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Sheffield United vs Plymouth Tips & Predictions - Blades fancied in the FA Cup

  • Sheffield United vs Plymouth betting tips for the FA Cup fixture at Bramall Lane on Saturday (15:00 GMT)
  • The best betting tips for the game is a Sheffield United win and over 2.5 goals - Plymouth have seen BTTS in 5 of their last 6 matches
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news
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Billy Sharp scored the winning goal in Sheffield United's previous home win over Newcastle (Getty Images).
Dean Carson 21 Jan 2021
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Sheffield United vs Plymouth Prediction


Sheffield United have improved in recent matches and have already beaten League One opposition in the FA Cup this season.

  • Sheffield United have won 2 of their last 3 matches (all competitions).
  • Sheffield United have seen over 2.5 goals in 3 of their last 5 home matches (English Premier League).
  • Sheffield United have already beaten League One opposition this season (English FA Cup).
  • Plymouth have seen over 2.5 goals in 8 of their last 11 matches (all competitions).
  • Plymouth have seen over 2.5 goals in each of their last 4 away matches (all competitions).
  • Plymouth have lost 4 of their last 6 away matches (English League One).

Head to Head


Sheffield United have 21 wins in this fixture to Plymouth’s 15. The sides have also played out 10 draws.

The most recent meeting saw Sheffield United win 3-0 in the FA Cup in 2014.

Sheffield United Form


Sheffield United are still sat bottom of the Premier League table, but they do at least have some recent victories to build confidence from.

The home side picked up their first win of the season when they beat League One side Bristol Rovers 3-2 in the FA Cup third round. Oliver Burke and Jaden Bogle got on the scoresheet before Billy Sharp’s penalty saw them beat Newcastle 1-0 in the Premier League.

Last time out, the Blades lost 3-1 at home to Tottenham. David McGoldrick netted his side’s goal, though it proved to be nothing more than a consolation.

Sheffield United Team News & Injuries


Sheffield United are missing Ben Osborn, Lys Mousset, Jack Robinson, Oliver McBurnie, Sander Bergeand Jack O'Connell through injury. John Egan is suspended.

Plymouth Form


Plymouth’s form has been strong of late, though they are facing a team that are two divisions above themselves in the English football pyramid.

They won two matches in a row against Gillingham and Huddersfield - the latter being a 3-2 win in the FA Cup third round - before drawing 1-1 at home to Crewe. In their last match, Plymouth picked up an impressive away win. 

Ryan Lowe’s team beat Sunderland 2-1 at the Stadium of Light thanks to goals from Adam Lewis and Joe Edwards.

Plymouth Team News & Injuries


Plymouth have no injury concerns coming into this cup tie. Striker Luke Jephcott will be their biggest goal threat, having scored 13 goals in 19 league appearances.

Sheffield United vs Plymouth FAQs

What is the best bet for Sheffield United vs Plymouth?

The best bet for Sheffield United vs Plymouth is a Sheffield United win and over 2.5 goals. Over 2.5 goals has been a winner in each of Plymouth’s last 4 away matches; Sheffield United have already beaten League One opposition in the FA Cup this season.

Where can I watch the Sheffield United vs Plymouth live stream online?

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Where is Sheffield United vs Plymouth being played?

Sheffield United vs Plymouth is being played at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England.

When does Sheffield United vs Plymouth kick off?

Sheffield United vs Plymouth kicks off at 15:00 GMT on Saturday 23 January 2021.

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Verdict

I’m backing Sheffield United’s extra quality to prevail in this match, just as it did in the previous round of the FA Cup. 

I’m also tipping over 2.5 goals, which has been a winner in each of Plymouth’s last 4 away matches.

Best Bet: Sheff Utd Win/Over 2.5 Full Time Result and Over 2.5 Goals @110.00 at BetMGM - 5 Units
Value Bet: Sheff Utd Win & BTTS Full Time Result and BTTS @210.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 3 Units

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