Reasons for Sheffield Wednesday vs Sheffield United tip
This is the city derby between the two clubs with incredibly rich history and tradition. One of the greatest events in England is without a doubt an encounter between the two Sheffield club’s, United and Wednesday.
This game is going to closure the 9th round of the Championship, and it will be a joy to see it. For the 141st time, the Steel Derby is about to take place, this time at the famous Hillsboro.
Sheffield Wednesday preview
The hosts are entering this match with 4 games in a row in which they haven’t lost. They only recorded one defeat this season, but the Owls had many draws. One other very characteristic thing for the matches in which they participated is both teams to score. In the previous 10 games, 8 saw both teams to score.
And when performing at home, the most recent 5, all finished with the same outcome. At Hillsboro, Wednesday is excellent, and they haven’t lost since the start of the season. With 3 wins and two draws, it has become their stronghold. Regarding the injuries, manager Carlos Carvalhal has no problems because all of his players are ready.
Sheffield United preview
Unlike their City rival, United hasn’t recorded a draw throughout the whole season. With 5 triumphs and 3 losses, they are currently at the sixth place or the Championship, 2 points behind Leeds. They snapped the three-game winning streak, with a loss at home to Norwich City, 0-1, in the previous round. This came as a huge surprise, especially because the hosts were better and were controlling the game.
We could not find any reliable pattern regarding the goals which can be helpful to us in judging the capabilities and the efficiency of this team.
That means that they are highly adjustable and that they can play against almost any opponent. James Hanson and Clayton Donaldson are not going to participate in this match because of the injuries.
Sheffield Wednesday vs Sheffield United Head to Head
The hosts have 3 games in a row without a defeat, and United allowed at least one goal in the previous 6 events. However, in 4 of the last 5 games, both teams have scored.
So far in 140 meetings, the two clubs have the same record. 48 wins a piece along with 44 draws.
Sheffield Wednesday vs Sheffield United Prediction and Betting Tips
It is going to be a very entertaining match, which can go either way. It will depend on the current situation inspiration of the individual. In our opinion which is drawn from the facts mentioned above, a moderate number of goals is almost certain here.
Also, a draw at the end of the game is our second choice. The teams have the similar quality, and we are confident that neither of the managers is going to risk to lose a derby in this part of the season.