Manchester City v Manchester United Predictions & Betting Odds – 11th November 2018

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Manchester City v Manchester United Betting Tips – Premier League, 11th November 4.30pm

The first Manchester derby of the new season arrives on the weekend. It has been a difficult season for Manchester United but their results have been trending on the upwards recently in the top flight. Can they pull off a shock and claim three points at the Etihad? City start the weekend at the top and have been running in some sublime form lately. Read our predictions for Manchester City v Manchester United.

Manchester City v Manchester United Betting Odds*

Man City 2/5
Draw 4/1
Man Utd 8/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on November 8th, 2018 at 6:35 p.m.)

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Manchester City News and Form

The Citizens are on a three-match winning streak in the league after securing a 6-1 home win over Southampton last weekend.

That is twelve goals in their last three league outings that the Citizens have produced.

On four separate occasions, this season in their top-flight campaign have City scored at least five goals in a game.

Over 2.5 goals is at 4/9 odds* (betting odds taken on November 8th, 2018 at 3:50 pm)

There have been over 2.5 goals in 21 of Man City’s last 24 league games at the Etihad.

The Citizens have been winning at both half time and full time in all but one of their last seven league home games.

They have also produced at least two goals in each of their last seven home league fixtures.

Manchester City are on a seven-match winning streak at the Etihad in the league.

The Citizens have produced an average of four goals per game at home this season, while they have conceded just three.

Each of the three home goals they have conceded have all been in the first half of matches.

The Citizens have been leading at halftime in 73% of all their matches this season.

They have earned a clean sheet in half of their home games. Manchester City to win to nil is at 8/5 odds for the Manchester derby* (betting odds taken on November 8th, 2018 at 3:50 pm).

Kevin De Bruyne misses out through injury and Eliaquim Mangala is a doubt. Other than that, the reigning champions are at full strength.

Manchester City v Manchester United Head to Head

Man City and Man Utd traded away wins last season’s EPL meetings
In the last six league clashes, things are even with two wins each and two draws
Three of the last four league meetings at the Etihad have gone under 1.5 goals
The Citizens are only D1 L2 in their last three home league games against United
Both teams have scored in just four of the last nine league meetings

Manchester United News and Form

The Red Devils collected a 2-1 win out at Bournemouth last weekend which moved them onto a four-match undefeated streak of league form (W3 D1).

Manchester United have conceded the first goal in four of their last five league games now.

70% of the away goals that they have shipped this term have been in the first half of games.

They have been losing at half time in three of their six road games (W2D1).

They have not collected a clean sheet since a win at Burnley at the start of September.

Overall home and away in the league that clean sheet against Burnley is their only one of the season.

Both teams to score is at 4/6 odds* (betting odds taken on November 8th, 2018 at 3:50 pm).

The Red Devils have scored at least two goals in each of their last four league games.

There have been over 2.5 goals in each of Manchester United’s last five league games as well.

Romelu Lukaku remains a doubt through injury.

Away from home this season the Red Devils have produced a W3 D1 L2 record

The Red Devils have won just one of their last three on the road (D1 L1).

They have faced two of the current top four this season and have come up with a D1 L1 record from those games (Spurs and Chelsea).

The Red Devils have scored exactly two goals in all but one of their away games this season.

Only the current bottom five in the standings have conceded more league goals than Manchester United have done this season.

Manchester City v Manchester United Predictions

Manchester City to win: The Citizens look far the more likely to get the job done. Manchester United have been giving up goals and if they concede first it is going to be enormously difficult for them to fight back at the Etihad. Home win.


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