Our betting experts preview the EFL Cup match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
Manchester United begin their title defense in the Carabao Cup with a home tie against Crystal Palace in the third round.
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Manchester United Form
Manchester United’s recent form saw them lose twice in their last three matches, falling 1-3 to Brighton and narrowly losing 4-3 to Bayern Munich. However, they bounced back with a 0-1 victory against Burnley. Impressively, Manchester United have been formidable in their past six matches at Old Trafford, winning five and losing only once. During this stretch, they scored 13 goals while conceding just three.
Crystal Palace Form
Crystal Palace’s recent form includes a 3-2 victory over Wolverhampton, a 3-1 loss to Aston Villa, and a goalless draw against Fulham in their last three matches. When it comes to their EFL Cup away performances, Crystal Palace have won twice but struggled with four losses and no draws in their last six outings.
Manchester United vs Crystal Palace Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Manchester United have scored in 36 of the last 38 home matches
- Manchester United have scored in 15 of the last 17 matches
- In 6 of the last 8 home matches Manchester United played, both teams scored
- Manchester United have conceded in 9 of the last 10 matches
- In 5 of the last 7 matches Manchester United played, both teams scored
- Crystal Palace have scored in 13 of the last 15 matches
- Crystal Palace have not lost 9 of the last 11 matches
- In the last 3 matches in a row Crystal Palace played, both teams scored
- In 7 of the last 9 Crystal Palace matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Crystal Palace have not lost the last 4 away matches in a row
Manchester United vs Crystal Palace – Players in Form
The clash between Manchester United and Crystal Palace also highlights the competition between Marcus Rashford and Jean-Philippe Mateta. Rashford has scored six goals in their previous six EFL Cup games, while Mateta has three goals in two outings.
Manchester United vs Crystal Palace Betting Tips
Manchester United claimed all three points five times in their last 10 home matches, while also drawing one along the way. They endured defeat in four of the games in this run. Crystal Palace won four of their last 10 games away, while drawing two and losing four in this series of matches.
Both teams to score
Manchester United scored the first goal of the match in four games from a possible ten. Crystal Palace scored the opening goal in four of a possible ten games. Crystal Palace should feel cheery over the chances of getting at least one goal this coming Tuesday, as Manchester United only managed two clean sheets in the previous 10 matches. Crystal Palace claimed three clean sheets in their last 10 games.
Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Manchester United’s last ten matches. They pulled off an average of 1.6 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Crystal Palace, who managed to score 1.4 times in those matches.
Match predictions: Manchester United vs Crystal Palace
To sum up, the upcoming match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace seems to be a good betting opportunity.