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Newcastle vs Sheffield United 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 when Newcastle and Sheffield United meet in an English Premier League fixture at St James’ Park. The Magpies have drawn their last three home matches and are set to produce another one against Sheffield United.

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 fixtures.

Newcastle News


Newcastle are still battling with a lengthy injury list with defenders Jetro Willems, Paul Dummet, Ciaran Clark and Emile Krafth all sidelined. Midfielder Jack Colback and striker Andy Carroll are also ruled out of Saturday’s match through injury.


Sheffield United Form


Sheffield United were victorious in their previous Premier League fixture as they triumphed 1-0 over Norwich. Billy Sharp struck the only goal in the first half as they held on for the win.

The Blades are still alive in the top four race as they sit just five points behind Chelsea in the final Champions League place. Chris Wilder’s men head to St James’ Park unbeaten in their last six matches in all competitions.

Sheffield United News


Sheffield United have a fully fit squad for Friday’s match.

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 among bookmakers with bet365 offering 3.40 for a home win while a victory for Sheffield United is valued at 2.30. A draw is set at odds of 3.10 which could be a popular pick among punters.

Newcastle have seen under 2.5 goals in their last three home matches and a similar outcome is priced 1.55 at betway while BTTS NO is paying 1.75 at bet365.

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 will carry the threat at the other end of the pitch. 

Sheffield United have also looked solid at the back with Chris Basham, Jack O’Connell and John Egan impressing all season. They also boast a threat in attack with 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 6 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 15.00 GMT on Saturday 14 March 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

What is the predicted Newcastle line-up?

Predicted Newcastle line-up (4-4-2): Dubravka, Rose, Manquillo, Lascelles, Fernandez, Longstaff, Shelvey, Ritchie, Saint-Maximin, Almiron, Joelinton.

Unavailable: Carroll (injured), Dummett (injured), Colback (injured), Willems (injured), Clark (injured), Krafth (injured).

What is the predicted Sheffield United line-up?

Predicted Sheffield United line-up (3-5-2): Henderson, Basham, Egan, O’Connell, Stevens, Baldock, Fleck, Lundstram, Norwood, McBurnie, Mousset.

Unavailable: None.

Verdict

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

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result Market @3.10 at bet365 - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score Market @6.50 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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