Bet365 Preview: Manchester United – Brighton and Hove Albion: Back United to win to nil

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Oli Scarff
It wasn’t the good outing for the Red Devils in midweek and will look to bounce back against the Seagulls

Manchester United host Brighton and Hove Albion at Old Trafford in Saturday afternoon’s English Premier League clash.

Jose Mourinho’s men lost 1-0 to Basel in the Champions League with the result delaying their qualification to the next round though they still look poised to make it through. United triumphed 4-1 over Newcastle last Saturday and with Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic back in the squad, they are quoted at (1.16) with Bet365 for victory.

Chris Hughton’s side have continued to impress in their maiden Premier League campaign. They came back twice to earn a 2-2 draw at home to Stoke City last time out and sit in a respectable ninth place. This will be a massive test for Brighton and are the clear underdogs at odds of (15.00).

Pascal Gross Brighton

The last league meeting between these two ended in a 1-1 draw back in 1983 at Old Trafford. Though a stalemate isn’t what majority expect, it’s still on offer at (7.00) with the same firm.

Manchester United have gone 38 games unbeaten at home in all competitions since losing 2-1 to rivals Manchester City last September. Odds of (1.040) support they they’ll end the 90 minutes on Saturday afternoon without losing.

Manchester United Brighton PS

The Red Devils have won their last 18 games against teams making their Premier League debut. Punters can thus back them to win to nil at odds of (1.61).

Mourinho’s charges have keep clean sheets in 50% of their league games since last term and are (1.50) to do it in this game.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic made his return against the Magpies after a seventh-month layoff with a cruciate ligament injury and Bet365 tips the veteran Swede to score anytime at (1.66).  

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