Manchester United vs Chelsea Match Preview and Prediction
Coming up this Saturday afternoon (UK time), Chelsea go to Old Trafford to challenge Manchester United at 5:30pm in a Premier League match.
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Read on for preview, match prediction and betting tip.
The detail in the preview introduces the most important stats and analytics in this fixture and describes the logic behind the pick.
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Betting Odds for Manchester United vs Chelsea
The backers of the home team can get 2.5 about Manchester United with Unibet; backers of the visitors are offered 2.87 to get with Chelsea with Betfair Sportsbook. For the stalemate, Unibet will give you 3.65 for the draw.
On the Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.67 with William Hill. The standout price for Under 2.5 goals is 2.3 via Bet365.
These are the standout odds for the BTTS market. If you think both teams will score, "Yes" is currently available at 1.57 with William Hill; "No" is available at 2.62 at Bet Victor.
Head To Head
Manchester United played Chelsea in July; it was a FA Cup clash. The winners after 90 minutes were Chelsea with a score of 1-3.
Over the last decade, these two sides have played 30 times. Manchester United have won in 11 of these, while Chelsea have won 10 times. The other 9 matches ended in a draw.
In their head-to-head, there has been an average of 2.63 goals in this particular clash. Manchester United have scored an average of 1.37; Chelsea have scored an average of 1.27.
Reviewing the home ground performance in this match-up, whichever side has been home has won 36% of the matches between them. The visiting side has won 33% in this head-to-head record.
Right now Manchester United have 6 points in Premier League. They are in 15th position.
In their recent form over the last year, they have played 46 matches. They have 26 wins; 8 draws; and 12 losses. This gives Manchester United a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 56%-17%-26%.
In this period, they have an average of 1.96 goals for, and 1.02 goals against.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 55% (11 wins) from the latest 20 home fixtures. 20% (4) of these home games have been a draw, with the remaining 25% (5) being a loss for the home side.
On average they have scored 2.05 goals when playing at home in this same period and they have conceded 1.15.
Their most recent 7 matches have seen them score.
The away team has 8 points in the Premier League, which puts them in 8th position.
In their recent form over the last year, they have played 39 matches. They have 18 wins; 10 draws; and 11 losses. This gives Chelsea a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 46%-25%-28%.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.85 goals for, and 1.31 goals against.
When away from home in this period, they have a win rate of 44% (8 wins). There have been 18 away fixtures. 33% (6) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 22% (4) being a loss.
On average they have scored 1.83 times when away in this period. They have conceded 1.44.
In their last ten matches they have averaged 2.4 goals per match - 4 of these matches have been wins for them. Of these ten games, 6 of them have seen both sides score. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 7 from their last ten.
Ultimately, Frog has found no reason to make this team the value play in this match-up. Frog would need longer odds than this.
Frog's betting tip for Manchester United vs Chelsea
Frog thinks that Manchester United can win this match and the tip comes with a decent rating. Go to Unibet if you want to take their price of 2.5. Here we have a team making it a habit of scoring.
For this verdict, Frog thinks Manchester United will see off Chelsea. It is one of today's gold picks.