The two teams enter the match at Old Trafford with 24 points separating them in the Premier League standings.
As it is the top against the bottom, Manchester United will be looking to make Leeds feel the difference. How much of a fight will the latter be able to put up? We will find out on Wednesday.
When it comes to goal-scoring Manchester United could be more prolific, scoring 18 times in their previous ten games. That is an average of 1.8 goals per game in which, they conceded ten times. This is an average of one a game, achieving a clean sheet in four games.
Leeds are currently decent goalscorers, as they managed a bearable 15 goals in the past ten outings for an average of 1.5 goals a game. Their opponents scored a total of 19 goals, and while Leeds claimed two clean sheets, they conceded an average of 1.9 goals per match.
Manchester United beat Leeds in their last two meetings, as they followed up a 5-1 win with a 4-2 victory.
Manchester United vs Leeds Prediction
Manchester United Form
Manchester United are enjoying their football currently with three wins on the bounce, and it began with a 3-1 win against Reading. They went on to beat Nottingham Forest by 2-0, before also getting the better of Crystal Palace in a 2-1 victory. Manchester United bulldozed their way through the previous six Premier League outing at Old Trafford. They won all six, adding 18 points to their account, whilst scoring 13 and conceding two.
Leeds added four points to their collection in their last three matches, which began with a 0-0 draw with Brentford. A 1-3 win against Accrington followed, before a 1-0 defeat against Nottingham Forest in their most recent match. Leeds managed to win just once in their past six away games in the Premier League. On top of winning once they also drew one as well as losing four, while scoring ten time and letting in six.
Manchester United are the bookies favourite to claim the win, when Leeds arrive at Old Trafford, and we believe the home side will prevail.
Manchester United are looking at a record of 13 wins, three draws and five defeats in the Premier League this season. Leeds show off four wins, six draws and ten defeats in the Premier League.
Manchester United vs Leeds Stats
- Manchester United have won the last 13 home matches in a row
- Manchester United have won the last 10 home matches in a row while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- Manchester United have not lost the last 15 home matches in a row
- Manchester United have scored in 27 of the last 29 matches
- Manchester United have scored in the last 13 home matches in a row
- Leeds have conceded in 17 of the last 18 away matches
- Leeds have conceded in 18 of the last 20 matches
- Leeds have not won 13 of the last 15 away matches
- Leeds have not won 8 of the last 10 matches
- In 5 of the last 7 matches Leeds played, both teams scored
Manchester United vs Leeds Team News
Manchester United could be looking at five players on the injured and absent list ahead of their upcoming match against Leeds. For their upcoming match in round eight, Manchester United are unable to call upon Mason Greenwood, who is suspended.
Marcel Sabitzer, Donny van de Beek, Lisandro Martinez and Jadon Sancho are missing from the squad, Manchester United will field against Leedsthis coming Wednesday.
Leeds have five players on the injured and absent list ahead of the match this coming Wednesday against Manchester United. Tyler Adams is suspended from the Leeds squad with too many penalty points to his name.
Names like Adam Forshaw, Patrick Bamford, Luis Sinisterra and Stuart Dallas most likely won't be deemed fit enough to play Manchester United.
Manchester United vs Leeds H2H
Supporters will be hoping to see a similarly thrilling encounter, as it turned out to be the last time Manchester United played against Leeds. It finished 2-4 in a great match between the pair. Manchester United usually enjoy playing Leeds, claiming six wins in the last ten encounters. The bookies best betting odds on a home win are at 9/20.
Manchester United vs Leeds Results
Of the last ten encounters between Manchester United Leeds over 2.5 goals came out five times. Odds on over 2.5 goals are at 4/7 with bookies.
Manchester United vs Leeds Betting Tips
Marcus Rashford has been great for Manchester United lately, hitting the target three times, which makes him worth considering in the betting market. Leeds are optimistic that Rodrigo doubles up on the one goal he provided in their past six outings.
Manchester United claimed ten wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing zero and losing zero. Leeds won two of their last 10 away games, as they also drew two and lost six of these matches. Manchester United are looking at seven wins from a possible 10 Premier League matches. Their visitors on Wednesday claimed all three points two times in their previous 10 league matches.
Both teams to score was a winning bet seven times in the last ten encounters between Manchester United and Leeds. There were over two goals five times, as Manchester United managed an average of 2.4 goals, while Leeds scored 1.2 goals on average. Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of Manchester United’s last ten home matches across the tournaments. They scored an average of 2.4 goals in the process. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten games for Leeds, who scored 1.6 times on average in those matches.