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Leicester vs Manchester United betting tips: Premier League match preview & predictions

Leicester vs Manchester United prediction: Leicester 1-2 Manchester United

The first bump in the road for Ole Gunnar Solskjær.

His Manchester United side did not win for the first time under his stewardship on Tuesday so are now 2 points outside the top 4.

Leicester meanwhile took points off a top 6 side once again on Wednesday.

Should be an interesting match up.

David De Gea

LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 13: David De Gea of Manchester United celebrates victory after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium on January 13, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Leicester City vs Manchester United: Who will win?

Leicester are 13/5 to claim another famous win over a top 6 side this season.

Manchester United are odds on at 19/20 to leave the East Midlands with 3 points.

A draw is 5/2.

Over 2.5 goals is 4/5 and both teams to score is 8/13.

Manchester United to win and both teams to score is 5/2.

Marcus Rashford

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – JANUARY 19: Marcus Rashford of Manchester United celebrates after scoring his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Brighton & Hove Albion at Old Trafford on January 19, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Jamie Vardy has 29 career goals against the top 6. He’s 9/2 to score first and 8/5 to add to that tally.

Marcus Rashord has been on fire under Solskjær. He’s also 9/2 to break the deadlock and 6/4 to score anytime.

Both Rashford and Vardy to score is 13/2.

Leicester City vs Manchester United: Match preview

Leicester’s recent weird form continues.

The Foxes came from behind to draw 1-1 at league leaders Liverpool on Wednesday; a very good point.

That result continues their unpredictable form in their last 7 games.

Since 15 December, Leicester have now beaten Chelsea, Manchester City and Everton as well as that draw with Liverpool.

However, in that time they’ve been beaten by Crystal Palace, Cardiff, Southampton and Wolverhampton Wanderers.


Claude Puel remains under pressure despite the fact his side are now 11th.

Can they take more points off another big side?

James Maddison Leicester City

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – AUGUST 10: James Maddison of Leicester City battles for possession with Fred of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on August 10, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

As for Manchester United, they nearly lost their unbeaten start under Ole Gunnar Solskjær.

They had won their first 8 matches under the Norwegian including 6 in the Premier League and a 3-1 win at Arsenal in the FA Cup.

However, they found themselves 2-0 down late on at home to Burnley on Tuesday night.

Nevertheless, goals from Paul Pogba and Victor Lindelöf rescued a point.

The Red Devils are still 5 points outside the top 4, with this game in hand, so can they get back to winning ways here?

Leicester City team news vs Manchester United

Jamie Vardy

LEICESTER, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 01: Jamie Vardy of Leicester City celebrates with teammate James Maddison after scoring his team’s first goal during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Watford FC at The King Power Stadium on December 1, 2018 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

After a great performance on Wednesday, not too many changes are expected.

Kasper Schmeichel has kept 7 clean sheets this season, only 4 goalkeepers have more.

Jonny Evans and Harry Maguire have established themselves as the first choice centre back partnership.

Nampalys Mendy was not particularly good at Anfield so Hamza Choudhury could come in.

Youri Tielemans joined on loan from AS Monaco on deadline day and could make his debut from the bench.

James Maddison shone on debut at Old Trafford in August and could be an important player here once again.

Up front, Jamie Vardy has an amazing record against top 6 sides so can he add to that here?

Manchester United team news vs Leicester City

Marcus Rashford

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 03: Marcus Rashford of Manchester United celebrates with teammates after scoring his team’s second goal during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Manchester United at Vitality Stadium on November 3, 2018 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Morton/Getty Images)

As for Manchester United, Solskjær rotated on Wednesday and it’s hard to argue that it worked.

Those who were rested against Burnley are likely to come back in.

David de Gea is likely to be behind the same back 4.

It’s likely to be a 4-4-2 diamond again with Nemanja Matić at the base.

Ander Herrera will come in for Andreas Pereira who was abysmal in midweek.

Marouane Fellaini will not be involved; he’s joined Chinese Super League club Shāndōng Lǔnéng Tàishān.

Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial will also come in for Juan Mata and Romelu Lukaku.

Despite his goal at Arsenal, Alexis Sánchez will be on the bench once more.

Can this side defeat Leicester?

Predicted Leicester City team vs Manchester United

Predicted Leicester City team vs Manchester United.

Predicted Manchester United team vs Leicester City

Predicted Manchester United team vs Leicester City.

The latest tweets from Leicester City pre Manchester United

The latest tweets from Manchester United pre Leicester City

All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.

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