Manchester United v Watford Predictions & Betting Odds – 30th March 2019

Red Devils to snap back to winning ways

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Manchester United v Watford Betting Tips – Premier League, 30th March 3.00pm

In their last two away games, Watford have lost at Liverpool and Man City. They get another tough road fixture this weekend as they make the trip to Old Trafford. Manchester United had their long unbeaten streak of league form snapped last time out with an away defeat at Arsenal. Read our predictions for Manchester United v Watford.

Manchester United v Watford Betting Odds*

Manchester United 2/5
Draw 16/5
Watford 15/2
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on March 24th, 2019 at 10:18 p.m.)

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Manchester United News and Form

The Red Devils lost 2-0 at Arsenal in their last league game. That snapped a twelve match undefeated streak of form that they were on in the top flight. They are still undefeated in their last dozen home games though in the Premier League. They are at W8 D5 L1 for the season at Old Trafford. United have drawn two for their last three at home (W1) and along the course of the season have scored a total of 28 goals, while they have conceded an average of 1.3 goals per home game. They have only managed two home clean sheets all season, both 0-0 draws against Crystal Palace and Liverpool.

Five of their eight home wins have been by a one-goal margin only. They have been leading at the halftime break in seven of their home fixtures. Manchester United have conceded 72% of their home goals in the second period of fixtures this season at Old Trafford. The Red Devils have opened the scoring in exactly half of their home games. Only four teams have a better home record this season than United have and just three teams have scored more goals. 79% of all league games at Old Trafford this term have gone over 2.5 goals.

Manchester United v Watford Head to Head

The Red Devils took a 2-1 away win at Watford earlier this season
Manchester United are on a four-match winning streak against the Hornets
United have won all five previous EPL home games against Watford
Watford have failed to score in their last four league visits to Old Trafford


Key-Facts – Manchester United v Watford

  • United have lost one of their last thirteen league games
  • The Red Devils are undefeated in twelve in the league at home
  • Watford have lost 8 of 9 games against the big six this eason


Watford News and Form

Watford are still pushing for a top seven finish, but they have had some tough away games recently. They have lost back to back road game against Liverpool and Man City and have lost three of their last five away from home (W1 D1). The other defeat in that sequence was at Spurs so this has been a tough run of away fixtures for the Hornets. Overall this season Watford are at W5 D5 L6 on their travels and in that they have scored an average of 1.4 goals per game.

The Hornets have conceded a total of eleven goals in their last five away games. They have earned a clean sheet in 19% of their away games this season. This season Watford have lost all four games away from home against the current top four in the league. Of their games against current top-six sides home and away, they have returned a W1 L8 record. Each to their last four league games have gone over 2.5 goals and they are without a clean sheet in their last four, home and away.

Manchester United v Watford Tips & Odds

Man Utd to win & both teams to score at 15/8
Over 2.5 goals at 4/6
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on March 24th, 2019 at 10:18 p.m.)

Manchester United v Watford Predictions

Man Utd to win: Watford can compete but their record against the big six in the league this season is really poor. This should be a good chance for Manchester United to get back to winning ways quickly. United to win & both teams to score.