Manchester United vs Chelsea FC PL Betting prediction

EPL Manchester United vs Chelsea Prediction 4/4/2024

Manchester United (15-11-3) travel to face off against Chelsea (11-10-7) on Thursday, April 4th. This match will be played at Stamford Bridge in London. Both Manchester United and Chelsea ended their previous matches with a draw. The match is scheduled for 3:15 PM ET.

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Manchester United Is Coming Off A Draw

Manchester United will be looking to get back on the winning track after picking up a draw vs. Brentford FC. Going into that match, they had a money line payout of +103 but were still able to come away with a draw despite playing on the road.

The two combined goals fell short of the pre-match over/under goal line of 3.5 goals. Mason Mount scored on his only shot attempt and also finished with the only assist for the club. As a whole, Manchester United took 11 shots and five shots on goal.

On the defensive end, Manchester United allowed just four total shots on goal, with André Onana making four saves. Brentford FC took a total of 31 shots, and Manchester United’s defense finished with two blocks and 12 interceptions.

In the EPL standings, Manchester United is in 6th place, 9 points behind Tottenham Hotspur. Overall, they are 15-11-3, and their record on the road is 7-6-2. Over their last five matches, they are 2-2-1, with their most recent match being a draw vs. Brentford FC. After this match vs. Chelsea, they will return home to face Liverpool FC on April 7th.

Chelsea Is Coming Off A Draw

In their last match, Chelsea hosted Burnley FC in a fixture that ended in a 2-2 draw. This came despite playing at home and being the heavy favorite at -420. The four combined goals surpassed the over/under goal line of 3.5 goals.

Cole Palmer was the main offensive player for Chelsea, scoring both of their goals and taking nine total shots. He scored on his only penalty kick attempt, with Raheem Sterling picking up the only assist for the club.

On the defensive end, Chelsea allowed a total of 18 shots, four of which were on target. Đorđe Petrović finished with four saves on the day. The Chelsea defense had a total of five interceptions and 10 blocked shots.

Through 28 matches, Chelsea sits in 12th place in the EPL, one point behind AFC Bournemouth. Overall, Chelsea has a record of 11-10-7. At home, they are 6-4-4, and they will be at home for this match against Manchester United. Over their last four matches, Chelsea has just one win, going 1-0-3. Following this match, they will be on the road to take on Sheffield United FC on April 7th.

Manchester United Offense Breakdown

Manchester United’s offense has been average this season, scoring 1.4 goals per match, which is 12th in the EPL. Scott McTominay is the team’s leading scorer, finding the back of the net seven times, which is 36th in the league. Bruno Fernandes has been the team’s top playmaker, leading the club in assists and shots on goal. His six assists are 30th in the EPL, while his 30 shots on goal are 11th. Overall, the club is 10th in shots on goal and 6th in corner kicks.

Chelsea Offense Breakdown


Chelsea’s offense has been solid this season, ranking 7th in the EPL with 1.7 goals per match. They have scored more than their season average in three straight matches. Cole Palmer is their top scorer, ranking 9th in the league with 13 goals. He also leads the team in shots on goal, ranking 12th in the EPL. Overall, Chelsea is 8th in the league in shots on goal and 11th in corner kicks. They have had fewer corners than their opponent in 42.9% of their matches this season.

Manchester United Defense Breakdown

Manchester United’s defense is currently 4th in the EPL, allowing 1.4 goals per match. They are also 4th in blocked shots and 11th in interceptions. Over their last four matches, they have given up an average of 1.5 goals. André Onana is 5th in the EPL with 108 saves and 5th with eight clean sheets. On March 30th, they gave up just one goal to Brentford FC, who is 14th in scoring. However, they did give up three goals to Manchester City on March 3rd.

Chelsea Defense Breakdown

Chelsea’s defense has been solid this season, allowing 1.7 goals per match, which is 12th in the EPL. However, they have struggled as of late, giving up two goals in three of their last five matches. This includes a match against Burnley FC, who is 19th in scoring. Keeper Robert Sánchez is 16th in the EPL with three clean sheets, and he is 16th in saves. Overall, Chelsea is 11th in blocked shots and 15th in interceptions.

Manchester United vs Chelsea Prediction

Our projections for this EPL matchup between Manchester United and Chelsea are giving us a 2-2 draw, with a payout of +320. This season, Manchester United has been the better defensive club, allowing the 4th fewest goals in the EPL. On the offensive end, both clubs are in the top 10 in goals scored, but have been average in terms of shooting percentage. Our projections are giving Raheem Sterling the best chance to score a goal for Chelsea, while Marcus Rashford is being given the best odds to score for Manchester United.

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