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Newcastle vs Sheffield United Preview & Betting Tips - Close encounter to end in a draw

Newcastle have drawn their last 3 home matches
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Newcastle and Sheffield United are set for tight EPL clash at St James' Park (Getty Images)

Newcastle vs Sheffield United Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips

A close encounter is expected as Newcastle host Sheffield United in the English Premier League. The Magpies have drawn their last three matches at St James’ Park and are set to produce another one against the Blades.

Newcastle Form

Newcastle earned a 1-0 victory at Southampton in their previous Premier League fixture. They laboured for much of the contest before Allan Saint-Maximin struck the winner late in the second half.

The result meant the Magpies are now unbeaten in their last three matches in all competitions. Steve Bruce’s men are also unbeaten in their last five home matches in all competitions, drawing the last three.

Newcastle News

Newcastle's lengthy injury list have had time to recover but left back Jetro Willems remains out.

Centre backs Ciaran Clark and Paul Dummett are close to a return alongside midfielders Sean Longstaff and Matthew Longstaff.

Sheffield United Form

Sheffield United won 1-0 at home against Norwich before the break. The Blades returned to action with a 0-0 draw at Aston Villa where they struggles to create chances.

Chris Wilder’s side are still alive in the top four race as they sit just four points behind Chelsea. Chris Wilder’s men head to St James’ Park unbeaten in their last seven matches in all competitions.

Sheffield United News

Midfielder John Fleck could be back for the trip to Newcastle. Centre-back Jack O'Connell is doubtful.

Newcastle vs Sheffield United Head to Head

Newcastle and Sheffield United have 34 wins each with 22 draws from 90 previous matches. 

The Magpies earned a 2-0 victory in the reverse fixture at Bramall Lane thanks to goals from Allan Saint-Maximin and Jonjo Shelvey.

Newcastle vs Sheffield United Betting Odds

Newcastle are outsiders with William Hill offering 3.40 for a home win while a Sheffield United victory is valued at 2.30. A draw is set at odds of 3.20 at bet365 which is my best bet.

Newcastle vs Sheffield United Match Up 

Newcastle’s recent form has been built on a sturdy defence having kept clean sheets in their last four home matches. Attackers Miguel Almiron and Allan Saint-Maximin carry the threat in attack. 

Sheffield United have looked solid at the back with Chris Basham, Jack O’Connell and John Egan impressing this season. They also boast attacking threats through Lys Mousset, Billy Sharp and Oliver McBurnie.

Sheffield United
Sheffield United are unbeaten in their last six matches (Getty Images)

Newcastle vs Sheffield United Stats

  • Newcastle have drawn their last 3 home matches (all competitions).
  • Newcastle are unbeaten in their last 5 matches against Sheffield United (all competitions).
  • Sheffield United are unbeaten in their last 7 matches (all competitions).

Newcastle vs Sheffield United FAQ

Where can I watch Newcastle vs Sheffield United stream online?

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When is Newcastle vs Sheffield United being played?

Newcastle vs Sheffield United will be played at 14.00 BST on Sunday 21 June 2020.

Where is Newcastle vs Sheffield United being played?

Newcastle vs Sheffield United will be played at St James’ Park in Newcastle, England.

What is Newcastle’s most recent form?

Newcastle's recent form (last 5 matches): WWDLL

What is Sheffield United’s most recent form?

Sheffield United’s recent form (last 5 matches): WDDWW

What is the Newcastle vs Sheffield United H2H record?

Total Matches: 90, Newcastle Wins: 34, Sheffield United Wins: 34, Draws: 22



Newcastle have been draw specialists at home and are set for another stalemate against Sheffield United.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result @220 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @550 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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