Manchester United vs Tottenham Betting Tips 12/03/2022

Manchester United vs Tottenham: The Race to the Top Four Heats Up

Akshay Nayak, Senior Author

Manchester United will host Tottenham in the 29th round of the English Premier League at Old Trafford in Manchester on 12th March 2022 at 23:00 IST. As the season is going to the backend, the race for the top four is getting intense as there are four teams fighting for the fourth spot. Both these teams are separated by just two points but Tottenham has two games in hand. And one of these two teams has to settle for the Europa League spot.

Teams Status

Manchester United

Manchester United is coming off a thumping at the Etihad Stadium at the hands of league leaders Manchester City. This resulted in a four-point loss in the last two games. As a result, they are now in fifth place with 47 points after 28 games, with 13 victories, eight ties, and seven losses. They are just a point behind Arsenal but have played three more matches than them. They have the league’s sixth-best home record, with seven wins, three draws, and four losses for a total of 24 points. They’ve scored 45 goals while allowing 38 to their opponents. With nine goals each, Bruno Fernandes and Cristiano Ronaldo are the leading goal scorers. Only Mason Greenwood is out with disciplinary actions, while Ronaldo, Luke Shaw, Edinson Cavani, and

Raphael Varane are doubtful.

Tottenham

Tottenham had won their previous two matches with 4-0 and 5-0 victories over Leeds United and Everton, respectively. They now sit in seventh place in the standings, having collected 45 points from 26 games, with 14 wins, three ties, and nine losses. They are just two points behind Manchester United but have two games in hand. With six wins, two ties, and five losses on the road, they have a respectable record. So far, they’ve scored 40 goals and allowed 32 goals. Tottenham’s top goalscorer is Heung-Min Son, who has 11 goals in the Premier League so far, while Harry Kane has ten. And when it comes to injuries, they just have Oliver Skipp and Japhet Tanganga who would miss the next match.

What Do the Sportsbooks Say?

Brand Manchester United Draw Tottenham

MelBet

2.144

3.74

3.52

Sportsbet.io

2.10

3.50

3.45

PariMatch

2.12

3.55

3.35

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Manchester United are the odds-on favourites to win the match at 2.144, Tottenham is at 3.52, and the draw is at 3.74 odds, according to the Melbet sportsbook. According to Sportsbet, Manchester United is a 2.10 favourite, Tottenham is a 3.45 favourite, and the draw is at 3.50. Manchester United is a 2.12 favourite, Tottenham is a 3.35 favourite, and the draw is a 3.55 favourite, according to the Parimatch sportsbook.


Tipster’s Angle

Both these teams have produced some high scoring fixtures over the years and this match is expected to pan out in a similar fashion. Both teams have been on and off, so this clash could go either way and wouldn’t be surprising if this match ends in a draw.

Tip: Tottenham To Win or Draw @ 1.72

In the last ten head to head matches, Manchester United has won six matches, while Tottenham has won three matches and one of those matches ended in a draw. Manchester United has won four matches, drawn four matches, and lost two matches in their last ten matches across all competitions. Tottenham has won five games and lost five games in their last ten matches across all competitions. Tottenham has won three of the last five away matches in the Premier League. Also, Tottenham managed to thrash Manchester United in the last head to head match played at Old Trafford. So, Tottenham is likely to take at least a point from this clash at 1.72 odds available at the Betway sportsbook.

Tip: 2nd Half Total Goals Over 1.5 @ 1.94

In the Premier League, Manchester United have seen over 1.5 goals in 43% of their matches this season, while Tottenham has seen over 1.5 goals in 46% of their matches. Tottenham is averaging 0.73 goals in the second half while Manchester United is averaging 1.04 goals in the second half. Manchester United has scored 13 goals in the 14 home matches this season. Even two goals were scored in the last head to head match played this season in London. So, it is very likely that over 1.5 goals will be scored in the second half at 1.94 odds available at the Dafabet sportsbook.

Conclusion

The winner of this match will slightly have an upper hand in the race to the top four but there is a lot to be done after this clash as well as Arsenal has a few games in hand and are likely to keep their fourth spot.

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Manchester United
Tottenham



  • Manchester United



  • Tottenham

12 Mar. 2022 23:00

  • 2.144

  • 3.74

  • 3.52

Real Betis
Athletic Bilbao



  • Real Betis



  • Athletic Bilbao

13 Mar. 2022 20:45

  • 2.36

  • 3.50

  • 3.36

Arsenal
Leicester City



  • Arsenal



  • Leicester City

13 Mar. 2022 22:00

  • 1.565

  • 4.68

  • 6.1

Sevilla
West Ham



  • Sevilla



  • West Ham

10 Mar. 2022 23:15

  • 2.155

  • 3.32

  • 4

Porto
Olympique Lyon



  • Porto



  • Olympique Lyon

9 Mar. 2022 23:15

  • 2.1

  • 3.75

  • 3.82

Atalanta
Bayer Leverkusen



  • Atalanta



  • Bayer Leverkusen

11 Mar. 2022 01:30

  • 2.072

  • 3.68

  • 3.8

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