Manchester United vs Watford betting tips: FA Cup preview, predictions & odds

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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

Manchester United vs Watford betting tips: FA Cup preview, predictions & odds

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 23: A sign with the logo of Manchester United is seen outside the stadium prior to the Group H match of the UEFA Champions League between Manchester United and Juventus at Old Trafford on October 23, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Betting prediction: Manchester United 2-0 Watford

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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 betting tips: FA Cup preview, predictions & odds

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 20: Victor Lindelof of Manchester United celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 4-0 during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leeds United at Old Trafford on December 20, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Matthew Ashton – AMA/Getty Images)

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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 betting tips: FA Cup preview, predictions & odds

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – JULY 04: Mason Greenwood of Manchester United celebrates after scoring his team’s fourth goal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and AFC Bournemouth at Old Trafford on July 04, 2020 in Manchester, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Peter Powell/Pool via Getty Images)

Manchester United vs Watford: What are the betting odds?

Manchester United vs Watford – recent form and head to head statistics

Manchester United FC vs Watford FC form
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Manchester United FC vs Real Sociedad - 0:0
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Manchester United FC vs Newcastle United FC - 3:1
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Real Sociedad vs Manchester United FC - 0:4
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West Bromwich Albion vs Manchester United FC - 1:1
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Manchester United FC vs West Ham United FC - 1:0
Latest match form, last 5 games:
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AFC Bournemouth vs Watford FC - 1:0
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Blackburn Rovers vs Watford FC - 2:3
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Watford FC vs Derby County - 2:1
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Preston North End vs Watford FC - 0:1
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Watford FC vs Bristol City - 6:0
Last 5 games for Manchester United FC
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
Last 5 games for Watford 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 vs Watford FC FA Cup 20/21 form
Manchester United FC Watford FC
3 Matches played 1
3 Matches won 0
47 Goal attempts 14
20 Shots on goal 3
15 Shots off goal 7
14 Corner kicks 8
57% Average ball possession 35%
12 Shots blocked 4
4 Cards given 1
33 Free kicks 11
3 Offsides 2
4 Goals by foot 0
1 Goals by head 0
5 Goals scored 0
2 Goals conceded 1
Manchester United FC vs Watford FC statistics for most recent head to head matches
Manchester United FC Watford FC
16 Matches 16
8 Home Matches 8
8 Away Matches 8
36 Total Goals 15
2.25 Average Goals Scored 0.94
14 Wins 2
2 Losses 14
0 Draws 0
Last 5 games & match results between Manchester United FC and Watford FC
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.

Manchester United vs Watford betting tips: FA Cup preview, predictions & odds

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba (right) celebrates with team-mate Juan Mata after scoring his side’s third goal of the game during the Carabao Cup fourth round match at the AMEX Stadium, Brighton. (Photo by Andy Rain/PA Images via Getty Images)

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.

Manchester United vs Watford betting tips: FA Cup preview, predictions & odds

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 29: Edinson Cavani of Manchester United celebrates after he heads in and scores a goal to make it 3-2 during the Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary’s Stadium on November 29, 2020 in Southampton, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Robin Jones/Getty Images)

Watford team news vs Manchester United

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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.

Manchester United vs Watford betting tips: FA Cup preview, predictions & odds

WATFORD, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 04: Isaac Success of Watford in action during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Manchester City at Vicarage Road on December 04, 2018 in Watford, United Kingdom. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)


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FAQs for Manchester United vs Watford betting tips

What time is kick off between Manchester United vs Watford?
20:00, Saturday 09 January 2021
What is the prediction for Manchester United vs Watford?
Manchester United 2-0 Watford.