No-one is giving Manchester United a chance in this afternoon’s derby not least the bookies who have them at 9/1 to silence their noisy neighbours.

They’ve won just one of the last five meetings with City and last week’s 2-1 defeat at Fulham exposed some of the cracks that recent results had been papering over. Erik ten Hag’s men had been unbeaten in five prior to the Cottagers’ victory but their only truly convincing win was a 3-0 success over West Ham, in fact only two of United’s 14 wins have been by more than a single goal.

They’ve already lost 3-0 to their city rivals this season and Pep Guardiola’s men
have now scored 3, 2, 1, 6, 4 & 2 goals in the last six Manchester derbies – an average of three per match. They’re 5/6 to hit at least three today.

Ominously for United Erling Haaland warmed up for the derby with a five-goal haul against Luton Town last week. He’s already scored five against the Red Devils and is 4/6 to net today. The big Norwegian is 11/4 to score two or more and 10/1 to repeat his hat-trick in this fixture last season.

Chris Sutton has predicted a 6-1 (https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/68397901) win for the hosts at the Etihad. It might not be as spectacular as that (50/1 BTW!) but everything points to a comfortable win for the champions.

City to be winning at half-time and full-time appeals at 4/5 as does at least a couple of first half goals coupled with a home win at 13/10.

Motherwell’s stunning win at Ibrox yesterday means it’s over to Celtic today in the battle for the title in Scotland.

The Steelmen handed Phillipe Clement his first home league defeat and gives the Hoops the chance to retake top spot if they can win at Tynecastle this lunchtime.

Standing in their way are a Hearts side that lost 5-0 to Rangers last week before grabbing a point in the Edinburgh Derby in midweek. Prior to that the Jambos were unbeaten in 12 and Steven Naismith will be to embark on another unbeaten run that will secure top spot.

Celtic turned in one of their best performances of the season in a 4-1 win in Gorgie back in October but it looks like they’ll be without captain Callum McGregor and Kyogo Furuhashi through injury today.

Lawrence Shankland scored that day and in Hearts 2-0 win at Celtic Park in December. The Scottish Internationalist is 15/8 to add to his 24 goals already scored this season.

Celtic are just 4/9 to win today whilst Hearts will be popular at 13/2 but goals could be the best play.

With Shankland in fine form Hearts will be a threat in front of goal, whilst Celtic will be all out to take the three points. With that in mind the 21/20 on BTTS and Over 2.5 Goals looks the best bet.

Super Singles

  • Man City to win & O1.5 first half goals 13/10 Bet365
  • Hearts v Celtic – BTTS & O2.5 goals 21/20 Bet365

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63 Comments
  1. noob gambler 2 months ago

    So far it’s been a good weekend for me. Posting winners Friday and Saturday.
    Today I’m sticking with the uk and like most will be putting my money on city against United.
    Even with United at full strength this is a game they just aren’t good enough to win. But with half their defence injured and no actual goal scorer fit to play I can’t even see them threatening the city goal.
    The route I’m taking for my single today is based on that.

    Man City win to nil 6/4

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  2. Deano86 2 months ago

    Verona 🇮🇹
    Hearts 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
    PSV 🇳🇱

    Over 2.5 mgs treble 3.77/1 ,

    Goodluck 👍

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  3. maccathered 2 months ago

    Manchester City v Manchester United
    Over 3.5 goals at 10/11
    Over 4.5 goals at 2/1
    Over 5.5 goals at 4/1

    Prediction 5-0 Although I’d happily take a 0-1 away win 😂😂😂.
    Best of luck

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    • Deano86 2 months ago

      You might not be far off with that scoreline macca 🤣 il go 4-1

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    • cc 2 months ago

      Mac we never want a man utd win…. Draw will do mate

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    • maccathered 2 months ago

      cc we want a Man Utd win today the next weeks game is a free hit lol

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    • kf 2 months ago

      Likely OG in that lot Macca?…

    • maccathered 2 months ago

      Always do own goals now kf especially on the Live games.

