Sheffield Utd vs Birmingham prediction: After a disappointing season in the English Premier League, Sheffield Utd had to be relegated. So entering the new season in the English first division, Sheffield Utd’s goal is nothing but promotion. Confronting Birmingham on the opening day, can Sheffield Utd win or not?
- Match date: 07:00 pm on 2021/08/07
- Event: Championship
- Stage: Matchday 1st
- Location: Bramall Lane
SHEFFIELD UTD VS BIRMINGHAM PREDICTION: TEAM COMPARISON & TIPS
Sheffield Utd has an advantage over the opponent when playing at Bramall Lane’s home ground. It will not be an easy match for Birmingham.
Sheffield Utd’s form in the last 5 matches: L W L W W
It is not wrong to say that Sheffield Utd last season showed a poor performance in the English Premier League. After 38 matches played, the number of victories that Sheffield Utd has is only 7 games. Not only that, this team earned 2 more draws. With those results, the number of points that The Blades hold in hand is only 23. Thereby Sheffield Utd had to be relegated because it was at the bottom of the table.
Looking at the recent matches that Sheffield Utd has played, this team has not been very effective. In the last 5 matches, Sheffield Utd won 3 victories. However, there were also 2 matches they received defeats. Recently, coach Slaviša Jokanović’s team played a friendly with Doncaster. After 90 minutes, Sheffield Utd won 4-0.
Birmingham’s form in the last 5 matches: L W D L L
Birmingham also did not show an effective performance face last season. After 46 matches played, the number of defeats that Birmingham received was 20. Thus, the Blues’ loss rate is 43.5%. In contrast, this team has 13 wins and 13 draws. Holding a total of 52 points, Birmingham only finished in 18th place.
Therefore, coach Lee Bowyer’s army needs to play better in the new season if they want to have a high ranking. However, looking at recent friendlies, Birmingham has not shown the effect. With their 4 friendlies, Birmingham won 1, drew 1 and lost 2 matches in a row. Recently, when facing West Brom, Birmingham lost 0-4.
Select: Sheffield Utd FT.
Looking at the head-to-head history, Sheffield Utd and Birmingham have experienced up to 80 encounters with each other. Sheffield Utd is a team with a slightly better record than the opponent. Specifically, they have 33 wins in hand while Birmingham is less with 31 wins. However, the two teams also had up to 16 games to tie.
When considering the last 5 confrontations, Birmingham played better than the opponent. There have been 2 matches won by them. With the remaining 3 matches, the two teams only found the final draw result.
Select: Sheffield Utd FT.
After the last 5 appearances, Sheffield Utd is getting stability from both defense and attack. Specifically, this team only had to receive 3 goals and 3 clean sheets. In addition, the attack brought back 6 goals. On average 1 game, they score 1.2 goals.
Considering the last 5 matches alone, the badness is being clearly shown by Birmingham in their defense. Their net was shaken up to 13 times, corresponding to 2.6 goals per game. In contrast, the attack scored many goals but could not turn the situation around. They have 8 goals for themselves.
With Over/Under 2.25, Sheffield Utd’s last 5 matches have won 4 Under times, corresponding to a rate of 80%. On the Birmingham side, Under won once in the last 5 matches they attended.
Select: Under 2.25 FT.
Sheffield Utd vs Birmingham Prediction: Sheffield Utd 1-0 Birmingham FT (0-0 H1).
The above is information about the prediction in the 1st match of Championship between Sheffield Utd vs Birmingham on 2021/08/07 of the CMD368 bookie.