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Leicester City vs Manchester United Betting Tips

Teams Status

Leicester City are coming on the back of two dominating performances against Sheffield and Brighton in the English Premier League as they beat them 5-0 and 1-2 respectively. They are doing pretty well in the English Premier League as they are in the third position with 56 points from 29 matches. They have 17 wins, five draws and seven losses. They have scored as many as 53 goals and have conceded 32 goals. They have a decent home record as they have seven wins, one draw and six losses in the 14 home matches. Leicester outplayed Stoke City in the third round as they beat them 0-4. And then went on to beat Brentford 1-3. After that Leicester beat Brighton by a slender one-goal margin. Jamie Vardy has been sensational for the Foxes this season as he is the team’s leading goal scorer and the leading assist provider in the Premier League with 12 goals and seven assists to his name. They have a long list of injured players as Sidnei Tavares, Dennis Praet, Ricardo Pereira, Harvey Barnes, James Maddison, James Justin, Cengiz Under and Wes Morgan could miss the Cup clash.

Manchester United are coming into this fixture after beating AC Milan to book a place in the UEFA Europa League Quarter Finals. They are currently the second-placed team in the Premier League. They have accumulated 57 points from 29 matches as they have won 16 matches, drew nine and lost four matches. They have scored the second highest number of goals this season with 56 goals and have conceded 32 goals. United are unbeaten on the road as they have nine wins and six draws in the 15 away matches. They had a pretty good run in the FA Cup as they beat Watford 1-0 at home. Then they went on to beat Liverpool in a high scoring thriller and the match ended 3-2. After that, they beat West Ham United 1-0 in extra time. Similar to Vardy, Bruno Fernandes has been sensational form as he is United’s leading goal scorer and the team’s best creator with 16 goals and ten assists. Marcus Rashford, Eric Bailly, Anthony Martial, Juan Mata, Edinson Cavani and Phil Jones are likely to miss the Leicester clash due to injuries.

What Do the Sportsbooks Say?

According to the Dafabet sportsbook, Manchester United are the favorites to win the match and are placed at 2.45, Leicester City are placed at 3.00 and the draw is at 3.50 odds. Manchester United are placed at 2.35 according to the 10Cric sportsbook, Leicester City are placed at 2.85 and the draw is at 3.25 odds. According to the Betway sportsbook, Manchester United are placed at 2.40, Leicester City are placed at 3.00 and the draw is at 3.30 odds.


Tipster’s Angel

Yet another exciting cup fixture this week end when 2nd and the third placed teams in the Premier League go head to head. Manchester hold all the aces in this fixure as they have a better head to head record. Leicester City have to do something out of the ordinary to stage an upset here.

Tip: Draw No Bet Manchester United @ 1.75

In the last five head to head matches, Manchester United have won four matches and the other match ended in a draw. Leicester has just won one head to head match in the last 18 matches. Also, Manchester United have won three and two matches ended in a draw in the last five head to head matches hosted by the Foxes. In the last five matches, Leicester have won just two matches, lost two matches and one match ended in a draw. Even Leicester have lost two of their last five matches that they played at home. Manchester United on the other hand are unbeaten in the last 14 matches that they have played in all competition. Also, United have won three and drew two in their last five matches. Apart from that, United have won three and drew two in their last five matches that they have played on the road. So, it is more likely that Manchester United will win with a draw no bet at 1.75 odds available at the Dafabet sportsbook.

Tip: 1st Goal Manchester United @ 1.87

In the last five matches, Manchester United have scored first in all five matches. Also, Manchester United opened the scoring in four of the last five head to head matches that Leicester City hosted. Manchester United netted first in the only match that they played Leicester City in the Premier League this season. Even Manchester United have scored first in four of the last five matches that they played in all competitions. Leicester City on the other hand have conceded first in three of their last five matches in all competitions. Apart from that, Manchester United have opened the scoring in two of the three FA Cup matches that they played. So, it is more likely that Manchester United will score the opening goal at 1.87 odds available at the Betway sportsbook.

Conclusion

With the Premier League title out of the equation for both the sides, they will be eyeing to lift the FA Cup silverware this season. But the form that Manchester United are in, they are likely to beat Leicester City and qualify for the FA Cup Semi Finals.

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