Sheffield United vs. Crystal Palace
Premier League Soccer: Saturday, January 2nd at 12:00 PM
The Line: Arsenal -175 / Sheffield United +500 -- Over/Under: 2.5 Goals Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
Crystal Palace and Sheffield United face off in an English Premier League showdown at Selhurst Park Stadium.
Crystal Palace sits in fourteenth place of the Premier League with 19 points. Even though they haven’t been as dominant this season, they have to feel good about what happened in the last game. Crystal Palace was able to gain a point against a very good Leicester City team and they actually had a 1-0 lead all the way to the 83rd minute of the game. On the season, Crystal Palace is averaging 1.25 goals per game while their defense is giving up 1.81 goals per game. Wilfried Zaha has been the best player for Crystal Palace putting eight goals in the back of the net and also adding two assists.
On the other side of this matchup is Sheffield United who currently sit in the Relegation zone with 2 points. Coming into this game Sheffield United has lost two games in a row and even though they gave up only two goals, they couldn’t put any goals in the back of the net. Sheffield United has put only eight goals total in the back of the net, and they have given up 27 goals total which is 1.69 goals per game. The only player with more than one goal this season is David McGoldrick who has put four goals in the back of the net.
Sheffield United’s defense has been better as of late and that will continue in this game. Look for a low scoring game that stays well under the posted total.