Betting. Manchester United vs Wigan Athletic [29.01.17] : Red Devils go for another cup

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Betting. Manchester United vs Wigan Athletic [29.01.17] : Red Devils go for another cup

FA Cup

Fourth Round Proper


Bet: Teams To Score: Man Utd Only

On Thursday Manchester United have reached EFL Cup final despite the 2-1 defeat in second led semi from Hull City. That’s because The Red Devils obtain an aggregate advantage 3-2. However, such result alongside with two draws sports betting experts regard as slowing down after nine victories in a row in all competitions. Moreover, it was the first loss of José Mourinho’s side since the early November. Nevertheless, Man Utd is named by bookmakers’ offices as overdog at symbolic betting odds of 1.20.

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Especially since Wigan Athletic is a complete underdog from Championship. The team has recently got out from the relegation zone by winning two games in a row. So, specialists suppose that The Latics will place bets on league performance rather than FA Cup. After all its results began to improve since Warren Joyce’s side overcame Nottingham Forest in Third Round. But it is so fragile and bookies think that Wigan will sacrifice Cup for the Championship’s sake. So Tics betting odds are very high of 17.00, the Draw has 7.00 odds.

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Sports betting experts noted that Manchester United this season shows very solid performance on Old Trafford having won 12 games out of 18 alongside with 5 draws and a single defeat in all competitions. Moreover its defence will be strengthen by Ivorian Eric Bailly who returned from Cup of African Nation 2017. At the same time Wigan Athletic will be hard even to score a single goal, the team has problems in attack with serious opponents. So gamblers may consider such bets as “Both Teams To Score: No” (1.61) or “Teams To Score: Man Utd Only” (1.75).

Risky punters may also choose Match Handicap Man Utd -2 Goals at betting odds of 2.25. Another variant is “Match To Be 2-0 At Any Point” (1.57). You may also try “Both Teams To Score: No and Over 2.5 Goals” at odds of 3.00. Usually Manchester United treats cup tournaments very seriously. Reading from Championship was destroyed 4-0 in Third Round. That’s why such fate may await for Wigan Athletic despite Devils’ tiredness after EFL Cup semi-final.