Opta Stats: Manchester United v Watford

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.
Will Jose Mourinho point Manchester United to victory over Watford?
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Manchester United will be aiming to end their season with a win over Watford. Opta rates their chances.

"The Red Devils have won more final games in a Premier League campaign than any other side (17), losing only against Spurs in 2000-01 and West Ham in 2006-07."

United are [2.55] to win to nil.

Manchester United have won 13 of their last 14 meetings in all competitions with Watford, losing only at Vicarage Road in September 2016 (1-3). They are [1.37] to claim victory.

Watford have never won in 10 top-flight visits to Old Trafford (D2 L8), losing each of their last six in a row. Manchester United are [2.0] to win half-time/full-time.

This is the first time Watford are finishing a top-flight campaign away from home since 1987-88, when they lost 2-1 at Luton Town. Manchester United are [8.8] to win by the same scoreline.

The Red Devils have won more final games in a Premier League campaign than any other side (17), losing only against Spurs in 2000-01 and West Ham in 2006-07. United are [2.55] to win to nil.

Indeed, that defeat against West Ham is the only time Man Utd have lost in the last 23 occasions they've finished a top-flight season at home (W17 D5). Prior to that, their last such defeat was against Sunderland in 1967-68. Watford are [9.0] to pull off a huge shock.

The Hornets have failed to score in their last eight away games in all competitions, since Andre Gray's goal at the Etihad on January 2nd. Only once in their history have they had a longer run of away games without a goal (10 between April and September 1972). Under 2.5 goals is [2.44].

This will be the 500th Premier League game at Old Trafford - the ground has seen more goals than any other in the competition (1406). Over 2.5 goals is [1.6].

Jose Mourinho's only defeat on the closing day of a Premier League campaign came with Chelsea against Newcastle in 2005-06 (W3 D2 otherwise). The draw is [5.6].

Alexis Sanchez has had a hand in six goals in his four Premier League games against Watford (3 goals, 3 assists). Sanchez is [2.4] to score.

Troy Deeney has scored three Premier League goals against Manchester United, all from the penalty spot. Only Steven Gerrard (4) has scored more spot-kicks against the Red Devils in the competition. Deeney is [5.5] to find the net.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 448.0 pts
Returned: 464.37 pts
P/L: +16.37 pts

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