Spurs v Man Utd Betting preview
Spurs will be hosting a revitalised Man Utd side under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer this Sunday, with that being said though this is the first real test the Norwegian will face since taking charge.
Can he make it six wins from six?
Let’s take a look at the key points before deciding what the best bet for this game might be.
- Spurs last 10 home games against teams situated in the Top 5 read W7 D0 L3 with 16 goals scored and 8 conceded
- When travelling to teams situated in the Top 6 of the table Man Utd have a record that reads W4 D1 L5 15 scored, 18 conceded
- Looking at the xG for Man Utd we can see the 3rd best team in the league at creating chances, Spurs are only slightly behind them in 5th place
- In terms of xGA (expected goals against) Both teams are almost identical
- Spurs have kept on 3 clean sheets in their last ten at Wembley, they came against Burnley (16th) Bournemouth (12th) and Cardiff (17th)
- Looking at Spurs xGA for their recent home games we also see they’re giving up a lot of chances to teams weaker than Utd.
- Against Southampton, they allowed 1.82 xG and 12 shots in their box
- Against Bournemouth, they won 5-0 but still gave up 1.22 xGA and 11 shots inside their box
- The against Wolves they got punished allowing 1.21 xGA (3 goals conceded) and 9 attempts inside their area
Possible starting XI’s
Man Utd: De Gea; Young, Lindelof, Jones, Shaw; Herrera, Matic; Lingard, Pogba, Martial; Rashford
Spurs: Lloris; Trippier, Sanchez, Alderweireld, Rose; Sissoko, Winks, Alli, Eriksen; Son, Kane
Verdict: With Solskjaer’s more entertaining brand of football we should expect goals at either end here. We have three Anytime Goalscorer Bets that we believe represent value.
- Marcus Rashford to score at 3.4 with Betfair
- Jesse Lingard to score at 4.5 with Betway/Boyles