So, after a routine EFL Cup against Nottingham, Manchester United look to return to winning ways in the Premier League when they take on Crystal Palace. Our sportsbook offers the best markets and bonuses in the English top-flight league.
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Man United: Defending their home
Man United have 90 minutes separating themselves and (potentially) their first trophy since 2017, booking their place in the EFL Cup final courtesy of a 5-0 aggregate win over Nottingham Forest in the semifinals. Erik ten Hag’s side is rightly in high spirits entering this match.
They are probably out of the title race (now trailing leaders Arsenal by 11 points), so their main objective is to finish in the top four to play in the Champions League next season. Meanwhile, there’s the small matter of Europa League first-leg tie away at Barcelona in less than two weeks.
The Red Devils have excelled on home soil in recent months. They have won each of their last 12 games at Old Trafford across all of the competitions. The only match Marcus Rashford has failed to score in the Premier League since his Qatar return was that Palace game a fortnight ago. The England international will be determined to get on the scoresheet this time. We will include him in our soccer picks and parlays.
United will have to navigate the Premier League and Europa League clashes with Barcelona without Christian Eriksen, ruled out until at least April. Ten Hag reacted quickly by bringing in Marcel Sabitzer, arriving on deadline day (via Bayern Munich) to fill the void there.
Crystal Palace: Winless in four
It is fair to say not every Crystal Palace fan is overjoyed with the job Patrick Vieira is doing. They have been particularly poor on their travels. only two wins in nine Premier League road games.
There are challenging fixtures on the horizon, including United, Brighton & Hove Albion, Brentford, Liverpool, Aston Villa, Manchester City, and Arsenal in their next seven Premier League games. The Eagles now sit 12th in the standings, seven points clear of the relegation zone. However, they may be forced to start looking over their shoulders in the coming weeks if they continue their winless run. If you’re betting online then fade them.
They haven’t scored in recent games, drawing blanks (Tottenham, Chelsea and Newcastle) in January, their lone goal against United (reverse fixture) was an individual moment of brilliance.
Man United vs Crystal Palace Head-to-Head
The loss to Arsenal was United’s first defeat in seven league games (winning five in the process). Red Devils will attempt to maintain an unbeaten league run at Old Trafford that started after losing their first game of the season. Crystal Palace are averaging just 0.78 goals per league away game this term, scoring the first goal in just one of their last seven fixtures. Visitors lost only once in the last four mutual encounters against Man United at this venue. Tjhey haven’t conceded before halftime at home in the league since Matchday One.
Man United vs Crystal Palace Match Information
- Match: Man United (12-3-5) vs Crystal Palace (6-6-8)
- Day/Time: Saturday, Feb. 4th, 10:00 a.m. ET
- Location: Old Trafford, Manchester
- Man United vs Crystal Palace Live Stream: fubo.tv
Man United vs Crystal Palace Betting Lines
Man United vs Crystal Palace Picks and Prediction
The Red Devils are heavily favored, priced at -250 on the three-way moneyline according to the latest soccer odds. Goal line is set at 2½. The Red Devils have been very tight at the back on home soil, having conceded only five league goals at Old Trafford this season. We will thus combine the moneyline with the goals market. Crystal Palace will definitely struggle with influential forward Wilfried Zaha injured here. Do not expect them to find the back of the net.
The Man United are listed at -260 in our Premier League lines. This means that if you wager $100 on Man United, you have a chance to win $38. The Crystal Palace are +750, offering a chance to win $750 on a $100 wager. The implied probability attached to the betting lines gives Man United a 72.22% chance to win, with Crystal Palace at 11.76%.