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West Brom v Manchester United Predictions & Betting Odds – 17th December 2017

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West Brom v Manchester United Betting Tips - Premier League 17th December 2.15pm The Red Devils responded to their loss against Manchester City last weekend by going out and beating Bournemouth in midweek. It wasn’t a great performance full of adventure from them though, it was just a matter of getting the job done. West Brom surprised a lot of people by collecting a 0-0 draw at Anfield in midweek to keep themselves out of the drop zone but they are still looking for a way to try and snap that long winless streak of theirs.

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There was another failure to win a league match by West Brom in midweek, however they won’t have been disappointed by the draw that they collected at Anfield at all. That was a surprise really because the Baggies held out for 0-0 draw. Still, they are now fifteen games without a win in the top flight and Alan Pardew awaits his first win with the club. West Brom are D4 L1 in their last five league games so they have been a bit more stable, but it is hard to see when they are going to stop the winless rot really. So far at the Hawthorns this season West Brom are W1 D5 L2 and are winless in seven now on home soil. They have picked up back to back draws there against Newcastle and Crystal Palace, however they were smashed 4-0 by Chelsea in their last home game against a top four side. West Brom have failed to hit the back of the net in their last three games and have only managed to score in two for their last seven games. Under 2.5 goals at Betfair is a decent option to look at. 71% of West Bromwich's matches have had under 2.5 goals in total this season. The Baggies have netted eight goals on home soil only and they won't likely get all adventurous in this one. West Brom have earned clean sheets in 38% of their home games and the big question about the Baggies really is whether or not they can muster up enough going forward to break that winless streak?

Manchester United News and Form

Manchester United put in a response to losing against Manchester City last weekend, by taking out Bournemouth 1-0 in midweek. They were nearly denied the win though as the Cherries battled well against them. Another Man Utd 1-0 correct score at Betfair collects a price of 11/2 going into this one. It looks a good option as this is a busy period and United were really flat in midweek. The Red Devils are 11/8 at Betfair to win to nil because they are solid at the back and West Brom aren’t exactly full of goals. Overall this season away from Old Trafford, Manchester United are W4 D2 L2 out on the road and after back to back losses at Huddersfield and Chelsea, they have improved to win their last two, out at Watford and then Arsenal. They scored at least three goals in both of those away wins. Romelu Lukaku was on target against Bournemouth in midweek and goes as the 10/11 anytime goalscorer option for the fixture. They have scored pretty well on the road this season at an average of 1.9 goals per game and they have picked up a clean sheet in 38% of their road games. They have only been losing at half time in one of their games away from Old Trafford. 62% of the goal that they have conceded away have come in the second half of matches and a half time draw is not a bad option to look at. After how they played in midweek, this is probably going to be a low scoring fixture and both teams to not score at Betfair is pretty appealing.

West Brom v Manchester United Head to Head

Surprisingly things are even between West Brom and Manchester United in their last six Premier League meetings. There have been two wins each and two draws between the two clubs. However, United have only lost one of their last eight league trips to the Hawthorns. Both teams have failed to score in each of the last six clashes between them in the top flight.

West Brom v Manchester United Betting Odds

Manchester United 3/5, Draw 3/1, West Brom 11/2

West Brom v Manchester United Predictions

Manchester United to win: The Red Devils look value to got and get themselves a win in this one because the Baggies just can’t be trusted to get one really. United were poor in midweek, so expect another performance of efficiency over flair and back them to win by a one goal margin.

Manchester United v Bournemouth Predictions & Betting Odds – 13th December 2017

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Manchester United v Bournemouth Betting Tips - Premier League 13th December 8.00pm The Red Devils will be looking to snap straight back to winning ways after their disappointment in the Manchester derby on the weekend where they lost 2-1 against Man City. The Red Devils are now 11 points behind the league leaders and perhaps with too much ground to make up in the title race. Bournemouth have gone winless in their last four league games now but they have managed to stay undefeated in their last four away games in the top flight.

Manchester United News and Form

Manchester United will be looking to snap straight back from their loss to Manchester City on the weekend. Jose Mourinho said that City pretty much have the title but there is still a top four place to secure for the Red Devils to work at. They kick off in second place still and the defeat against the Citizens was the first time that United had failed to win a league home game this season. They have only shipped the three goals at home all season long as well and Manchester United to win to nil at Betfair is still going to roll up with a lot of value. United are W7 L1 then from their eight home fixtures so far this season and they have averaged 2.6 goals per game on home soil. There are decent prices in the Betfair correct score market taking that into consideration then as a Manchester United 2-0 is a price of 6/1 while a 1-0 for them is at 15/2. Two thirds of United’s home goal have cropped up in the second half of matches and Romelu Lukaku is their top scorer at Old Trafford with five goals there. He is the first goalscorer favourite in the match at 12/5. Take that high pressure loss against man City out of the equation and Manchester United have been powerful at home and they still boast the joint-best defensive record in the Premier League this season. With them having scored in all of their home games so far they are expected to be comfortable in this one.

