Manchester United-Chelsea Betting Preview: Red Devils to soar above the Blues

Jose Mourinho’s army will be hoping to tame the Red Devils when they travel to Old Trafford for Monday’s English Premier League fixture

Manchester United will be hoping to make it two victories in two games when they host Jose Mourinho's Chelsea in their first home Premier League game on Monday. The Blues recorded victories in their first two games and would go six points clear of United if they secure a win on Monday night.

Manchester United have only won one of their last six games against Chelsea, with the Blues securing a 1-0 victory at Old Trafford in their last encounter in May. Ladbrokes is backing the host to secure the maximum points at a amazing odds of 11/8 (2.37).

With wins against Hull City and Aston Villa, Chelsea will be hoping to record their first away win against their Manchester based outfit. The Roman Army are available at 11/5(3.20) to emerge victorious.

The pair have not drawn a league fixture at this ground in six years, but you can get odds of 11/5(3.20) on them sharing the spoils this time out according to Ladbrokes.

David Moyes got off to an impressive start with a 4-1 win over Swansea in his first Premier League game in charge and is available at 2/1 (3.00) with  Ladbrokes  to win both halves against Mourinho’s men.

The Blues will be without Tomas Kalas and David Luiz due to injury while their new signing, Willian will be missing in action no thanks to work permit tale.

For Manchester United, Nani, Rafael, Javier Hernandez, Ashley Young, Darren Fletcher or Nick Powell will be unavailable while Jonny Evans will be facing a fitness test. Going by this, Chelsea is likely to win either half at 9/10 (1.90).

For Punters seeking a value bet, backing a total goals under 2.5 10/11(1.90) is a worthwhile investment with Ladbrokes.

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