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Sheff Utd vs Bristol City Predictions & Betting Tips

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Betting prediction:

The most likely scenario for this challenge will be Sheffield United to win. It is true that the home team has had some defeats in the last matches, but they have been against teams of much higher quality. It should be noted that Bristol comes from three consecutive defeats, and should face many difficulties in this FA Cup match. Thus, a superior Sheffield United is expected in the match, winning the most goal opportunities.

Betting tip

Sheff Utd wins

Odd 1.64

Match preview

Sheffield United and Bristol City meet at Bramall Lane, in a match for this stage of the FA Cup (5th Round). In 4 head‑to‑heads in the last 3 years, the away team won 3 and lost 1. The last head‑to‑head between these two teams was played on 30‑03‑2019, and ended in a (2‑3) win by Bristol City.

Analysis of Sheff Utd

The home team comes to this stage of the FA Cup (5th Round) after having eliminated: Plymouth Argyle and Bristol Rovers. They come to this match after a home loss against Chelsea by (1‑2). Sheffield United has won 3 and lost 7 of the last 10 home matches. They haven’t been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. In 15 matches, they have conceded the first goal 9 times and have only turned the score around in 1. In the last 14 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 4 of their 11 goals between minutes (46’‑60′).

Sheffield United comes unmotivated for this match after a home defeat, by 1-2, against Chelsea. The home team usually plays in 5-3-2, favoring fast transitions, attacking preferably through the side aisles. The two most advanced players will be Oliver McBurnie and Oliver Burke, with John Lundstram, Oliver Norwood and John Fleck in the middle of the field. When they can invest in the offensive process, they usually do it through the left side corridor, in order to take advantage of the quality of the left side Max Lowe. Coach Chris Wilder should not be able to count on Jack O’Connell for being handed over to the medical department.

Analysis of Bristol City

The away team comes to this stage of the FA Cup (5th Round) after havinf played in the previous rounds against: Millwall and Portsmouth. In their last match, for the Championship, they got a home loss against Cardiff City by (0‑2). In the last 10 away matches Bristol City has won 3 and lost 7. Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. In 15 matches, they have conceded the first goal 8 times and have never been able to turn the score around.

Bristol comes unmotivated into this match after a 0-2 home loss, against Cardiff. The visiting team usually plays in 4-3-3, favoring a slower and more thoughtful style of play, attacking through the central corridor. The three arrows aimed at the goal of the “enemy” will be Antoine Semenyo, Famara Diédhiou and Nahki Wells, combining several qualities in the offensive chapter. One of the main weaknesses of the visiting team is the team’s lack of confidence in maintaining a positive result. Coach Dean Holden should not be able to count on Andreas Weimann and Steven Sessegnon because they are still injured.

Betting tip

Sheff Utd wins

Odd 1.64

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