outing and converted 11 of the attempts for a rate of 55.0%. In sharing the ball, they earned a 85.4% received passes percentage by connecting on 583 out of their 683 pass attempts last match. Regarding shot accuracy, Manchester United ended this match at a 42.9% rate by hitting 5 shots on target of 14 shots. Manchester United averages 1.84 goals per 90 minutes (35 total goals) and are sitting with 24 assists In all contests for this campaign.
Bruno Fernandes is a guy who should be able to impact this match for Manchester United. He has 56 assists while earning 47 yellow card cautions during his soccer career. Fernandes has started 208 games in his pro soccer career and scores 0.38 goals per 90 mins. The midfielder representing Portugal has racked up 77 goals scored in 18,315 minutes played. One more guy who could decide who wins is Marcus Rashford, the forward born in England. Rashford has played 10,893 minutes in 118 starts and has been given a total of 15 yellow card cautions. He has assisted on a goal 26 times during his pro soccer career while he has scored 51 total goals. He scores 0.42 goals per 90 during his pro soccer career.
The guy who is expected to defend the goal for Manchester United will be David de Gea. de Gea has played for a total of 34,768 minutes and has accumulated 1,098 stops so far in his pro soccer career. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.08 (417 total goals surrendered) and he is the owner of a save percentage of .733. The goalkeeper hailing from Spain has faced 1,495 shots tried against him in 387 career starts. de Gea (209-88-90 mark in his career) has totaled 134 clean sheets, which has earned him a 34.6% shutout percentage.
When they last took the field, Sheffield United took a defeat with a final score of 3-1 against Tottenham. Sheffield United ended the game with a 50.0% successful dribble percentage by converting 8 of the 16 dribbles they pursued. They finished the contest by connecting on 341 out of their 428 attempted passes earning a rate of 79.7%. Sheffield United had 5 shots tried out of the team's 16 shots tried earning them a 37.5% rate when they last stepped onto the pitch. Having accumulated 10 goals and 6 assists in all matches, Sheffield United averages 0.53 goals and 0.32 assists per 90 minutes.
Billy Sharp will need to be on top of his game for Sheffield United. The forward representing England has earned 39,945 minutes while scoring 232 goals. He has accounted for 64 yellow card warnings in his pro soccer career and has helped on a goal 56 times. He has an average of 0.52 goals per 90 mins and has started 450 games in his career. Be sure to keep an eye out for David McGoldrick, the forward hailing from England. He has earned 107 goals so far in his pro soccer career while assisting on a goal 30 times. McGoldrick has been given a total of 41 yellow cards in 29,249 minutes played (327 starts). His goals per 90 average thus far in his career is 0.33.
Aaron Ramsdale will be residing in front of the goal for Sheffield United. So far in his career, Ramsdale has allowed 153 goals and has totaled 249 saves in 95 starting assignments. He has allowed 1.61 goals per 90 minutes and he has earned a record of 22-18-55. He sports a save % of .680 and his clean sheet rate is 16.8%. Ramsdale has recorded 16 shutouts and has seen 372 shots attempted against him in 8,550 mins throughout his career.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Sheffield United (+1200)
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