ENGLAND'S top two are in action on Sunday but the safest bet could come in a game featuring the bottom side.

Man Utd tackle on-form West Brom and Man City have a tricky trip to Swansea – but it should be plain sailing for Norwich at home to a Wigan side looking doomed by the week.

So let's start at Carrow Road where a win will put Paul Lambert's men in dreamland, 15 points clear of the drop zone, and surely then the promoted club will accept their future in the top flight is secure for at least another season.

Norwich have won five and drawn four at home this season but always look like scoring. They look nicely priced at x-x to see off Wigan who look in bit of disarray.

Wigan owner Dave Whelan questioned manager Roberto Martinez's team selection as he rested players for last week's home defeat by Swansea.

Whelan insists he's still backing the manager but his comments have only increased tensions at the DW and it's unlikely to have a positive effect on performances.

So take Norwich at 10-11 with Ladbrokes and consider over 2.5 goals at 19-20 with the same firm. For first scorer I like the look of battering ram Grant Holt who is 5-1 at Betfred and BetVictor to score first and 11-8 with the same bookies just to net.

I'm not going to back against either of the title contenders even though both will have to battle hard. United entertain West Brom after a difficult night that ended in a 3-2 defeat by Athletic Bilbao in the Europa League.

Sir Alex Ferguson won't fancy a second home loss in four days and we should see a full-strength side. Wayne Rooney hit a double against the Spanish and is the man to back for first goal at 3-1 with unibet.

West Brom have won three in a row in the Premier League and last week's defeat of Chelsea cost Andre Villas-Boas his job. They have decent attackers in the shape Peter Odemwingie and James Morrison and with United still letting in goals I fancy the visitors to at least score.

Both teams to net pays 1-1 at unibet and BetVictor while Scotland wide man Morrison is worth a look for a goal at 8-1 at Paddy Power to score at any time. The Scotland midfielder has netted some spectacular ones this season and there's nowhere better than the Theatre of Dreams to launch an exocet.

Man City were disappointed to lose the first leg of their Europa League tie at Sporting Lisbon. However, they were much improved after Mario Ballotelli's introduction in the second half.

The Italian netted against Bolton last week and went close on another four or five occasions. Everything seems to revolve around him at the moment and I'd back him to break the deadlock at 4-1 with unibet and Paddy Power.

Swansea have lost just two home games this season and with City minus Vincent Kompany they'll fancy their chances of at least scoring. The last five contests at the Liberty have featured both netting so try this again at 1-1 at Betfred.

I can see City nicking this by one goal and they are biggest 4-6 at Stan James and William Hill. Swansea are 11-2 at boylesports with the draw 14-5 at the same firm.

The Championship game sees Leeds visit Middlesbrough and although performances have been OK under Neil Warnock the Elland Road men haven't been scoring.

Midlesbrough have won three out of their last four and netted eight in those encounters so you'd think Leeds would need one or two have a chance of getting a result but under Warnock they have netted hee haw in three run-outs.

Take Boro at 23-20 with BetVictor to edge this one and consider on-form deadball expert Barry Robson to score at any time.



(10-11, Ladbrokes)

Rooney to score first

(3-1, unibet)

Balotelli to score first

(4-1, unibet, Paddy Power)

Man U v WBA both teams to score

(1-1, unibet, BetVictor)

Robson (Boro) to score

(7-2, Paddy Power, William Hill)

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