Bournemouth News and Form

Bournemouth have taken just the one loss in their six Premier League games in the Premier League and they have strung together a four match undefeated streak of form on the road with a W2 D2 record. They collected a point out at Crystal Palace on the weekend, dodging a bullet with Palace missing a late penalty. Bournemouth are D3 L1 in their last four games overall home and away and out on their travels this term Eddie Howe’s men have a W2 D2 L4 return this season. It may be worth just a little flutter on the half time draw as Bournemouth have been tied at the break in five of their eight away games and remember that the bulk of United’s home goals have been after the break as well. Bournemouth have only netted the six away goals so far this season and probably won’t trouble United too much. Can they get a clean sheet out of the fixture though? Under 2.5 goals at Betfair would back up them keeping things tight at Old Trafford. Only one Bournemouth player has scored more than one away goal this season and that is Jermain Defoe who is an 11/1 option, the same price as Callum Wilson, in the anytime goalscorer market.

Manchester United v Bournemouth Head to Head

The two of these played out a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford last season which was a surprise point for the Cherries. From the four previous Premier League matches between these two, the Red Devils are W2 D1 L1 with both teams having scored in each of those fixtures. United are W1 D1 at Old Trafford against the Cherries in the EPL. From the overall head to head between them across all competitions, United are 7-2 up with three drawn games.

Manchester United v Bournemouth Betting Odds

Manchester United 2/7, Draw 9/2, Bournemouth 11/1

Manchester United v Bournemouth Predictions

Manchester United to win: The Red Devils have to be pretty good value to turn up and win this to nil against the low-scoring Bournemouth. The Cherries have done well to show a bit of fight out on the road, but they are likely to come up just a little bit short.

Champions League 2018 Last 16 – Betting Odds & Predictions

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History was made in the UEFA Champions League this season with five English teams making it through the round of sixteen.That was the first time in the history of the tournament that five teams from the same nation had made it through to that stage. So how many of them will march their way through to the quarter finals? Chelsea, who were the only ones of the English sides to not win their group get the toughest draw of the lot as they have to play host to Barcelona, while Tottenham will be tested against Italian champions Juventus. Manchester City, after receiving the most favourable draw that they could have gotten against FC Basel are now 3/1 outright favourites wtih William Hill to collect the title. Looking ahead to an interesting betting stat ahead of the round of sixteen, the group winner (who are the teams who play the second leg of the tie at home) have progressed in 72.3% of round of 16 ties since the current competition format was introduced. Champions League Round of 16 2018 Infographic

Juventus v Tottenham (13 February and 7 March)

A tough draw for Tottenham, especially in the first leg in Turin. But the Lilywhites showed that they are contenders by taking four points away from their two group stage meetings with Real Madrid. Tottenham will be underdogs at 11/4 with William Hill to win the first leg, with the Old Lady in at even money. This will be the first time that these two clubs have met competitively and Juventus are 4/6 odds on favourites To Qualify from the tie.

Basel v Manchester City (13 February and 7 March)

Manchester City got the best draw that they really could have asked for and they should find themselves getting through to the quarter finals. They are now the outright favourites to win the title because of how the draw for the last sixteen has panned out. This will be the first meeting between the two clubs and for Basel, it will be somewhat of familiar territory for them as they were up against Manchester United in the group stage, losing 3-0 at Old Trafford but winning 1-0 at home. City are 1/12 odds on favourites to go and qualify from this tie.

Porto v Liverpool (14 February and 6 March)

There is a little history between these two but not too much. They were together in the 2000/01 UEFA Cup quarter finals and in the 2007/08 Champions League league group stage. From those four matches, Liverpool won both of their home games against the Portuguese outfit, while drawing the two away games against them. The last time that Porto faced an English side they hammered Leicester on match day six of last season’s group stage. Liverpool have their big attacking threat in Mo Salah, but Porto’s Vincent Aboubakar could trouble the Reds. Still, the Premier League side are 2/5 odds on at William Hill to qualify.