    • kf 2 months ago

      Cheers mate…

  4. Prester John 2 months ago

    Irish Cup qf at 1pm, Institute v Linfield:

    Institute are priced up at 25/1 at home. That’s way too big for a home cup match. Their NI Championship rivals Ballyclare were the same price away to Glentoran yesterday.

    Institute are in good form as they aim for promotion to the NIPL, and they’re really up for this match. I’ll be at the game myself.

    You’d expect Linfield to win comfortably but they’ve turned in a few poor performances this season.

    So a quid on Institute at 25/1.

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    • Prester John 2 months ago

      Should say that’s on 365.

    • HullShaker 2 months ago

      Nice insight – enjoy the game 👍

  5. Kenji 2 months ago

    Hungarian OTB Bank Liga
    Újpest-Fehérvár FC

    Újpest:
    The club was sold, but the real change will only come in the summer. The hated coach Vignjevic was fired. The new coach started with a win in the first match, but then came three defeats. In addition, he was banned for 3 months last week for racist comments. So he wont be on the bench. They played 120 minutes in the cup on Thursday and were eliminated.

    Fehérvár FC:
    The team is getting better since coach Grzelak changed the tactics. They signed two good strikers and have one of the best goalkeepers in the league. Fehérvár is fighting for 2nd-3rd place

    I really don’t understand why Fehérvár is underdog today. They have better players and are fresher than Újpest.

    So my tips for this match: DNB Fehérvár FC

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  6. cockerspaniel 2 months ago

    No joy with my SPL bookings LOSER
    Well done all winners

  7. Cu Chulainn 2 months ago

    A nice looking double for today.

    Gaelic Football
    Division 2
    Cork Vs Kildare
    Cork Win

    Division 1
    Kerry Vs Tyrone
    Over 1.5 goals

    Double pays Evens

    A big win last week will have given Cork confidence facing a team that has been operating without little and lost three of their starting forwards against Meath to injury.

    Kerry and Tyrone at this venue have thrown up all sorts of results. Without a couple of good de-fenders, Tyrone are weakened. Kerry are a wounded animal after suffering a ten-point defeat at the hands of Dublin last weekend and Jack O’Connor will expect a big reaction. Goals look generous.

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    • spursman 2 months ago

      Donegal v Louth
      Over 1.5 Donegal goals 6/4

      🙂

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    • Cu Chulainn 2 months ago

      Great spot! Donegal won’t be sparing them as the push for promotion

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    • spursman 2 months ago

      We should but Louth have shown they’re not afraid of a scrap and with the recent rain I’m hoping Jimmy goes back to the hand passing game he was so good at

  8. Christie78 2 months ago

    Totally agree with noob gambler if you have any spare change throw it at city today
    Halftime/fulltime
    Win to nil
    City -2
    Haaland to score 2
    Man u bookings Fernandez being the obvious one for me

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  9. Deano86 2 months ago

    Skybet have kindly given me a free £1 bet lol others may be more i barely use them , stuck it on ,

    Fernandes
    Maguire
    Dalot

    All to be carded at 29/1 👍

  10. HullShaker 2 months ago

    Morning gents,

    No joy with the Ivan Toney goal yesterday – well done all winners!

    MAN CITY VS. MAN UTD (3.30pm)

    Sometimes form can go out of the windown in a derby game but just can’t see it here.

    United could try and park the bus but a. they are not great at parking and b. I’m not even sure they have a bus these days 😂

    So, I’m going for the following:

    MAN CITY OVER 2.5 TEAM GOALS
    (4/5, bet365) NAP ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

    MAN CITY OVER 3.5 TEAM GOALS
    (2/1, bet365) NB ⭐️⭐️

    MAN CITY OVER 3.5 TEAM GOALS
    HAALAND BRACE
    CASEMIRO CARD
    FERNANDES CARD
    (20/1, bet365) LONGSHOT I ⭐️

    Also fancy Solanke to have a bit of fun at Turf Moor against an abysmal Burnley side so will throw in a 2nd longshot:

    SOLANKE BRACE
    HAALAND BRACE
    (25/1, bet365) LONGSHOT II ⭐️

    Best of luck with all bets!

