Manchester United v Watford Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

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Having conceded fewer goals than any other side at home this term, Al Hain-Cole expects Mourinho's men to win comfortably against the goal-shy Hornets

Manchester United will be hoping to prepare for their upcoming FA Cup final with a victory when they welcome Watford to Old Trafford in Sunday’s final Premier League clash.

Jose Mourinho’s men are sure to finish second in the league this season, albeit at least 16 points adrift of neighbours Manchester City.

Best Bet

Man United to win to nil at 11/10 (2.10) with bet365 for a 1.5pt stake

Latest Odds

With a cup final against Chelsea coming up next, they are priced at 2/7 (1.29) with bet365 to round off their league campaign with a morale-boosting victory in front of their own fans.

The Hornets have claimed just a single point from the last available 33 on the road, but can be backed at 8/1 (9.00) to finish on a high note by pulling off a shock win here.

Troy Deeney, Watford

United were held to a 0-0 draw at West Ham on Thursday, and you can get odds of 19/4 (5.75) on them being forced to settle for a point yet again.

Team News

Romelu Lukaku is ruled out for this clash as he looks to recover in time for the cup final, although Marouane Fellaini will hope to be involved after shaking off a muscle injury.

Meanwhile, Javi Gracia is likely to be without all of Andre Carrillo, Stefano Okaka, Tom Cleverley, Nathaniel Chalobah, Younes Kaboul and Tommie Hoban.

Strong United backline

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Despite beating reigning champions Chelsea and impressive Liverpool and Tottenham teams to second place, the Red Devils have hardly been showered with praise for their performances this season.

However, even their sternest critics could not deny their impressive defensive record, particularly on home turf.

Mourinho’s men have conceded just 28 times in 37 league fixtures this campaign, letting in a league low of nine goals in 18 matches in their own back yard.


Considering Watford have found the net just twice and picked up a single point in their last 11 away league matches, odds of 11/10 (2.10) seem generous on United coming out on top while keeping a clean sheet on Sunday.  

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