Sports Betting. Leicester City vs Manchester United [05.02.17] : Red Devils to execute Foxes

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Sports Betting. Leicester City vs Manchester United [05.02.17] : Red Devils to execute Foxes

Premier League

Matchday 24

05.02.2017

Bet: Total Match Goals Under 2.5

Despite 14-matches series without a single defeat Manchester United has rooted to the 6th place in standings. In recent Premier League games the team slowed down drawing three times. However, sports betting experts admitted that before The Red Devils won six matches in a row. Such situation is due to tiredness of Man Utd players because of EFL Cup semifinals and FA Cup third and fourth rounds. So José Mourinho’s side continues to battle in every tournament. That’s why bookies named it as a favourite at betting odd of 1.70.

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At the same time Leicester City is considered to be an obvious underdog at betting odds of 5.50. Moreover, the Draw is evaluated by 3.75. Such forecast is closely related to the latest results of The Foxes. There were three defeats in a row in Premier League as the only point in January had been earned a month ago as well as the last win. So placing bets you need to remember that Claudio Ranieri’s side is struggling for the surviving in the elite because the relegation zone is very near.

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Sports betting experts noted that completely frustrated results of Leicester City coincided with departure of Islam Slimani’s and Riyad Mahrez’s departure for Cup of African Nation 2017. However, Algeria eliminated from the tournament that’s why Algerians have already returned to Claudio Ranieri as reinforcements. It’s very crucial for the Foxes because this year the team couldn’t score a single in Premier League – four matches in a row. So such bets should be considered as “Both Teams To Score: No” (1.73) or “Teams To Score: Man Utd Only” (2.50).

As to goal performance it’s doubtful that many precise strikes to happen. Leicester City is in deep crisis (despite the proximity of relegation zone), especially in attacking line. At the same time Manchester United has no resources to make enchanting spectacle. The Red Devils need to get an ordinary win in order to be in the race for Champions League zone. So it’s logically to take Total Match Goals Under 2.5 at betting odds of 1.70.