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Manchester United vs Leicester Betting Tips 11/05/2021

Teams Status

With Manchester City losing to Chelsea, Manchester United have an acute chance of the title as they are 13 points behind them with five games in hand. They are placed in the second position with 67 points from 33 matches as they have won 19 matches, drawn ten and lost four matches. They have scored as many as 64 goals and have conceded just 34 goals. They have the fourth-best home record as they have nine wins, three draws and four losses in the 16 home matches. They have scored the second most number of goals this season in the Premier League. The Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes is the team’s leading goal scorer with 16 goals in the English Premier League and he is well supported by Marcus Rashford with ten goals to his name. Bruno is also the team’s leading assist provider with 11 assists. Ole could make some changes to the team that played against Roma in the Europa League.

Leicester City are currently in the third position of the English Premier League points table with 63 points from 35 matches. They have 19 wins, six draws and ten losses to their name. They have the third-best away record in the league as they have bagged 35 points from 17 matches on the road, including ten wins and five draws. They have scored 63 goals in the league so far, which is the third-highest number of goals scored this season and have conceded 43 goals. Jamie Vardy had started the proceedings for Leicester but Kelechi Iheanacho has joined the party. They both have netted a total of 24 goals together. Vardy is the leading assist provider with nine assists to his name. Brendan Rodgers would want to make some changes to the side that lost to Newcastle over the weekend but Harvey Barnes, James Justin and Wes Morgan are still unavailable.

What Do the Sportsbooks Say?

According to the Dafabet sportsbook, Manchester United are the favorites to win the match and are placed at 2.39, Leicester City are placed at 3.25 and the draw is at 3.30 odds. Manchester United are placed at 2.30 according to the 10Cric sportsbook, Leicester City are placed at 3.20 and the draw is at 3.15 odds. According to the Betway sportsbook, Manchester United are placed at 2.30, Leicester City are placed at 3.25 and the draw is at 3.25 odds.


Tipster’s Angle

A cracking contest is on the cards when two of the top three teams in the Premier League go head to head. This could be a high-scoring thriller with an edge for Manchester United over Leicester to win the match.

Tip: Total Goals Over 2.5 @ 1.99

These two teams have been the two of the top three high scoring teams this season with 64 and 63 goals respectively. In the last ten head to head matches, over 2.5 goals were scored in six of those matches. In the last four head to head matches played at Old Trafford, over 2.5 goals were scored in two of those matches. In the last nine matches that Manchester United has played across competitions, over 2.5 goals were scored in six of those matches. In the last ten matches that Leicester City has played across competitions, over 2.5 goals were scored in seven matches. Three of the last four home matches that Manchester United has played had over 2.5 goals scored. So, it is very likely that over 2.5 goals will be scored at 1.99 odds available at the Betway sportsbook.

Tip: 1st Goal – Manchester United @ 1.83

In the last six head to head matches, Manchester United has managed to find the back of the net first on five occasions. In the last four head to head matches played at Old Trafford, Manchester United scored the first goal in all four matches. Also, in the last five matches, Manchester United scored first on four occasions. Leicester City on the other hand have conceded first in five of the last seven matches that they have played across competitions. So, it is very likely that Manchester United will open the scoring at Old Trafford when they face Leicester City at 1.83 odds available at the Betway sportsbook.

Conclusion

The chance of winning the title is present for Manchester United but the probability is very steep as Manchester City is just one win away from the title. So, we could see both Manchester United and Leicester City playing for pride and for a top four finish.

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