National League darlings Wrexham aim to pull off another giant slaying on Sunday when they host the Championship club Sheffield United in an English FA Cup match 2022-23. Wrexham, famously owned by actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, sit atop the fifth-tier National League. They are eyeing promotion to League Two for the first time since 2008, and a win here could be an even bigger step. However, they face a Sheffield United club who appear on their way back to the Premier League after a two-year absence. The Blades are second in the Championship Second Division, five points behind leaders Burnley but 13 ahead of third-placed Watford. Both met Championship clubs in the third round, with Wrexham defeating Coventry City in a 4-3 thriller and United edging past Millwall 2-0.
Kickoff is set for 11:30 am ET at the Racecourse Ground in Wrexham, Wales. Caesars Sportsbook lists Sheffield United as -120 favorites (risk $120 to win $100) in their latest Wrexham vs. Sheffield United odds, while Wrexham are +305 underdogs. A draw is priced at +250, and the over/under for total match goals is 2.5. Before locking in any Sheffield United vs. Wrexham pick or bet, make sure you check out the FA Cup predictions and best bets from SportsLine football insider Jon Eimer.
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Now Eimer has broken down the match between Sheffield United and Wrexham from all angles and just locked in his picks and predictions. You can head over to SportsLine now to see the model’s selection. Here are the betting lines and trends for Wrexham vs. Sheffield United:
- Wrexham vs. United spread: United -0.5 (-130)
- Wrexham v United over/under: 2.5 goals
- Wrexham vs. United moneyline: United -120, Wrexham +305, Draw +250
- WREX: They have scored at least twice in nine of their last 10 games
- SHEF: They haven’t conceded more than one goal in 10 straight games
- Wrexham vs. United selection: See selection here
Why you should support Sheffield United
The Blades will certainly not be intimidated by the upstarts, and they have faced far tougher foes. While Wrexham battled tooth and nail with 14th-placed Coventry City, United raced past Millwall. They allowed one shot on target in that game and they have the best defensive record in the Championship, allowing 24 goals in 28 games. They are 8-1-0 in their last nine games in all competitions, and have only conceded five goals. They have also scored 48 goals, second most in the league.
Iliman Ndiaye paces the attack and has 10 goals and eight assists in all competitions. Oliver McBurnie has nine goals and leads the Championship in shots (4.73) and shots on goal (2.32) per 90 minutes. Midfielder Oliver Norwood does it all, leads the league in tackles won (51), passes into the box (54) and corner kicks (113). He has two goals and five assists. Jayden Bogle has returned from a knee injury and the 22-year-old wing-back has three goals in his last three starts.
Why you should support Wrexham
The Red Dragons have a big chip on their shoulder, a roster filled with talent and home court advantage. Since the famous owners took over, the team has added a ton of talent, including goalscorers Paul Mullin and Ollie Palmer. Wrexham have piled on the goals since then and they have scored 70 in 27 league games. They have a gaudy plus-47 goal difference, compared to United’s plus-24. Mullin has 26 goals in all competitions this season, while Palmer has scored 13.
Wrexham haven’t lost a game since October, going 16-3-0 since losing to second-placed Notts County. They scored at least twice in 15 of those games. The Red Dragons have won all 12 league games at the Racecourse, with a 44-10 goal advantage. The Blades have three losses and three draws in 14 away league games and have scored 18 of their 48 away goals. Wrexham knocked off Coventry City as a +320 road underdog and will be fired up in front of the home fans.
How to pick the FA Cup and Wrexham vs. Sheffield United
Eimer has broken down Sunday’s game between Sheffield United and Wrexham from all angles. He takes over on the goal tally and has three other best games, including a combined effort, and has a full record of the FA Cup clash. He only shares his picks and analysis on SportsLine.
So who will Wrexham win against Sheffield United in Sunday’s FA Cup tie? And where does all the effort lie? Visit SportsLine now for the best Sheffield United vs. The Wrexham game, everything from the football pundit for more than $3000 on his Premier League picks in 2022 and find out.