The two teams enter the match at Old Trafford with 15 points separating them in the Premier League standings.
The hosts are currently fourth in the Premier League standings with 39 points after 20 rounds. Crystal Palace are trailing behind them on 24 points, which makes them 12th in the rankings ahead of their next game.
Aiming for a place inside the top six, Manchester United need to strut their stuff against Crystal Palace on Saturday. The latter might not look like a team currently possessing the qualities to stop the home side from claiming a win, but they will be eager to spring a surprise.
Manchester United scored an average of 1.7 goals in ten matches or a total of 17 while allowing ten goals against. This is an average of one goals against per match with four clean sheets along the way.
Crystal Palace scored six goals, conceded 14 and kept their opponents from scoring three times in ten matches.
It finished 1-1 when Manchester United last played Crystal Palace and the best betting odds on yet another draw at full-time with the bookies are at 15/4.
Manchester United vs Crystal Palace Prediction
Manchester United Form
In their last three outings, Manchester United won 0-3 against Nottingham Forest, beat Reading by 3-1 and hammered Nottingham Forest 2-0. In their last six Premier League home matches, Manchester United racked up five strong wins, while they've drawn once. They lost none while scoring 11 and conceding one goals.
Crystal Palace Form
Crystal Palace came through the last three games without a win, but still booked two points to their account. They lost 1-0 against Chelsea, followed by a 1-1 draw with Manchester United. They also shared the points in a 0-0 draw with Newcastle. Crystal Palace, meanwhile, won twice, while they've drawn one and lost three in their last six away in the Premier League.
Manchester United should be too strong against Crystal Palace to drop any points, and combining this with over 2.5 goals, ups the price on the expected home win at Old Trafford.
Manchester United scored 14 goals and conceded five in their last nine games against teams from the bottom half of the Premier League table. They collected 22 points and seven victories. Crystal Palace claimed zero wins and three points in their last six games against teams from the top six. They scored three times in these matches, but also conceded 11 goals. Manchester United have a record of 12 wins, three draws and five defeats in the Premier League this season. Crystal Palace so far pulled off six wins, six draws and eight defeats in the Premier League.
Manchester United vs Crystal Palace Stats
- Manchester United have won the last 10 home matches in a row
- Manchester United have not lost the last 12 home matches in a row
- Manchester United have scored in 23 of the last 25 matches
- Manchester United have won 9 of the last 10 home matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- Manchester United have scored in the last 10 home matches in a row
- Crystal Palace have not won 11 of the last 13 matches
- In 7 of the last 8 Crystal Palace matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Crystal Palace have not won 8 of the last 10 away matches
- In 7 of the last 9 Crystal Palace away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 3 Crystal Palace matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
Manchester United vs Crystal Palace Team News
At the time of writing, Manchester United have five players on their injured and absent list as they prepare to meet Crystal Palace this coming Saturday. Mason Greenwood gets a day off from the Manchester United squad, as he serves out a suspension.
Donny van de Beek, Lisandro Martinez, Jadon Sancho and Axel Tuanzebe nurses various injuries and won't take part for Manchester United against Crystal Palace at Old Trafford.
Crystal Palace are juggling with three absent players on this coming Saturday when travelling to Manchester United. Tyrick Mitchell is ineligible for selection in the Crystal Palace squad, as he is suspended.
James McArthur and Nathan Ferguson all face a spell on the sidelines for Crystal Palace due to various injuries.
Manchester United vs Crystal Palace H2H
Manchester United and Crystal Palace settled for a point in a 1-1 draw, when last faced with each other. The best betting odds on a another draw at full-time with the bookies are at 15/4. Manchester United go into their upcoming match against Crystal Palace with a 40% winning record in recent meetings. This gives them a 4-3-3 record in the latest encounters with their next opponent. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Manchester United vs Crystal Palace Results
Both teams found the back of the net five times in the past ten matches between home side Manchester United and Crystal Palace. Best priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 11/10.
Manchester United vs Crystal Palace Betting Tips
Marcus Rashford is showing good form for Manchester United, scoring two goals in their last six matches. Jordan Ayew scored once in his previous half dozen outings.
Old Trafford saw Manchester United claiming ten wins out of a possible 10 across all tournaments. They drew zero and lost zero. Visitors Crystal Palace won two of their 10 latest away games, drew three and lost five as well. Manchester United managed six wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 games on home soil. A number worth keeping in mind for an accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Under 2.5 goals happened four times in the last ten encounters between these two rivals. Manchester United managed an average of 1.2 goals, with Crystal Palace averaging one goal in these. Both teams not to score was a winning bet five times in this run of matches. Manchester United performed an average of 2.3 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out seven times. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten games for Crystal Palace, who scored 0.9 times on average in those matches.