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Where To Put Your Money vs Villa

United will be desperate to correct their midweek slip-up at Wigan when they host struggling Aston Villa at Old Trafford on Sunday and they are long odds-on at a best of 1.25 with Betfred and Paddy Power to get back to winning ways.

The Premier League leaders suffered a shock 1-0 defeat at the DW Stadium, allowing second-placed City to cut their lead to five points with five games to play.

They now find themselves under unexpected pressure, but this represents a golden opportunity for they look to widen the gap once more.

Sir Alex Ferguson side, who had stormed to eight consecutive wins ahead of Wednesday’s upset, have only lost twice at Old Trafford this season and have not dropped a point there since New Year’s Eve.

They have also conceded just one goal in that period, and Alex McLeish’s men are currently 15th in the table and six points clear of safety but have won just one of their last 10 league encounters.

The Midlanders were held 1-1 at home to Stoke on Easter Monday and have only won on one of their last 26 visits to Old Trafford.

That’s grim reading for their fans, especially as the  Red Devils have scored three or more in six of their last eight PL games at home against the Villans.

They have also won every won all nine Premier League games that Paul Scholes has started this season, and the evergreen midfielder is expected to feature again after being rested in their midweek defeat.

It really should be a case of how many United win by, and I expect them to put two or three past Villa without reply.

A 2-0 scoreline is a 6.5 shot with Betfred, while 3-0 can be backed at 7.5 with the same firm and Paddy Power.

Asheley Young looks a bit of value to net the opener at 7.5 with bet365, and is a big looking 2.63 with Boylesports and Betfred to net anytime.

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33 Comments

  1. CedarsDevil says:

    The lucky charm thread is back……. 4 nil United

  2. Costas says:

    Yay! Now I know we are going to win on Sunday. :D

  3. JohnCooperClarke'sPsychedelicBreakfast says:

    Scholey’s back, 3-0 UTD.

  4. wayne says:

    Adim i hope you understand the gravity of not having the lucky betting thread before Wigan,if Utd don’t win the title it’s all your fault.By missing that one game you could’ve jinxed the thread and no more luck,
    Hope you can live with what you might’ve done

  5. FletchTHEMAN says:

    Cedars and Costas………….. unbelievable [hangs head] :(

  6. KVN says:

    Yeah, no need to worry or panick. I think Norwich will either win or draw against City. And on sunday
    I firmly believe United will win and score a lot of goals along the way.

  7. James21 says:

    Keep your money or stick it on the National.

  8. fastbackace says:

    dont understand how fergie can say AM is a good manager… he’s only ever gotton 33 wins in the epl… 33… but if fergie says he’s a good coach he must be… what a load of bullshit. hope u man u scores 10. maybe he’ll get fired then.

  9. CedarsDevil says:

    Beware the wrath of the REDS, be afraid, be very afraid

  10. Phil Jones shagged Max's mum! says:

    :D

  11. MG says:

    Thank you Admin we really missed you last time out.

    Apologies for being so naughty towards you

    Get in – city are going to fuck up United are coming to win and Admin is going to get an ROM signed card and chocolates and champagne.

    Flowers if you are m’lady?

    :lol:

  12. MG says:

    However.

    Still keep the money, spend it on fruit pastilles instead.

    :lol:

  13. Max says:

    Come on U young Red Devils! All the best lads! MUFC lineup – Sutherland, Grimshaw, Ioannou, Blackett, Barmby, Rudge, Pearson, Van Velzen, Daehli, Wilson.

  14. Max says:

    U18 bench vs Chelsea: Jacob, Ekangamene, Byrne, Hendrie, Dalley

  15. i love manchester united says:

    come on manchester united you can beat villa !!!!! i believe in you

  16. James21 says:

    Viva MG
    Wise words. Now stop flirting with Admin or I’ll tell Dr G. :P

  17. MG says:

    James.

    Me a flirt?

    Never!

    Why would you think that?

    :lol:

  18. Max says:

    Correction. This is the team – United FAYC XI: Sutherland, Grimshaw, Blackett, Ioannou, McCullough, Pearson, Barmby, Rothwell, Byrne, Dæhli, Van Velzen #mufc

    Subs: Hendrie, Jacob, Wilson, Ekangamene, Rudge #mufc

  19. James21 says:

    Viva MG
    I’ve just been flirting with a Bhut Jolokia curry. Talk about Napalm in the mouth.

  20. MG says:

    James

    :lol:

    Was it shock and awe?

    :lol:

  21. James21 says:

    MG
    Both mate. It was amazingly good.

    I was wondering what that Chelsea fan is saying to Beckham.

    ‘Cedars? Cedars? Who the Fak is Cedars?’
    Maybe Arry or mankini knows.

  22. James21 says:

    Damn Getting my threads mixed up. Just posted part of above comment on the right thread FAO MG.

  23. UnitedThoughts1 says:

    Young behind Rooney for me:

    DDG
    Rafa Rio Evans Evra
    Scholes Carrick
    Young
    Valencia Rooney Nani

    Early breakthrough and off we go! Start the game with pace and get into them
    Attack! Attack! Attack!

  24. Redbilly says:

    I hope this still applies: Aston vanilla, anyone can lick em :-) fingers crossed

  25. i love manchester united says:

    god how i wish our team had tevez and ronaldo in it again.

  26. JC says:

    Loved (and still do) CR7 but you’re surely having a laugh about cunTevez, if not it’s time to put the pipe down pal.

  27. mancdub says:

    United to win both halves 6/4 with Paddy Power. The only sensible bet out there. It’s not worked out a couple of times lately though. Wigan and Blackburn. But generally I do ok with it.
    Stay away from the bookies kids. It an extremely expensive hobby. Stick to drugs. It’s cheaper :)

  28. JacquesTheRed says:

    In a way I am happy at the poor performances we have been putting in lately. Our manager, great as he may be, is not always right. Does anyone really think that Welbeck is better than Berba?

  29. Manutdheartattack says:

    The constant chopping and cutting is what has got us this year. Some of it is explained by injuries, but. Decisions like not even having scholes as a sub makes you scratch your head. Same to why Rafael was out. Sometimes just leaving a winning combo alone is what we need

  30. Barracuda says:

    The villa game could be a tricky one. Lets hope Mcleish goes for a defensive tactic rather than a high tempo pressing game, which clearly we have no answer to.

    2 – 0 welbeck and nani scoring

  31. bobkoh says:

    Truly squeaky bum time for me as I’ve been traumatised by the Wigan result. It was a collective downgrade in performance. Rooney could have kept up with Shaun Maloney to prevent him taking that shot. If Roo scores on Sunday, all is forgiven though. Come on, the Red Devils!

  32. Albert Ross says:

    3 points required.

    No potential cash windfall from any bet I could place has more importance than the 3 points.

    Come on United, bring it home!

  33. Albert Ross says:

    Well done lads!

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