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Sheffield United v Aston Villa
Our second set of Premier League bet builder tips on Saturday is for Sheffield United v Aston Villa. We cover every televised Premier League game in-depth, alongside providing Premier League acca tips. There’s also a wide range of football tips & predictions on-site from across the globe and in a range of sports, so you can bet smarter no matter what you’re into.
Sheffield United currently sit at the bottom of the Premier League, having only picked up ten points from twenty-two games. The hosts last game saw a five-goal thriller, with Chris Wilder’s side losing 3-2 away from home against Palace.
Villa have struggled in recent weeks, with a poor run of form seeing Unai Emery’s side fall out of the top four. Emery’s men were stunned by Newcastle in midweek, with the Villains losing 3-1.
The two sides have already met this season, with the game at Villa Park seeing the pair draw 1-1.
These Sheffield United vs Villa stats will provide an insight into what to expect from this meeting. If you plan to place a bet builder on this game, this is the place to find some key tips.
Sheffield United v Aston Villa Cheat Sheet
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⚽ Match stats: Prepare for a goal-fest
There has been an average of 3.45 goals per game at Bramall Lane this season. Across their last five league home matches, Sheffield United have scored an average of 1.33 goals and conceded an average of 2 goals per game. Three or more goals have been scored in five of the hosts last seven home games.
Villa’s away games have seen an average of 3 goals per match this season. The hosts have scored an average of 1.6 goals across their last five away games, conceding an average of 1.4 goals along this run. There has been a minimum of three goals scored in four of Villa’s last five away matches.
The bookies are offering a generous price of 1.57 for there to be at least three goals in this clash.
⚽ Over 2.5 goals @ 1.57
🎯 Shooting stats: Brereton Diaz key for the Blades
New signing Ben Brereton Diaz has looked sharp since his arrival, scoring in each of his two league appearances. The Chilean has registered an average of 2.5 shots per game and in his first home game for the Blades, he registered four shots.
The bookies are offering great value of 1.91 for Brereton Diaz to register two or more shots.
⚽ Ben Brereton-Diaz to have 2+ shots @ 1.91
🚩 Corners stats: Villa to dominate corner count
No team has taken less corners than Sheffield United this season, with the Blades earning an average of 3.36 corners per game. The hosts have taken an average of just 3.9 corners per home game.
Villa have taken an average of 7.2 corners per game away from home this season. Emery’s side have earned five or more corners in eight of their ten away matches.
Villa took eight more corners than Sheffield United when they last faced each other, and I expect Villa to take more corners than their opponents once again here.
⚽ Over 4.5 Aston Villa corners @ 1.25
⚽ Aston Villa corner match bet @ 1.30
🛑 Fouls stats: Villa to play dirty
Villa have committed an average of 11.1 fouls per game this season.
Emery’s side have committed 10 or more fouls in four of their last five away matches, committing an average of 11 fouls per game.
A key contributor to these fouls is Douglas Luiz. The midfielder has committed a foul in seven of his nine away appearances this season, fouling an average of 1.67 times per game.
A price of 1.53 is being offered for Villa to commit a minimum of ten fouls, with a price of 1.25 available for Luiz to contribute to this tally at least once.
⚽ Aston Villa to commit 10+ fouls @ 1.36
⚽ Douglas Luiz to commit 1+ foul @ 1.25
🟨 Cards stats: A feisty encounter expected
Only one team has received more yellow cards than Sheffield United and Villa this season. The hosts have received an average of 3.09 yellow cards per game, while Villa have received an average of 2.86.
Sheffield United have received three or more yellows in four of their last five home games. On average, Wilder’s men have been cautioned 3.8 times per game across these fixtures.
Villa have received a minimum of three yellows in all of their last five away fixtures, receiving an average of 3.6 yellow cards per game.
There were six yellow cards when the sides met in December. A price of 2.38 is being offered for this tally to be matched or exceeded here.
⚽ Over 5.5 cards @ 2.38
* I recommend waiting for confirmed team line-ups before placing any bets.
* All odds displayed correct at the time of publishing.
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