With both Manchester United and Crystal Palace sitting comfortably mid-table, both will be out to strengthen their position when facing off this coming Sunday. Manchester United rank as number 7 in the table on 21 points after 14 matches. With 14 rounds behind them, The Eagles have amassed 16 points and sit 11 in the Premier League.
The Red Devils will be looking to open a further gap in the table on The Eagles when clashing in the Premier League on Sunday. The visitors will be eager to prevent exactly that from happening. They need to keep tap on their upcoming opponent.
Manchester United are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. The hosts this coming Sunday claimed a steady 13 goals in their previous 10 matches. An average of 1.3 goals per game. They simultaneously allowed their opponents 21 goals, or an average of 2.1 goals a game. They clawed out a clean sheet 1 times in this run.
The Eagles travel to their next Premier League match, averaging a lowly 1.4 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 14 goals, while also conceding 15 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.5 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 2 times.
Facts and figures for Manchester United vs Crystal Palace in Premier League.
- Manchester United conceded in the last 17 of 19 matches;
- Manchester United conceded the last 12 matches in a row at home;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Manchester United's last 5 of 7 matches;
- Manchester United scored in the last 6 of 8 matches.
- Crystal Palace did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
- Crystal Palace scored in the last 10 of 12 matches;
- Crystal Palace conceded in the last 8 of 10 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Crystal Palace's last 4 of 6 matches.
Current form — Manchester United v. Crystal Palace
Manchester United looking for more
Results have been pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for The Red Devils, who have performed more or less according to expectations. Manchester United looks in good shape before their upcoming match, as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last 3 matches, they first beat Villarreal by 2-0, before drawing 1-1 with Chelsea. They were back as winners last time out, when they took out Arsenal 3-2.
Crystal Palace hope to boost points tally.
Results have been pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Crystal Palace who have performed more or less according to expectations. Only a single point prevents Crystal Palace from having nothing to show for their previous 3 games. They claimed a point in a 3-3 draw against Burnley before getting trounced against Aston Villa by a 1-2 score. Last time out, more disappointment followed as Leeds ran out 1-0 winners.
Judging by the strong performances mentioned above, The Red Devils seem in with a good shot of another win against Crystal Palace. The bookmakers currently settle the price for a home win at 1.53. Should this price be too low, consider adding it to a nice accumulator. Does your betting strategy prefer the long shot, the odds for an away win are 7.00.
Manchester United v. Crystal Palace — fixture history
Betting on the draw would have earned you a sound profit the last time Manchester United played Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. The pair split the points in a 0-0 match, where no one managed to get the upper hand. The bookmakers naturally have prices available on the upcoming encounter. Betting on Crystal Palace will get you odds 7.00, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with a 14% chance of beating Manchester United.
You can get a price of 1.53, should you wish to add Manchester United to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy. Manchester United enter the match against Crystal Palace with a 6-2-2 record in their previous 10 encounters in the Premier League. This amounts to a 60% winning ratio for Manchester United, with The Eagles victorious in 20% of the last 10 encounters. Manchester United have had the upper hand against Crystal Palace in their 10 most recent matches. They will look to assert their dominance once again on Sunday.
Current standings in the Premier League
As the current Premier League standings shows us, the difference between the two teams is 5 points. Even though Crystal Palace cannot overtake Manchester United in the league standings right away, they will surely look to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. Manchester United, who are now number 7 with 21 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents on Sunday.
Man of the Moment
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Cristiano Ronaldo. He is one of the Manchester United players, who is showing decent form right now. He managed to find the back of the net 3 times in his most recent outing. Surely, he will want to add more goals against Crystal Palace.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Christian Benteke to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. Christian Benteke netted 3 goals for Crystal Palace in their latest matches.