12BET Football Tips: Manchester United vs Manchester City

Updated: April 2, 2013
Manchester United vs Manchester City


Football Betting Tips: League-leading Manchester United is having an impressive season, sitting at the top of the table with a 15-point lead. They won all of their last 5 Premier League games with clean sheets, showing dominance on both ends of the pitch.


Defending champion Manchester City is now in second place and way behind their local rivals on points. They won four out of five Premier League matches, with the sole defeat being a 3-1 shocker against Southampton.


Venue: Old Trafford
Date: April 9, 2013
Time: 03:00 AM (GMT+8)

Asian Bookie Handicap Odds:  Manchester United as favorites, 0.5 handicap for Manchester City
EPL Handicap Odds - Manchester United vs Manchester City
This upcoming match marks the 165th Manchester Derby.  So far, United have win 69 matches, and City have 45. The other 50 matches were draws. Both sides have won two a piece in the last 5 derbies, with one draw.
In their previous match on December 9, 2012, United took the win 2-3. Wayne Rooney scored in the 16th and 29th minutes, but City equalized with goals from Yaya Toure in the 60th minute and Pablo Zabaleta in the 86th. However, an injury-time free kick from Robin van Persia found the back of the net, snatching victory for United.
Coming into this match, both sides are quite evenly matched, Premier League record and standings aside. Manchester City was able to upset their rivals for the title through a come-from-behind victory against Queens Park Rangers
12BET.com, a top Asian sports bookmaker, places Manchester United as the favorites at 2.190. The Citizens have been given a 0.5 goal advantage, so United bettors should hope that their side wins by at least one goal for their bets to win.