Man Utd vs. Chelsea Betting Tips: Two bets as Red Devils look to secure Top-Four Finish
Live on Sky Sports, Manchester United host Chelsea in the Premier League this Thursday night at Old Trafford.
Man Utd need to avoid defeat in order to secure a Top-Four Finish, while visiting Chelsea are looking for some rare cheer in what has been a miserable season.
Tipster Wizard has previewed the action and supplied his two best bets.
The hosts sit 4th in the league table with 69 points, just one point behind 3rd placed Newcastle United with a game in hand.
Erik Ten Hag’s men just need one point to secure Champions League qualification for next season in their final two games of the season with both of them being played at home.
Having lost just once at Old Trafford all season, they will be confident they can secure their Champions League spot and even finish 3rd in the table.
After a run of two defeats without scoring a goal against Brighton and West Ham, they were able to bounce back with back-to-back victories over Wolves and Bournemouth, and will be favourites heading into this game against Chelsea.
As for the visitors, their troubled campaign took another dent after losing to Manchester City at the weekend, a result which means they can no longer finish any higher than 11th in the league table this season.
The Blues have now only won once in their last 10 league games and also possess a poor away record of just two wins in their last 13 games on the road.
However, the last five meetings between these two sides have remarkably all ended in draws, with their last meeting at Stamford Bridge earlier this season ending 1-1 for a third consecutive time.
An exciting Premier League clash awaits us and as usual, I have you covered with two of my best betting angles included in the preview below:
Martinez, Van de Beek, Tom Heaton, Sabitzer & Phil Jones are out for Man United while Rashford is doubtful.
Reece James, Mount, Badiashile, Cucurella, Broja, Chilwell, Kante, Koulibaly & Bettinelli & Kovacic are out for Chelsea.
Man United possible starting lineup:
De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Varane, Lindelof, Shaw; Casemiro, Eriksen; Antony, Fernandes, Sancho; Rashford
Chelsea possible starting lineup:
Kepa; Chalobah, Silva, Fofana; Azpilicueta, Fernandez, Loftus-Cheek, Hall; Gallagher; Havertz, Sterling
Man Utd vs Chelsea Tips
Bruno Fernandes is averaging 2.5 shots per game for Man Utd, registering at least two shots in his last eight consecutive league games and a massive 11 shots in just his last two games.
He also registered two shots in the reverse leg at Stamford Bridge.
As for goals, only three teams in the league have scored fewer away goals than Chelsea this season (17).
Combine that with the fact that Man Utd have conceded just eight goals at Old Trafford all season which is the lowest in the league and I just can’t see Chelsea scoring two goals here.
Combining these two selections gives us a solid bet builder at 4/5 and I am happy to stake 1pt on that as our main bet for this game.
Following on from our main selection, I am taking the higher line for the shots and Man Utd to keep a clean sheet for a high-risk high-reward bet which looks very much winnable.
Bruno has hit 3+ shots in his last three consecutive league games while United have kept a clean sheet in 11 of their 17 home games this season.
At 9/2, I am happy to stake a small 0.25pt stake on this bet builder as our second pick for this game.