Opta Stats: Everton v Manchester United

Can Sam Allardyce inspire Everton when they host Manchester United?
Can Sam Allardyce inspire Everton when they host Manchester United?

Will defences come out on top when Everton take on Manchester United? Opta reveals all.

"Jose Mourinho has lost none of his 11 Premier League meetings with Allardyce (W8 D3) – the manager he’s faced the most in the competition without losing, while likewise Mourinho is the manager Allardyce has faced the most without winning."

The draw is 3.65.

Everton have won four of their eight home league games against Manchester United in the 2010s (D2 L2), after winning just two of their 19 against them at Goodison Park in the 1990s and 2000s combined (W2 D3 L14). They are 5.85/1 to win.

Should Manchester United win, they'll set a record for most Premier League wins for a team against a specific opponent (currently 34, the same as Man Utd vs Aston Villa). United are 1.784/5 to claim victory.

Five of Man Utd's last seven goals against Everton in all competitions have come in the final 10 minutes - including three in their 4-0 win at Old Trafford back in September. The draw half-time/Manchester United full-time double result at 4.77/2.

Manchester United haven't kept a clean sheet in any of their last six Premier League away games - they last had a longer run without recording a shutout on the road in December 2013 (10 games). Both teams to score is 2.186/5.

After winning two of his first three Premier League games against Man Utd, Sam Allardyce has won just one of his last 21 against them (D5 L15). Manchester United are 2.68/5 to win to nil.

Jose Mourinho has lost none of his 11 Premier League meetings with Allardyce (W8 D3) - the manager he's faced the most in the competition without losing, while likewise Mourinho is the manager Allardyce has faced the most without winning. The draw is 3.65.

Wayne Rooney has scored against 36 different clubs in the Premier League - only Frank Lampard (39), Andy Cole (38) and Alan Shearer (37) have scored against more in the competition. Man Utd are the team that Rooney has faced the most without a goal in the competition (5 apps). Rooney is 4.57/2 to score.

Rooney has been directly involved in eight goals in his last six top-flight games (six goals, two assists), after four goal involvements in his previous 11 this season (4 goals). You can back him at 9.08/1 to be the first goalscorer.

Jordan Pickford has conceded just four goals in his last eight Premier League games, after shipping 28 in the 13 before that this season. Under 2.5 goals is 1.695/7.

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