Wrexham face an even bigger test Sunday in the fourth round of the 2022-23 English FA Cup, but they will be at their familiar Racecourse Ground to host Sheffield United. It's a matchup between the National League leaders and the second-place team from the Championship. Wrexham lead the fifth-tier National League by three points as they seek promotion to League Two for the first time since 2008. United are in second place and in line for promotion to the Premier League. They are 13 points clear of third-place Watford and five behind Burnley. Wrexham won a 4-3 thriller with Coventry City in their third-round match on Jan. 7, while the Blades eased past Millwall 2-0 the same day.
Kickoff is set for 11:30 a.m. ET at the Racecourse Ground in Wrexham, Wales. Caesars Sportsbook lists Sheffield United as -130 favorites (risk $130 to win $100) in its latest Wrexham vs. Sheffield United odds, while Wrexham are +325 underdogs. A draw is priced at +265, and the over/under for total match goals is 2.5. Before locking in any Sheffield United vs. Wrexham picks or bets, make sure you check out the FA Cup predictions and best bets from SportsLine soccer insider Jon Eimer.
Eimer, widely known as "Buckets," is a high-volume bettor who has vast knowledge of leagues and players across the globe. Since joining SportsLine, Eimer has covered the English Premier League, Serie A, the FA Cup and much more.
He is a stunning 64-28-1 (69%) on his Premier League picks for SportsLine since the start of 2022, for a profit of more than $3,000 for $100 bettors. Eimer also is 22-7 (+17.03) on all soccer article predictions for SportsLine in 2023. Anyone who follows him is way up.
Now, Eimer has broken down the Sheffield United vs. Wrexham matchup from all sides and just locked in his picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Wrexham vs. Sheffield United:
- Wrexham vs. Sheffield United spread: United -0.5 (-130)
- Wrexham vs. Sheffield United over/under: 2.5 goals
- Wrexham vs. Sheffield United money line: United -130, Wrexham +325, Draw +265
- WREX: They have scored at least twice in nine of their past 10 games
- SHEF: They haven't allowed more than one goal in 10 straight matches
- Wrexham vs. Sheffield United picks: See picks here
Why you should back Sheffield United
The Blades faced a much tougher Championship club – and had a much easier time – than Wrexham did in the previous round. Millwall are eighth in the table, two points behind third place, while Coventry City are 15th. United allowed just one shot on target in the match, while Wrexham were outshot 22-9 (8-6 on net). The Blades have the best defensive record in the Championship, with 24 goals conceded in 28 matches, while their 48 goals are the second-most in the league.
The Sheffield United attack has plenty of players who can cause trouble for the Wrexham defense. Iliman Ndiaye leads the Championship with a combined 17 goals and assists. If he is rested, players like Oliver McBurnie (nine goals), Billy Sharp (two) and Daniel Jebbison (one) can step up. Oliver Norwood is a key cog in the middle and has two goals and five assists. He is the only Sheffield United player to start every match and leads the league in tackles won (51) and passes into the penalty area (54).
Why you should back Wrexham
The Red Dragons have a major chip on their shoulder, a roster stocked with talent and home-field advantage. Since the famous owners took over, the team has added a ton of talent, including scorers Paul Mullin and Ollie Palmer. Wrexham have been piling up goals ever since, and they have scored 70 in 27 their league matches, They have a gaudy plus-47 goal differential, compared to United's plus-24. Mullin has 26 goals in all competitions this season, while Palmer has scored 13.
Wrexham have not lost a match since October, going 16-3-0 since a loss to second-place Notts County. They scored at least twice in 15 of those matches. The Red Dragons have won all 12 league matches at the Racecourse, with a 44-10 goal advantage. The Blades have three losses and three draws in 14 away league matches and have scored 18 of their 48 goals on the road. Wrexham knocked off Coventry City as a +320 road underdog and will be fired up in front of their home fans.
How to make Wrexham vs. Sheffield United picks
Eimer has broken down Sunday's Sheffield United vs. Wrexham match from every angle. He is taking the Over on the goal total and has three other best bets, including a team-total wager, and has a full breakdown of the FA Cup showdown. He's only sharing his picks and analysis at SportsLine.
So who wins Wrexham vs. Sheffield United in Sunday's FA Cup match? And where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see the best bets for the Sheffield United vs. Wrexham match, all from the soccer expert up more than $3,000 on his Premier League picks in 2022, and find out.