League Cup Tips Stoke v Sheff Weds

Posted on November 30, 2015 by - UK League Cup News

Stoke City and Sheffield Wednesday will meet this Tuesday, December 1st at Britannia Stadium at 19:45, during the quarterfinals of the 2015 edition of the Capital One Cup.

This will be the sixth meeting between these two teams in this tournament, and Sheffield Wednesday have the lead with two wins and one draw. This will be their first match in the Cup since 1999 when the Owls won 3-1 at home.

The Potters will be looking for their fist victory in the League Cup against the Championship side since 1968 when they did it by 2-1 at Britannia Stadium. Sheffield Wednesday have the lead in the all-time series with 37 wins and 21 draws in 89 games played.

They have not faced each other in the last seven years when both were in the Championship and tied 1-1 at Hillsborough. The Owls have a streak of four straight games with no defeat in the series and their last loss was in 2015.

In the League Cup Tips Stoke v Sheff Weds, the team led by Carlos Carvalhal has won in their last two visits to Britannia Stadium by a combined score of 6-3. The last time these teams tied goalless was 10 years ago.

Stoke City lost last weekend 2-0 to Sunderland on the road and they finished a streak of four consecutive games with no defeat. They are located in the 12th place in the standings with 19 points, six away from the spots to participate in European competitions next years.

Mark Hughes’ squad has struggled at home this season, as they are tied to Aston Villa as the second worst offense in the Premier League with five goals scored, only one behind Watford.

Despite their poor performances in their pitch, Stoke City are favorite at online sportsbook Bodog to win this game and advance to the next round. They are listed with 1.85 Odds, while the Owls are with 5.0 and the draw is with 3.75.

Sheffield Wednesday come to this game after they tied last weekend 2-2 to Blackburn away from home in the Championship. They are in the eight place in the table with 28 points and they have won two of the nine matches on the road, scoring 10 goals and allowing 13.

The Potters are listed with 3.6 Odds to win this game by one goal and with 5-25 to do it by two, while the Owls are rated at 6.5 to get the victory by the minimum difference and the score draw is with 5.0.

Last year, Stoke City was eliminated in the fourth round by Southampton and they will try to advance to the semifinals of the Capital One Cup for the second time since 1971 when they won the title.

Jon Walters and Mame Biram Diouf are the favorite to score the first goal in this match and they are listed with 6.0 League Cup Odds. They are followed by Joselu and Peter Crouch with 6.5 and Bojan with 6.75.

Sheffield Wednesday have advanced two times to the Capital One Cup semifinals in their history, but the last time was 14 years ago. Their fans will continue waiting for the third, as they will fall in this match on the road versus Stoke City.

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