IT’S goals goals goals at the moment in the Premier League.
On a busy weekend, we have one big game remaining for betting tips – Manchester United vs Tottenham.
Manchester United vs Tottenham, Sunday 4.30pm (Sky Sports)
Ole might be at the wheel – but he needs to get his stuttering side out of first gear.
It was another lacklustre performance from the Red Devils as they somehow emerged victorious from a South Coast scrap with Brighton, before dispatching their second XI in the Carabao Cup five days later.
United are yet to get going this season but managed to escape with all three points thanks to yet another Bruno Fernandes strike from 12 yards.
Tottenham meanwhile were stung by a similar decision, conceding a stoppage time penalty to deny them a 1-0 win over Newcastle.
In truth, Mourinho’s men should have been out of sight but it was still a bitter pill to swallow.
The Special One always relishes coming up against his former clubs and last season this fixture saw two very evenly-matched teams scrapping it out.
United took four points from those two matches, including a late draw salvaged in North London.
The scorer? Fernandes – and yes, it was a penalty.
Both teams have netted in just two of the last seven H2H’s at the Theatre of Dreams.
But the last three fixtures have eye-catchingly seen more than three goals.
Neither team are convincing us at the back and United have looked especially light, with reinforcement surely to follow before the transfer deadline slams shut.
Conceding five in two games is certainly not the United way and Ole will look to plug the gaps – but even with Spurs’ packed fixture schedule, we see the visitors scoring.
Back both teams to net at 7/10, and have a small play on both teams flying out the box and each scoring in the opening half at a whopping 7/2.
That happened in United last game at Brighton, while they conceded early to Palace in that embarrassing opening day defeat.
In this fixture last season, the Red Devils ran out 2-1 winners thanks to a brace from Marcus Rashford.
The England star has two goals in his last four but is a whopping 15/8 to score at anytime.
That is a huge price for a United striker on home soil, bringing you in £28.75 for your tenner.
For those of you feeling brave, he’s an even juicier 5/1 to net first. Don’t miss out on that.
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