Manchester United vs. Manchester City Betting Preview

soccer ball in darkness with blue lightThis Sunday the 25th of October we have the opportunity to watch the English Premier League in action with cross town rivals the Red Devils of Manchester United playing the Sky Blues of Manchester City with the game being played at Old Trafford in Manchester, England.

This match-up they title a derby and they are always huge affairs, and this is the 1st of the 2015-16 season, thus will be exceptionally huge on Sunday. The Sky Blues are playing well and they will seek a win to increase their lead over the Red Devils who are tied for 2nd in the conference. On the other side United has a great opportunity to pass over their rival, who enters this game without 2 of their top stars.

If you Bet on Soccer at an Offshore sportsbook like SBG and are a fan of the Red Devils of Manchester United your team played midweek against the Moscow CSKA and trailed after the 1st half, but made a comeback to finish the game with a draw at 1 to 1. Their young star A. Martial when he ended a 4 game non-scoring streak, as he scored in 6th goal in his 20 games in the league to date.

Last weekend A. Martial and A. Herrera in the 3-0 win over Everton will be expected to be up for this game and assist W. Rooney who has struggled lately. Captain Rooney did make a goal against Everton but to date he has not been playing up to expectation.

The remainder of the team has be performing well as M. Schneiderlin and B. Schweinsteiger have come together as strong duo in the United midfield, while the defense has also performed well, with the exception of their loss to Arsenal recently. On defense their 2 most important players have been defender C. Smalling and goalkeeper D. de Gea, and at home have been very impressive, only giving up 1 goal this season at Old Trafford. That plus in this game against the Sky Blues of City, they won’t have to worry with the absence of their superstars in D. Silva and S. Aguero, and Aguero in 2014 had 2 goals at Old Trafford.

For the fans of the Sky Blues of Manchester City your team struggled in their last Champions league game with Sevilla, but were saved by star S. Aguero who made a penalty score in minute 90 that saved the game and gave City the 2-1 win.

One of their recent stars has been De Bruyne who came to City from Wolfsburg in big deal, and to date he has scored some 6 goals and had 6 assists in his 17 games this season with the Sky Blues. In the last 4 EPL games he had 3 scores and 3 assists. What has been amazing lately with the City team is that they have performed well even with the absence of Silva and Aguero out with injuries, and will miss this game against the Red Devils.

In the place of Silva, De Bruyne has played well as the point of the City attack, while R. Sterling and W. Bony both have come forward scoring a combined 5 goals in their win over Bournemouth 5-1 and in their last 2 league games they have won with a total score of 11-2 for an aggregate total.

The Sky Blues have not had too much difficulty scoring at Old Trafford as they have managed to score 13 goals in their ultimate 4 games there and won 3 of the 4 games.

It is predicted by sports betting experts that the Manchester United Red Devils will edge past the Manchester City Sky Blues in a tough game and winning the game 2 to 1.