Premier League betting preview: Man Utd v Newcastle Utd
Manchester United host Newcastle United in tomorrow’s early kick-off with the home side looking to get back on track after dropping to an unfamiliar ninth in the Premier League table.
Last season’s champions currently sit one point and two places behind their visitors after both sides suffered defeat in midweek.
The Red Devils lost 1-0 at home to Everton while Newcastle went down 3-0 at Swansea.
Wayne Rooney is suspended for the home side after picking up his fifth yellow card of the season against the Toffees, although fellow forward Robin van Persie could return following groin and toe injuries. Defender Phil Jones is available after a ban.
Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse is set to undergo a late fitness test on a heel injury while midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa is expected to be fit.
Online bookmakers Bwin make Man Utd 1.5 favourites to win the match, with Newcastle offered at 6.5. The draw is priced at 4.
A 1-0 Man Utd win is available at 8/1 with Bet365, while a 2-1 Newcastle victory can be backed at odds of 22/1.
Titan Bet have the home side at 23/20 to be winning at both half-time and full-time, while a half-time draw followed by a full-time Newcastle victory is offered at 12/1.
Winner Sports make van Persie 4.00 favourite to score the first goal, with the shortest-priced Newcastle player being striker Loic Remy at 9.00.