Leicester City vs Manchester United Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions
class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>With the Red Devils looking almost watertight at the back and not taking many risks in attack, Al Hain-Cole expects a tight FA Cup tie on Sunday
The blockbuster tie of the FA Cup quarter-finals takes place at the King Power Stadium on Sunday where Leicester City take on Manchester United.
Only a single point separates this pair in the Premier League, with the Red Devils sitting one point ahead in second place.
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Leicester City vs Manchester United Latest Odds
Having completed a 2-1 aggregate Europa League victory over AC Milan in midweek to extend their unbeaten run to 14 fixtures, United are available at 11/8 (2.38) with bet365 to pull off another big win here.
Brendan Rodgers’ men have lost three of their last six matches on home turf but can be backed at 19/10 (2.90) to come out on top in this one.
The sides shared a 2-2 draw when they met at this ground in December’s league meeting, and there are odds of 5/2 (3.50) available on them taking this one into extra-time after another stalemate.
Leicester City vs Manchester United Team News
Ricardo Pereira, Sidnei Tavares, Dennis Praet and James Maddison will all face late fitness tests for Leicester, although Wes Morgan, James Justin, Harvey Barnes, and Cengiz Under are definitely ruled out.
Marcus Rashford will be assessed after coming off at half-time against AC Milan with a twinge, while Juan Mata and Anthony Martial are also doubtful.
Leicester City vs Manchester United Preview
Having twice let a lead slip to eventually draw 2-2 here in December’s league visit to this stadium, it is hard to see Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team leaving themselves anywhere near as open against the Foxes on Sunday..
Indeed, they have conceded just three goals in their last 11 matches in all competitions and kept seven clean sheets in 10 on the road – including each of the last five in a row.
However, with only five goals to their name in seven matches, the guests also don’t seem particularly likely to really go for the jugular themselves in what is likely to be a closely-fought quarter-final.
Leicester City vs Manchester United Tips and Predictions
In fact, odds of 6/5 (2.20) seem pretty generous on United ensuring under 2.5 goals for their eighth match in a row and a fourth meeting in five with Leicester.
All odds correct at time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.