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Blackpool vs Sheffield United Betting Tips & Match Preview
Blackpool vs Sheffield United Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in the England Championship on Thursday, 29 December 2022.
Blackpool is having an unimpressive form since the beginning of this season. They extended their winless thread to seven games since conceding a defeat against Blackpool last month.
Sheffield United has been one of the best teams in the English second divisions for the past several years. Although there has been a dip in form , they seem to have the consistency they needs. They won seven of the previous eight league fixtures too.
These two have only met thrice in a Championship fixture in the past 12 years. The reverse fixture had finished in a 3-3 draw.
They have only met five times at this stadium. Both have won one apiece while the other three outings ended as stalemates.
Sheffield United is most likely to seal a win on Friday based on the current form of both these outfits. They will trip to Bloomfield Road on the back of a four-game winning streak on the road.
Since Blackpool failed to seal a win in four of the last five home fixtures, expect a win for the travelling Sheffield United.
Sheffield owns an offensive side which is capable of scoring goals at a rate of 2.5 per game. They will surely get enough of chances to maintain that trend here.
Although Blackpool seem to have a defense which has enough of holes to leak goals at a good rate, the attacking side lacks the potential of scoring one past this Sheffield defense.
For the above reasons, we don’t expect goals from both ends of Bloomfield Road on Friday.
For the second tip, we like to place the over 2.5 goals bet at 1.90 odds mainly for the firepower of Sheffield United.