Opta Stats: Wolves v Sheffield United

Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo.
Will Nuno Espirito Santo inspire Wolves when they host Sheffield United?

Fifth placed Wolves host a Sheffield United side in sixth. Opta tries to prise them apart.

"Coming into this weekend, only Liverpool (22) have scored in more consecutive Premier League games than Wolves (12)."

Over 2.5 goals is 2.466/4.

The last top-flight meetings between Wolves and Sheffield United came in the 1975-76 campaign - Wolves won 5-1 at home and 4-1 away as both sides were relegated to the second tier. A Wolves win is 2.021/1.

Sheffield United have won just one of their last seven league meetings with Wolves (D2 L4), with these matches coming in the Championship and League One between 2008-2018. The draw is 3.45.

Wolves are unbeaten in their last eight Premier League games (W4 D4), last having a longer run in the top-flight in April 1973 (9 games). They are 3.39/4 to win half-time/full-time.

Coming into this weekend, only Liverpool (22) have scored in more consecutive Premier League games than Wolves (12). Over 2.5 goals is 2.466/4.

Sheffield United are one of two sides still unbeaten away from home in the Premier League this season (W1 D5), along with league leaders Liverpool. The last promoted team to remain unbeaten in their first seven top-flight away games were Blackburn in 1992-93, while the last time Sheffield United did so in the top tier was in 1899-00. You can back Sheffield United to remain unbeaten in the Double Chance market at 1.9620/21.

Sheffield United conceded as many goals in their 3-3 draw with Man Utd last time out as they had in their previous seven Premier League matches this season. Over 3.5 goals is 4.84/1.

Sheffield United have benefitted from more goals from substitutes than any other Premier League side this season (5). The Wolves half-time/draw full-time double result is 19.018/1.

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder is the first manager to go unbeaten in his first six away Premier League games (W1 D5 L0) since Luiz Felipe Scolari in 2008-09 with Chelsea. The Blades are 3.211/5 in the Draw No Bet market.

Raúl Jiménez has scored in three consecutive Premier League games - the only Wolves player to score in four in a row in the competition is Henri Camara, who scored in five consecutive appearances in April 2004. Jiminez is 2.56/4 to score.

Sheffield United's Lys Mousset has been involved in seven goals in his last eight Premier League games (4 goals, 3 assists), having scored just three times (no assists) in his first 60 appearances in the competition. Mousset is 4.57/2 to find the net.

Dan Fitch 2019/20 Season P/L

Staked: 176.00 pts
Returned: 179.92 pts
P/L: +3.92 pts

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