Manchester United hope to close the gap on Premier League leaders Manchester City, when they face off in a highly important match at Etihad Stadium on 16:30 7th March. Manchester City are in a brilliant 1st place with 65 points after 27 matches. The Red Devils sit great 2nd in the table on 51 points.
Manchester United need a win against league leaders The Citizens this coming Sunday to shorten the gap in the table.
Season facts for Manchester City and Manchester United.
Facts are calculated for the Premier League.
- Manchester City has won the last 15 matches in a row;
- Manchester City unbeaten the last 19 matches in a row;
- Manchester City has won the last 8 matches in a row at home;
- Manchester City unbeaten the last 13 matches in a row at home.
- Manchester United unbeaten the last 7 matches in a row;
- Manchester United did not win the last 4 matches in a row when playing away;
- Manchester United unbeaten the last 21 matches in a row when playing away;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Manchester United’s last 3 of 5 matches.
Lineup Manchester City vs Manchester United
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Form Manchester City vs Manchester United
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Manchester City chasing records.
The Sky Blues are in red-hot form at the moment claiming 18 points from a possible 18. In their previous 3 matches Manchester City claimed a 2-0 win against B. M’gladbach in the Champions League and went on to a 2-1 win against West Ham. Their latest match served up a 4-1 win against Wolves.
Manchester United in nice flow.
One can’t really point a finger on the results for Manchester United in past rounds as they have performed according to their level. In their previous 3 matches The Red Devils ended with a 0-0 draw against Real Sociedad in the Europa League and went on to a dull 0-0 draw at Chelsea. Their latest match served up a 0-0 draw against Crystal Palace.
On the back of these results and with Manchester United performing poorly, siding with The Sky Blues at odds 1.47 is the obvious way to go.
Manchester City v Manchester United Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Caution thrown overboard:
It finished all square on when Manchester City last faced Manchester United in the Premier League. With both denying to back down the scoreboard said 0-0 in the end. Occasionally fans have to endure a low scoring encounter, but generally, their matches tend to be entertaining clashes with 5 of the previous 10 going over 2.5 goals. The pair have been evenly matched in recent times with 4 wins for each side in their last 10 matches in the Premier League. Thus, the draw could prove the tasty bet here with 2 matches finishing all square.
Manchester City lie 1st in the table on 65 points after 27 matches. 14 points behind after 27 matches The Red Devils find themselves in a praiseworthy 2nd place.
Full Time Betting
According to bookmakers Manchester City have a 68% chance of beating Manchester United. That equals odds of 1.47 on Manchester City to win, while the draw sits at 4.50. Placing a bet on the away win for Manchester United returns you odds 7.00. Manchester City won 9 of their previous 10 home league games. In contrast Manchester United lost 0 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 53%. This equals odds 1.87 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.90. Over / Under – stats message
The bookies seem to think this match will see plenty of goals and betting on over 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.80. A price which equals a 56% chance of this match seeing a minimum of 3 goals. Should you prefer a low scoring bet your best odds are 2.10 for under 2.5 goals. The last 10 home league games of Manchester City had an average of 2.5 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches 5 went over 2.5 goals. Manchester United’s last 10 away league games averaged 1.9 goals per game. Meanwhile, 3 of Manchester United’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.