Manchester United vs Brentford EPL Betting prediction

EPL Manchester United vs Brentford Prediction 3/30/2024

Manchester United (15-11-2) travel to face off against Brentford (7-17-5) on Saturday, March 30th. This match will be played at Gtech Community Stadium in Brentford. Manchester United is coming off a win in their previous match, while Brentford will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the Manchester United. The match is scheduled for 4:00 PM ET.

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Manchester United Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, Manchester United hosted Everton FC. The over/under line heading into the match was 2.5 goals, and the two combined goals fell short of this figure. The payout for taking the under was -112.

Manchester United’s offensive attack took a total of 15 shots, with eight of these shots being on target. They needed two penalty kick goals to pick up the 2-0 win. Bruno Fernandes took five shots and scored one of his two penalty attempts. Marcus Rashford also found the net on his only penalty shot.

André Onana had a busy day at the net, with Everton FC taking a total of 23 shots. Onana finished with six saves and didn’t allow a goal, picking up a clean sheet. This was to be expected, as he had a payout of -118 to finish with a shutout.

In the EPL standings, Manchester United is in 6th place, trailing Tottenham Hotspur by six points. Over their last four matches, they have gone 2-2, including a win over 17th-ranked Luton Town and a loss to 12th-ranked Fulham. Overall, Manchester United is 15-11-2, including a road record of 7-6-1. Following this match, they will take on Chelsea FC on April 4th.

Brentford Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their last match, Brentford took on Burnley on the road but came up short by a score of 2-1. The money line payout for a Brentford win was +125.0, and the three combined goals surpassed the over/under goal line of 2.5 goals.

Brentford’s attack took five shots on goal and nine shots overall, finding the net one time. Kristoffer Ajer was the only player on the club to score on his only shot attempt while four other players also took a shot.

On the defensive end, Brentford allowed two goals on Burnley’s six total shots on goal. Mark Flekken finished with four saves on the day, and the club’s defenders had a total of three blocked shots.

After a strong start to the season, Brentford has fallen into a slump, losing five of their last six matches. Overall, they are 7-17-5, sitting in 15th place in the EPL. They have struggled on the road, going just 3-11-1, but have been slightly better at home, posting a record of 4-6-4. In their last match, they fell to Burnley FC, who is just one spot behind them in the standings. After this match, they will take on Brighton & Hove Albion FC at home on April 3rd.

Manchester United Offense Breakdown

Manchester United has scored 1.4 goals per match this season, which is 12th in the EPL. Scott McTominay is their top scorer, with 7 goals, which is 32nd in the league. Bruno Fernandes is 3rd on the team in goals scored, but leads the team in shots on goal and assists. He is 12th in the EPL in shots on goal and 25th in assists. Overall, Manchester United is 10th in shots on goal and 6th in corners. They have had fewer corners than their opponents in 53.6% of their matches.

Brentford Offense Breakdown


Yoane Wissa has been the top scorer for Brentford this season, finding the back of the net seven times, which is 29th in the EPL. He also leads the team in shots on goal, which is 26th in the league. Bryan Mbeumo has been the top playmaker for Brentford, as he has three assists and seven goals, which is 30th in the EPL. Brentford is 14th in the EPL in goals per match at 1.4, and they are 13th in shots on goal per match. They are 16th in the league in corners and have had fewer corners than their opponents in 58.6% of their matches.

Manchester United Defense Breakdown

Manchester United’s defense has been up and down over their last seven matches, but they are coming off a shutout performance against Everton FC, who is 18th in scoring. Overall, they are 5th in the EPL in goals allowed, giving up 1.4 goals per match. André Onana is 5th in clean sheets with eight, and he is 6th in saves with 104. Onana and the defense will be tested by a Brentford offense that is 14th in scoring.

Brentford Defense Breakdown

Over their last seven matches, the Brentford defense has given up 2.1 goals per match, and they have not recorded a clean sheet since February 10th. They have struggled against some of the better offenses in the EPL, giving up four goals to Liverpool and four goals to West Ham United. Overall, they are 17th in the EPL, giving up 1.9 goals per match. Keeper Mark Flekken is 8th in the EPL with 92 saves, and he has four clean sheets.

Manchester United vs Brentford Prediction

Our prediction for this Manchester United vs Brentford EPL matchup is to take Manchester United on the money line at +124. Even though this one is expected to be a close match, we have Manchester United coming out on top by a score of 2-1. Coming into the match, Manchester United has been the better defensive club, allowing the 5th fewest goals in the EPL this season. Our projections also have Marcus Rashford with the best chance to score for Manchester United, while Ivan Toney is the top projected goal scorer for Brentford.

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