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Premier League Odds & Betting Picks: Sheffield United vs. Wolverhampton (Monday, Sept. 14) – The Action Network

Sheffield vs. Wolves Odds

Sheffield Odds +220 [BET NOW]
Wolves Odds +150 [BET NOW]
Draw +195 [BET NOW]
Over/Under 1.5 (-152/+123) [BET NOW]
Time 1 p.m. ET
TV Peacock

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Two of the 2019-20 Premier League overachievers meet on Monday to kick off their 2020-21 campaigns. Wolves struggled to the finish in the PL, dropping from top-four contention to seventh place and out of the Europa League. Meanwhile, Sheffield United, pegged to go straight back down after promotion, finished the season in eighth. 

Both teams were stout defensively last season, as Wolves allowed the second-fewest expected goals in the league, and Sheffield was seventh. Both of these teams play a similar three-at-the-back style, which leads to their tactics neutralizing one another for large parts of the match. Both teams also finished the season in the bottom five in passes completed inside the opponent’s final third in 2019-20. Neither team likes to have the ball, neither team generates a lot of shots usually and neither team is willing to push numbers forward at the risk of opening themselves up at the back.

In the teams’ last meeting in July, there were very few chances for either side until