Newcastle (19 PTS) vs. Sheffield United (2 PTS)
Premier League Soccer: Tuesday, January 12th at 1:00 PM
The Line: Sheffield United +145 / Newcastle +210 -- Over/Under: 2 Goals Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
Sheffield United and Newcastle United face off on Tuesday in an English Premier League showdown at Bramall Lane.
Sheffield United has had a terrible season and coming into this game they sit in 20th place in the standings with only two points picked up. Sheffield United is going to need to win some games here soon and probably go on quite a run if they don't want to be relegated. Each of the last three games, Sheffield United has failed to put any goals in the back of the net, and they need to find a way to get the offense going early. In the last game against Crystal Palace they had 56 percent of the possession but they couldn’t do anything with it only putting two shots on goal. Sheffield United also gave up two goals in that last game. On the season, Sheffield United has put eight goals total in the back of the net and allowed 29 goals in the back of the net.
On the other side of this matchup is Newcastle who currently sits in 15th place in the standings with 19 points. This is a big game for Newcastle as they try to get farther away from the relegation zone. Coming into this game Newcastle has lost two of their last three games and their other game ended in a draw. During those three games Newcastle only managed to put one goal in the back of the net. The one draw was two games ago against Liverpool and the most impressive part of that game was they gave up zero goals. On the season, Newcastle has put 18 goals in the back of the net while their defense has given up 26 goals total.
Sheffield United doesn’t score goals but their offense also isn’t horrible and that is going to continue in this game. Look for a low scoring game with both teams struggling to score. Back the under to cash in this one.