Sevilla v Manchester United (21 February and 13 March)

This is a tricky tie for the Red Devils as they will have seen Sevilla collect two draws against Liverpool in the group stage of the competition. Sevilla are a good home side and this will be a good test for the Red Devils. Sevilla, of course, won three consecutive Europa League titles between 2013/14 and 2015/16 before United swooped in and took it last season. They have a good goalscoring threat in Wissam Ben Yedder, but the strength of the English Premier League side is expected to win out.

Real Madrid v PSG (14 February and 6 March)

This is the heavyweight tie of the round and this has happened because Real Madrid only finished second in their group to Tottenham. Things are even from the previous meetings with two wins and two draws each from their six previous comings together. This should be an epic affair and it will be interesting to see how PSG, who invested heavily in the summer handle the reigning European champions. PSG are 4/5 odds on favourites at William Hill To Qualify and you can’t argue with that. Real Madrid haven’t looked anywhere near as strong this season as last and are there for the taking as Tottenham proved.

Shakhtar Donetsk v Roma (21 February and 13 March)

While this may be the tie that gets the least attention, both of these will be happy enough with the draw. The two of them have met before as they were paired up in the 2010/11 round of 16 and it was the Ukrainians who won through 6-2 on aggregate on that occasion. Roma held off Chelsea for the top spot in their group campaign while Shakhtar battled through behind Manchester City in theirs. This may be a pretty even tie and Shakhtar are a tough side to get the better of on home soil but at the end of the day, the superior quality of the Italians sees them go as 4/9 favourites at William Hill to qualify.

Chelsea v Barcelona (20 February and 14 March)

The rough draw that Chelsea feared has happened. Because a team can’t face a side from their own nation or someone who they were within the group stage in the round of sixteen, then the options as to who Chelsea could face were really limited. The Blues famously got past Barcelona on their way to winning the title in 2012 and they beat Barcelona 5-4 in the 2004/05 round of sixteen as well. The Blues actually hold a head to head lead against the Spaniards in UEFA Competition with four wins to the three posted by Barcelona. Lionel Messi has incidentally never scored in eight previous appearances against Chelsea but still, the Catalans have been in great form this season and are 3/10 odds on favourites To Qualify, with Chelsea 5/2 underdogs at William Hill. The Blues start at home to make this even more difficult.

Bayern Munich v Besiktas (20 February and 14 March)

The German powerhouses will be happy enough with this tie. Besiktas were one of the surprising group stage winners while Bayern could only finish second behind PSG in their group. Still, Munich are going as very strong 1/8 odds on favourites to qualify from the tie. The only previous time that these two game together was in the 1997/98 group stage with Bayern winning both of those games in the tie by a 2-0 scoreline.

Champions League Winner Odds

Manchester City 3/1, Bayern Munich 9/2, Paris St Germain 5/1, Barcelona 15/2, Real Madrid 8/1, Manchester United 14/1, Liverpool 16/1, Juventus 16/1, Tottenham 25/1, Chelsea 33/1, Roma 33/1, bar 100/1

Champions League Winner Odds price changes

Of the sides going into the round of sixteen the team who saw the biggest odds movement because of the draw was Shakhtar Donetsk as they line up against Roma which is a draw that was favourable to them both really considering what they could have gotten instead like Real Madrid or Bayern Munich. Of the English teams left in the competition, Man City were at 5/1 before the draw and have been slashed to 3/1 to win the tournament while Liverpool took an even bigger cut coming in from 25/1 to 16/1 thanks to their draw against Porto. Both PSG and Real Madrid fdrifted because of their impending coming together, while Tottenham and Chelsea both drifted as well. The Blues were the English side who drifted the most, from 22/1 to 33/1. The team with the biggest odds drift overall after the draw was FC Basel after being paired against Manchester City.

Manchester United v Manchester City Predictions & Betting Odds – 10th December 2017

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Manchester United v Manchester City Betting Tips - Premier League 10th December 4.30pm What a showdown to come on Sunday afternoon in this Manchester derby. Manchester City are the league leaders thanks to their immense winning streak, but that will be seriously put to the test as they go to Old Trafford and face a United side who are carrying form. A win in this one for the Red Devils will see them cut the deficit to the Citizens down to five points. This is really a chance that they can'’ afford to pass up and have to take the game to their rivals. Stopping the winning momentum of the Citizens could be a huge thing going into the busy December period. Manchester United v Manchester City 2017 Infographic

