Premier League betting preview: Manchester United v Aston Villa
Manchester United will secure the Premier League title with a win over Aston Villa at Old Trafford tonight.
Following cross-city rivals Manchester City’s defeat to Tottenham at the weekend, the Red Devils now hold a 13-point lead at the summit with five games left to play.
Villa currently sit 17th in the table on 34 points, three points clear of Wigan below them, although with a slightly inferior goal difference.
United winger Ashley Young will miss the match after being ruled out for the season with an ankle injury, while Paul Scholes is out with a knee problem.
Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor should return after missing last week’s draw with Fulham because of a groin injury.
Online bookmakers Titan Bet make United 1.25 favourites to win the match, with their opponents offered at 13. The draw is priced at 7.
Home striker Robin van Persie is 3.5 favourite to score the first goal, ahead of teammate Wayne Rooney at 4.
Bookmakers Bwin price a 2-0 United win at 5, while a 2-1 Villa victory can be backed at odds of 41.