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Manchester United vs Manchester City 03/08/2020 Soccer Picks, Spread and Betting Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Manchester United vs Manchester City 03/08/2020 – It’s Matchday 29 in the English Premier League and this week is headlined by the Manchester Derby on March 8 at Old Trafford. Manchester United vs Manchester City has always been a great matchup and this edition is a very exciting one. United have started playing well while City is looking for their fourth straight Manchester Derby away win. Online Betting Sites are favoring Manchester City to get the win over Manchester United in the derby.
Manchester United vs Manchester City 03/08/2020
Manchester United has been playing really well since losing 2-0 against Burnley last January 22. They are on a nine-game unbeaten streak with six wins and three draws in all competitions, which include a 1-0 win over Manchester City in the Football League Cup. United are coming off a 1-1 draw against Everton in the EPL last week. They conceded a goal in the third minute before Bruno Fernandes scored the equalizer in the 31st minute. It was an even matchup with United controlling just 56% of the possession with both teams having 5 shots on target. United was thwarted by great goalkeeping towards the end while VAR ruled an Everton goal offside in the dying stages of the match.
Players to Watch: Marcus Rashford (14 goals, 4 assists), Anthony Martial (10 G, 3 A), Daniel James (3 G, 6 A), Mason Greenwood (5 A), Bruno Fernandes (2 G, 2 A), David de Gea (7 clean sheets).
Manchester City is looking for their fourth win in a row at Old Trafford in all competitions. If City emerges victorious this week, it will be the first time since 1931 that they win four in a row at Old Trafford. City has been playing much better than United this decade but many still see the Red Devils as the color of Manchester. Nevertheless, the derby is still one of the most important matches in English football. City did not have a league match last week because they competed in the Football League Cup final against Aston Villa. The Citizens came out on top and with the trophy after a 2-1 win. City scored the first two goals inside 30 minutes with Villa getting a goal in the 41st minute. Pep Guardiola’s men held on for the victory and another trophy.
Players to Watch: Sergio Aguero (16 G, 3 A), Raheem Sterling (11 G, 1 A), Gabriel Jesus (10 G, 4 A), Riyad Mahrez (7 G, 8 A), Bernardo Silva (5 G, 5 A), Ederson (9 CS).
Manchester United vs Manchester City Betting Numbers
It’s the Manchester Derby in the EPL on March 8 as Manchester United host Manchester City at Old Trafford. United are looking for a place in the top four while City just wants to end their season on a high note. Tops Sports Betting Sites are in favor of Manchester City to defeat Manchester United.
Moneyline: Betting on Manchester City is safer since they are favored with +364 moneyline compared to Manchester United’s -135 moneyline. Another option is to bet on a draw with a moneyline of +317.
Score Prediction: Manchester City gets its fourth straight win at Old Trafford, beat Manchester United 2-1.