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Burnley vs Sheffield United Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Burnley and Blades set for close clash in the League Cup

  • Burnley host Sheffield United in the English League Cup on Thursday
  • The Clarets are undefeated in 14 of their last 16 Premier League matches
  • Burnley have drawn 2 of their last 4 matches against Sheffield United
  • The Blades have lost their last 4 EPL matches
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Chris Wood should start for Burnley against Sheffield United (Getty Images)

Burnley get their season underway in the English League Cup against Sheffield United. The Clarets and Blades both finished on 54 points last season and drew their last match at Turf Moor.

Burnley Form


Burnley have been very hard to beat in 2020. Sean Dyche’s side are undefeated in 14 of their last 16 Premier League matches.

Burnley's match against Man United was postponed to allow United more rest. The Clarets drew 0-0 against Preston in a friendly on 1 September.

Burnley Team News


Sean Dyche is missing Jack Cork, Ben Mee and Ashley Barnes.

Sheffield United Form


Sheffield United have hit a bad run of form, losing their last four matches in the English Premier League. Their opening match this season resulted in a 2-0 home defeat to Wolves. 

The Blades were 2-0 down after six minutes, John Fleck hitting the woodwork after half-time. Oliver McBurnie was strong up front but they couldn't get back into the game.

Sheffield United Team News


Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder is missing Lys Mousset with Simon Moore doubtful.

New signings Ethan Ampadu, Max Lowe and Jayden Bogle could all make their debuts in Burnley.

Burnley vs Sheffield United Head to Head


Sheffield United have a 35-28 advantage against Burnley with 16 draws in 79 matches. Their last encounter was a 1-1 draw at Burnley in the Premier League in July.

Burnley vs Sheffield United Odds


Burnley are listed at 2.62 at bet365 with Sheffield United available at 2.87 at betfair. A draw is priced at 3.30.

Burnley vs Sheffield United Stats


  • Burnley are undefeated in 14 of their last 16 matches (English Premier League).
  • Burnley have drawn 1-1 in 3 of their last 6 matches (English Premier League).
  • Burnley have seen under 2.5 goals in 9 of their last 11 matches (English Premier League).
  • Sheffield United have drawn 2 of their last 4 matches against Burnley (all competitions).
  • Sheffield United have lost their last 4 matches (English Premier League).

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Where is Burnley vs Sheffield United being played?

Burnley vs Sheffield United is being played at Turf Moor in Burnley, England.

When is Burnley vs Sheffield United being played?

Burnley vs Sheffield United is being played at 17:30 BST on Thursday 17 September 2020.

What competition are Burnley vs Sheffield United playing in?

Burnley vs Sheffield United are playing in the English League Cup.

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Verdict

This will be Burnley’s first competitive match of the season. Sheffield United will be desperate to avoid another defeat with a close match on the cards.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result @230 at BetMGM - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @525 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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