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Premier League – Brentford vs Manchester United: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Premier League match between Brentford and Manchester United and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Brentford will have a visit from Manchester United in this Premier League clash on Wednesday as the Red Devils look to boost their title hopes. Ralf Rangnick’s men stand seventh in the table five points behind fourth-placed West Ham. Whereas, the Bees lie in the 14th spot, 10 points clear of the relegation zone.

Cristiano Ronaldo will be expected to make his return after a hip injury providing a touch of class in the starting XI. United are just starting to gather themselves, however, there’s still a long way to go before they get back to their best self. The hosts, on the other hand, look to bounce back from an unsteady form during the past few weeks.

Season facts for Brentford and Manchester United.

Facts are calculated for Premier League

  • Brentford has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches;
  • Brentford conceded in the last 17 of 19 matches;
  • Brentford conceded the last 8 matches in a row;
  • Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Brentford’s last 5 of 7 matches.
  • Manchester United unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row when playing away;
  • Manchester United scored the last 12 matches in a row when playing away;
  • Manchester United scored in the last 9 of 11 matches;
  • Manchester United conceded in the last 8 of 10 matches.

Lineup Brentford vs Manchester United

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Current form — Brentford v. Manchester United

The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Brentford hoping to bounce back

It has been up and down for Brentford going into this match as league results offer little sense of progress. Brentford have been a bit bleak in their last 3 matches, although it opened with a 4-1 victory against Port Vale. Unable to follow that up, they went down 4-1 against Southampton, before handing over all 3 points in a 3-0 defeat against Liverpool.

Manchester United looking for more

Yet to get back to their high standards, the Red Devils have struggled so far in the Premier League. In their last three games, they saw a bit of everything. Starting with a surprising loss to Wolves by 1-0, they beat Aston Villa by 1-0 later in the FA Cup Round 3 fixture. However, United could not hold against Steven Gerrard’s side as they managed a 2-2 draw in their latest encounter at Villa Park.

Whether your preferred betting strategy includes an accumulator or singles, there are good prices to be had. The form on both sides makes this seem like a relatively equal contest on paper. Manchester United have grabbed the role as fairly big favourites, though, with the bookies paying out a price of 1.87 for a win.

Brentford v. Manchester United — fixture history

The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

With Brentford being new to this division they obviously never played against Manchester United before in Premier League.

Full Time Betting

Bookmakers are offering the following odds for this match: Brentford to win pays out at 4.20, the best prize for a draw is 3.90, while an away win for The Red Devils returns you odds 1.87. Brentford claimed all three points 4 times in their last 10 home league matches, while also drawing 1 game along the way. They had to endure 5 defeats in this run of games. Manchester United won 4 of their last 10 league games away while drawing 4 times. They had to endure 2 defeats in this series of matches.

Both teams scored a goal in 5 of the last 10 home league matches for Brentford. Both teams also found the back of the net 7 times in the previous 10 league games away for Manchester United.


BTTS 1.75 vs 2.10 Over / Under – stats message


Over/Under Betting

The bookies believe in a match with plenty of goals, and if you believe so too, your best price is odds 1.85 on over 2.5 goals. That equals a 54% chance of this match having at least 3 goals. Should you prefer a low scoring bet your best odds are 2.05 for under 2.5 goals. The last 10 home league games of Brentford had an average of 2.4 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches, 6 went over 2.5 goals. Manchester United’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.9 goals per game. Meanwhile, 6 of Manchester United’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.

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