Two Premier League giants meet when Chelsea host Manchester United. Opta presents the tale of the tape.
"Romelu Lukaku has scored 15 goals in 59 Premier League games against ‘big six’ opposition, averaging a goal every 295 minutes. His mins per goal ratio against non ‘big six’ opponents is 137 (77 goals in 137 apps)."
Chelsea have lost just one of their last 15 home Premier League games against Manchester United (W9 D5), with that defeat coming in Alex Ferguson's final season (2-3 in October 2012). The draw is [3.25].
Manchester United's 2-0 victory in their last meeting with Chelsea ended a run of 12 games without a win against them in all competitions. They last won back-to-back meetings with the Blues in September 2011. United are [3.25] to win.
Manchester United have lost more Premier League games (17) and conceded more Premier League goals (66) against Chelsea than they have against any other side in the competition. A Chelsea victory is [2.56].
Antonio Conte's side have already lost as many home Premier League games this season as they did in 2016-17 overall (2). Manchester United are [2.24] in the Draw No Bet market.
Under Jose Mourinho, Manchester United have lost five of their eight away Premier League games immediately after playing in Europe (W3), including their last three against Arsenal and Spurs in May and Huddersfield last month. Chelsea are [1.77] Draw No Bet.
Jose Mourinho has lost three of his last four away games against sides he's previously managed. The draw half-time/Chelsea full-time double result is [6.2].
During their three Premier League games during October, Manchester United had an xG total of just 1.78 but have allowed their opponents to post a cumulative xG total of 3.87 - meaning they have allowed their opponents more than double the chance quality they that have created themselves. Over 2.5 goals is [2.44].
21% of the total Premier League goals scored in the final 10 minutes of games this season (10/47) have been netted by Manchester United. The draw half-time/Manchester United double result is [7.6].
Manchester United substitutes have scored seven goals and assisted four more (both league-high's) this season so far - Anthony Martial has provided six of these 11 substitute goal involvements (four goals, two assists); more than any other player. Martial is [4.2] to score.
Romelu Lukaku has scored 15 goals in 59 Premier League games against 'big six' opposition, averaging a goal every 295 minutes. His mins per goal ratio against non 'big six' opponents is 137 (77 goals in 137 apps). Under 2.5 goals is [1.68].
Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L
Staked: 45 pts
Returned: 41.09 pts
P/L: -3.91 pts