Liverpool vs Sheff Utd Betting Tips & Predictions

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21:00 Thu 02 Jan
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Tip: 1 HT FT
Units: 4/5

At the time of writing, Sheffield United have not experienced a defeat on the road this season. This is a remarkable feat considering that the Blades are one of the newly-promoted teams installed as odds-on favourites to be relegated before the campaign began.

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The Yorkshire side travel to Anfield looking to make themselves hard to beat, although this will be their sternest test of the season to date and they will surely fall short against a team who have been winning for fun since August.

Liverpool are a typically short price to win this clash and will surely be a popular accumulator selection, although we quite like the bigger 4/6 that the Reds lead at half-time and full-time in this clash.

While Chris Wilder will want his team to be competitive in all thirty-eight matches this term, he will also regard this match as a bonus match where anything landed from this game is an added extra.

United have actually only won three of their nine away games this season and the other six have been drawn, with plenty of late equalisers having been scored along the way.

It’s likely that Jurgen Klopp will rest several first-team players for this contest although that doesn’t mean the Reds will be particularly weak considering that the German did the same thing for earlier matches and there were still convincing wins.

Indeed, Divock Origi and Xherdan Shaqiri are the sort of players that bring something different, while Klopp can play any of the Henderson / Milner / Wijnaldum / Keita quartet and still expect the same outcome.

We’re happy to back Liverpool to get their noses in front and then remain well ahead come the final whistle against a team who will look to play with pride but just don’t have the attacking quality to trouble their opponents.

BETTING TIP
Liverpool HT FT @ 1.66 with bet365

Team News

Confirmed Lineup

Liverpool vs Sheffield United - Predicted Lineups & Confirmed Starting 11s

Liverpool Lineup Confirmed Lineup & Formation

Sheffield United Lineup Confirmed Lineup & Formation

  • 01
    Alisson
  • 26
    Andrew Robertson
  • 04
    Virgil Van Dijk
  • 12
    Joe Gomez
  • 66
    Trent Alexander-Arnold
  • 05
    Georginio Wijnaldum
  • 14
    Jordan Henderson
  • 08
    Naby Keita
  • 10
    Sadio Mané
  • 09
    Roberto Firmino
  • 11
    Mohamed Salah
  • 01
    Dean Henderson
  • 06
    Chris Basham
  • 12
    John Egan
  • 05
    Jack O'Connell
  • 02
    George Baldock
  • 07
    John Lundstram
  • 16
    Oliver Norwood
  • 04
    John Fleck
  • 03
    Enda Stevens
  • 17
    David McGoldrick
  • 22
    Lys Mousset

Liverpool Formation4-3-3

  • Liverpool Substitutes
  • 47: Nathaniel Phillips
  • 27: Divock Origi
  • 67: Harvey Elliot
  • 48: Curtis Jones
  • 20: Adam Lallana
  • 07: James Milner
  • 13: San Miguel del Castillo Adrian

Sheffield United Formation3-5-2

  • Sheffield United Substitutes
  • 11: Callum Robinson
  • 10: Billy Sharp
  • 09: Oliver McBurnie
  • 27: Muhamed Besic
  • 23: Ben Osborn
  • 15: Phil Jagielka
  • 21: Michael Verrips

Liverpool vs Sheffield United - Last Matches

Last 5 Matches

Liverpool vs Sheffield United - Stats

Goals - Last 5 Matches

Liverpool

Sheffield United

Scored / match
Conceded / match
Total / match
1.6
0.8
1.4
1.6
3
2.4

Liverpool

Sheffield United

Scored / match
Conceded / match
Total
2.6
1.4
1.2
0.8
3.8
2.2

Liverpool

Sheffield United

Scored / match
Conceded / match
Total
0.2
0.4
1.6
1.4
1.8
1.8

Corners - Last 5 Matches

Liverpool

Sheffield United

For / match
Against / match
Total / match
7.6
4.6
2.4
6.6
10
11.2

Liverpool

Sheffield United

For / match
Against / match
Total / match
10.8
7.2
4
6
14.8
13.2

Liverpool

Sheffield United

For / match
Against / match
Total / match
5.6
5.4
2.2
7.2
7.8
12.6

Premier League - Standings & League Table

Premier League - League Table

# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Liverpool 33 29 2 2 72:25 89
2 Manchester City 33 21 3 9 81:34 66
3 Leicester 33 17 7 9 63:31 58
4 Chelsea 33 17 6 10 60:44 57
5 Manchester United 33 15 10 8 56:33 55
6 Wolverhampton 33 13 13 7 45:36 52
7 Arsenal 33 12 13 8 49:41 49
8 Tottenham 33 13 9 11 52:44 48
9 Sheffield United 33 12 12 9 34:33 48
10 Burnley 33 13 7 13 37:46 46
11 Everton 33 12 8 13 40:48 44
12 Newcastle 33 11 10 12 35:45 43
13 Southampton 33 13 4 16 42:55 43
14 Crystal Palace 33 11 9 13 28:40 42
15 Brighton 33 8 12 13 35:44 36
16 West Ham 33 8 7 18 40:58 31
17 Watford 33 6 10 17 29:52 28
18 Aston Villa 33 7 6 20 36:62 27
19 Bournemouth 33 7 6 20 32:59 27
20 Norwich 33 5 6 22 25:61 21
# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Liverpool 17 17 0 0 46:12 51
2 Manchester City 16 12 2 2 45:12 38
3 Manchester United 17 10 5 2 37:14 35
4 Leicester 17 10 4 3 33:15 34
5 Tottenham 17 10 3 4 31:16 33
6 Chelsea 17 9 3 5 27:16 30
7 Arsenal 16 8 5 3 30:20 29
8 Everton 16 8 5 3 21:16 29
9 Sheffield United 16 8 3 5 20:14 27
10 Burnley 17 8 3 6 22:20 27
11 Newcastle 17 6 8 3 18:15 26
12 Wolverhampton 17 6 7 4 22:19 25
13 Crystal Palace 16 6 4 6 12:14 22
14 Brighton 16 5 6 5 19:19 21
15 Watford 16 4 6 6 18:21 18
16 West Ham 16 5 3 8 26:30 18
17 Aston Villa 16 5 3 8 19:27 18
18 Bournemouth 16 4 5 7 18:27 17
19 Southampton 17 5 2 10 17:33 17
20 Norwich 17 4 3 10 19:31 15

Liverpool vs Sheffield United FAQ

When is Liverpool vs Sheffield United being played?

Liverpool vs Sheffield United will be played at 20:00 GMT on Thursday 2 January 2020 at Anfield.

What is Liverpool’s most recent form?

Liverpool form (last 5 matches): WLWDL.

What is Sheffield United’s most recent form?

Sheffield United form (last 5 matches): DWLLD.

What is the predicted Liverpool line-up?

Official Liverpool line-up (4-3-3): Alisson, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Joe Gomez, Virgil Van Dijk, Andrew Robertson, Naby Keita, Jordan Henderson, Georginio Wijnaldum, Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mané.

What is the predicted Sheffield United line-up?

Official Sheffield United line-up (3-5-2): Dean Henderson, Chris Basham, John Egan, Jack O'Connell, George Baldock, John Lundstram, Oliver Norwood, John Fleck, Enda Stevens, David McGoldrick, Lys Mousset.

Who is injured or suspended for Liverpool?

Andrew Robertson (doubtful), James Milner (doubtful), Dejan Lovren (doubtful), Joel Matip (injured), Nathaniel Clyne (injured)

Who is injured or suspended for Sheffield United?

Leon Clarke (injured), Luke Freeman (injured), John Fleck (injured), John Lundstram (injured)

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