Arsenal hosts Sheffield United in what promises to be an entertaining Premier League game on Saturday. Arsenal is coming off a 2-2 road draw against Chelsea on Saturday while Sheffield United lost 2-1 at home against Manchester United on Saturday.
Sheffield United is in 20th place in the Premier League standings with one point in nine games while Arsenal is in third place with 21 points in nine games.
The player to watch in this game is Martin Ødegaard, who has three goals and one assist in nine Premier League games this season. AccuScore gives Martin Ødegaard a 59.48 percent chance to score against Sheffield United. He has 40 SCA and 4 GCA in nine Premier League games this season.
FBRef defines SCA as “the two offensive actions leading directly to a shot, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” GCA is “the two offensive actions leading directly to a goal, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Arsenal 1.15
• Sheffield United 17.00
• Draw 8.20
• Arsenal -2, -2.5 (1.87)
• Sheffield United +2, +2.5 (1.85)
• Over 3, 3.5 (1.78)
• Under 3, 3.5 (1.95)
Key Points to Consider
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on April 11, 2021 and Arsenal won 3-0.
For Arsenal, Martin Ødegaard has a 59.48 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 2.95 shots overall per sim, 1.85 shots on goal per and 0.9 goals per sim.
For Sheffield United, Oliver McBurnie has a 25.68 percent chance to score. He averages 1.88 shots overall per sim, 1.03 shots on goal per and 0.29 goals per sim.
Three-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Arsenal in this one. Average score in simulations is Arsenal 3.25 to Sheffield United 1.13.
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