Chelsea vs. Manchester United: EPL Game Preview


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Chelsea hosts Manchester United on Sunday in what promises to be the game of the week in the Premier League. Chelsea is coming off a 3-0 road win against Leicester City on Saturday while Manchester United lost 4-1 on the road against Watford last Saturday. Chelsea leads the Premier League with 29 points in 12 games while Manchester United is in seventh place with 17 points in 12 games.

The player to watch in this game is Romelu Lukaku. Chelsea’s Belgian striker has played seven games this season and he has three goals. Look for Lukaku to find more rhythm as the campaign progresses and this home game can help him. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.

Dafabet Picks

Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Chelsea: 1.61
• Manchester United: 5.60
• Draw: 4.00

• Chelsea: -0.5, -1: 1.75
• Manchester United: +0.5, +1: 2.17

• Over 2.5: 2.00
• Under 2.5: 1.88

Key Points to Consider

Last 5: Chelsea, coming off a 3-0 road win against Leicester City last Saturday, have 4 wins, 1 draw and 0 losses in their last 5 Premier League games. Manchester United coming off a 4-1 road loss against Watford last Saturday, have 4 losses, 1 win and 0 draws in their last 5 Premier League games.

Momentum: Chelsea has been on an upward trend — with 4 straight wins in the Premier League.

Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on February 28 and the game ended on a 0-0 draw.

Projected Leaders

For Chelsea, Ben Chilwell has a 31.04 percent chance to score. He averages 0.91 shots overall per sim, 0.61 shots on goal per and 0.37 goals per sim.

For Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo has a 30 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 2.04 shots overall per sim, 1.16 shots on goal per and 0.36 goals per sim.

Analyst’s Pick

Chelsea Moneyline.

Three-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Manchester City in this one. Average score in simulations is Chelsea 2.07 to Manchester United 0.85.

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