Manchester United vs Manchester City – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: January 12, 2023
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: January 12, 2023

Much more than three points are at stake when Manchester United face rivals Manchester City in the Premier League this coming Saturday at Old Trafford. One spot behind the leader of the table, Manchester City have claimed 39 points after 17 rounds, while Manchester United have amassed 35 points and are now sat 4th in the Premier League standings.

Manchester United vs Manchester City Stats

  • Manchester United have won 6 of the last 8 home matches without conceding a goal
  • Manchester United have not lost the last 10 home matches in a row
  • Manchester United have won the last 8 home matches in a row
  • Manchester United have scored in 19 of the last 21 matches
  • Manchester United have won 4 of the last 5 matches without conceding a goal
  • Manchester City have not lost 25 of the last 27 matches
  • Manchester City have scored in the last 10 matches in a row
  • Manchester City have not lost 14 of the last 16 away matches
  • In 5 of the last 6 Manchester City away matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
  • Manchester City have won 8 of the last 10 matches

Manchester United vs Manchester City Lineups

Manchester United vs Manchester City Preview

In their last three outings, Manchester United won 3-0 against Bournemouth, beat Everton 3-1 and, most recently, saw off Charlton 3-0. Manchester United showed little mercy in their past six matches at Old Trafford, of which they won five and drew once. Going undefeated, they hit the target 12 times, while letting in one themselves.

Manchester City won twice in their last three matches as Chelsea were defeated by 0-1, before they beat Chelsea 4-0. However, they were upset by Southampton in the quarter-finals of the League Cup as a 2-0 defeat followed. In their last six Premier League away matches, Manchester City won four and also drawn and lost once, scoring nine while also conceding three times. Manchester City are among the 2 best away teams in the Premier League this season. They put five wins on the board, scoring 14 goals whilst also conceding six.

Manchester United vs Manchester City H2H

A 6-3 win was the follow-up to a 4-1 victory when Manchester City last faced Manchester United, no doubt raising the spirits ahead of their next trip. In the last ten encounters between the clubs, Manchester City have been the dominant force, winning five matches against Manchester United. The bookies have Manchester City to win this match at best price odds of 1.80.

Current Premier League Standings

Full Time Betting

Manchester United won nine of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing one and losing zero as well. Manchester City won five from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew three and lost two in this run. Manchester United put seven wins on the board in their last 10 Premier League matches. Their visitors from Manchester City claimed all three points in seven of their previous 10 league matches.

Both Teams to Score

Manchester City blew Manchester United to smithereens in their most recent meetings in the Premier League hammering them 6-3 and 4-1. Both teams scored five times in the previous ten matches between home side Manchester United and Manchester City. Best-priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.61.

Over/Under Tips

In the past ten encounters between Manchester United and Manchester City, over 2.5 goals came out five times, with Manchester United scoring an average of 1.4 goals per game. Manchester City averaged two goals, while both teams scored five times. Manchester United scored an average of 2.3 goals in their last ten matches in which over 2.5 goals happened seven times. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Manchester City, who managed to score 1.9 times in those matches.


About Josh Stewart

Josh lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and works as a website editor. He has previously worked for several prominent online sites and, as a former professional golfer, specialises in sports and iGaming. Josh has almost a decade of experience as a freelancer and has received excellent reviews from current and previous clients.