Sheffield United is back in the Premier League for the first time since 2007 and they’ll match up with Leicester City this weekend at Bramall Lane.
Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
Sheffield United: 3.69
Leicester City: 2.19
Sheffield United +0.5: 1.78
Leicester City -0.5: 2.17
Over 2.5: 2.29
Under 2.5: 1.67
What to Watch For
Betting on the Draw: Odds indicate there’s about a 30 percent chance this weekend’s match ends in a draw. That happens in under 26 percent of AccuScore sims, suggesting no added value on the pick.
The projected score is 1.80 – 1.08, in favor of Leicester City.
Kicking Off: Leicester City continues to look for their first win of the season, opening with back-to-back draws vs Wolverhampton and Chelsea, respectively. Sheffield United opened the season with a 1-1 road draw vs Bournemouth before a 1-0 home win vs Crystal Palace.
Don’t Underestimate: We’re only two games into the season but Sheffield United has already reminded fans across the league why they should not be underestimated in the Prem. They conceded just 41 goals in the Championship last season, good for the best defense in the league.
Head to Head: These two sides last matched up in February of 2018 in the FA Cip when Leicester City won 1-0. Sheffield United last defeated Leicester back in April of 2008 in League Championship action.
Jamie Vardy has a 45 percent chance to score for Leicester City this weekend. He averages 2.33 shots overall per sim, 1.07 shots on goal per and 0.61 goals per sim.
For Sheffield United, we’ll have our eyes on Callum Robinson. Robinson has a 26-to-27 percent chance to score, averaging 2.15 shots on goal per, 0.80 shots on goal per and 0.31 goals per sim.
Leicester City to win
Odds indicate there’s a 45-to-46 percent chance Leicester City wins this matchup. They win close to 53 percent of simulations, suggesting some added value on the pick. The added side value here is a four-star (out of four) hot trend pick.