Man City vs Manchester United Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
One of the greatest derbies that England has to offer is ahead of us. This Sunday, Manchester City will host Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium. This game is something that no football lover will miss as some of the biggest English Clubs battle for points and for honor.
Manchester City are placed first in the league with twenty-nine points from nine wins and two draws. They have a positive goal difference of +29. In the previous round, they faced Southampton and triumphed by the result of 6-1. Hoedt of Southampton scored an own-goal just six minutes into the clash. Aguero and Silva D. scored a goal each and Sterling added two goals of his own. On the other side, Ings was the only scorer from the penalty spot.
Manchester United hold the number seven spot at the table with twenty points from six wins, two draws, and three losses. After a poor start to the season, their form seems to be getting better and they are currently on a three-game unbeaten streak with a draw and two consecutive wins. One of those wins came against Bournemouth by the score of 1-2. Wilson opened the goal-scoring sheet in the eleventh minute of the outing and Martial managed to equalize in the thirty-fifth. Rashford was able to secure all three points for his team when he scored in the second minute of the second-half stoppage time.
The two teams have a long history between them, and in the recent past, Manchester United have been the better one. Out of the previous five matches that they’ve played, United have won three, drawn one, and the remaining outing went to Manchester City. In two of those five games we have seen both teams score and in them, they averaged 1.8 goals per match.
Man City don't have lots of missing players for this derby game. Claudio Bravo and Kevin De Bruyne are injured and they will not play on Sundays spectacle in Manchester. Eliaquim Mangala is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are available to play and all of them are eager to beat Red Devils in front of their fans.
On the other side Manchester United also do not have many missing players for the match. Diogo Dalot is injured and he will not play for sure. Romelu Lukaku, Antonio Valencia and Alexis Sánchez are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are available to play and they will play aggressive football from the first minute.
Possible starting lineups
Man City: Ederson; Mendy, Laporte, Stones, Walker; Silva, Fernandinho, Silva; Sterling, Aguero, Mahrez
Manchester United: De Gea; Young, Smalling, Lindelof, Shaw; Herrera, Matic, Pogba; Mata, Rashford, Martial
Man City vs Manchester United Prediction
What a great football game in England in Manchester and clash of the Titans. Both teams are highly motivated for the match and it will be an interesting game to watch and a perfect one to bet on. Manchester City play brilliant football, especially when play at Etihad. Man City have won their last 7 home matches and have scored at least two goals in these seven games. The Citizens like to play offensive football and it will be their main objective against Unites. They will try to score from the first minute and all players are eager to do their best to beat Reds. On the other side United play with some oscillating in form this season. But it is a big game for them and all players are highly motivated for the match. United have scored at least 2 goals in their last 4 matches in the Premier League, but this time it will not be their main objective. Mourinho will try to park the bus and win some points, but looks like United don't have any chance to collect a point from this derby.
However, our prediction and betting tips for the match Man City vs Man Utd Prediction: Both teams to score. We expect from both sides to score on Sundays derby in Manchester, but also expect from the Citizens to hammer Reds. We expect from Manchester City to score at least four goals. If you want to take a risk and win a big then can try to bet on Aguero and Sterling to score. Our risky bet goes on correct score 4-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.