Manchester United (6th) Sunderland (18th)
|Date & Time||Monday December 26, 2016, 10:00 AM (EST)|
Man Utd (1/4) Draw (31/5) Sunderland (16/1)
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Manchester United will want to get a win on Boxing Day and this team really needs to start picking up some points as we head to the back end of the season. This team will want Champions League football next season and that is only going to happen if they manage to get some wins. This week they take on Sunderland in what should be a game that the Red Devils will want to win quite easily.
The game will be at Old Trafford and that is not something that the Sunderland faithful will look forward to. This Sunderland side has been struggling this season and if things don’t start to change they will be relegated come May. That being said, this will be a very tough game for them and I don’t see them getting anything out of it considering how good Manchester United are as a team and also since they are away from home.
Manchester United on the other hand will look to have an easy win and also get other players such as Rashford and Mata more involved. This side has been very reliant on Zlatan recently and that is cause for concern as the whole team needs to eventually click if they have any chance of making the top 4.
All in all though, I think that Manchester United will still win this game with a lot of ease. We are getting a really poor price on this bet though and as a result I think it will be best to avoid this bet all together. That being said, I think we can look at the under 2.5 goals as a good bet. Manchester United have been lacking goals and so have Sunderland so a 1-0 or 2-0 win to the Red Devils seems likely enough to place this wager.