Manchester United-Norwich City Betting Preview: Back the Red Devils to teach the Canaries a harsh lesson

Manchester United will be hoping to continue their unbeaten run when they host Norwich City in the Capital One Cup fourth round fixture

The Red Devils though placed eighth place in the English Premier League will seek to book a place in the next round of this competition. David Moyes’ men are outstanding favorites to win this game billed for Old Trafford. Ladbrokes is backing them at an overwhelming odd of 1/3 (1.33).

Norwich booked their place in this round following a dramatic 3-2 victory at Watford last month and you can back the visitors currently placed 18th on the EPL log to pull a shock victory in Manchester. They are outsiders at 8/1 (9.00) to come out on top against the four-time kings.

You can get odds of 4/1 (5.00) on them cancelling each other out in this one.

David Moyes has been keen to stress the importance of winning his first trophy as Manchester United boss, and is well aware that the League Cup represents arguably the best chance to get his hands on the first silverware of his managerial career. You can count on the Red Devils to qualify to the next round at 1/10 (1.10).

Norwich have never lost to Manchester United in the League Cup and it would be recalled that their last meeting in the competition was in 1979 with the Canaries winning 4-1 at Carrow Road. United on their own part have won 10 of their last 11 League Cup ties at Old Trafford.  Going by this, you can expect the hosts to win to win either half at 5/23 (1.21). 

Robin Van Persie leads the goal scorers’ market at odds of 3/1 (4.00) to get the back of the net first while his strike partner Wayne Rooney is available at 7/2 (4.50) to set Old Traffor alive with goals.

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