Sheffield United vs Newcastle betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

Sheffield United will be hoping to their torrid start to the season which has seen them collect just 2 points from 17 matches. Newcastle United will be looking to bounce back from a close defeat to Leicester City last weekend.

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Sheffield United vs Newcastle betting tips

This article covers Sheffield United vs Newcastle betting tips and predictions.

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

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

Sheffield United vs Newcastle: Match details

Match: Sheffield United vs Newcastle

Competition: Premier League

Date: January 12, 2021

Kick-off time: 6:00 pm, January 12, 2021 (UK time)

Stadium: Bramall Lane

Sheffield United vs Newcastle betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 04: A flag flys at half-mast for Remembrance Day ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield United and Hull City at Bramall Lane on November 4, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Betting prediction: Sheffield United 0-1 Newcastle

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Sheffield United were given some respite from their league form on Saturday as they defeated Bristol Rovers in the FA Cup.

However, in the league, they need to stop the rot, having now lost 11 of their last 12 matches.

Newcastle United also head into the fixture off the back of a defeat in the league as they were beaten by Leicester City.

Steve Bruce’s side were also knocked out of the FA Cup by Arsenal on Saturday.

Sheffield United vs Newcastle betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND – JANUARY 01: Steve Bruce, Manager of Newcastle United looks on during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Leicester City at St. James Park on January 01, 2020 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

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Callum Wilson to scores first. The striker was given a rest against Arsenal in the cup but is expected to return against Sheffield United.

Wilson has made a strong start to life at St James’ Park and will fancy his chances of adding to his tally of 8 Premier League goals.

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NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Callum Wilson of Newcastle United (13) during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Leicester City at St. James Park on January 03, 2021 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Serena Taylor/Newcastle United via Getty Images)

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND – JANUARY 03: Callum Wilson of Newcastle United (13) during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Leicester City at St. James Park on January 03, 2021 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Serena Taylor/Newcastle United via Getty Images)

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Sheffield United vs Newcastle – recent form and head to head statistics

Sheffield United FC vs Newcastle United FC form
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Sheffield United FC vs Plymouth Argyle - 2:1
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Sheffield United FC vs Tottenham Hotspur FC - 1:3
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Sheffield United FC vs Newcastle United FC - 1:0
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Bristol Rovers vs Sheffield United FC - 2:3
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Crystal Palace FC vs Sheffield United FC - 2:0
Latest match form, last 5 games:
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Newcastle United FC vs Leeds United - 1:2
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Aston Villa FC vs Newcastle United FC - 2:0
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Arsenal FC vs Newcastle United FC - 3:0
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Sheffield United FC vs Newcastle United FC - 1:0
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Arsenal FC vs Newcastle United FC - 2:0
Last 5 games for Sheffield United FC
January 23, 2021 FA Cup 20/21 Sheffield United FC 2 - 1 Plymouth Argyle
January 17, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Sheffield United FC 1 - 3 Tottenham Hotspur FC
January 12, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Sheffield United FC 1 - 0 Newcastle United FC
January 9, 2021 FA Cup 20/21 Bristol Rovers 2 - 3 Sheffield United FC
January 2, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Crystal Palace FC 2 - 0 Sheffield United FC
Last 5 games for Newcastle United FC
January 26, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Newcastle United FC 1 - 2 Leeds United
January 23, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Aston Villa FC 2 - 0 Newcastle United FC
January 18, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Arsenal FC 3 - 0 Newcastle United FC
January 12, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Sheffield United FC 1 - 0 Newcastle United FC
January 9, 2021 FA Cup 20/21 Arsenal FC 2 - 0 Newcastle United FC
Sheffield United FC vs Newcastle United FC Premier League 20/21 form
Sheffield United FC Newcastle United FC
19 Matches played 20
1 Matches won 5
167 Goal attempts 170
53 Shots on goal 62
63 Shots off goal 61
94 Corner kicks 80
41% Average ball possession 37%
51 Shots blocked 47
39 Cards given 38
178 Free kicks 279
39 Offsides 34
2 Shots on post 5
3 Shots on bar 4
7 Goals by foot 16
3 Goals by head 2
10 Goals scored 19
32 Goals conceded 34
Sheffield United FC vs Newcastle United FC statistics for most recent head to head matches
Sheffield United FC Newcastle United FC
10 Matches 10
6 Home Matches 4
4 Away Matches 6
8 Total Goals 16
0.8 Average Goals Scored 1.6
3 Wins 6
6 Losses 3
1 Draws 1
Last 5 games & match results between Sheffield United FC and Newcastle United FC
January 12, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Sheffield United FC 1 - 0 Newcastle United FC
June 21, 2020 Premier League 19/20 Newcastle United FC 3 - 0 Sheffield United FC
December 5, 2019 Premier League 19/20 Sheffield United FC 0 - 2 Newcastle United FC
July 26, 2015 Club Friendly Games 2015 Sheffield United FC 2 - 2 Newcastle United FC
April 5, 2010 Championship 09/10 Newcastle United FC 2 - 1 Sheffield United FC


Sheffield United vs Newcastle: Match preview

Sheffield United are currently 12 points away from safety having lost 15 of their 17 games in the league.

In their previous outing, they were beaten 2-0 by Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.

The Blades have the worst goal-scoring record in the league netting just 8 times.

Chris Wilder’s strikers have struggled in front of goal and he will be desperately hoping they can turn their form around.

Sheffield United vs Newcastle betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

Liverpool’s Brazilian midfielder Fabinho (L) fouls Sheffield United’s English-born Scottish striker Oli McBurnie (R) to concede a penalty during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Sheffield United at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on October 24, 2020. (Photo by Stu Forster / POOL / AFP)

Newcastle winless in five games

Newcastle United have struggled over recent week, failing to win any of their previous five matches.

Following their impressive goalless draw with Liverpool, they suffered defeat to Leicester City.

The loss saw them drop into 15th place.

The Magpies also suffered defeat in the FA Cup despite taking Arsenal to extra-time.

Two extra-time goals from the  Gunners helped them into the next round and see off the Tyneside club.

Sheffield United vs Newcastle betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

Arsenal’s Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka (R) has this shot saved during the English FA Cup third round football match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 9, 2021. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)


Sheffield United team news vs Newcastle

Sheffield United will continue to be without a number of first-team players due to injury.

Sander Berge, Oliver McBurnie, Jack O’Connell, Jack Robinson, Enda Stevens and George Baldock all remain sidelined.

Sheffield United vs Newcastle betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

WATFORD, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 05: Oliver McBurnie of Sheffield United arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Watford FC and Sheffield United at Vicarage Road on October 05, 2019 in Watford, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Newcastle team news vs Sheffield United

Ryan Fraser is in contention to return against Sheffield United after recovering from a groin injury.

Jamal Lewis is out of the match with a knee injury.

Allan Saint-Maximin is continuing to recover from COVID and remains sidelined.

Ryan Fraser

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – NOVEMBER 20: Ryan Fraser of Scotland runs with the ball during the UEFA Nations League C group one match between Scotland and Israel at Hampden Park on November 20, 2018 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)


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Sheffield United vs Newcastle betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

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Sheffield United vs Newcastle betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

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