Manchester Utd vs Southampton betting tips

Manchester United vs Southampton Betting Tips

Manchester United will host Southampton at the Old Trafford in Manchester on 3rd February 2021 at 01:45 IST. Manchester United will be looking to bounce back from a loss to Sheffield and a stalemate in London. While Southampton will be looking to snap their three matches losing streak in the English Premier League.

Manchester United Form & Team News

Manchester United are currently in the second position with 41 points and are three points behind the league leaders Manchester City, who have a game in hand. Out of the 21 matches played this season, they have won 12, drew five and lost just four matches. They have a very poor home record according to their standards, they have four wins and four losses from ten home matches. They have scored 37 goals and have conceded just 27 goals this season.

Manchester United will be without the services of Phil Jones, Marcos Rojo, Facundo Pellistri and Scott McTominay, who are out due to injuries. Anthony Martial might play ahead of Edinson Cavani in the next match against Southampton. The Portuguese midfield maestro Bruno Fernandes has contributed to 18 goals this season. He is leading both the goal scoring and assists charts with 11 goals and seven assists. The youngster Marcus Rashford also has contributed in seven goals and five assists.

Southampton Form & Team News

Southampton are currently in the second half of the table with 29 points, just one point behind the tenth placed Chelsea. They have played 20 matches in the league so far and have won eight matches, drew five and lost seven matches. They have a pretty average away record as well, as they have three wins, two losses and four draws in the nine away matches. In the 20 matches that they have played this season, they have scored 27 goals and have conceded 25 goals.

Six Southampton players will be out for the clash against Manchester United, including Kyle Walker-Peters, Nathan Tella, Jannik Vestergaard, William Smallbone, Mohammed Salisu and Michael Obafemi. And also the participation of Theo Walcott and Ibrahima Diallo is also conditional as they were subbed out due to injuries in the last match. The Englishman Danny Ings is leading the goal scoring charts for Southampton with seven goals. Their skipper James Ward-Prowse is leading the assists charts with five assists.

Odds by Casumo

According to the Casumo sportsbook, Manchester United are the favorites to win the match and are placed at 1.49 odds. While Southampton are placed at 7.00 and the draw at 4.50 odds.

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Our Tipster’s Angle

This will be a very exciting contest as both the teams will be looking for the win, with one team looking to reduce the points gap at the top of the table and the other will be hoping to break into the top ten. Manchester United are having an edge over Southampton with the current form that they are in.

Tip 1: Both Teams To Score

Both the teams possess some good goal scoring threats with the likes of Bruno Fernandes, Danny Ings, Che Adams, Marcus Rashford. In the last five head to head matches, a total of 20 goals were scored and both teams managed to find the back of the net in all five matches. In the ten matches that Manchester United played at home, they have scored 13 goals and have conceded 15 goals with an average of more than one goal per side per match. Even Southampton managed to score 12 goals in their nine matches and conceded 12 goals as well. By considering these facts, it is very likely that both the teams will find the back of the net at 1.65 odds available at the Casumo sportsbook.

Tip 2: Total Goals Over 2.5

In the last five head to head matches, Manchester United have scored 11 goals at an average of 2.2 goals per match. While Southampton have scored nine goals at an average of 1.8 goals per match. A total of 28 goals have been scored in the ten home matches that Manchester United have played this season at an average of 2.8 goals per match. Also, 24 goals were scored in the nine away matches that Southampton played. This fixture usually provides a lot of goals as over 2.5 goals were scored in four of the last five head to head matches. So, it is more likely that more than 2.5 goals will be scored at 1.57 odds available at the Casumo sportsbook.


As seen in the previous head to head matches, a lot of goals are expected from both ends. And also, we might see Manchester United come out on top and reduce the gap at the top of the table. Summarizing a couple of bets mentioned above.

  1. Both Teams To Score @ 1.65
  2. Total Goals Over 2.5 @ 1.57

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