Sheffield United vs Crystal Palace Predictions

Jon Wilde 16 Aug 2019
  • Sheffield United vs Crystal Palace predictions for their Premier League match on Sunday

  • We are backing Palace to win narrowly at Bramall Lane

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Wilfried Zaha in action for Crystal Palace during a pre-season friendly match (PA Images)

Sheffield United vs Crystal Palace preview for Sunday’s Premier League match at Bramall Lane. This is United’s first top-flight home game since May 2007. Read on for our free correct score prediction and betting tips.

Sheffield United vs Crystal Palace Score Prediction

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Crystal Palace to win 1-0 7/1

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Sheffield United vs Crystal Palace Match Info

Date: Sunday August 18 2019
Kick-off time: 2.00pm BST
Venue: Bramall Lane
Referee: David Coote

Sheffield United vs Crystal Palace Head-To-Head Record

Last 4 matches

February 19 2011: Crystal Palace 1-0 Sheffield United
November 20 2010: Sheffield United 3-2 Crystal Palace

March 6 2010: Crystal Palace 1-0 Sheffield United
December 12 2009: Sheffield United 2-0 Crystal Palace

Total head-to-head league matches played: 50
Sheffield United wins: 18
Crystal Palace wins: 20
Draws: 12

Sheffield United vs Crystal Palace Stats

  • Crystal Palace have won only one of their last five away matches against Sheffield United
  • Five of the last seven games between these clubs have contained under 2.5 goals and a clean sheet
  • Only Manchester City, Liverpool and Tottenham won more Premier League away matches than Crystal Palace last season

Sheffield United vs Crystal Palace Match Preview

Premier League football returns to Bramall Lane for the first time in 13 seasons with Sheffield United facing a Crystal Palace side who were excellent on their travels last term.

And not only do the Eagles have strong away form in recent memory to call upon, they should also have Wilfried Zaha ready to step back into the starting line-up after his failed transfer request just before the deadline.

As a result of his desire to move, and no deal being agreed, Palace’s talisman was on the bench for last weekend’s 0-0 opening draw at home to Everton before being given 25 minutes to try and carve out a winner.

Zaha has trained all of this week though and reports indicate he will start against the Blades following a clear-the-air meeting with his team-mates. There could also be a Palace debut for Gary Cahill, who enhanced his match fitness by playing for the Under-23s on Monday.

Sheffield United began life back in the top flight by drawing 1-1 away to Bournemouth with a late Billy Sharp equaliser and their fans will be absolutely buzzing as they arrive for the first home game of what will be a very exciting season for their club.

However, Palace were comfortably the best away team outside the top six last term and are backed to again show why by claiming their initial win of 2019-20.

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Sheffield United vs Crystal Palace Betting Tips

Crystal Palace to win @ 2/1 with bet365
Wilfried Zaha first goalscorer @ 17/2 with SpreadEx

Sheffield United vs Crystal Palace Best Bet

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Crystal Palace to win 2/1

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Sheffield United vs Crystal Palace Predictions

Sheffield United vs Crystal Palace Match Info Date: Sunday August 18 2019 Kick-off time: 2.00pm BST Venue: Bramall Lane Referee: David Coote Sheffield United vs Crystal Palace Head-To-Head Record Last 4 matches February 19 2011: Crystal Palace 1-0 Sheffield United November 20 2010: Sheffield United 3-2 Crystal Palace March 6 2010: Crystal Palace 1-0 Sheffield…