Manchester United News and Form

The Red Devils showed up really well last weekend as they took a 3-1 win out at Arsenal. Surprisingly they started really aggressively on the front foot, getting pressure on the Gunner's and it paid off them as they landed a 3-1 victory. Granted they were helped out by David de Gea who had a stunning performance in goal for the Red Devils. United have won all seven of their Premier League home games this season and in that sequence, they have only conceded the one goal as well. So they have been defensively sound but they are a big price of 3/1 at William Hill to bag a clean sheet in this one. United are eight points adrift of City in the title race, but a win in this one would stop City’s winning momentum and cut the gap to five points. That could get some pressure on Pep Guardiola’s men. The Red Devils are averaging 2.8 goals per game on home soil this season and Jesse Lingard has started to come good and has netted three in his last two games. He is a 15/4 anytime goalscorer option, while Romelu Lukaku is in at 11/8 and they have Zlatan Ibrahimovic at 6/4 as well. They will be competitive in this one and with nine goals only conceded Jose Mourinho's men have the best defensive record in the top flight. They are on a four match winning streak as well, with twelve goals netted in that sequence and they did recently produce a solid 1-0 home win over Spurs at Old Trafford.

Manchester City News and Form

A thirteen match winning streak is what Manchester City have put together in the top flight and that has equalled the Premier League record for the most consecutive wins. They did lose at Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League in midweek which was their first loss in 29 games across all competitions. The Citizens boast a wealth of attacking talent and Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus are joint 5/4 anytime goalscorer favourites for the game. Out on the road in the Premier League, this season they have won all seven of their games and they have scored at least two goals in six of those seven road games. They have had to show some character lately though, with their last three wins only coming by a 2-1 scoreline and have needed some late goals in each to keep their winning streak going as well. At the back, they have only one clean sheet in their last six. William Hill have both teams to score in the Manchester derby at 7/10 odds. 75% of the goals that Manchester City have shipped on the road have come in the first half of games and nine of their 18 away goals this season have all come in the final 30 minutes of matches. They have shown it all this season, flair, steel and character. A lot of that was on show when then 1-0 at Chelsea, their one other big test out on their travels this season in the top flight. There is a big chance for them to extend themselves out to an even bigger lead.

Manchester United v Manchester City Head to Head

It was City on top last season in the Manchester derby meetings, taking four points from the two games. Over the last six between the two in the Premier League, things are even at W2 D2 L2. Manchester United suffered a 2-1 loss in this corresponding fixture last season and have won just one of their last five at home in the Premier League against the Citizens (W1 D1 L3).

Manchester United v Manchester City Betting Odds

Man City 23/20, Man Utd 11/5, Draw 5/2

Manchester United v Manchester City Predictions

Manchester United to win: Jose Mourinho is an expert at getting at least a point out of games like this and they have been so good on home soil this season that they have to be value to get a win. You won’t catch them often at such a big price for a home win, try and take advantage of that.

Man City 4/1 to claim FA Cup success after drawing Burnley in Round Three

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The draw for the Third Round of the FA Cup was made on Monday, December 4th and the headlining fixture is a Merseyside derby between Liverpool and Everton. They will clash at Anfield in the huge tie of the round and Liverpool will get the chance to land their first ever FA Cup victory over the Toffees at Anfield. The times for the Third Round of the FA Cup will be played on January 6-7th, 2018. Manchester City are trading as the 4/1 outright favourites at William Hill to lift the cup after Pep Guardiola's men received a home tie against fellow Premier League side Burnley for the Third Round. Among the other market leaders, Manchester United get a home game against Championship side Derby, while Chelsea hit the road to face Championship side, Norwich. Arsenal to go Nottingham Forest. There are still three non-league sides left in the draw, with all of them needing replays to actually book their place in the Third Round. AFC Fylde will get a huge draw against Premier League side Bournemouth if they can get past Wigan. Woking, who play in the National League with Fylde will get a trip to Champions Side side Aston Villa if they can battle their way past Peterborough. The lowest ranked team in the draw is seventh-tier Hereford, who have a big golden carrot dangling in front of them, as they would face former Premier League winners Leicester if they can see off League Two side, Fleetwood. Tottenham will play host to AFC Wimbledon at Wembley, while along with Liverpool v Everton and Man City v Burnley, the third all-Premier League tie sees Bright n play host to Crystal Palace.

