Manchester United vs Manchester City is one of the biggest Premier League fixtures of the season. The two rivals clash this weekend in the Manchester derby, and both sides will need all three points to get their title challenges back on track. United have been out of form recently, while City have also dropped points in recent weeks. Who will come out on top in the highlight of the Premier League this weekend? Our Manchester United v Manchester City Premier League Betting Preview 06/11/2021 tries to find out. The fixture will take place at 12:30 pm at Old Trafford, and Sky Sports will broadcast the match.
Man United fell short once again with a 2-2 away draw against Atalanta in mid-week. United came from behind twice to earn a point in Italy. The result followed a comfortably 3-0 win against Spurs in the Premier League. Man City were stunned by a 2-0 home loss against Crystal Palace on Saturday. But the Citizens responded with a resounding 4-1 home win against Club Brugge in the Champions League. The victory ended the Citizen’s two-match winless streak after they were eliminated from the EFL Cup by West Ham. United midfielder Paul Pogba is suspended, and defenders Raphael Varane (hamstring) and Victor Lindelof (knock) are doubtful. City’s midfielder Fernan Torres (ankle) and Aymeric Laporte (suspended) will not feature this weekend.
Due to United’s dip in form this season, and with City not at their unbeatable best, the matchwinner odds are intriguing for the Manchester derby. A home win for United appears to be a long shot, which is no surprise as they have lost two of their last three home matches in the Premier League. United have also lost four of their last six at home against City, and Unibet have the best odds of 4/1 for a United win. A draw is slightly more likely at 3/1, provided by SBK. However, these sides rarely draw as United have drawn twice in their last 13 and City have two stalemates in their last 10. The best value this weekend is to back the Citizens. Pep Guardiola’s side have won three of their last four away in the Premier League, including impressive wins at Chelsea and Leicester (1-0) and a 4-1 win at Brighton. Spreadex have the best odds for an away win, with 3/4.
Under/Over Total Goals
Recent fixtures between these sides have produced low scoring encounters, but United and City have been among the goals this season. This makes for interesting viewing in the under/over total goals market. The last five head to heads have ended in under 2.5 goals. City have also seen scorelines of 2-0 and 0-0 in two of their last three. Under 2.5 goals has the best value this weekend, and BetVictor will return 7/5 odds. But, a more likely choice is a higher scoring match. United have seen over 2.5 goals in their last five, and they have conceded in 14 of their last 15 at Old Trafford. City have scored two or more goals in their last two away in the Premier League. Given United’s inability to keep the ball out and City’s goalscoring talent, going with VBet’s 8/13 odds is the best option this weekend.
United and City have several world-class players in their ranks who can make a difference in the top games. The Citizens have spread out their goals among the squad this season. But Phil Foden and Riyad Mahrez come into this derby in top form. Mahrez has scored four goals in as many starts recently, and Foden has three in his last five matches. The pair are backed at the same odds of 2/1 by Unibet (Mahrez) and SBK (Foden). One player who cannot be ignored on the big stage is United’s, Cristiano Ronaldo. With three goals in his last two matches and eight in seven for club and country, the Portuguese is likely to net again. Unibet will return the best odds at 15/8 for Ronaldo to score anytime.
United will need to be absolutely faultless to get anything against City this weekend. The odds are stacked against United, and City have a good record at Old Trafford, but could an upset be on the cards? Only time will tell but we do hope you have enjoyed reading our free Manchester United v Manchester City Premier League Betting Preview 06/11/2021 and have found it useful. Please remember though that although we do try and find honest betting tips with good betting value, we can never guarantee our tips will produce winnings bets, but we do think our approach gives a good chance of making long term betting profits. We also hunt out the best betting odds at the time of writing to try and maximise any potential betting profits. Another thing you could maybe look at doing to improve any potential profits is look at claiming the best bookies free bets and betting offers they offer new customers. On our homepage we list all the best free bet offers and free bets and also full online bookmakers reviews so you can find the best free bets and bookies site for you. Whatever you do bet on though, please do so responsibly, stay within your limits and keep it fun. Good luck.