Man United v Leicester tips – bookies expecting goals

Leicester City have been nervously looking over their shoulder in recent weeks, with the Foxes not wanting to experience that sinking feeling of dropping out of the top four of the Premier League which is what happened last season when Manchester United and Chelsea managed to leapfrog them.

Thankfully for Brendan Rodgers, his former team Liverpool have had the difficult sort of season which means that Leicester are in the box seat to qualify for Champions League football next term and they would dearly love to get something from this clash at Old Trafford.

Manchester United Likely to Be a Popular Bet

At the time of writing, Manchester United have won six of their past seven matches in all competitions and a 6-2 hammering of Roma really saw the Red Devils flex their muscles, with Edinson Cavani, Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes running riot and putting their Italian opponents to the sword.

Although Leicester are likely to offer a sturdier defence, some might love the fact that you can get Premier League betting odds of 13/10 about a home win in this clash, with United relatively well rested after their previous clash against Liverpool was postponed.

Cavani has been in excellent scoring form and he has plundered five goals in as many games, with the Uruguayan having proved to be a brilliant capture and it will be interesting to see if Leicester can snuff out a forward who seems to find space in tight areas of the pitch.

Can Iheanacho Score on His Return to Manchester?

Kelechi Iheanacho has truly enjoyed a breakthrough season at the King Power Stadium and the Nigerian has been scoring for fun in recent weeks. As a former Manchester City player, the forward will be motivated to fire home at Old Trafford and it’s clear that the United defence is vulnerable to a decent attack.

Leicester’s away form has been excellent in the Premier League this season, with the Midlands side having won ten and drawn five of their seventeen matches this term and it’s easy enough to consider a bet on City at big betting odds, with the visitors all but securing a Champions League spot if they win this clash.

If you compare the Premier League match odds, then Leicester are a 12/5 chance with some football betting sites and they’ll certainly adopt an attacking approach, with Jamie Vardy and James Maddison also offering some cut and thrust when it comes to going forward.

United and Leicester Played Out High-Scoring Clash at King Power

When the two teams played the reverse fixture at the King Power Stadium, it was a 2-2 draw on Boxing Day that saw Manchester United twice take the lead only to be pegged back on both occasions and we might expect the net to bulge a few times in this clash.

If you compare the Under/Over 2.5 Goals betting market, then you can find even money about the Overs and that means we would need at least three goals to be scored in what should be an attacking game of football, with both sides looking to land the three points.

There’s also the chance to bet on BTTS Yes should you think that both teams will score and the football betting sites offer 8/11 about Manchester United and Leicester scoring during the ninety minutes.

What Are the Best Bets for Man United v Leicester?

We like the idea of both teams finding the net although perhaps Manchester United might ultimately have the edge and we’ll back the Red Devils to win and BTTS Yes which can be backed at a tasty 7/2 with some bookmakers and it wouldn’t be a surprise to see Solskjaer’s men edge the game.

That man Cavani can be backed at 6/1 on the First Goalscorer betting market and perhaps he can be combined with Iheanacho on the Anytime Scorer market, with the potential to bet a Bet Builder on the big game.


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