Sheffield Utd – Southend (Pick, Prediction, Preview)

Sheffield Utd - Southend

Sheffield Utd gets a promising start to the season, being just three points away from the play-off places.
The hosts managed to collect 24 points in the 16 rounds; being on the 8th position.
Sheffield Utd are but a drop in form after two consecutive defeats in the last two rounds, against those of Milwall and Crewe.
In the FA Cup, Sheffield managed to advance further without problems, after the victory in front of the Worcester 3-0.
B. Sharp and C. Adams team are top scorers, each with 7 and 6 goals scored.

Like his opponent, Bury has also been part of a pretty good start to the season.
Guests ranked 12th in the moment with 23 points accumulated in 16 matches. But they are only 4 points behind 5th place Wigan.
Southend but never managed to get only two points from the last three games after remises with Gillingham (1-1) and Rochdale (2-2).
In the FA Cup, the road side was signed by Scunthorpe, who beat them 2-1.
D. Mooney and J. Pigott side are top scorers, both of them having three goals scored.