    (2/1, bet365) NB ⭐️⭐️

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    • maccathered 2 months ago

      Solanke has a knee injury hull.

    • HullShaker 2 months ago

      Played like it as well Macca 😂

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  11. newts68 2 months ago

    German Hamburg League
    In play 18 gone 0/0
    TSV Concordia v Düneberg over2.5 fhgs 5/4

    • newts68 2 months ago

      That should say over 1.5 sorry

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  12. Aceguymiller 2 months ago

    Morning! Positive today lol Give this a bash and see! Celtic & Btts 17/10 Betfair looks ok to……..

    Hearts v Celtic – Celtic & Btts

    Toulouse v Nice – Btts Or Over 2.5 Goals

    Brondby v Vejle – Brondby And Over 1.5

    Ferencvaros v Kecskemeti – Ferencvaros & Btts

    Man City v Man Utd – Btts

    Anderlecht v Eupen – Anderlecht & Over 2.5

    Porto v Benfica – Porto & Btts

    Betfair £1 Gets £280 Good luck all today with bets!!!!

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  13. cockerspaniel 2 months ago

    Hearts v Celtic
    Could get feisty
    20 + booking points each team 5/4
    50 + booking points in the match 11/8
    Skybet
    Red card 5/1 Bet365

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  14. Wee Joe 2 months ago

    Italian Seria B BTTS treble 3:15pm

    Cosenza v Catanzaro 10/11
    Como v Venezia 4/5
    Feralpisalo v Sampdoria 10/11

    11/2

    Hearts v Celtic

    Kingsley & Taylor both to be carded 33/1

    Adam Idah To Score, Over 4 Cards, Each Team Over 3 Corners 7/1

    Best of luck all 👍

  15. santa 2 months ago

    Celtic and Over 2.5 Goals in match @ 10/11
    PSV Eindhoven and Over 2.5 Goals in match @ 15/8
    Bayer Leverkusen and Over 2.5 Goals in match @ 1/1
    Anderlecht and Over 2.5 Goals in match @ 4/5

    18/1 @skybet

  16. Wee Joe 2 months ago

    Beaton on VAR at Tynecastle

    Red card and a penalty 7/1

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  17. dc john boy 2 months ago

    Montpellier btts
    Bournemouth over 1.5tgs

    Double 11/5

    Good luck

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  18. Unlucky 2 months ago

    All Danish Superliga(4)
    Over 1.5mgl 8/5

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  19. Davinho 2 months ago

    BTTS Cologne v Bayer
    De bruyne to score city to win and BTTS
    10/1

    Good luck all

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  20. Aceguymiller 2 months ago

    Hate the tic!!! Lol. Grrr!!!

  21. Unlucky 2 months ago

    Btts Double
    Rakow(Poland)
    Aarhus(Denmark)
    3/1

  22. alex_mufc83 2 months ago

    SkyBet RequestABet

    Man City most shots on target both halves, Man City most corners both halves, Man United most fouls both halves

    4/1

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    • alex_mufc83 2 months ago

      also on;

      Team Goals Treble

      Man City 2+ TGls
      Atalanta 2+ TGls
      Sporting 2+ TGls

      2/1

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  23. MrBigChug 2 months ago

    MAN CITY v MAN UTD (Paddypower)

    VARANE to commit foul 1/1 NAP

    KDB and FERNANDES to commit foul 11/10 NB

    All 3 above to commit fh foul 17/1 LS

    Also smitten on SkyBet 3/1 Casemiro shot on target …

    • MrBigChug 2 months ago

      NAP and NB winners up after 66mins👍👍🍺🍺

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  24. Aceguymiller 2 months ago

    Try a betbuild……

    Erling Haaland. 1 or more shot on target

    Over 1.5 goals

    Over 4.5 home corners

    Over 2.5 away corners

    Erling Haaland score anytime

    Man city keeper make 1 or more save!!!!!!

    Betfair. 1.92/1. Can’t be worst than celtic!!!! Good luck. X

  25. Wee Joe 2 months ago

    Man City 3+ team goals
    Haaland 2+ goals
    Man United 2+ cards

    10/3

    Littler v Heta at the darts is incredible standards so far

    • TheMaster 2 months ago

      Watching it now Joe. Standard is off the scale.

