Valencia v Manchester United Predictions & Betting Odds – 12th December 2018

Another draw between Valencia and Red Devils?

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Valencia v Manchester United Betting Tips – Champions League, 12th December 8.00pm

The pressure is off the Red Devils who go to Valencia having already qualified for the next round. They will finish top if they manage to get a win and Juventus fail to beat Young Boys on the night. Valencia actually have nothing at stake in this one now as they have already secured third place and a spot in the Europa League. Read our predictions for Valencia v Manchester United.

Valencia v Manchester United Betting Odds*

Valencia 31/20
Manchester United 7/4
Draw 9/4
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on December 11th, 2018 at 1:51 p.m.)

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Valencia News and Form

The Spaniards have confirmed a third-place finish in the group so there’s nothing riding on this game

Valencia lost their opening home game of the group against Juve

They turned around to the beat Young Boys at the Mestalla

Valencia were on a four-match losing streak in Europe before a draw against Manchester on match day two

Los Blanqui Negros have lost four of their last six home games in the competition proper

They have only picked up the two wins in seven at the Mestalla (D1)

Their home record against Premier League sides is W8 D5 L4

The last time they hosted as Premier Leagues side they lost 3-0 at home against Swansea in the 2013/14 Europa League group stage

The Spaniards have collected one win in their last six home games against English Premier League sides (D1 L4)

The last time they hosted Man Utd they lost 1-0 in the 2010/11 group stage

After a run of one win in 13 games in all competitions, Valencia have won five of their last nine

This is their first European campaign after a two-year absence

Valencia v Manchester United Head to Head

Five of the previous six meetings have ended in a draw
Six of their nine overall meetings have ended level
United won their last trip to the Mestalla 1-0 in the 2010/11 group stage
United are W2 D6 L1 against Valencia
The Red Devils have not conceded in three visits to the Mestalla

Manchester United News and Form

Manchester United took a 1-0 home win over Young Boys last time out

A stoppage-time winner from Marouane Fellaini in that game, leaves United having already qualified

In their away games so far in the group, they won 3-0 at Young Boys and 2-1 at Juventus

The Red Devils have suffered only one defeat in their last 11 European away games (W7 D3)

Manchester United have conceded only five goals in their last 11 European road games

Home and away Manchester United are W16 D5 L4 in their last 25 European fixtures

The Red Devils have won just two of their last 14 matches against Spanish clubs (D6 L6)

That includes their draw at home against Valencia earlier in the group

They have only suffered the one defeat in their last nine games in Spain though (W2 D6)

They have to win and hope that Juventus don’t in order to claim top spot in the group

United have won only six of their last 16 matches in all competitions

The Red Devils have scored just the one goal in their last three visits to the Mestalla

In all competitions, this season United are W5 D2 L3 away from home

They have earned only the two clean sheets in their ten road fixtures this term

Valencia v Manchester United Tips & Odds

Under 2.5 goals at 10/11
Both teams NOT to score at 21/20
* (betting odds taken from bet365 on December 10th, 2018 at 2:41 pm)

Valencia v Manchester United Predictions

Draw: We can see this being a bit of a snoozefest. United will really know that top spot is beyond them. Valencia have no interest in the game whatsoever. The draw looks the most reasonable outcome on the night.

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