Manchester United vs Fulham Prediction, Odds and Betting Tips

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TournamentPremier League
Timetable15:00 GMT, 24th Feb 24
PredictionMan United to Win!
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Man United will entertain Fulham on a run of four successive Premier League wins, while they’ve taken 16 points from the last 21 available to them to move within three points of Spurs in fifth. As for their gameweek 24 opponents Fulham, they’ve only won one of their previous five top-flight games, while the Cottagers have only triumphed once on the road in 12 matches since the beginning of the campaign. So, will the Red Devils continue their winning sequence at Old Trafford, and how are the best betting sites pricing a potential away win for the Cottagers?

🏆 Manchester United vs Fulham EPL Prediction

Manchester United and Fulham have contested 90 matches in all competitions since January 1905, with the Red Devils winning 56 of these encounters. The Cottagers are also winless against United in 18 games since a 3-0 home victory on December 19th, 2009, and haven't prevailed at Old Trafford since October 2003.

United’s recent performances will also be a concern for Fulham, especially as the Red Devils boast the Premier League’s in-form striker Rasmus Højlund. The Dane became the youngest ever player to score in six consecutive EPL appearances at Luton last time out, while he now has seven Premier League goals to his name from an xG of just 6.8.

As for Fulham, they’ve lacked a consistent goal threat throughout the season, with top scorer Raúl Jiménez (who’s currently injured) having scored on just five occasions. They’ve also produced just 21.24 shot-creating actions per 90 in the 2023/24 Premier League, while the side’s collective xG of just 31.4 ranks 15th among all top-flight teams.

Of course, United have kept just one clean sheet in nine attempts since a 0-0 draw at Anfield on December 17th, but this did come at Old Trafford in the 3-0 win over West Ham two weeks ago. I can see them keeping Fulham out too at the weekend, while the increasingly prolific Højlund could well make the difference at the other end of the pitch.

My Prediction: 🏆 Man United 3 – 0 Fulham ⚽

💯 Manchester United vs Fulham EPL Match Odds

Whenever you engage in football betting, you can usually access a huge range of markets and props. However, some of these markets are far more popular than others, including the match winner or result, BTTS (or not) and the over/under on how many goals will be scored in the game. Here’s how these markets are currently being priced ahead of the clash between Man United and Fulham.

🏅 Manchester United vs Fulham: Match Winner

Man United can be backed at around 1.51 to defeat Fulham, with these odds implying a 66.66% probability of a home win. Conversely, the Cottagers’ odds of 5.40 imply just an 18.51% probability of an away victory for Marco Silva’s men, which reflects their run of one win in 13 on the road since May 2023.

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Man United to Win1.501.531.511.501.53
Fulham to Win5.505.255.405.406.00

⚽ Manchester United vs Fulham: Both Teams To Score

Both teams have scored in six of Manchester United’s 12 EPL home matches in 2023/24 (50%), with the Red Devils keeping three clean sheets and drawing three blanks. Interestingly, six of Fulham’s 12 away games have also seen both sides find the back of the next, although the Cottagers have kept just two clean sheets and failed to score on five occasions.

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🥅 Manchester United vs Fulham: Over/Under 2.5 Goals

United’s 12 home games have also produced a total of 36 goals at a rate of exactly 3.00 per 90 minutes, with these strikes distributed evenly across the team’s ‘for’ and ‘against’ columns. Fulham’s 12 away matches have been similarly prolific, yielding 37 goals at the slightly higher rate of 3.08 per game. However, the Cottagers have scored just 11 of these goals while conceding 26.

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Over 2.5 Goals1.531.551.531.521.53
Under 2.5 Goals2.382.402.322.502.38

✔️ Manchester United vs Fulham - Betting Tips

Regardless of your bankroll or any free bets that you have on your chosen sportsbook account, there are plenty of markets to explore and wager on ahead of the clash between Man United and Fulham. So, here are some betting tips to help you make more informed selections.

  • Tip 1: Back Both Teams Not to Score: While the pre-game odds imply a slightly higher probability of both teams scoring at Old Trafford, this ignores Fulham’s recent lack of cutting edge and the enforced absence of top scorer Raúl Jiménez through injury. Dating back to their 3-0 defeat at Newcastle on December 16th, Fulham have scored just eight goals in nine matches, while they’ve failed to find the net in three of their four away games during this sequence. So, you should consider backing both teams not to score at a price of 2.20 with LegendPlay.
  • Tip 2: Back Bruno Fernandes as an Anytime Goalscorer: While Højlund has found his shooting boots and led United’s resurgence of late, Bruno Fernandes is without a Premier League goal since November 4th. However, this goal was the last-gasp winner against Fulham at Craven Cottage, while Fernandes has four goals and one assist in just six career appearances against the West London side. He certainly likes playing against the Cottagers, so there’s some value in backing the Portuguese as an anytime goalscorer at a price of 3.30 with Betway.
  • Tip 3: Back Man United to Win With Over 2.5 Goals Scored: The odds imply a high probability of both a United win and over 2.5 goals being scored, so it may be worth combining these outcomes in a single wager at a price of 2.10 with 1Bet Sports. Certainly, five of Fulham’s last six away games have seen over 2.5 goals being scored, with these matches yielding 22 goals in total at a rate of 3.66 per 90 (Fulham have scored just six times during this sequence). United’s previous seven encounters home and away have produced a whopping 28 goals too, so this could be a relatively high-scoring game in which the Red Devils dominate.

