Struggling The Clarets are in for a tough assignment when going up against top side The Red Devils on Sunday at Old Trafford. Manchester United lie 2nd in the table on 63 points after 31 games. 30 points behind after 31 matches. The Clarets find themselves in 17th place.
Top side Manchester United will be hoping to inflict more misery on lowly placed Burnley on Sunday.
Stats and facts for Manchester United and Burnley.
- Manchester United has won the last 4 matches in a row;
- Manchester United unbeaten the last 11 matches in a row;
- Manchester United has won the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Manchester United unbeaten the last 5 matches in a row at home.
- Burnley conceded in the last 11 of 13 matches;
- Burnley scored in the last 8 of 10 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Burnley’s last 4 of 6 matches;
- Burnley conceded the last 6 matches in a row.
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Form Manchester United vs Burnley
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
The Red Devils mean business.
Manchester United enter this match on a wonderful note as past weeks have brought a very acceptable 15 points out of a possible 18. In their 3 latest outings, The Red Devils claimed a 2-0 win against Granada in the Europa League and a 3-1 win against Tottenham. Their latest game produced a 2-0 win against Granada in the Europa League.
Burnley hope to stop the rot.
The Clarets will enter the match, hoping to end their disappointing run of form in the league finally. In their previous 3 matches, Burnley managed to win 2-1 against Everton and a 3-2 defeat against Southampton. Their latest match served up a 2-1 defeat against Newcastle.
Just limiting an expected defeat might be the target for Burnley here. Siding with Manchester United at odds 1.33 is a no-brainer in the kind of form they are displaying.
Manchester United v Burnley Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Don’t expect goals
The Clarets were left empty-handed when The Red Devils handed them a 1-0 defeat in their last Premier League encounter. The former did win the reverse match, though, as they secured 3 points to their name by claiming a 2-0 win. Interestingly, at least one team managed to keep a clean sheet in 7 of their 10 most recent encounters. As such, betting on both teams not to score would have paid out a nice profit Manchester United usually enjoy playing The Clarets, taking all 3 points against them 6 times in the last 10 meetings in the Premier League.
Manchester United lie 2nd in the table with 63 points from 31 games. 30 points behind following the first 31 matches Burnley find themselves in 17th place.
Full Time Betting
According to bookmakers, Manchester United have a 75% chance of beating Burnley. That equals odds of 1.33 on Manchester United to win, while the draw sits at 5.00. Placing a bet on the away win for The Clarets returns you odds 9.50. Manchester United won 7 of their previous 10 home league games. In contrast, Burnley lost 5 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the bookmakers’ prices, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 52%. This equals odds 1.91 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. The last 10 home league games for Manchester United averaged 3.8 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 6 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Burnley, the average total goals were 2.1, with 2 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
The chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is as high as 59%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This amounts to a payout of odds 1.70 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Accordingly, betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 2.25. Manchester United’s last 10 home league games saw an average of 3.8 goals per match. 5 of Manchester United’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Burnley’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.1 goals per game. 5 of Burnley’s last 10 away matches went over 2.5 goals.