Two teams desperate for a win, for different reasons, clash on Sunday when Manchester United hosts Newcastle United. Manchester United is coming off a 1-1 road draw against West Bromwich Albion on Sunday while Newcastle United lost 2-0 on the road against Chelsea last Monday. Manchester United is in second place in the Premier League standings with 46 points in 24 games while Newcastle United is in 17th place with 25 points in 24 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.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Manchester United: 1.28
• Newcastle United: 10.00
• Draw: 5.80
• Manchester United: -1.5, -2 (2.07)
• Newcastle United: +1.5, +2 (1.86)
• Over 3 (1.91)
• Under 3 (1.99)
Key Points to Consider
Last 6: Manchester United, coming off a 1-1 road draw against West Bromwich Albion on Sunday, have 3 draws, 2 wins and 1 loss in their last 6 Premier League games. Newcastle United, coming off a 2-0 road loss against Chelsea last Monday, have 4 losses, 2 wins and 0 draws in their last 6 Premier League games.
Momentum: Newcastle United has been on a downward trend — with 4 losses in their last 6 Premier League games.
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on October 17, 2020 and Manchester United won 4-1.
For Manchester United, Bruno Fernandes has a 57.7 percent chance to score. He averages 3.17 shots overall per sim, 1.89 shots on goal per and 0.87 goals per sim.
For Newcastle United, Dwight Gayle has a 12.56 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 0.58 shots overall per sim, 0.25 shots on goal per and 0.13 goals per sim.
Four-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on the total in this one. Average score in simulations is Manchester United 3.24 to Newcastle United 0.57.
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