1️⃣ Man United Update

United have finally found some consistency in the Premier League in recent weeks, following up a run of just one win in six between December 9th and January 14th with four successive victories. Overall, the Red Devils are now unbeaten in five EPL matches since a 2-1 defeat at Nottingham Forest on December 30th, with this upturn in form coinciding with Rasmus Højlund’s record-breaking hot streak in front of goal. During their previous seven top-flight matches, United’s front three have combined to produce 20 goal involvements (14 goals and six assists), with Marcus Rashford and Alejandro Garnacho also finding their form of late.

Last 5 Games
Luton 1
Man United 2
Premier League
Aston Villa 1
Man United 2
Premier League
Man United 3
West Ham 0
Premier League
Wolves 3
Man United 4
Premier League
Newport County 2
Man United 4
FA Cup

Luke Shaw limped off at half-time against Luton last time and is expected to be unavailable for the visit of Fulham. Fellow left back Tyrell Malacia also remains sidelined as he recovers from knee surgery, while Lisandro Martinez has been ruled out until April with his knee complaint. Both Aaron Wan-Bissaka (knock) and Anthony Martial (groin) will be unavailable until the end of March at the earliest, while Mason Mount is unlikely to recover from his calf injury until next month.

Luke Shaw Knock
Tyrell Malacia Knee Surgery
Lisandro Martinez Knee Injury
Aaron Wan-Bissaka Knock
Anthony Martial Groin Injury
Mason Mount Calf Injury

2️⃣ Fulham Update

While Fulham have taken 11 points from the previous 30 available to them, they’ve won just one of their last five games since defeating Arsenal 2-1 at Craven Cottage on December 31st. The team’s away form is even worse, with the Cottagers winless in 11 outings on the road since beating Everton 1-0 at Goodison Park on the opening day of the campaign. Marco Silva’s men have lost five of their last six away matches since October 29th too, while they’ve conceded three or more goals in four of these encounters. Interestingly, only Sheffield United (five) have won fewer points on the road in 2023/24 than Fulham, who have banked seven from the 36 available to them so far.

Last 5 Games
Fulham 1
Aston Villa 2
Premier League
Fulham 3
Bournemouth 1
Premier League
Burnley 2
Fulham 2
Premier League
Fulham 0
Everton 0
Premier League
Fulham 0
Newcastle 2
FA Cup

The loss of top EPL scorer Raul Jimenez to a thigh injury has dealt a hammer blow to the Cottagers, with the Mexican striker expected to be out until the end of March. To make matters worse, influential midfielder João Palhinha is suspended for the trip to Old Trafford after collecting 10 yellow cards. However, fullback Kenny Tete (calf injury) is in contention for a return and will face a late fitness test. The same is true for on-loan striker Armando Broja, who is expected to recover from illness before the game against Man United.

Raul Jimenez Thigh Injury
João Palhinha Suspended
Kenny Tete Calf Injury
Armando Broja Illness

👕 Man United vs Fulham - Potential Lineups

Pos. Man United
Goalkeeper A. Onana B. Leno Goalkeeper
Right Back D. Dalot K. Tete Right Back
Centre Back R. Varane I. Diop Centre Back
Centre Back J. Evans T. Ream Centre Back
Left Back V. Lindelof A. Robinson Left Back
Midfielder K. Mainoo S. Lukić Midfielder
Midfielder C. Eriksen T. Cairney Midfielder
Midfielder B. Fernandes A. Pereira Midfielder
Wide Forward A. Garnacho H. Wilson Wide Forward
Striker R. Højlund R. Muniz Striker
Striker M. Rashford Willian Wide Forward

Man United to Win!

✒️ Lewis Humphries – Expert Tipster

Lewis Humphries is an experienced football writer and tipster from the UK. He writes regularly about the Champions League, Premier League, Serie A and other competitions, regularly delivering expert match predictions and betting insights. He also successfully predicted the winner of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, while accurately forecasting the outcome of several group stage and knockout games.

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