Sheffield United hosts Manchester United in what promises to be an entertaining Premier League game on Saturday. Sheffield United is coming off a 3-1 road loss against Fulham on Oct 7 while Manchester United beat Brentford 2-1 at home on October 7.
Sheffield United is in last place in the Premier League standings with one point in eight games while Manchester United is in 10th place with 12 points in eight games.
The player to watch in this game is Marcus Rashford, who has one goal and one assist in eight Premier League games this season. AccuScore gives Marcus Rashford a 41.44 percent chance to score against Sheffield United. He has 35 SCA and 4 GCA in eight 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)
• Sheffield United 6.40
• Manchester United 1.46
• Draw: 4.80
• Sheffield United +1, +1.5 (1.83)
• Manchester United -1, -1.5 (1.90)
• Over 3 (1.90)
• Under 3 (1.83)
Key Points to Consider
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on January 27, 2021 and Sheffield United won 2-1.
For Sheffield United, Oliver McBurnie has a 29.22 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 2.15 shots overall per sim, 1.2 shots on goal per and 0.35 goals per sim.
For Manchester United, Marcus Rashford has a 41.44 percent chance to score. He averages 2.52 shots overall per sim, 1.55 shots on goal per and 0.53 goals per sim.
Manchester United 1.46
Four-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Manchester United in this one. Average score in simulations is Manchester United 2.02 to Sheffield United 1.32.
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