Sheffield United vs Fylde betting tips: FA Cup match preview and predictions

Sheffield United vs Fylde betting tips

This article covers Sheffield United versus Fylde betting tips and predictions ahead of Sunday’s action in the FA Cup 3rd round.

Also included is a thorough Sheffield United vs Fylde betting preview.

Note: All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.

Sheffield United vs Fylde: What are the betting odds?

Sheffield United vs Fylde betting tips: Who will win?

Sheffield United are huge favourites to win at 1/7.

Romantics can back Fylde to win at 16/1, while the draw is 8/1.

Back both teams to score at 7/4.

A draw-Sheffield United win (half time/full time) is priced at 11/4.

Lys Mousset and Ollie McBurnie are both valued at 2/1 to score 1st and 8/11 to score anytime.

Lord John Lundstram is 21/10 to score in the FA Cup tie.

With the Blades likely to rotate, Ravel Morrison is 21/10 to score anytime, while Phil Jagielka is 8/1 to score in the 90 minutes.

Sheffield United vs Fylde betting tips: Recommended bets

Back Sheffield United at 50/1 to win the FA Cup

Back an own goal to be scored during Sheffield United vs Fylde at 9/1

Sheffield United vs Fylde betting prediction: Sheffield United 3 – Fylde 0

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 26: John Lundstram of Sheffield United during the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Watford FC at Bramall Lane on December 26, 2019 in Sheffield, United Kingdom. (Photo by James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images)

Sheffield United vs Fylde: Match preview

Sheffield United are set to play their first FA Cup outing of the season on Sunday the 5th of January.

The Blades enter the competition in the 3rd round and will take on National League side Fylde at Bramall Lane.

Sheffield United have lifted the FA Cup four times in their history, however, they haven’t lifted the trophy for nearly a hundred years, last winning it in 1925.

Fylde, on the other hand, haven’t come close to an FA Cup final.

Indeed, this season’s 3rd round qualification is the furthest they have ever gone in the competition.

To make it this far in the FA Cup Fylde have seen off Peterborough Sports by six goals to one in the fourth qualifying round, Nantwich Town by one goal to nil the 1st round and Kingstonian by two goals to nil in the previous round.

Sheffield United are in form

Sheffield United should be heading into their FA Cup clash oozing confidence.

The Yorkshire outfit have had a sensational start to the 2019/20 Premier League campaign.

Despite only clinching promotion back to the English top-flight last season, Sheffield United look as though they have been a Premier League regular for years.

As well as playing some attractive football, Chris Wilder has ensured Sheffield United boast one of the best defences in the Premier League this term.

But while Sheffield United are flying high in the league, Fylde are struggling for form in the National League and currently find themselves in the midst of a relegation battle.

Given the two sides’ very contrasting positions in English football, it is hard to see anything over than a Sheffield United win from this tie. Although, it is the FA Cup and anything can happen.

Sunday’s tie will also be the first time these two sides have ever faced off in a competitive clash.

Sheffield United team news vs Fylde

Aside from Simon Moore, the Blades have a full squad to pick from.

Fylde team news vs Sheffield United

Matty Kosylo is banned for Fylde after he was sent off against Barrow for throwing a punch.

Fylde have a trio of former Blades on their books.

There’s defender Andy Taylor, plus midfielders Danny Philliskirk and Mark Yeates.

Predicted Sheffield United line-up vs Fylde

Predicted Sheffield United XI vs Fylde

Predicted Sheffield United XI vs Fylde

Predicted Fylde line-up vs Sheffield United

Predicted Fylde XI vs Sheffield United

Predicted Fylde XI vs Sheffield United

Sheffield United last five games: WWDLL

Heading into the Christmas period, Sheffield United were flying.

The Blades beat Aston Villa 2-0 at home, before snatching a 1-0 away win at Brighton.

However, Watford drew 1-1 at Bramall Lane, before Man City beat Sheffield United 2-0 to close out 2019.

On Thursday night, Sheffield United lost 2-0 away at Liverpool.

Fylde last five games: WDDLL

The last time Fylde won a match was on December 14, when they beat Curzon Ashton 1-0 in the FA Trophy.

Fylde drew successive National League matches against Yeovil and Barrow.

However, in their last two league performances, Fylde have lost to Stockport County and Barrow.

Premier League table – 2019/2020

1Liverpool FC26251061154676
2Manchester City25163665293651
3Leicester City26155654262850
4Chelsea FC2512584334941
5Tottenham Hotspur2611784334940
6Sheffield United2610972824439
7Wolverhampton Wanderers2681263532336
8Everton FC26106103438-436
9Manchester United259883629735
10Arsenal FC2671363634234
11Burnley FC26104123039-934
12Southampton FC2694133248-1631
13Newcastle United2687112440-1631
14Crystal Palace2679102332-930
15Brighton & Hove Albion2669113138-727
16AFC Bournemouth2675142640-1426
17Aston Villa2674153450-1625
18West Ham United2566133043-1324
19Watford FC2659122440-1624
20Norwich City2646162448-2418
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