The Premier League begins its 2017/18 adventure this weekend and in the last fixture of the weekend, Manchester United welcome West Ham United to Old Trafford in a battle between north and south. Our Manchester United vs West Ham United preview dissects a clash between last year’s 6th and 11th placed finishers. Betway provide the ideal weekend football odds to accompany our predictions and match analysis below.
The Red Devils enter today’s Manchester United vs West Ham United betting tips fresh from a 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid in the European Super Cup in Skopje. Jose Mourinho’s troops acquitted themselves well against more accomplished opponents for large parts of the game on Tuesday.
Summer signings Victor Lindelof, Nemanja Matic and Romelu Lukaku are all likely to make their Premier League debuts on Sunday for MUFC who only lost one of their seven pre-season friendlies, despite playing the likes of Barcelona, Real Madrid and Man City.
Slaven Bilic is expected to hand first competitive appearances to Joe Hart, Pablo Zabaleta, Marko Arnautovic and former Old Trafford hero Chicharito, giving our potential Manchester United vs West Ham United predictions an extra dimension. The sides met three times last season, with Mourinho’s team winning two matches and drawing the other.
Our Manchester United vs West Ham United picks are influenced by the fact that the Hammers haven’t won at the Theatre of Dreams in ten years, although they have drawn their last two league visits there. Mourinho will want to get off to a strong start, but with so many new players expected to be a feature, he may have to settle for a narrow win over the Londoners.
Taking Man Utd to win @ 1/3 with Betway is a safe bet to make, though enhancing those odds to 11/5, also with Betway, for United to win and both teams to score looks a healthier option with better returns for your pocket. Betway beat the competition with their prices for this, so we advise you use their services to bet on the soccer predictions for Sunday’s match.