Everton v Manchester United Betting Tips August 20th 2012
Tip #1: Back Manchester United to win @ 1.83 with bet365
Tip #2: Back Draw No Bet Manchester United @ 1.36 with bet365
Everton finished 7th last season, with 56 points, and will be looking get on the Europa League spots this season. The team played 5 friendly games this summer, winning two, losing two and drawing one. The most recent one was against Malaga on August 11th 2012, a loss with 0:1. The team bought two new players so far: Steven Naismith (Rangers) and Steven Pienaar (Tottenham Hotspur) – transfer fee £4.5m. From the last season’s squad, Tim Cahill was sold to the New York Red Bulls and Jack Rodwell was sold to Manchester City. Bet365 appoints Everton as the underdog in this match with odds for the home victory high @ 4.33. Before the loss here with 0:1 last season, Everton had a draw 3:3 in season 2010-11 and a victory 3:1 in season 2009-10. While a home victory is unlikely, let’s not forget that Everton is a tough team and this is still round 1 of the new season.
Last 5 Everton Home Matches:
08/08/2012 – Club Friendly Games – Everton vs. AEK Athens W – 4:1
13/05/2012 – Premier League – Everton vs. Newcastle W – 3:1
28/04/2012 – Premier League – Everton vs. Fulham W – 4:0
09/04/2012 – Premier League – Everton vs. Sunderland W – 4:0
31/03/2012 – Premier League – Everton vs. W.B.A. W – 2:0
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Three new players for Manchester United so far: Shinji Kagawa from Borussia Dortmund, transfer fee €15m, Robin Van Persie from Arsenal, transfer fee £24m, and Nick Powell from Crewe, transfer fee €3.75m. The team has the ambition to win this season’s title, perhaps this is why United went heavy on the strikers and currently has 7 of them. The summer friendlies went well, winning 3 of those, drawing two, one of which was against Barcelona, lost after penalties with 0:2. A favorite for this match, United has the odds for an away victory @ 1.83 with bet365. Looking over the statistics from ’99, United has always won the away games against Everton when they have been in August or September.
Last 5 Manchester United Away Matches:
11/08/2012 – Club Friendly Games – Hannover vs. Man Utd W – 3:4
08/08/2012 – Club Friendly Games – Barcelona vs. Man Utd L – 0:0
05/08/2012 – Club Friendly Games – Valerenga vs. Man Utd D – 0:0
25/07/2012 – Club Friendly Games – Shenhua vs. Man Utd W – 0:1
21/07/2012 – Club Friendly Games – Ajax Cape Town vs. Man Utd D – 1:1
Previous meetings between Everton and Manchester United:
29/10/2011 – Premier League – Everton vs. Man Utd 0:1
11/09/2010 – Premier League – Everton vs. Man Utd 3:3
20/02/2010 – Premier League – Everton vs. Man Utd 3:1
25/10/2008 – Premier League – Everton vs. Man Utd 1:1
15/09/2007 – Premier League – Everton vs. Man Utd 0:1
United is one of the favorites for winning the title this season. Record of W13-D3-L2 here, makes them a favorite and a clear choice for this game. Also the team has won all games played in August or September against Everton. Back Manchester United to win @ 1.83 with Bet365.
If you however are worried that this is a first match and upsets are likely to occur you can go for Draw No Bet United @ 1.36 gimping your odds, but in the same time covering your wager if the game ends draw.
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