Millwall – Sheffield Wed SOCCER PICKS
Millwall and Sheffield Wednesday meet at The Den, in a match for the 32nd day of the Championship. In the last head-to-head for this edition of the league, played on 22-08-2018, Sheffield Wednesday won home (2-1). The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 4 matches won 3 and lost 1. Particular attention is required for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results at home and outside.
The home team is currently in the 20 th position of the league, with 30 points won, after 7 wins, 9 draws and 14 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in a home match against Rotherham United, by (0-0). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Swansea City, by (1-0). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 1 win, 4 draws and 10 losses in away matches; against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 defeats in his stadium. In the last 10 home matches for the championship the Millwall won 5, drew 3 and lost 2, for which he won 18 points out of 30 possible. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 30 matches in the competition, he suffered the first goal 19 times and only managed 3 comebacks. In the last 15 home matches for this competition there are 2 periods that stand out: they have scored 7 of their 20 goals between minutes (46′-60 ‘); He suffered 10 of his 18 goals between the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
The Millwall arrives at this game with a rebuff, by 1-0, in the displacement to the land of the Swansea, adding of this form the fourth followed encounter without winning in the competition. We emphasize that the locals won only 6 victories in 15 games played in their stadium. In this game against Sheffield United, coach Neil Harris must play in the usual 4-4-2, favoring the maintenance of ball possession and organized attacks, however, in some moments of the game he must act only in counterattack. On an individual level we highlight Lee Gregory, player who scored 9 goals in the championship. There are no important absences for this game.
The away team is currently in the 16 th position of the league, with 39 points won, after 10 wins, 9 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against Ipswich Town, by (0-1). In the last match, they tied at home against Reading (0-0). This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses in away matches, with 15 goals scored and 24 conceded; against 4 wins, 7 draws and 4 losses at their stadium, with 15 goals scored and 19 conceded. For the league, Sheffield Wednesday won 11 points out of 30 possible points, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in the last 10 home matches. Their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 10 of the last 15 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 30 matches in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 10 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 15 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 6 of their 16 goals between minutes (61′-75 ‘).
The Sheffield Wednesday comes to this game with a draw, by 0-0, in the reception at Reading, totaling in this way the third meeting followed without losing in the competition. One of the great problems of the team is in the games away from home, as it won only 5 of the 15 matches played. On this day, against Millwall, coach Steve Bruce must line up in 4-2-3-1, benefiting his block organization and fast transitions, especially across the flanks. The Portuguese Joao Lucas is the top scorer of Sheffield Wednesday, with 9 goals scored. The entire template is available for this game.