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Manchester United vs Liverpool Betting Tips 14/05/2021

Teams Status

Manchester United will be playing after a break of just two days after their mid-week match against Leicester City. They are currently doing well in the English Premier League as they are placed in the second position with 70 points from 34 matches as they have won 20 matches, drawn ten and lost four matches. They have scored as many as 67 goals and have conceded just 36 goals. They have scored the second most number of goals this season in the Premier League. They have the fourth-best home record as they have nine wins, three draws and four losses in the 16 home matches. Bruno Fernandes is the team’s leading goal scorer with 17 goals in the English Premier League and he is well supported by Marcus Rashford. He is also the team’s leading assist provider with 11 assists. Anthony Martial and Phil Jones could miss the Liverpool clash over the weekend due to injuries.

Liverpool on the other hand are coming on the back of three back to back draws and a win over Southampton. They are currently in the sixth position still fighting for the top five spots. They have played 34 matches and have won 16 matches, drew nine and lost nine matches, accumulating 57 points in the process. They are just one point behind West Ham United. They have the sixth best away record with seven wins, six draws and three losses in the 16 matches that they have played on the road. They have scored as many as 57 goals in the 34 matches and have conceded 39 goals. Mohamed Salah has taken up the bulk of the scoring load as the Egyptian has netted 20 goals so far in the league. Sadio Mane and Diogo Jota have chipped in with eight goals. Four Liverpool players are topping their assists list with five assists each. They have as many as seven players in the injury list with Nathaniel Phillips, Divik Origi, Caoimhin Kelleher, Joel Matip and Joe Gomez, Virgil Van Dijk and Jordan Henderson on that list.

What Do the Sportsbooks Say?

According to the 10Cric sportsbook, Liverpool are the favorites to win the match and are placed at 2.10, Manchester United are placed at 3.10 and the draw is at 3.80 odds. Liverpool are placed at 2.20 according to the Dafabet sportsbook, Manchester United are placed at 3.20 and the draw is at 3.85 odds. According to the Betway sportsbook, Liverpool are placed at 2.15, Manchester United are placed at 3.10 and the draw is at 3.75 odds.


Tipster’s Angle

An exciting contest on the cards when the two Premier League heavyweights go head to head at Old Trafford. It’s all even stevens in the head to head matches, but Manchester United have an edge by considering the recent form.

Tip: Total Goals Under 2.5 @ 2.10

In the last five head to head matches, under 2.5 goals were scored in four of those matches. Also, under 2.5 goals were scored in two of the last three head to head matches hosted at Old Trafford. In the last 11 matches that Manchester United has played across competitions, under 2.5 goals were scored in six of those matches. Even three of the last five matches that Manchester United has played at home had under 2.5 goals scored in them. While Liverpool has seen under 2.5 goals in eight of the last 11 matches that they have played across competitions. Apart from that, under 2.5 goals were scored in three of the last five away matches that Liverpool has played. So, it is very likely that under 2.5 goals will be scored at 2.10 odds available at the Betway sportsbook.

Tip: Manchester United To Win or Draw @ 1.66

In the last five head to head matches, Manchester United has won one match, Liverpool won one and the other three matches ended in a draw. Manchester United are unbeaten in the last three head to head matches played at home including one win and two draws. In the last 11 matches that Manchester United has played across competitions, they have lost just one match. They have won five and drew one match in their last five home matches. Liverpool on the other hand, have five wins, three losses and three draws. Also, they have won two, lost one and drew one match in the last four matches that they have played on the road. So, it is very likely that Manchester United will salvage at least a point at 1.66 odds available at the Betway sportsbook.

Conclusion

Manchester United is more likely to finish in the second spot and also could focus on the Europa League. But Liverpool has nothing else to worry about apart from the top five finish in the Premier League, so they could go for all three points.

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