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Last updated: 18 Apr 2024
Alex Waite 18 Apr 2024
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  • Sheffield United vs Burnley predictions for Saturday’s EPL match
  • The Blades have drawn their last 2 home matches
  • Will the relegation threatened sides notch a point apiece?
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Sheffield United are winless in 5 of their last 7 matches against Burnley (Getty Images)

Sheffield United vs Burnley Predictions


Sheffield United and Burnley will want to keep things tight and avoid dropping points. A tense basement clash is anticipated and a draw is the best bet.  
  • Sheffield United vs Burnley Predictions
  • Head-to-Head
  • Sheffield United Form
  • Sheffield United Injuries & Team News
  • Burnley Form
  • Burnley Injuries & Team News

  • Sheffield United have drawn their last 2 home matches
  • Sheffield United are winless in 5 of their last 7 matches against Burnley
  • Burnley have drawn 3 of their last 4 matches

Head-to-Head


Sheffield United have a 52-46 advantage against Burnley in 130 meetings with 32 draws.

Sheffield United Form


Sheffield United are bottom of the Premier League and winless in eight consecutive matches.

The Yorkshire side have picked up points in their last five by drawing three. United held Bournemouth away (2-2) and Fulham (3-3) and Chelsea (2-2) at home.

Chris Wilder’s side followed the Chelsea draw with a 2-0 loss at Brentford. The Blades had just 0.83 expected goals and shipped two goals in the second period. 

Sheffield United Injuries & Team News


Defenders Max Lowe, Rhys Norrington-Davies, Chris Basham and John Egan are out.

Midfield pair George Baldock and Tom Davies are also out.

Strikers Rhian Brewster and Daniel Jebbison are unavailable due to injury. 

Burnley Form


Burnley are 19th in the Premier League standings and six points off 17th. The Clarets have boosted their survival hopes with four draws and a win in their last six.

Burnley drew back-to-back matches against Chelsea (2-2) and Wolves (1-1) before a 1-0 loss at Everton. Vincent Kompany’s outfit responded to the Everton defeat with another draw at home against Brighton (1-1). 

The Clarets were positive against Brighton with 1.85 expected goals and Josh Brownhill struck on 73 minutes. Arijanet Muric scored a late own goal as Burnley had shared the points. 

Burnley Injuries & Team News


Midfielders Aaron Ramsey and Han-Noah Massengo are unavailable due to injury.

Forwards Nathan Redmond and Luca Koleosho are out. 

Defensive duo Jordan Beyer and Ameen Al Dakhil are also out.

Verdict

Sheffield United and Burnley rarely win in the Premier League. The relegation candidates need points and neither side will want to fall further behind in the battle against the drop.

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