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Betting: Manchester United vs Wigan Athletic (a)

After Manchester United’s victory at the weekend against Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford and Manchester City’s 1-0 loss against Arsenal away from home, the difference between both teams is now 8 points, which almost puts an end to the battle of the title and more impressively the 20th title for the reds. Going into the midweek games after the bank holiday weekend in the United Kingdom Manchester United are top of the table with 79 points

The away record for Manchester United this season is as follows:
Won 12, Drawn 3, Lost 1

in the process of our away games this season we have scored 36 goals and conceding 12,gathering 39 points out of the 48 possible. Logically the away victory doesn’t have great odds in all betting circles @ 1.40.

According to William Hill, Wayne Rooney is the player most likely to score first @ 3.50, or you can have a cheeky bet on Rooney to score anytime in this match @ 1.61.

Last 5 Manchester United Away Matches:
Blackburn (Won) – 0:2
Wolves (Won) – 0:5
Tottenham vs (Won) – 1:3
Norwich vs (Won) – 1:2
Chelsea vs (Drew) – 3:3

Wigan Athletic
Wigan Athletic are currently in a tough spot with the Barclays Premier League, siting in 19th position with ony 28 points.

Wigan’s home record this season is as follows:
Won2, Drawn 7, Lost 7

They have also only scored 14 goals and conceding 25 at home this season. Unfortunately RedMancunian feels that the fate of Wigan Athletic is destined for the Championship and a home game against us will do nothing for their confidence.

A victory for Wigan is priced @ 8.00 at the moment but these odds are expected to rise on William Hill in the next few days.

Last 5 Wigan Home Matches:
Stoke (Won) – 2:0
West Brom (Drew) – 1:1
Swansea (Lost) – 0:2
Aston Villa (Drew) – 0:0
Everton (Drew) – 1:1

Last games between Wigan Athletic and Manchester United:
Wigan 0:4 United
Wigan 0:5 United
Wigan 1:2 United
Wigan 0:2 United
Wigan 1:3 United
Wigan 1:2 United

Wigan Athletic have met Manchester United six times at home in the past 6 years and lost every single one of those meetings.

Manchester United look too strong to slip up here as they expect to extend their lead over Manchester City at the top of the table.

5 out of the 6 victories for Manchester United at the DW Stadium have seen three or more goals. Considering Manchester United’s shape, and Wayne Rooney’s potential to score, back this match to also end Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.72 with William Hill.

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By RedManc

RedMancunian is the number one source for Manchester United news, insight and opinion on the most successful football club in the English top flight. RedMancunian was founded at the end of the 2011/2012 football season. We hope to provide insight on football matters related to Manchester United and provides a sense of what the club was and is all about. Follow RedMancunian on Twitter - @RedMancunian

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