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Manchester United vs Crystal Palace Betting Tips, Preview & Odds - Red Devils to start season with a win

  • Manchester United entertain Crystal Palace to Old Trafford on Saturday
  • The Red Devils have beaten Crystal Palace in 17 of their last 22 EPL meetings 
  • Crystal Palace have lost 7 of their last 9 Premier League fixtures
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Manchester United kick off their Premier League season with a clash against Crystal Palace on Saturday evening. The Red Devils have had a short pre-season due to their involvement in the UEFA Europa League last month, so this could be an interesting encounter.

Manchester United Form & News


Manchester United did not lose in their final 14 league games of last season. That run saw them clinch 3rd spot in the English Premier League.

Following the conclusion of their league campaign, the Red Devils played in the latter stages of the UEFA Europa League, defeating LASK and Copenhagen to reach the semi-final.

Bruno Fernandes netted an early penalty against Sevilla, but they couldn’t see out the match, going down 2-1 in Koln.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s charges lost 1-0 in a pre-season friendly against Aston Villa last weekend.

Man United have fitness doubts over a number players including Paul Pogba. Axel Tuanzebe is injured with Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Brandon Williams and Luke Shaw fighting for starting spots.

Dean Henderson is back from his loan spell to challenge David De Gea for the goalkeeper spot.

New midfield signing Donny van de Beek is expected to make his full debut. Mason Greenwood might start on the bench after a horror week in the press.

Crystal Palace Form & News


Crystal Palace struggled at the end of last season, winning none of their last eight fixtures and losing seven.

Encouragingly, Roy Hodgson's side went unbeaten in five pre-season friendly clashes.

That form was carried into their Premier League opener last weekend when they won 1-0 at home against Southampton. Wilfried Zaha scored the only goal of the game.

The Eagles were knocked out of the League Cup in the second round by Bournemouth on Tuesday. The match ended 0-0 with winning 11-10 in the penalty shootout.

Centre back Mamadou Sakho featured off the bench at Bournemouth. Winger Eberechi Eze is close to making his full Premier League debut for Palace.

Manchester United vs Crystal Palace Head to Head


Manchester United hold a 30-7 advantage over Crystal Palace with 10 draws in 47 meetings.

Crystal Palace won 2-1 in Manchester last season, while the Red Devils won 2-0 in London.

Manchester United vs Crystal Palace Odds


Manchester United are priced at 1.33 to win the match, while Crystal Palace are available at 10.50. A draw pays 5.75.

Manchester United vs Crystal Palace Match Up


Manchester United will be rusty going into this fixture, but they have loads of attacking quality. Palace will go in with a defensive mindset, but United have the quality to break them down.

Manchester United vs Crystal Palace Stats


  • Man United have won 6 of their last 8 matches (English Premier League).
  • Man United have won to nil in 5 of their last 8 matches (English Premier League).
  • Man United have won 17 of their last 22 matches against Crystal Palace (English Premier League).
  • Man United have won by 2+ goals in 4 of their last 7 matches against Crystal Palace (English Premier League).
  • Crystal Palace have lost 7 of their last 9 matches (English Premier League).
  • Crystal Palace have lost to nil in their last 4 away matches (English Premier League).
  • Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has lost 14 of his last 18 matches against Man United.

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Where is Man United vs Crystal Palace being played?

Man United vs Crystal Palace is being played at Old Trafford in Manchester, England.

When is Man United vs Crystal Palace being played?

Man United vs Crystal Palace is being played at 18:30 SAST on Saturday 19 September 2020.

What competition are Man United vs Crystal Palace playing in?

Man United vs Crystal Palace are playing in the English Premier League.

What happened between Manchester United and Crystal Palace last season?

Crystal Palace won 2-1 in Manchester last season with the Red Devils winning 2-0 in London.

Verdict

Despite a lack of a real pre-season, I'm backing Manchester United to win the match.

Handicap Tip: Man United -1 Handicap Handicap @1.90 at Sportingbet - 2 Units
Win to Nil Tip: Man United Win to Nil Win to Nil @2.10 at betway - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: Man United Win 2-0 Correct Score @7.00 at Sportingbet - 1 Unit

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