Author: Bharath Ram
Last Updated: January 2, 2020
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will get his first taste, as a manager, of United’s fierce rivalry with Liverpool when the two teams clash at Old Trafford. United have climbed to fourth in the table following a great streak of results, while Liverpool are second in the standings. Liverpool are only second to Manchester City on goal difference. Follow all our predictions, free bets, football betsand betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Manchester United quickly overcame the defeat against PSG in the Champions League to pick a 2-0 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in the FA Cup. The result put the Red Devils in the quarter finals of the competition.
Liverpool were held to a disappointing goalless draw by Bayern Munich in the first leg of the last-16 tie between the two teams at Anfield. The Reds were able to claim a 3-0 win over Bournemouth during the weekend to stay behind City on goal difference.
The reverse fixture between Liverpool and United produced a 3-1 success for the former at Anfield. This game proved to be the last straw for Jose Mourinho, who was sacked and replaced by Solskjaer. Liverpool’s last visit to Old Trafford earned them a 4-1 win. Our betting tips and prediction expect a win for United.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Manchester United win at 3.00[/bet_tip_now]
Liverpool are aiming for a double over Manchester United after the impressive win in the reverse fixture, but there is certainly a feeling of the tables being turned for this encounter. United enjoy the better form coming into the game and they have been able to claim a great amount of success against Liverpool in the past. Solskjaer has all been about getting United to perform like their old self and the numerous big wins achieved by the Norwegian show that he is capable of taking on challenges at the top level. The form of players like Pogba are a major factor behind our preview going with a win for United.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Match Prediction:”]Manchester United win at 3.00[/bet_tip_now]
Manchester United vs Liverpool draw odds: 3.50
Liverpool win odds: 2.25
Correct Score odds
There have been a string of goals for United in recent games and it is largely down to the form of players like Pogba and Rashford. Liverpool had all been about destroying opponents with their pace, but Liverpool are all about finding the back of the net with counter attacks. Liverpool’s offence has been a hit and miss of late. Still, our correct score prediction would pick a 2-1 win for United.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct Score Prediction:”]Manchester United 2-1 win at 12.00[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
Even though this happens to be a fierce derby, there have been a lot of goals in the recent meetings and this match is expected to be more of the same. United have been pushed forward by the brilliance of Pogba while Salah is a constant source of threat for the Reds. Our total goals prediction would pick over 2.5 goals.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goals odds and prediction:”]Total goals over 2.5 at 1.72[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
Paul Pogba has been in sensational form for United and he has been able to get 11 goals so far. He has had a tremendous impact in terms of creating and taking chances. Pogba leads the scoring and assist charts at the club. Our first goalscorer prediction would pick Pogba.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Paul Pogba at 8.50[/bet_tip_now]
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