FA Cup winner odds

Man City 4/1, Chelsea 6/1, Manchester United 6/1, Tottenham 8/1, Arsenal 9/1, Liverpool 10/1, Everton 20/1, Leicester 25/1, Southampton 28/1, bar 50/1

FA Cup Third Round Draw

Ipswich Town v Sheffield United Watford v Bristol City Birmingham City v Burton Albion Liverpool v Everton Brighton & Hove Albion v Crystal Palace Aston Villa v Woking or Peterborough United Bournemouth v AFC Fylde or Wigan Coventry City v Stoke City Newport County v Leeds United Bolton Wanderers v Huddersfield Town Port Vale v Bradford City Nottingham Forest v Arsenal Brentford v Notts County Queens Park Rangers v MK Dons Manchester United v Derby County Forest Green Rovers or Exeter City v West Bromwich Albion Doncaster Rovers v Rochdale Tottenham Hotspur v AFC Wimbledon Middlesbrough v Sunderland Fleetwood or Hereford v Leicester City Blackburn Rovers vs Crewe Alexandra v Hull City Cardiff City v Mansfield Town Manchester City v Burnley Shrewsbury Town v West Ham United Wolverhampton Wanderers v Swansea City Stevenage v Reading Newcastle United v Luton Town Millwall v Barnsley Fulham v Southampton Wycombe Wanderers v Preston North End Norwich City v Chelsea Gillingham or Carlisle United v Sheffield Wednesday

Manchester United v CSKA Moscow Predictions & Betting Odds – 5th December 2017

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Manchester United v CSKA Moscow Betting Preview - UEFA Champions League 5th December 7.45pm The Red Devils probably should have had this group all settled by now by they are still likely to win the group whatever happens on Tuesday night. They could lose this and still get through as group winners so this is something of a formality really. As for CSKA Moscow, they have to come out and play in this one because they have to better whatever Basel do in their match day six game in order to get through in second place.

Manchester United v CSKA Moscow Betting Tips

Well, there are quite a few scenarios which could still play out in this group, but regardless, more likely than not, United will be topping the pile. As long as they avoid losing by a big margin then they will be through to the next round anyway. They will top the group with a point and that’s all, so with all things considered, Jose Mourinho could be forgiven for resting a few players in this one. They face rivals Man City in the Premier League on the weekend. If United do lose the game and Basel don’t win at Benfica, then United top the group with CSKA joining them in second place. If they lose and Basel do win, then United would have to avoid defeat by a five goal margin to win the group. So realistically this is all academical. United won 4-1 in Moscow back in September in the first group meeting. Again, considering what is coming up for them on the weekend though on the domestic front, a Manchester United 1-0 correct score at Betfair is a decent punt at 11/2. That’s the same price as them winning 2-0. They have been defensively rock solid at Old Trafford this season on all fronts and they are 10/11 at Betfair to take a clean sheet in the match. Mourinho's side have kept 13 clean sheets in their last 22 matches in all competitions. Before they were back together in this season’s group stage, United and CSKA Moscow were previously together in the 2009/10 season with United winning 1-0 at home before a 3-3 draw in Russia. Then in the 2015/16 season, United drew again in Moscow before sneaking another 1-0 home win over the Russians. Their European form at Old Trafford is strong with a 20 match unbeaten streak at home going there (W16 D4). They haven’t lost any of their previous five home games against Russians sides either in a W2 D3 record and overall their record against Russian opposition is W4 D7 L1. Just last season they played host to Rostov in the Europa League, winning that 1-0. United missed their chance to win the group on match day five when they lost 1-0 at Basel, which is just their second loss in their last 17 European fixtures (W12 D3). Jesse Lingard is in good scoring form at the moment and is a 3/2 anytime goalscorer option. Will Zlatan Ibrahimovic get a start? So what do CSKA Moscow need? In order to get through, they have to collect more points than Basel do on the night to get second place. If both they and Basel win, then CSKA have to land a win at Old Trafford by a three goal margin to squeeze through. The Russians are carrying away form in Europe having won all four of their games on the road (including qualifying) this season and took 2-1 victories at Benfica and Basel in the group stage. Their win at Benfica actually snapped a ten match winless streak of form (D4 L6) that they were on the group stage of the Champions League. It snapped a D1 L6 streak of away from that they were on in tournament as well. Realistically even settling for a point is a little bit risky so at some point, they know that they are likely going to have to attack, but that leaves them vulnerable at the back. Igor Akinfeev kept a clean sheet for the first time in 44 UEFA Champions League matches on matchday five. Anyway, CSKA Moscow are in form with a W5 D1 record in their last six games in all competitions now. Unfortunately for them, Pontus Wernbloom, who has five goals in his last six games, is serving a match ban.

Manchester United v CSKA Moscow Betting Odds

Manchester United 2/5, Draw 15/4, CSKA Moscow 13/2

Manchester United v CSKA Moscow Predictions

The Red Devils will have one eye on their Premier League derby against Man City next weekend so there may be every reason to take things just a little bit easy in this one. They can lose substantially and still get through, but that’s not likely to happen so just settle on the draw.

