Manchester United - Swansea Betting Preview: Hosts to put on a show for Sir Alex in final home game

Sunday sees the iconic Scot take charge of the Red Devils for the last time at Old Trafford, and our tipster is backing the hosts to win it in style with a 2/1 value bet
This week Sir Alex Ferguson announced that he would be retiring at the end of the season. After 26 years, the Scot will step aside and move up to be on the board of directors. In his final Premier League game at home, his team welcome the Capital One Cup winners Swansea City to Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon in what is bound to be an emotional occasion.

Swansea come into this match with only five away wins all season and one win in their last eight away from the Liberty Stadium, with half of those games being losses.

Michael Laudrup’s men did win on their travels last time out, beating Wigan midweek 3-2. Unsurprisingly, though, Laudrup’s team are underdogs at 21/2 (11.50) with BetVictor to go against the script and win at Old Trafford.

Since winning the Premier League against Aston Villa last month, United are yet to record a win. They drew away to Arsenal in a lacklustre performance, then lost at home to Chelsea with a late goal.

You can be assured though that the squad will want to put on a show for Sir Alex Ferguson’s last match, with his side a short 2/7 (1.29) with BetVictor to win. The same firm price the draw at 19/4 (5.75).

Despite scoring three goals in midweek against some Sunday league-level defending, Swansea have struggled to score on the road.

Laudrup’s men have failed to hit the net in five of their last eight away games. Add to that the fact that United have kept a clean sheet in four of their last six home matches, and both teams to score ‘No’ at 9/10 (1.90) with BetVictor seems like a fantastic price.

For those looking for more value, the handicap market is worth betting on. With Sir Alex Ferguson wanting to go out on a high, expect the players to dig deep and put on a performance in front of the home crowd, with Man United -2 handicap 2/1 (3.00) with BetVictor certainly worth investing in.

Both teams to score 'NO' at 9/10 (1.90) with Bet Victor
Manchester United to win -2 handicap at 2/1 (3.00) with Bet Victor

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