Sheffield United vs Wolves prediction: How will Premier League fixture play out tonight?

Sheffield United host Wolves in the Premier League on Wednesday night.

The Blades’ European hopes are still alive, but there’s plenty of competition from from third to ninth and most of the teams above them are in good form.

Wolves are one of those clubs, in fact, three places and four points above United.

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Nuno Espirito Santo’s team will be looking for the points to keep pressure on Manchester United, Chelsea and Leicester.

Here’s everything you need to know about the game.

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When is it and what time is kick-off?

The match will begin at 6pm on Wednesday 8 July at Bramall Lane.

How can I watch it online and on TV?

The game will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League, plus Sky Sports Ultra HD.

Sky Sports subscribers can also stream the game on the Sky Go app. If you’re not a Sky customer, you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription.

What is the team news?

Two midfielders are likely out for Sheffield United, with John Fleck and John Lundstram both injured. Leon Clarke will also miss out.

Wolves have no injury issues to worry about, so Nuno simply has to pick between 3-4-3 and 3-5-2.

Predicted line-ups

Sheffield United: Henderson; Basham, Egan, O’Connell; Baldock, Berge, Norwood, Osborn, Stevens; McBurnie, McGoldrick.

Wolves: Patricio; Boly, Coady, Saiss; Doherty, Neves, Moutinho, Jonny; Adama, Jota, Jimenez.

What are the odds?

Sheffield United – 16/5

Draw – 11/5

Wolves – 6/5

Prediction

Both teams have had mixed results recently, with Wolves losing to Arsenal and Burnley holding the Blades to a draw.

Consistency is what finds the points necessary for European spots in the Premier League and these teams, perhaps more than most, rely on a regular starting group of players who are rarely rotated.

Perhaps that’s catching up with both squads now after an intense restart to proceedings.

Sheffield United 1-1 Wolves

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