Sheffield United hosts Newcastle United in what promises to be an entertaining Premier League game on Sunday. Sheffield United is coming off a 2-1 road loss against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday while Newcastle United beat Brentford 1-0 at home on Saturday.
Sheffield United is in 17th place in the Premier League standings with one point in five games while Newcastle United is in 11th place with six points in five games.
The player to watch in this game is Callum Wilson, who has three goals and zero assists in five Premier League games this season. AccuScore gives Callum Wilson a 56.6 percent chance to score against Sheffield United. He has 5 SCA and 1 GCA in five 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 6.60
• Newcastle United 1.45
• Draw: 4.80
• Sheffield United +1, +1.5 (1.83)
• Newcastle United -1, -1.5 (1.91)
• Over 3 (1.95)
• Under 3 (1.80)
Key Points to Consider
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on May 19, 2021 and Newcastle United won 1-0.
For Sheffield United, Oliver McBurnie has a 33.74 percent chance to score. He averages 2.19 shots overall per sim, 1.26 shots on goal per and 0.42 goals per sim.
For Newcastle United, Callum Wilson has a 56.6 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 2.46 shots overall per sim, 1.45 shots on goal per and 0.82 goals per sim.
Newcastle United 1.45
Four-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on the total in this one. Average score in simulations is Newcastle United 2.38 to Sheffield United 1.45.
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