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Premier League – Manchester United vs Burnley – Betting Preview

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Ronaldo.com previews the Premier League match between Manchester United and Burnley and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.

The final fixture of game week 20 will bring some exciting action as Manchester United host Burnley in the Premier League on Thursday night. Cristiano Ronaldo and his side have not had the results that they were expecting under the new interim manager Ralf Rangnick.

The Red Devils stand in seventh place in the table with 28 points, while the visitors are stranded in the relegation zone with just 11 points to their name. The Clarets need to salvage some points tonight as they take on a pretty shaky looking United side, who have not yet found the rhythm.

Season facts for Manchester United and Burnley.

Facts are calculated for Premier League

  • Manchester United unbeaten the last 5 matches in a row;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Manchester United’s last 5 of 7 matches;
  • Manchester United scored in the last 9 of 11 matches;
  • Manchester United conceded in the last 5 of 7 matches.
  • Burnley did not win the last 5 matches in a row;
  • Burnley did not win the last 9 matches in a row when playing away;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Burnley’s last 4 of 6 matches;
  • Burnley conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches.

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Current form — Manchester United v. Burnley

The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Manchester United still to find the pace

Manchester United will be out to extend their decent run of results lately. They go into their upcoming match unbeaten in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 1-1 draw against BSC Young Boys. They went on to beat Norwich 1-0, before sharing the spoils with Newcastle in a 1-1 draw.

Burnley continue to look blunt

The Clarets will enter the match hoping to see the back of some rather disappointing results in recent matches. They drew two of their last three games starting with a goalless draw against Wolves away from home. Then, they suffered defeat at the hands of Newcastle by 1-0 followed by another goalless draw against West Ham in their latest encounter.

Manchester United v. Burnley — fixture history

The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before making your predictions and bets on the upcoming game.

Manchester United have the momentum

The last match between Manchester United vs The Clarets was a Premier League match back on 18 April 2021 and saw Manchester United claim a 3-1 victory. At least one team have managed to keep a clean sheet in 3 of their 10 most recent encounters. All in all, Manchester United have had a fine reading on The Clarets in previous seasons in the Premier League with a 6-3-1 advantage going into this match.

Full Time Betting

Bookmakers offer prices on this upcoming match, whether you like to bet accumulators or singles. Analysing the prices with the bookmakers, Manchester United have a 75% chance of beating Burnley. That equals odds at 1.33 on the home side to win, while the draw is 5.25. One could also add the away win at 9.00 to a nice accumulator. Manchester United claimed a modest 4 wins from their previous 10 home league matches. They split the points with the visiting team 2 times, whilst losing 4 times. Burnley won 1 of their last 10 away league games while drawing 4 times. They were left with 5 defeats from a possible 10.

Manchester United have not exactly been great at shutting out their visitors at Old Trafford. In their previous 10 league matches at home, they claimed just 1 win, while also holding on to a clean sheet.


BTTS 1.95 vs 1.80 Over / Under – stats message


Over/Under Betting

The bookies seem to think this match will see plenty of goals and betting on over 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.66. A price that equals a 60% chance of this match seeing a minimum of 3 goals. Should you prefer a low scoring bet your best odds are 2.20 for under 2.5 goals. Manchester United’s last 10 home league games saw an average of 3.5 goals per match. 4 of Manchester United’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Burnley’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.2 goals per game. 5 of Burnley’s last 10 away matches went over 2.5 goals.

Primary Goal Scorer

There is no doubt that all the attention will be on the leading striker Cristiano Ronaldo who has scored 3 goals in his last five matches. The Portuguese goal buster will look to bag a few goals tonight against a side battling for escaping the relegation zone. On the other side, Maxwel Cornet has been in incredible form for the Clarets this season and will look to extend his goal tally further.