Arsenal v Manchester United Predictions & Betting Odds – 2nd December 2017

Arsenal v Manchester United Betting Tips - Premier League 2nd December 5.30pm A blockbuster of a game to round off Saturday evening’s fixtures in the Premier League. The Gunners can make a huge impact on the status of the top four with a win in this one because it would pull the North London side to within one point of the Red Devils. That would be a huge boost for them and with the Red Devils having had their struggles out on the road this season, it is Arsene Wenger's men who are kicking off as favourites for the fixture as well. United have won their last three games on the trot in the Premier League but they haven't all been the most convincing of wins and Jose Mourinho may well shut up shop at the Emirates. Arsenal v Manchester United 2017 Infographic

Arsenal News and Form

It has been some fantastic stuff from Arsenal on home soil this season and they pummelled Huddersfield 5-0 at the Emirates in midweek, which in turn followed an impressive home win over Spurs. So that is seven wins from seven from the Gunners so far in the league this season at home and across those home fixtures, Arsenal have scored a total of 20 goals at a rate of just under three per game and have conceded only the four goals at home. 71% of their games at the Emirates this season they have returned a clean sheet in and Arsenal to win to nil at William Hill is a quote 10/3. It may not be a bad option considering they have conceded in just one of their last six home games. Three of their last five home successes have been by a 2-0 scoreline and an Arsenal 2-0 correct score at William Hill is a 12/1 jolly with the 1-1 draw the shortest priced option in the market at 6/1. Alexandre Lacazette had to go off at halftime against Huddersfield and will be missing through injury, so Olivier Giroud is likely to be the focal point for them and he is a 7/4 anytime goalscorer option with Alexis Sanchez at 8/5. There is a big three points up for grabs for the Gunners here who have scored the opening goal in six of their seven games at the Emirates this season.

Manchester United News and Form

Manchester United have put together a three match winning streak of form in the Premier League, but it hasn’t been plain sailing for them. They had to deal with a lot of frustrations in only beating Brighton 1-0 at Old Trafford last weekend, before letting Watford come back from 3-0 down to 3-2 at Vicarage Road again the Hornets in midweek before Jesse Lingard scored a wonderful solo effort to kill off the hosts. Manchester United are W3 D2 L2 this season on their travels in the top flight and that win at Watford snapped a three match winless streak that they were on away from home (D1 L2). They have failed to keep a clean sheet in any of their last three away games, but they have been scoring well home and away recently, so both teams to score at William Hill may be a decent option. United have nine goals in their last three Premier League outings. But they have struggled in their bigger games away from home recently, drawing at Liverpool and losing at Chelsea. Romelu Lukaku is the 5/4 William Hill anytime goalscorer favourite for the game but he’s struggling for real chances at the moment and could be under pressure now with Zlatan Ibrahimovic making his first appearance this season in midweek. Zlatan is a 7/5 anytime goalscorer option. Jose Mourinho has lost just one of 13 Premier League games against Arsene Wenger, will he park the bus and frustrate his foe once again?

Arsenal v Manchester United Head to Head

Neither of last season's meetings went over 2.5 goals. Arsenal have a bit of form against the Red Devils going, having lost only one of their last six competitive matches against them. The Gunners have won their last two home fixtures against United to nil and have suffered just the one loss in their last five on home soil against the Red Devils (W2 D2 L1). Manchester United have scored more than one goal in just one of their last six games against the Gunners.

Arsenal v Manchester United Betting Odds

Arsenal 11/8, Manchester United 19/10, Draw 23/10

Arsenal v Manchester United Predictions

Arsenal to win: Everyone is expecting Jose Mourinho to go and park the bus aren’t they? The Red Devils have been a bit shaky on the road and Arsenal are just humming along on home soil and they were brilliant in midweek. They should have enough to find a way to break the visitors and so the Gunners are value in the match outright.

Watford v Manchester United Predictions & Betting Odds – 28th November 2017

Watford v Manchester United Betting Tips - Premier League 28th November 8.00pm Watford have won their last two Premier League games now and that should put some good pep in their step. That is some good confidence behind them then to go into this fixture where they will face a tough challenge in breaking down Manchester United. The Red Devils ground out a narrow home win over Brighton on the weekend and they will know that they have been in a good duel at Vicarage Road on Tuesday night.

