Manchester United v Arsenal: Predicted line-ups, preview & betting tips

Manchester United and Arsenal (2/1 to win) have the opportunity to set a new FA Cup record this season, as the two most successful sides in the cup’s history search for their 12th triumph at Wembley.

In fact, the FA Cup represents the last real hope either club have of winning some silverware this season.

Manchester United have all other avenues to success blocked off, while Arsenal’s Champions League hopes are hanging by a thread after they lost 3-1 at home to Monaco.

With everything on the line, expect a classic encounter at Old Trafford under the floodlights.

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Predicted line-ups:

Manchester United: De Gea; Smalling, Evans, Rojo; Valencia, Herrera, Blind, Young; Rooney, Di Maria; Falcao

Arsenal: Ospina; Gibbs, Koscielny, Mertesacker, Bellerin; Cazorla, Coquelin, Ramsey; Ozil, Giroud, Sanchez

Robin van Persie is out for Man United with an ankle injury, while Jonny Evans starts his six match suspension for spitting at Newcastle’s Papiss Cisse.

Arsenal defender Gabriel is a doubt, while the Gunners remain without Mikel Arteta, Jack Wilshere and Mathieu Flamini.

Louis van Gaal must decide whether to play Radamel Falcao (11/2 to score 1st) in attack with James Wilson an alternative, and Angel di Maria will be looking to put in a better shift having failed to shine in recent weeks.

Wayne Rooney (5/1 to score 1st, 11/8 anytime) will also be desperate for the win over Arsenal, as the FA Cup remains the only trophy he has not hled.

As for Arsenal, Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Olivier Giroud are all looking in fine form at present, while Danny Welbeck (2/1 to score anytime) is set for his first match against Man United at Old Trafford since his summer move to the Emirates.

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Key stats to hep with online betting:

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Arsenal have won 10 of their past 12 games in all competitions, while Man United have only tasted defeat twice in their past 22 outings.

Manchester United have won 11 and lost just one of their last 15 matches against Arsenal in all competitions.

Man United have won their last 6 home matches against Arsenal in all competitions.

Wayne Rooney has scored seven goals in his last eight FA Cup matches.

Olivier Giroud (11/8 to score anytime) has scored seven and assisted four goals in his 11 FA Cup appearances.