Bet of the day: Sharp to strike anytime in Blades success over Coventry City
Lee Gormley | 15 December 2016
Coral’s bet of the day
- Billy sharp has struck 12 times this season in all competitions
- Sheffield United have not lost in the 10 games he has scored
- The strike netted in both matches against Coventry City last campaign
- He boasts six career goals in eight meetings with Coventry
- That’s the second most of his career against any other sides
- Sheffield Utd sit third in League One while Coventry are fourth from bottom
Sharp to score and Sheffield Utd win 13/8
The midweek Premier League action may have come to a close but there is still football fixtures to be enjoyed further down the divisions tonight, as League One promotion automatic hopefuls Sheffield United face relegation threatened Coventry City.
This third tier encounter at the Ricoh Arena sees Chris Wilder’s Blades aim to boost their chances of promotion success this current campaign, having impressively climbed to third position currently.
The visitors come up against a Coventry team struggling at fourth from bottom of the table and their main marksman Billy Sharp is a promising 13/8 to strike anytime in a Sheffield success here.
So read on to find out why exactly it’s worth backing Sharp to score and Sheffield win tonight!
Clinical Sharp to continue rampant run
Sheffield sharpshooter Sharp has been in fine form so far this season, having dispatched an impressive 12 goals in all competitions across 24 appearances.
The 30-year-old hitman is a crucial component in the side, with the South Yorkshire outfit having not lost a single game this season when he has scored. That includes 10 games so far this term.
Sharp also holds a supreme record in coming up against Coventry too, with the in-form striker having bagged six careers goals in eight outings over the Sky Blues.
This includes in both league meetings last term, bagging the Blades’ only goals in the home and away clashes.
Sheffield Utd have incredibly lost only one league game since August, while Coventry are on a hapless streak of five consecutive domestic defeats. So make sure to back Sharp to score and Sheffield win tonight!