Norwich City-Manchester United Betting Preview: Why the champions should win whilst conceding

After a couple of big-priced winners on Boxing Day, Phil Kitromilides is backing David Moyes' side to claim a victory without keeping a clean sheet
After having to come from behind to beat Hull on Boxing Day, Manchester United will be hoping for a more straightforward afternoon when they travel to East Anglia to face Norwich on Saturday.

Yet recent trips Carrow Road have not been comfortable for the champions, with United losing there 1-0 last season, and needing a 90th minute Ryan Giggs winner the season before that.

Nevertheless, David Moyes' side remain huge favorites, offered at just 4/7 (1.57) by BetVictor, while Norwich can be backed at 11/2 (6.50).
Five wins in a row show that United are starting to find some rhythm, or at least some self-belief - particularly after battling back from two goals down against Hull on Boxing Day, a win which looked highly unlikely after just a quarter of an hour.

Norwich's form recently has been indifferent and it is hard to back against a win for the champions regardless of how tough they to have found this ground recently.

To this end backing United to win and both teams to score at 23/10 (3.30) looks to offer punters real value.

While Moyes' men may have been able to start collecting maximum points in their Premier League encounters, the lack of defensive stability allows an opportunity to profit from a very tasty quote.

This bet has paid out in Norwich's matches against Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea already this season, while also proving the correct selection in six of United's Premier League wins during the current campaign.

Manchester United to win and both teams to score at 23/10 (3.30) 2.0pts with BetVictor

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Phil Kitromilides is a sports journalist and TV Presenter in Madrid