Watford News and Form

Watford were just struggling a bit with a run of three straight Premier League loses before pulling themselves together to record back to back wins over West Ham and Newcastle. They romped to a 3-0 win at St James’ Park against Newcastle on the weekend and they are a positive side who like to play on the front foot. At Vicarage Road in the Premier League so far this season the Hornets are W2 D2 L2 and one of those wins did come over Arsenal. Will Hughes has scored in his last two games and he is a 9/2 anytime goalscorer option with the impressive Richarlison, who scored in Watford’s last home game, at 11/2. Watford have scored seven league goals at home this season while they have netted more than double that on the road. But with that having been said, they have scored exactly two goals in two of their last three on home soil. Defensively they have conceded an average of 1.8 goals per game at home and both teams to score at bet365 looks good value at 4/5. While they are capable of playing some slick football, they look vulnerable at the back still. Watford have opened the scoring in just two of their six games at Vicarage Road this season.

Manchester United News and Form

Manchester United could only run out 1-0 home winners over Brighton on the weekend, despite having a lot of attacking options on the pitch. But that was about them getting a win on the board, however, the Red Devils have lost their last two games out on the road (at Huddersfield and Chelsea) and are winless in their last three. Manchester United have picked up just a W2 D2 L2 record on their travels this season and they have netted just the two goals in their last four away games. Part of the reason for that is that they were missing Paul Pogba which sent them into their shell. Twelve of United’s 28 league goals this season have happened in the final fifteen minutes of matches. 62% of all their away goals this season have come in the second half of matches and half of their total of eight coming in the final fifteen minutes of games. Romelu Lukaku is the even money anytime goalscorer favourite for the match even though, quite surprisingly, United have conceded the first goal in half of their away games this season. With that having been said though, 83% of the goals that they have conceded in the Premier League this season have been in the second half of matches

Watford v Manchester United Head to Head

Watford posted a 3 -1 home win in this corresponding fixture last season to rock the Red Devils. That, however, was a rare win for them and indeed is their only victory over Manchester United in their last thirteen games against them in all competitions (W1 L12). Five of the last six games between these two have produced at least two goals and four of those six went over the 2.5 goal line.

Watford v Manchester United Betting Odds

Manchester United 8/13, Draw 3/1, Watford 4/1

Watford v Manchester United Predictions

Watford Double Chace: There is a decent chance that Watford can pull this out of the bag and are value to at least avoid defeat. They have produced some good fight on home soil this season even if results haven’t gone their way. If United are going to be in their shell for this away game, then a positive Watford will have a chance to pick them off. A Watford Double Chance is a great 5/4 option.

Manchester United v Brighton Predictions & Betting Odds – 25th November 2017

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Manchester United v Brighton Betting Tips - Premier League 25th November 3.00pm The odds appear to be heavily stacked against Brighton in this one then as they make the long trip up north to Old Trafford. However, the Seagulls are carrying great form and are now five unbeaten in the top flight. Can they pull off a huge shock in this one? Manchester United will be feeling more positive after a comfortable home win over Newcastle and having gotten back the services of Paul Pogba. They are heavy odds on favourites to collect the win in this one and to extend their already strong home form in the top flight this term.

Manchester United News and Form

Manchester United recorded a comfortable 4-1 win over Newcastle at home on the weekend. With Paul Pogba back from injury they looked a totally different side because he makes such a positive difference in the middle of the park for them. Without him, they really went into their shell recently. But they extended their winning form at home to six from six this season in the league but they did concede their first home goal of the season as Newcastle had struck first in the game. Still Manchester United to win to nil at Betfair is a great option at 4/7. It’s not likely that Brighton are going to see enough of the ball to create themselves too many chances against the United back line. United have scored 19 goals and have conceded only the one then this season on home soil in an impressive record. 67% of their games at home in the league have gone over 2.5 goals this season and 67% of their goals at Old Trafford have come in the second half of matches as well. Romelu Lukaku netted against Newcastle to take his tally to eight goals league goals this term and he is at 10/11 in the anytime goalscorer market.

Brighton News and Form

Brighton deserves a lot of credit for the season that they have put together in the top flight in this season. They are undefeated in five now with a W2 D3 record having been posted and collected a 2-2 home draw with Stoke on the weekend to keep their unbeaten streak intact. They have suffered just the one loss in their last seven games but that loss was at Arsenal, which could be telling for how this one may go. They have lost their two games against top six sides this season (Man City and Arsenal) by a 2-0 scoreline but they have handled themselves against sides from the bottom half of the table. They are actually on a two match winning streak away from home having taken clean sheet victories over West Ham and Swansea. A Manchester United 2-0 correct score at Betfair looks appealing at a price of 9/2 though. The Seagulls have posted a W2 D1 L3 record overall on the road this season. Brighton have netted just the five goals on the road this season and three of them came at West Ham. The Seagulls have failed to net in three of their six away games. Glenn Murray is the top scorer for them with the four goals and they have only been behind at half time in just one of their last five away games so a half time draw may be worth considering or a Draw/Man Utd half time/full time wager.

