West Ham vs Manchester United: Predictions and Betting Tips
Date: May 10, 2018
Jose Mourinho is likely to have his side fired up for this contest after the Red Devils slipped to a miserable defeat at the AMEX on May 4th. Manchester United were second best against Brighton and were defeated 1-0 on the South Coast. Despite that blip, they are expected to bounce back at the London Stadium.
United start the day five points ahead of Liverpool and only need one more point to guarantee second position. Although some of the squad may be lacking motivation, Mourinho is unlikely to let his side slip to a second disappointing defeat in a row.
West Ham picked up a decent three points at the King Power and with Southampton’s victory at the Liberty Stadium on May 8th, they can now breathe a sigh of relief. They have two home games left to play and cannot be caugh by Swansea. David Moyes will hope to add to his squad in the summer and improve upon the club’s underwhelming season.
They have failed to find the net during their last two meetings with Manchester United but they should play their part in an entertaining 90 minutes on this occasion.
Barring the Brighton defeat, Manchester United have been scoring plenty of goals on the road this season and Over 2.5 Goals is priced at 17/20 with Ladbrokes. They have nothing to lose and there will be a number of players who will be hoping to work their way into the manager’s plans for next season.
West Ham’s Lack of Discipline Can Be Advantageous for Bettors
West Ham have clocked up the highest amount of yellow cards this season and have averaged 2.1 cards per game. They can be backed at 13/10 with William Hill to collect between 2 and 3 cards in this cards. They also have individual player to be booked card markets available with Pablo Zabaleta, Aaron Cresswell and Marko Arnautovic the worst offenders.