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  26. newts68 2 months ago

    Manchester Derby
    Victor Lindelof to be carded 4/1 NAP
    He’s terrible at centre half but diabolical at left back
    I’ll be amazed if he avoids getting carded up against Phil Foden

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    • TheMaster 2 months ago

      That was exactly my thinking pal

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  27. TheMaster 2 months ago

    Having a poke at lindelof and casimero carded, city ht/ft and -1.

    16/1

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    • newts68 2 months ago

      Great chance of landing

  28. Snetts 2 months ago

    2 bets for the City game..

    City win
    0ver 1 city goal
    Over 4 City Corners
    Casse over 0.5 fouls committed @2.00 plus 25% Bet Boost

    Long shot
    Casse and Bruno to be carded
    Harland anytime goal scorer @ 8.50
    Both with 365
    GL

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  29. noob gambler 2 months ago

    The early goal from rashford downed my single of Man City win to nil. Gutted as after that United never looked like scoring.
    My current double of
    Fortuna-excelsior o2.5 mgls (from bet of the day tip)
    Bilbao-Barcelona o2.5 btts
    Odds of 3.6/1.

    Well done to all winners so far today

  30. Aceguymiller 2 months ago

    Who don’t get 3 corners!!!! Lol

  31. ChrisBax 2 months ago

    For anyone using PaddyPower, be aware they are NO LONGER doing their “lose 1 leg of a 5+ leg BET BUILDER and get a free bet” promo (as from 1st March)

    The “lose 1 leg of a 5+ MATCH ACCA and get a free bet” is still running, but MUST be based on 5+ DIFFERENT matches.

  32. Aceguymiller 2 months ago

    Am back!!!

    Has to win????

    Leganes. V. Eibar. Btts. 11/10. Any thoughts??? A got a few BOB on it! Tips welcome. X

    • noob gambler 2 months ago

      Not one I would go with based on h2hs and both last 5 games but good luck to you buddy

  33. Octopus 2 months ago

    Mallorca vs girona….NG…ODD 1.60….LIVE
    BILBAO VS BARCELONA…. HOME WIN…odd 3.30

  34. Aceguymiller 2 months ago

    Indeed!!!! Am of the opinion – if it’s ment to happen it happens!!!

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    • noob gambler 2 months ago

      Very unlucky in the end aceguy

  35. dc john boy 2 months ago

    Montpellier btts
    Bournemouth over 1.5tgs

    Double 11/5**WON**

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  36. dc john boy 2 months ago

    Porto
    At Bilbao

    Btts double 8/5

    Good luck

    • dc john boy 2 months ago

      Evanilson
      Guruzeta

      Ags double 9/1

    • dc john boy 2 months ago

      Both lost

  37. Davinho 2 months ago

    All eyes on tomorrow.

    Arsenal to win and over 4 goals in game.
    Inter to win and BTTS

  38. Unlucky 2 months ago

    Going for cards
    Porto match over 9 cards EVENS
    Red Card 6/4

  39. shepon28 2 months ago

    Inplay

    Napoli 1-0 Juventus

    Open game, I think there will be more goals

    Vlahovic atgs 10/3 @ paddypower
    Osimhen atgs 11/4 @ paddypower
    Kvratsheila 1 assist 5/1 @ paddypower

    2 goals or more Osimhen 25/1 @ paddypower
    2 goals or more Vlahovic 35/1 @ paddypower

  40. noob gambler 2 months ago

    Couple of losers today. One unlucky and the other not even close. Been looking at tomorrow and can’t understand how the odds for goals in the famalicao-Boavista game are so appealing.
    O2.5 mgls at odds of 10/11 just seem too good to be true. In their 11 previous meetings this has come in and can’t see tomorrow being any different. 7 of 11 have seen over 3.5. 8 of them have seen btts. Bets I’m considering
    Main bet o2.5 mgls 10/11
    O2.5 btts 11/8
    Also o3.5 mgls 12/5
    Will post again tomorrow

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