Manchester United v Brighton Head to Head

United are on a winning streak of form at Old Trafford agains, Brighton winning the last three to nil against the Seagulls there. However, this is their first meeting since a 1993 FA Cup tie at Old Trafford which the Red Devils won 1-0. The last time that they were actually together in the league was way back in the Old Division 1 in the 1982/83 season. In the overall head to head against United lead 5-1 with five draws.

Manchester United v Brighton Betting Odds

Manchester United 2/11, Draw 6/1, Brighton 12/1

Manchester United v Brighton Predictions

Manchester United to win: The Red Devils are a short piece for a reason in this one. They are worth backing to win to nil for the fixture because they should get enough of the ball to keep the Seagulls at arm’s length. The visitors are going to try and play for a point more likely than not, but United’s patience and quality and pay off.

Basel v Manchester United Predictions & Betting Odds – 22nd November 2017

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Basel v Manchester United Betting Preview - UEFA Champions League 22nd November 7.45pm Even though Manchester United have been coasting through this Champions League group stage challenge, they still have a little bit more work to do. A draw in this away game in Switzerland gets them top spot in their group. But they will be taking on a Basel side who have some incentive to produce a big night for themselves on home soil. A win would actually secure them a place in the next round of the competition.

Basel v Manchester United Betting Tips

Basel need a win in this one to keep themselves in the hunt for a place in the next round. Actually, if they were to beat United and CSKA lose against Benfica on the same night, then the Swiss side would be through. However, they don’t look too likely to challenge United after losing 3-0 at Old Trafford against them back on match day one. There is a bit of history between these two though because Basel eliminated Manchester United from the 2011/12 UEFA Champions League in Switzerland. The two sides first met in the 2002/03 Champions League group stage, with United winning in Switzerland before a 1- 1 draw at Old Trafford. But when they met in the 2011/12 Group stage, following a thrilling 3-3 draw at Old Trafford in which United had equalized in the 90th minute, a 2-1 home win by Basel dumped United out of the group stage. Over 2.5 goals at William Hill is a price of 21/20. Basel are level on points in Group A currently with CSKA Moscow. But because they have the better of the head to head against the Russians they have a slight advantage. Basel took a 5-0 home win over Benfica on match day two to record their record Champions League victory and that also snapped a nine match European winless streak that they were on home and away in the competition. But on match day four they lost 2-1 at home against CSKA and that is three defeats in their last four games at St Jakob Park in European competition now. The Swiss outfit only collected one point in their group stage campaign last season, but that having been said they have only lost six of their 24 European home games. Basel are currently on a three match losing streak against English sides and overall their record against English rivals is W6 D8 L13 (W5 D3 L5 at home). In the William Hill correct score market the 1-1 draw is in at the shortest price of 11/2, while a Manchester United 2-1 return is a quote of 15/2. United only need to go to Switzerland and pick up a draw to win the group. Actually though if CSKA don’t beat bottom side Benfica in the day’s earlier kick off, then United will have won the group before they even kick off in this game. United's five previous games against Swiss opposition have all been against Basel. The Red Devils have taken four wins from four in the group so far and away from home have beaten CSKA 4-1 and taking a 1-0 professional win at Benfica on match day three. Their loss against Real Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup back in August ended their 11 matches unbeaten run of European form (W8 D3) but that defeat is their only loss in their last 15 European fixtures home and away, boasting a very strong W12 D3 record in that sequence. The Red Devils currently have some good away form in Europe as well now and they are a price of 11/5 at William Hill to win to nil. Importantly the Red Devils saw the return of Paul Pogba on the weekend, as he was on the scoresheet and set up the opening goal in a 4-1 rout of Newcastle. He makes a difference to their dynamics and Pogba is 3/1 anytime goalscorer for this one, while Romelu Lukaku is the 21/20 favourite in the William Hill market. Lukaku snapped a seven match goal drought in all competitions with a goal against the Magpies. Manchester United are undefeated in their last seven away games in Europe now, winning five of those and defensively they have been really hard to break this season and have collected 12 clean sheets in their last 18 matches across all competitions. You’d expect nothing less from a Jose Mourinho side. They just need to roll into town, take things easy and play for that point and this may be a replica of their professional performance away at Benfica.

Basel v Manchester United Betting Odds

Man Utd 19/20, Draw 5/2, Basel 14/5

Basel v Manchester United Predictions

It could be worth covering the draw in this one and that is because Basel have to push to at least avoid defeat in the match while Manchester United don’t need to go out and get all adventurous, they just need a draw. So settle on the draw in the match outright.