Manchester United vs Manchester City: EPL Game Preview

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Manchester United tries to get back on track when they host Manchester City in a very intriguing Premier League clash on Saturday. Manchester United is coming off a 3-2 road loss against RB Leipzig in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday while Manchester City beat Fulham 2-0 in the Premier League last Saturday. Manchester United is sixth in the Premier League with 19 points in 10 games while Manchester City is seventh with 18 points in 10 games. The game will be played behind closed doors because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.

Dafabet Picks

Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Manchester United: 4.40
• Manchester City: 1.78
• Draw: 4.10

• Manchester United: +0.5, +1 (1.90)
• Manchester City: -0.5, -1 (2.03)

• Over 2.5, 3 (1.87)
• Under 2.5, 3 (2.03)

Key Points to Consider

Last 6:

Manchester United, coming off a 3-2 road loss against RB Leipzig in the UEFA Champions League, have 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws in their last 6 games overall. Manchester City, coming off a 2-0 home win against Fulham in the Premier League, have 3 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in their last 6 games overall.

Momentum: Manchester City has been on an upward trend — winning their last 3 games overall.

Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on March 8, 2020 and Manchester United won 2-0.

Projected Leaders

For Manchester United, Anthony Martial has a 24.26 percent chance to score. He averages 1.27 shots overall per sim, 0.63 shots on goal per and 0.28 goals per sim.

For Manchester City, Gabriel Jesus has a 32.46 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 2.5 shots overall per sim, 1.25 shots on goal per and 0.4 goals per sim.

Analyst’s Pick


Three-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on a draw total in this one. Average score in simulations is Manchester City 1.35 to Manchester United 0.93.

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