English Premier League
Manchester United vs Burnley
Betting Preview by Johnbolton
Tuesday, 29 January 2019 – Kick Off: 8pm
Manchester United host Burnley in Match day 23 of the English Premier League looking to close the gap on top four.
Eight wins in a row coupled with progress in the FA Cup means the good feel is back at Old Trafford.
They are unbeaten in 9 at home in all competitions and Manchester United have won 5 in a row at Old Trafford going into this fixture.
Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial were rotated in the FA Cup Fourth Round tie at Arsenal and are expected to replace the resurgent Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez in the starting line-up for this one.
A win will see United go level on points with Chelsea in fourth place, and this could be a match where they should be looking to improve the significantly inferior goal difference compared to the other top six clubs.
Burnley lost 5-0 to Manchester City on Saturday and they are now winless in two after a four-match winning streak. They travel back to Manchester to face an in-form Manchester United on Tuesday night. Sean Dyche wouldn’t have been too disheartened by the loss at City. The attention immediately shifts to premier league survival.
They are 16th in the Premier League table going into this latest round of fixtures and Burnley find themselves 3 points clear of Cardiff City in 18th place.
Their away record in the Premier League this season reads two wins, three draws and 7 defeats inn which they have scored 9 goals and conceded 22.
They have won 1 of their last 9 away games in all competitions and Burnley have suffered losses in 6 of those fixtures.
Tom Heaton is set to be recalled to face his former club in midweek. Robbie Brady has suffered a setback in his bid to return to full fitness and is a doubt here.
Manchester United are in form and playing with absolute confidence. With so many players in form, a comfortable home win is on the cards.
Burnley will be physically tough and defensively well organised, but they have struggled against the top 6 teams this season.
Recommended Bet :
Manchester 2 0 Burnley.
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