Manchester United vs Watford betting tips
This article covers Manchester United vs Watford betting tips and predictions.
Also included is a thorough Manchester United vs Watford betting preview.
Note: All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.
Manchester United vs Watford: Match details
Match: Manchester United vs Watford
Competition: FA Cup
Date: January 9, 2021
Kick-off time: 8:00 pm, January 9, 2021 (UK time)
Stadium: Old Trafford
Betting prediction: Manchester United 2-0 Watford
Manchester United head into Saturday’s FA Cup third-round sat joint top of the Premier League.
However, they will be looking to bounce back from their EFL Cup semi-final defeat after they were beaten by Manchester City on Wednesday.
Watford are currently sixth in the Championship with a game in hand and their focus will be on promotion this season.
Manchester United vs Watford: Recommended bets
Mason Greenwood to score first. The 19-year-old could be given the chance to lead the line for United on Saturday.
With Edinson Cavani suspended and Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial set to be rested, Greenwood could return to the line-up.
He has 8 goals so far this season and will be hoping to add to his tally on the weekend.
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Manchester United vs Watford – recent form and head to head statistics
Manchester United FC vs Real Sociedad - 0:0
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Real Sociedad vs Manchester United FC - 0:4
West Bromwich Albion vs Manchester United FC - 1:1
Manchester United FC vs West Ham United FC - 1:0
|Latest match form, last 5 games:||
AFC Bournemouth vs Watford FC - 1:0
Blackburn Rovers vs Watford FC - 2:3
Watford FC vs Derby County - 2:1
Preston North End vs Watford FC - 0:1
Watford FC vs Bristol City - 6:0
|February 25, 2021||UEFA Europa League 20/21||Manchester United FC||0 - 0||Real Sociedad|
|February 21, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Manchester United FC||3 - 1||Newcastle United FC|
|February 18, 2021||UEFA Europa League 20/21||Real Sociedad||0 - 4||Manchester United FC|
|February 14, 2021||Premier League 20/21||West Bromwich Albion||1 - 1||Manchester United FC|
|February 9, 2021||FA Cup 20/21||Manchester United FC||1 - 0||West Ham United FC|
|February 27, 2021||Championship 20/21||AFC Bournemouth||1 - 0||Watford FC|
|February 24, 2021||Championship 20/21||Blackburn Rovers||2 - 3||Watford FC|
|February 19, 2021||Championship 20/21||Watford FC||2 - 1||Derby County|
|February 16, 2021||Championship 20/21||Preston North End||0 - 1||Watford FC|
|February 13, 2021||Championship 20/21||Watford FC||6 - 0||Bristol City|
|Manchester United FC||Watford FC|
|20||Shots on goal||3|
|15||Shots off goal||7|
|57%||Average ball possession||35%|
|4||Goals by foot||0|
|1||Goals by head||0|
|Manchester United FC||Watford FC|
|2.25||Average Goals Scored||0.94|
|January 9, 2021||FA Cup 20/21||Manchester United FC||1 - 0||Watford FC|
|February 23, 2020||Premier League 19/20||Manchester United FC||3 - 0||Watford FC|
|December 22, 2019||Premier League 19/20||Watford FC||2 - 0||Manchester United FC|
|March 30, 2019||Premier League 18/19||Manchester United FC||2 - 1||Watford FC|
|September 15, 2018||Premier League 18/19||Watford FC||1 - 2||Manchester United FC|
Manchester United vs Watford: Match preview
Manchester United were eliminated from the EFL Cup by Manchester City on Wednesday.
The Red Devils’ run of seven games without a defeat came to an end as they crashed out at the semi-final stage.
In the Premier League, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are enjoying an impressive run of form.
United have won eight of their last ten matches in the league which has them sat joint top with Liverpool.
Watford aiming for promotion
Watford head into Saturday’s third-round tie off the back of a 2-1 defeat to Swansea City.
Despite the defeat last Saturday, the Hornets remain in 6th and 10 points off the top.
New manager Xisco will be hoping his side can produce a better run in the FA Cup than their EFL Cup campaign.
They were knockout of the competition by League Two side Newport County in the third round.
Manchester United team news vs Watford
Edinson Cavani remains unavailable for Manchester United due to suspension.
Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones will also miss the game through long-term injuries.
Watford team news vs Manchester United
Watford will be without a trio of players on Saturday.
Isaac Success, Tom Dele-Bashiru and Adam Masina all remain sidelined with long-term injuries.
Predicted Manchester United line-up vs Watford
Predicted Watford line-up vs Manchester United
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This article was edited by Benjamin Newman.