Tottenham Hotspur hosts Sheffield United in what promises to be an entertaining Premier League game on Saturday. Tottenham Hotspur is coming off a 5-2 road loss against Burnley on September 2 while Sheffield United had a 2-2 home draw against Everton on September 2.
Tottenham Hotspur is in second place in the Premier League standings with 10 points in four games while Sheffield United is in 17th place with one point in four games.
The player to watch in this game is James Maddison, who has two goals and two assists in four Premier League games this season. AccuScore gives James Maddison a 48.64 percent chance to score against Sheffield United. He has 25 SCA and 4 GCA in four Premier League games this season.
FBRef defines SCA as “the two offensive actions leading directly to a shot, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” GCA is “the two offensive actions leading directly to a goal, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Tottenham Hotspur 1.29
• Sheffield United 9.60
• Draw: 5.80
• Tottenham Hotspur -1.5, -2 (1.95)
• Sheffield United +1.5, +2 (1.78)
• Over 3 (1.78)
• Under 3 (1.95)
Key Points to Consider
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on May 2 and Tottenham Hotspur won 4-0.
For Tottenham Hotspur, James Maddison has a 48.64 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 2.69 shots overall per sim, 1.67 shots on goal per and 0.66 goals per sim.
For Sheffield United, Oli McBurnie has a 26.68 percent chance to score. He averages 1.89 shots overall per sim, 1.07 shots on goal per and 0.31 goals per sim.
Tottenham Hotspur 1.29
Four-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Tottenham Hotspur in this one. Average score in simulations is Tottenham Hotspur 2.71 to Sheffield United 1.07.