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Man United v Chelsea Betting Odds for 18 September

Written by:
Alistair Prescott
Published on:
Sep/16/2011
Man United v Chelsea Betting Odds

Man United v Chelsea betting odds for 18 September had Manchester United as the 4/5 favorite and getting 65 percent of the backing.  Chelsea was coming in around 4/1 or 7/2 while the draw was listed at 5/2.  888Sport.com had odds on this game and were offering a free 50 euro.

Manchester United are without the injured quartet of Tom Cleverley, Rafael, Danny Welbeck and captain Nemanja Vidic.

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba is still suffering with the effects of concussion and will be absent.

Manchester United have too much fire-power. Chelsea have too many questions to be resolved, noted Jonathan Pearce of the BBC.

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This series is split over the last 38 for the most part with Chelsea having 2 more wins than Manchester United.

United won four of the five meetings with Chelsea in all competitions last season.

Manchester United ended a run of three successive league defeats to Chelsea when they beat the Blues 2-1 at Old Trafford in May.

Chelsea have only managed one clean sheet in their last 16 league trips to Old Trafford.

United have scored in their last 32 consecutive matches at Old Trafford in the league, winning 30 and losing just one of those matches.

The last three Premier League meetings between Chelsea and Man Utd all ended 2-1 as did the last meeting in the Champions League.

Chelsea had 19 shots at Sunderland on Saturday but only five were on target.

Man Utd have scored with 30% of their shots so far this season (roughly one in three) compared to the Premier League average of 11% (one in nine).

Man Utd have averaged fewer points per game at home against Chelsea than against any other opponent (1.47) and are the only team they have a lower than 50% win percentage against (37%).

- Alistair Prescott, Gambling911.com

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