Manchester United - Tottenham

Regular Season - 21
Kickoff: 2024-01-14 06:30

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Manchester United - Tottenham Predictions

Prediction: Tottenham
Best odds: 3.12

As the Premier League action intensifies, all eyes will be on Old Trafford this Sunday, where Manchester United will face a formidable Tottenham side. The predictions are in, and they suggest a thrilling encounter with Tottenham tipped as the favorites. However, in the world of football, the outcome on the pitch can defy even the most calculated forecasts.

Key Players Manchester United, currently sitting at 7th in the league, will be relying on their attacking force, with Anthony Jordan Martial expected to make a significant impact. Despite a modest goal tally, Martial's shots on target ratio suggests he's due for a breakthrough. Alongside him, Marcus Rashford brings a dynamic edge to United's offense, boasting 2 goals and a key pass count that could unlock any defense. In the back, the young Teden Mambuene Mengi shows promise with his defensive prowess and unexpected goal-scoring ability.

Tottenham, on the other hand, will lean on the likes of Emerson Aparecido Leite de Souza Júnior, whose defensive solidity will be crucial in fending off United's attacks. The attacking flair will likely come from Richarlison de Andrade, whose impressive goal tally and assist record make him a constant threat. Not to be overlooked, Micky van de Ven has been instrumental in Tottenham's defense, with a pass total that underscores his role as a key distributor from the backline.

Recent Form

Manchester United's form has been a rollercoaster, with their last five games reading 'LWLDL'. The inconsistency in their performance is further highlighted by a negative goal difference. Tottenham, in stark contrast, boasts a 'WLWWW' streak, positioning them comfortably for European competition and showcasing their offensive strength with a positive goal difference.

Head-to-Head History

The head-to-head record between these two teams provides a mixed narrative. The last encounter at Tottenham's home ground resulted in a 2-0 victory for Spurs on August 19, 2023. However, the previous clash at Old Trafford saw Manchester United triumph with the same scoreline on October 19, 2022. The matchup before that ended in a 2-2 draw on April 27, 2023. This historical backdrop sets the stage for an unpredictable and potentially explosive match.

Prediction

The prediction leans towards an away win for Tottenham. The statistics bolster this claim, with a 45% chance of victory for the visitors, matching the likelihood of a draw. Manchester United's chances are deemed lower at 10%. The form guide heavily favors Tottenham, with a form rating of 75% against United's 25%. Offensively, Tottenham's attack is rated at 76%, dwarfing United's 24%. However, United's home advantage and the unpredictable nature of the Premier League mean that anything could happen.

In conclusion, the stage is set for a gripping encounter at Old Trafford. With Tottenham's strong form and Manchester United's desire to climb up the ranks, the match promises to deliver high tension and excitement. The key players on both sides have the potential to turn the game on its head, but the overall analysis and statistics suggest that Tottenham might just edge it. Expect a closely fought battle, but the final prediction points to a victory for the visitors. Tottenham to win in what could be a defining match for their European ambitions.

Prediction probabilities

Strength

25%
75%

Attacking Potential

24%
76%

Defensive Potential

44%
56%

Poisson Distribution

32%
68%

Stregth H2H

71%
29%

Goals H2H

63%
38%

Wins the game

43%
57%

Manchester United - Tottenham Head to Head

Premier League standings

Rank Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Arsenal players, news and schedule Arsenal 31 22 5 4 75 24 51 71
2 Liverpool players, news and schedule Liverpool 31 21 8 2 72 30 42 71
3 Manchester City players, news and schedule Manchester City 31 21 7 3 71 31 40 70
4 Aston Villa players, news and schedule Aston Villa 32 18 6 8 66 49 17 60
5 Tottenham players, news and schedule Tottenham 30 17 6 7 62 44 18 57
6 Manchester United players, news and schedule Manchester United 31 15 4 12 45 46 -1 49
7 West Ham players, news and schedule West Ham 32 13 9 10 52 56 -4 48
8 Newcastle players, news and schedule Newcastle 31 14 5 12 65 52 13 47
9 Chelsea players, news and schedule Chelsea 29 12 7 10 53 50 3 43
10 Brighton players, news and schedule Brighton 31 11 10 10 51 49 2 43
11 Wolves players, news and schedule Wolves 31 12 6 13 44 49 -5 42
12 Bournemouth players, news and schedule Bournemouth 31 11 8 12 45 55 -10 41
13 Fulham players, news and schedule Fulham 32 11 6 15 47 51 -4 39
14 Crystal Palace players, news and schedule Crystal Palace 31 7 9 15 36 54 -18 30
15 Everton players, news and schedule Everton 31 9 8 14 32 42 -10 29
16 Brentford players, news and schedule Brentford 32 7 8 17 45 58 -13 29
17 Nottingham Forest players, news and schedule Nottingham Forest 31 7 8 16 39 53 -14 25
18 Luton players, news and schedule Luton 32 6 7 19 45 65 -20 25
19 Burnley players, news and schedule Burnley 32 4 7 21 32 67 -35 19
20 Sheffield Utd players, news and schedule Sheffield Utd 30 3 6 21 28 80 -52 15