Sheffield Utd vs Brighton prediction, odds & betting tips – 18/02/2024

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Danny Welbeck of Brighton celebrates with Tariq Lamptey after scoring – Photo by Icon Sport

We're bringing you our Premier League predictions for Sheffield United vs Brighton & Hove Albion. These two teams produced a goal-fest in the FA Cup last month and Joao Pedro starred in that game but can the Brazilian add to his Premier League goals tally on Sunday?

Sheff Utd vs Brighton predictions: Goals galore at Bramall Lane

Sheff Utd vs Brighton Predictions
Our pick

⚽ to Win prediction

Brighton

⚽ Correct Score prediction

Sheff Utd 2-4 Brighton

⚽ Anytime Goalscorer prediction

Joao Pedro

The Blades returned to winning ways at home to Luton last weekend, while Brighton lost their second away game on the run when they slipped to a 2-1 defeat at Tottenham.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Can the Blades bring down the Seagulls?

  • HOME: 4/1 (5.00) – 20%
  • DRAW: 7/2 (4.50) – 22.2%
  • AWAY: 7/10 (1.70) – 58.8%

*odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

Despite that win against Luton last time out, Sheff Utd are not the form favourite heading into this game as Brighton have won three of their last six matches in all competitions.

Last five H2Hs: Brighton thrashed Sheff Utd last month

England FA Cup 27/01/24

Sheff Utd

Sheff Utd

2
Brighton

Brighton

5

England Premier League 12/11/23

Brighton

Brighton

1
Sheff Utd

Sheff Utd

1

England Premier League 24/04/21

Sheff Utd

Sheff Utd

1
Brighton

Brighton

0

England Premier League 20/12/20

Brighton

Brighton

1
Sheff Utd

Sheff Utd

1

England Premier League 22/02/20

Sheff Utd

Sheff Utd

1
Brighton

Brighton

1

Brighton ran out 5-2 winners at Bramall Lane last month in the FA Cup and the pair played out a 1-1 draw in their reverse Premier League fixture back in November.

Team news and form guide

Sheff Utd: The Blades are back to winning ways

Chris Basham, John Egan, Daniel Jebbison, George Baldock, Ivo Grbic, Oliver Mcburnie, Rhys Norrington-Davies, Gustavo Hamer and Ben Brereton Diaz are all doubts for this weekend's match due to injury or illness.

Predicted lineup: Foderingham (GK), Robinson, Ahmedhodžić, Holgate, Bogle, Lowe, Osborn, Davies, Souza, McAtee & Archer

England Premier League 19/05/24

L

Tottenham

Tottenham

3

Sheff Utd

Sheff Utd

0

England Premier League 11/05/24

L

Everton

Everton

1

Sheff Utd

Sheff Utd

0

England Premier League 04/05/24

L

Nottm Forest

Nottm Forest

3

Sheff Utd

Sheff Utd

1

England Premier League 27/04/24

L

Newcastle

Newcastle

5

Sheff Utd

Sheff Utd

1

England Premier League 24/04/24

L

Man Utd

Man Utd

4

Sheff Utd

Sheff Utd

2

Brighton: The Seagulls have won three of their last six in all competitions

Solly March, Julio Enciso, Joel Veltman, James Milner and Jack Hinshelwood have injuries and could all miss the trip to Bramall Lane on Sunday.

Predicted lineup: Steele (GK), Dunk, Estupiñán, Lamptey, van Hecke, Lallana, Groß, Gilmour, Mitoma, Buonanotte & Welbeck 

England Premier League 19/05/24

L

Man Utd

Man Utd

2

Brighton

Brighton

0

England Premier League 15/05/24

L

Chelsea

Chelsea

2

Brighton

Brighton

1

England Premier League 11/05/24

D

Newcastle

Newcastle

1

Brighton

Brighton

1

England Premier League 05/05/24

W

Aston Villa

Aston Villa

0

Brighton

Brighton

1

England Premier League 28/04/24

L

Bournemouth

Bournemouth

3

Brighton

Brighton

0

Our free expert picks: Brighton to edge goal-fest

Brighton are the expected winners of this game with a probability of 58.8%, and we tend to agree with the bookmakers on this one. For more football betting tips on the game, check out the Both Teams to Score market.

You can back BTTS in this game at 8/13 (1.62) which has a probability of 61.9%, while a bet on BTTS – No is priced at 11/8 (2.38) with a probability of 42.1%.

Hot tip – Brighton to Win

  • Brighton ran out 5-2 winners at Bramall Lane in the FA Cup last month.
  • The Seagulls have won three of their last six matches in league and cup.

Other tips

Sheff Utd 2-4 Brighton

  • The last meeting between these two clubs produced over 6.5 goals and saw both teams score.
  • Brighton have scored four or more goals in three of their last six matches.

João Pedro to Score

  • Pedro top scores for Brighton in the Premier League with eight goals.
  • The Brazilian has impressed during his debut season and scored a hat trick on his last visit to Bramall Lane.
Joao Pedro player to watch
Joao Pedro of Brighton celebrates scoring in the 52nd minute from the penalty spot – Photo by Icon Sport

Player to watch – Joao Pedro

Joao Pedro has been one of Brighton's top performers this season which is even more impressive when you consider that it's his debut campaign with the Seagulls.

Brighton's Brazilian has impressed this season

The Brazilian has been suffering from a hamstring injury but if he does make his return to the Brighton side this weekend, we'd back him to score against Sheff Utd's leaky defence.


A lifelong Evertonian, James started writing for an Everton fan site in the mid-2000s and then developed his own blog covering football transfers from across Europe's big leagues before becoming a regular match preview and betting tips writer for Biggest Free Bets. James moved to Free Super Tips next, and then Racing Post, where he worked as a full-time betting tips writer for a few years. Following that, James joined Football Whispers in December 2020 and has been a permanent fixture ever-since, currently covering the Premier League amongst other things