Everton vs Manchester United EPL Betting Prediction

EPL Everton vs Manchester United Prediction 3/9/2024

Everton (8-12-7) travel to face off against Manchester United (14-11-2) on Saturday, March 9th. This match will be played at Old Trafford in Manchester. Both Everton and Manchester United will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous matches. The match is scheduled for 7:30 AM ET.

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Everton Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Everton will be looking to bounce back from a 3-1 loss to West Ham United. This match took place on their home pitch, but they still came up short. The over/under line was set at 2.5 goals, and the four combined goals easily surpassed this figure.

Going into the match, Everton was the slight favorite, with a money line payout of +112. Despite taking a total of 22 shots and 11 shots on goal, the club’s offensive attack was led by Beto, who needed five shots to score once. James Garner picked up the assist on Beto’s score.

Jordan Pickford finished with two saves on West Ham United’s five shots on goal. Overall, the defense allowed three goals on 12 shots. As a defensive unit, Everton had seven blocked shots and three interceptions.

Everton heads to Manchester United looking to snap a four-match winless streak. Over their last four matches, they have gone 0-2-2, including a loss to 2nd-ranked Manchester City. On the season, Everton is 8-12-7, putting them 16th in the EPL. They have been favored in 12 matches, going 4-5-3, while going 4-7-4 as the underdog. Following this match, they will head to AFC Bournemouth on March 30th.

Manchester United Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Manchester United will be looking to bounce back from a 3-1 loss to Manchester City. This match was played on Manchester City’s home pitch and the over/under line was set at 3.5 goals. The four combined goals were one more than this line.

Going into the match, Manchester United was the heavy underdog, with a money line payout of +1050. Marcus Rashford scored the only goal for Manchester United, which came on his only shot on goal. Rashford took two total shots.

On the defensive end, Manchester United allowed a total of 27 shots and eight shots on goal. Goalkeeper Andre Onana finished with five saves on the eight shots. The Man Utd. defense didn’t intercept a pass or block a shot.

Through 27 matches, Manchester United sits in 6th place in the EPL, four points behind West Ham United and eight points ahead of 7th place Tottenham Hotspur. Over their last seven matches, they have gone 4-2-1, with their only two losses coming in their last two matches. Overall, they are 14-11-2, including a 7-5-1 record at home. Following this match vs. Everton, they will hit the road to take on Brentford FC on March 30th.

Everton Offense Breakdown

Everton has struggled to find the back of the net this season, scoring just 1.1 goals per match, which is 18th in the EPL. They have scored less than their season average in four straight matches. Abdoulaye Doucouré is their leading scorer with six goals, which is 32nd in the EPL. He also leads the team in shots on goal, which is 29th in the league. Dwight McNeil is their leader in assists with five, which is 36th in the EPL. He is also third on the team in goals scored.

Manchester United Offense Breakdown

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Manchester United’s offense has been solid this season, averaging 1.4 goals per match, which is 13th in the EPL. Scott McTominay has been their top scorer, finding the net seven times, which is 28th in the league. Bruno Fernandes has been their leader in shots on goal and assists, and he is also fourth on the team in goals scored. Overall, United is ninth in shots on goal and fourth in corner kicks.

Everton Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Manchester United, Everton’s defense is 5th in the EPL, allowing 1.4 goals per match. They are also 13th in blocked shots and 3rd in interceptions. Jordan Pickford is 2nd in the league with eight clean sheets, and he is 9th in saves. Over their last six matches, they have given up nine goals, including three to West Ham United and two to Manchester City.

Manchester United Defense Breakdown

Manchester United’s defense has been up and down of late, as they have allowed three goals in two of their last six matches. However, they have also held two opponents to just one goal during that stretch. Overall, they are 6th in the EPL in goals allowed at 1.4 per match. They will be facing an Everton offense that is 18th in the EPL in scoring. André Onana is 6th in the EPL with seven clean sheets this season.

Everton vs Manchester United Prediction

Looking at how we expect this Everton vs. Manchester United matchup to play out, we are going to take Manchester United on the money line at -125. Our projections have this one finishing with a score of 2-1 in favor of Manchester United. Coming into the match, both Everton and Manchester United are in the top five in fewest goals allowed, but we have Marcus Rashford as the top projected goal scorer for the match. As for Everton, Dominic Calvert-Lewin has the best odds to score a goal.

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