Manchester City suffered a 3-0 loss against Liverpool in the midweek Champions League quarter-final game.
However, the team have been quite imperious when it comes to the Premier League and very able to claim a 3-1 win over Everton in the recent match at Goodison Park.
Manchester United picked up a 2-0 victory over Swansea City. This was yet another clean sheet for the Red Devils, who have the best defensive record at home this season.
The recent Manchester derby witnessed a 2-1 win for Manchester City at Old Trafford. United’s last trip to the Etihad stadium produced a dull goalless draw. Our betting tips and predictions expect a win for Manchester City.
Prediction and betting tip: Manchester City win at 1.90
Manchester City FC vs Manchester United FC – Match odds
Manchester United are at odds of 4.00 for a victory in this game. However, the Red Devils are not expected to come out successful – despite having managed wins at the Etihad stadium in the past. United have a poor away record this season with only eight victories in 15 matches. Meanwhile, Manchester City have been close to perfect with regards to games at the Etihad stadium this season. Apart from Everton, none of the teams have been able to come away from this trip with anything in their bag. Our preview would back a victory for Manchester City at 1.90
Manchester City win odds: 1.90
Manchester City vs Manchester United draw odds: 3.60
Manchester United win odds: 4.00
Manchester City FC vs Manchester United FC – Correct Score odds
This is expected to be a dull and tight encounter – even if Manchester City do not prefer playing this way. United are expected to make things difficult for the champions elect. This is likely to lower the total number of goals in the game, but City will still have enough in their locker to get a couple of goals. Our correct score prediction would opt for a Manchester City 2-0 win at 9.00
Manchester City FC vs Manchester United FC – Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
The difficult nature of this contest has been well documented. Manchester City and United are expected to play out a low scoring match, as has been the case when these two teams have come up against each other in the last three meetings at the Etihad stadium. Our total goals prediction would back under 2.5 goals at 1.95