Manchester City vs Manchester United prediction and betting tips (October 2)
Manchester City smashed Wolverhampton Wanderers by three goals to nil in their last Premier League game. Will the Citizens get a win over Manchester United in their next game?
Haaland is the highest goalscorer in the league with 11 goals
Haaland is the highest goalscorer in the league with 11 goals

Manchester City will face Manchester United in Round 9 of the Premier League.

The match will start at 1 p.m. GMT on Sunday, 2 October 2022. The match venue is Etihad Stadium, Manchester.

Latest odds on betting sites

Manchester City have their winning odds placed at 1.40 (-250; 2/5). Manchester United have their winning odds placed at 9.40 (+840 American; 42/5 Fractional). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 6.00 (+500; 5/1).

The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Manchester City — 73%, draw — 16%, Manchester United — 11%.

Latest betting odds on Manchester City vs Manchester United (2 October 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.50 (-200; 1/2)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 2.40 (-250; 7/5)
  • Asian handicap (-0.25) on Manchester City — 2.46 (+146; 73/50)
  • Asian handicap (+0.25) on Manchester United— 1.54 (-185; 27/50)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.96 (-104; 24/25)

Match preview and statistics

Manchester City smashed Wolverhampton Wanderers by three goals to nil in their last game. Jack Grealish opened the scoreline in the first minute with a nice finish from close range. Erling Haaland doubled their lead in the 16th minute with a nice shot into the net. Phil Foden made it 3-0 in the 69th minute as he flicked the ball into the net.

Manchester City dominated the game as they had 59% ball possession while completing 563 passes. The Citizens created one big chance during the game. They had 16 shots during the game with seven being on target. Manchester City had an expected goal of 1.06 compared to Wolverhampton Wanderer’s own of 0.41.

Manchester City are second in the Premier League table with 17 points. The Citizens have scored 23 goals while conceding six goals with a difference of +17. Manchester City are unbeaten in their last five games in all competitions

Manchester City team news: Aymeric Laporte is out of the game with a ligament injury. Kalvin Phillips is a doubt with a shoulder injury. John Stones is out with a hamstring injury.

Manchester United got a 3-1 victory over Arsenal in their last Premier League game. Antony opened the scoreline in the 35th minute with a nice finish into the bottom left corner. Bukayo Saka levelled the scoreline in the 60th minute with a nice finish from close range.

Marcus Rashford made it 2-1 in the 66th minute with a tidy finish into the net. The England international scored his second game of the night in the 75th minute with a nice finish from close range as Manchester United won the game.

Manchester United had 40% ball possession. The Red Devils had 10 shots with six being on target. They created four big chances during the game. Manchester United had 1.55 expected goals compared to Arsenal's 1.32 expected goals.

The Red Devils are fifth in the Premier League table with 12 points. Manchester United have scored eight goals while conceding eight goals in league with a difference of zero. The Red Devils have won four of their last five games in all competitions.

Manchester United team news: Anthony Martial is out of the game with a hamstring injury. Victor Lindelof is a doubt with a knock. Van de Beek is a doubt with a knock. Harry Maguire is out with a hamstring injury. Brandon Williams is out with a knee injury.

Manchester City vs Manchester United H2H

Manchester City have won three of the last four games between both sides.

Manchester City smashed Manchester United by four goals to one in the last meeting between both sides.

Key players and lineups

Manchester City projected starting lineup:

  • Ederson Moraes
  • Ruben Dias
  • Nathan Ake
  • John Stones
  • Joao Cancelo
  • Rodri
  • Ilkay Gundogan
  • Erling Haaland
  • Bernardo Silva
  • Kevin De Bruyne
  • Riyad Mahrez

Erling Haaland has been the best player in the league this season. The Manchester City striker is the highest goalscorer in the league with 11 goals, overperforming his expected goals of 6.52. Haaland has provided one assist while creating three chances.

Manchester United projected starting lineup:

  • David De Gea
  • Luke Shaw
  • Eric Baily
  • Victor Lindelof
  • Diogo Dalot
  • Christian Eriksen
  • Scott McTominay
  • Bruno Fernandes
  • Jadon Sancho
  • Marcus Rashford
  • Cristiano Ronaldo

Notable subs: Alex Telles,

Marcus Rashford won the player of the month award after impressive performances during the month. He scored two goals in their 3-1 win over Arsenal. The England international has scored three goals in the league, overperforming his expected goals of 2.02. He has created seven chances in the league. Rashford has provided two assists in the league.

Prediction and betting tips

Three of the last four meetings have ended in 2-0. The scoreline has been the most frequent in past meetings between both sides. Both teams are coming into this game in good form. Manchester City are the strongest side in this fixture as they are unbeaten in their last five games in all competition. I predict Manchester City to win 2-0.

Erling Haaland has been the best player in the league this season as he can't stop scoring. The Norwegian international is the highest goalscorer in the league with 11 goals, overperforming his expected goals of 6.52. Haaland has scored 11 goals in eight league games. The Manchester City striker is the highest goalscorer in the Champions League with three goals. I predict Haaland to score.

Betting prediction: Correct score 2-0

Odds: 8.00 (+700 American; 7/1 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Erling Haaland to score anytime

Odds: 2.00 (+100 American; 1/11 Fractional)

Manchester City — Manchester United
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Correct score 2-0
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