Our betting experts preview the Europa League match between FC Sheriff and Man Utd and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
Man Utd are highly favoured with the bookmakers to claim a win this coming Thursday against FC Sheriff in the Europa League. Considering the current shape a home win at Sheriff Stadium seem to be the obvious outcome.
First spot in the table is up for grabs as Man Utd can theoretically end up on top of the table with an equal number of points as FC Sheriff as long as they are capable of beating the current Group E leaders.
Current table in the Europa League
The current standings in Group E show us how FC Sheriff and Man Utd have performed this season so far. Surely, an exciting battle for three points is on the cards in this round 2 clash on Thursday.
Latest form and previous Europa League encounters between FC Sheriff and Man Utd
FC Sheriff had a convincing premiere
FC Sheriff will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. FC Sheriff should be high on confidence, as their last three matches saw them gain seven points. They started off drawing 1-1 with CS Petrocub, before beating first Dacia Buiucani by 0-2, then Omonia Nicosia in a 0-3 win.
Man Utd left emptyhanded
Man Utd look to build on their current momentum with another positive result. Although losing their latest outing, results have generally been decent in the last three matches for Man Utd. They first took out Leicester by 0-1 before downing Arsenal by 3-1. The winning streak came to an end against Real Sociedad, who ran out 0-1 winners.
Fixture history: FC Sheriff vs Man Utd
This is the first time Man Utd go up against FC Sheriff in the Europa League. It will be exciting to see how the two sides are matched in this first Europa League encounter.
Betting stats and facts for FC Sheriff and Man Utd
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between FC Sheriff and Man Utd. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- FC Sheriff have not lost 22 of the last 24 matches
- FC Sheriff have scored in 25 of the last 27 home matches
- FC Sheriff have not lost 12 of the last 14 home matches
- FC Sheriff have scored in 11 of the last 12 matches
- FC Sheriff have won 6 of the last 8 home matches
- Manchester United have conceded in 10 of the last 12 matches
- Manchester United have won 4 of the last 5 matches
- Manchester United have won 4 of the last 5 away matches
- Manchester United have not lost 4 of the last 5 matches
- Manchester United have not lost 4 of the last 5 away matches
Primary goal getter
As the new Europa League campaign has recently started, we are still a bit in the dark, as to which striker will dominate the top scorer table for FC Sheriff and Man Utd this season. However, there might be some interesting prospects, when looking at the list of players who are in the best form at the moment.
FC Sheriff vs Man Utd Match predictions
In conclusion, we present betting tips for this Europa League match, which are based on the above statements. Besides the main prediction for this game, we have also come up with some lower and higher-risk alternatives.