Manchester United v Stoke Betting Tips Preview And Match Odds

Manchester United v Stoke Betting Tips Preview And Match Odds

by 31st January 2016

Manchester United v Stoke Premier League Match Preview, Predictions, Betting Odds And Tips

Manchester United 8/11 – Draw 5/2 – Stoke 4/1
Betting odds for Manchester United v Stoke shown are this week from Corals and are subject to change

Kick Off – 20.00pm Tuesday 2nd February 2016

Manchester United host Stoke at Old Trafford on Tuesday night in the Premier League, as the home side look to build on an FA Cup win last time out.
Last time out Manchester United recorded a 3-1 fourth round FA Cup victory at Championship Derby County. The win should lift spirits at Old Trafford, after the Red Devils suffered a 1-0 home defeat against Southampton last time out in the top-flight.
The defeat against Southampton left United five points behind fourth-place Tottenham and ten points behind league leaders Manchester United.
Stoke went out of the FA Cup fourth round with a 1-0 defeat Crystal Palace last time out and the Potters form has been inconsistent of late. The Potters have now failed to win any of their last three games in all competitions.
Mark Hughes side are currently are currently ninth in the Premier League, but are just four points behind fifth-place United in the table. The former-Red Devils striker will be looking to record a rare win over his old club.

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Wayne Rooney is back in the goals so we take him to be first goalscorer – 5/1 with Corals

Facts And Figures

Manchester United have dominated the 15 Premier League games between these two teams, recording 11 victories. Stoke have recorded two wins and two games have finished in draws.
At Old Trafford, United have won all seven of the Premier League games between the two teams.
Stoke have won just two of the last eight meetings between these two teams, but that one win came last these two teams meet on Boxing Day 2015.
Mark Hughes has a poor managerial record against his old club. The Welsh boss has faced United on 21 occasions, suffering 12 defeats, drawing five times and winning just four times.
Manchester United have won the last seven meetings against Stoke at Old Trafford in all competitions. The Red Devils have also scored two or more goals in those seven victories.
There has been over 2.5 goals scored in six of United’s last seven home games against the Potters.

Team Selection & News

Manchester United have a number of injury problems going into this clash. Defenders Luke Shaw, Antonio Valencia and Marcos Rojo have been ruled out along with Ashley Young. Defenders Phil Jones and Matteo Darmian join German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger on the doubtful list.
Stoke have a number of injury problems heading to Old Trafford. Former-United centre-back Ryan Shawcross is sidelined by injury along with veteran ‘keeper Shay Given, defender Marc Wilson and midfielder Charlie Adam.
Defender Geoff Cameron and Austrian winger Marko Arnautovic are also both doubts, with the latter expected to recover in time to feature.

Possible Manchester United team line-up: De Gea, Darmian, McNair, Smalling, Blind, Schneiderlin, Fellaini, Herrera, Mata, Martial, Rooney

Possible Stoke City team line-up: Butland, Johnson, Wollscheid, Muniesa, Pieters, Whelan, Afellay, Walters, Shaqiri, Arnautovic, Bojan

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Manchester United v Stoke Match Prediction

The weekend FA Cup victory will have helped Manchester United’s confidence heading into this game against a resilient Stoke team. The home side should now have enough confidence to record a win in this game.

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