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Premier League: Leeds vs Manchester United – Betting preview

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Our betting analysts at Ace Football preview the Premier League round 23 game between Leeds and Manchester United and offer team news, stats, facts and the best betting suggestions for the match.

Much more than mere points are at stake when Leeds clash with rivals Manchester United in Premier League on Sunday at Elland Road.

While Manchester United are now third in the Premier League table after collecting 43 points in 22 rounds, Leeds trail them on 19 points. This leaves them as number 16 in the table after 21 rounds played.

Form: Leeds vs Manchester United

Leeds Form

It has been a bit of everything for Leeds in their previous three matches, where they first beat Accrington by 1-3. This was followed by a disappointing 1-0 defeat against Nottingham Forest before an encounter with Manchester United produced a 2-2 draw. The Whites claimed just a single measly home win from a possible six in the Premier League, which also saw them drawing two and losing three matches, in which they scored nine and conceded 12 goals.

Manchester United Form

Manchester United look well suited to take on any opponent presently, as their last three matches saw them gaining seven points. They ran out 2-0 and 2-1 winners against Nottingham Forest and Crystal Palace, respectively. Their winning streak ended against Leeds, who claimed a point in a 2-2 draw. Manchester United won twice, while also recording two draws, and two defeats in their last six away matches in the Premier League. The scoreline from these matches says nine goals were conceded and eight scored.

Betting facts for Leeds and Manchester United

Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on the data from the last couple of matches that Leeds and Manchester United played across all competitions.

  • In 8 of the last 9 home matches Leeds played, both teams scored
  • Leeds have conceded in 18 of the last 20 matches
  • In 8 of the last 9 Leeds home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Leeds have conceded in 11 of the last 13 home matches
  • Leeds have not won 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Manchester United have scored in 27 of the last 29 matches
  • Manchester United have won 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Manchester United have scored in 17 of the last 19 away matches
  • Manchester United have not lost 12 of the last 13 matches
  • Manchester United have won 8 of the last 10 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals

Players to watch: Leeds vs Manchester United

Wilfried Gnonto found the back of the net two times in the previous six Premier League games for Leeds, who won’t mind him striking again this coming Sunday. Punters will also be looking for Marcus Rashford to keep his current streak of five goals in his last six Premier League games going for Manchester United.

Betting markets: Leeds vs Manchester United

Full-time result

Leeds claimed all three points four times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing two along the way. They endured defeat in four of the games in this run. Manchester United won four of their last 10 games away, drawing two and losing four in this series of matches.

Both teams to score

Leeds scored the first goal of the match in four of their previous ten games. Manchester United scored the opening goal in six of the last ten away from home. Both teams have scored in the last 5 consecutive Manchester United games. Manchester United will feel optimistic about scoring this coming Sunday, with Leeds managing a measly two clean sheets in the previous 10 games. The latter fought their way to three clean sheets in their previous 10 games.

Total goals

Leeds performed an average of 1.6 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out seven times. Over 2.5 goals were scored in eight of the ten most recent games across all tournaments for Manchester United. They performed an average of 2.3 goals in these. Manchester United are on a fine streak of scoring at least one goal in their last 13 matches.

Betting tip: Leeds vs Manchester United

To sum up, the upcoming match between Leeds and Manchester United seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Premier League game.

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