Sports Betting. Manchester United vs Watford [11.02.17] : the Hornets make a bold push for a win

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Sports Betting. Manchester United vs Watford [11.02.17] : the Hornets make a bold push for a win

Premier League

Matchweek 25


Bet: Watford +2

Despite being held to three draws in the last four Premier League games Manchester United have moved closer to the top 4 in the table. The betting experts notice that with Tottenham and Liverpool facing each other this weekend Jose Mourinho’s side have a good opportunity to catch up with their opponents. Besides, confirming sports betting predictions the Red Devils have made it to the EFL Cup final where they are to meet with Southampton in a fortnight.

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Despite sports betting companies’ skepticism Watford have won back-to-back matches for the first time since September. Mazzarri’s team have unexpectedly blown out Arsenal (2-1) at Emirates and then the Hornets have overcome Burnley at home (2-1). So at this moment Watford sit in the middle of the Premier League table – on the 10th position. However, according to the betting markets’ estimations, they are supposed to lose the upcoming game, regardless their recent success.

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While choosing a bet it’s worth keeping in mind the fact that Watford have made a big stir back in September while welcoming Man United. The Hornets got a convincing 3-1 win, that’s why Mourinho’s men are eager to get revenge. The betting experts remind that the Red Devils are unbeaten in their last 15 fixtures. What’s more, United have suffered only one defeat at Old Trafford so far this season. As for Watford, they don’t impress much playing away from home, but at the same time they managed to beat Arsenal.

The bookmakers give preference to the hosts: Manchester United – 1,27, Draw – 6,30, Watford – 12,75. If we take a look at the head-to-head stats, the Hornets have been beaten in Manchester in the last 3 matches, scoring only once. However, United are now quite inconsistent, so it is recommended to bet on the “Asian Handicap Watford +2” (1,66). Besides, there is a good bet “Total Goals over 2,5” (1,65) as the Red Devils have seen over 2,5 goals in 8 of their last 9 games against the Hornets in all competitions. If you believe in Mourinho’s side, it’s worth considering the bet “Total Goals by Home Team over 2” (1,70).