Manchester United vs Leicester City Prediction and Betting Tips

As Manchester United take on Leicester City, we bring to you Manchester United vs Leicester City Prediction and Betting Tips.

The Premier League Season 2018/19 starts today! The wait is finally over and the first match is between the 2nd Placed team in the Premier League last season, Manchester United and Leicester City who as you know shocked the world by winning the 2015/2016 Premier League Season. This is definitely a very Interesting match for both Manchester United who didn’t make any signings thus transfer window and Leicester City who lost their most important player Riyad Mahrez to Manchester City. But Leicester City have made some great signings. Another important factor is that Harry Maguire from Leicester wants to go to Manchester United so it will be Interesting to see who wins.

Why Manchester United may or may not win…

They are a lot more powerful then their opponents. They have many brilliant star players ho step up when their team needs them. They finished 2nd last season and were great throughout the entirety of the season. Many of the players French player’s confidence will be extremely high after winning the world cup. They have great players in every department of the pitch. But let’s see why they might lose. Players including Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial are unhappy with Manchester United and specifically the Man United manager Jose Mourinho. There were rumours of Pogba leaving for Barcelona. Some players may not feel comfortable after that huge pre-season loss against their rivals Liverpool . So that may be another issue. But as we know Manchester United are one of the best clubs in the world and they will find a way to win.

Why Leicester City may or may not win….

Leicester City may win if they play the football the played in the 2015 /16 season. We all know they have a great potential and in the future may become one of the top clubs in the Premier League. They have players like Harry Maguire who had an amazing world cup with England and have their top striker Jamie Wardy. They may lose on the other hand if they aren’t confident enough. If they five up soon they will lose. If the players don’t step up, that might also cause a loss. The are a weaker side and are inconsistent but if they do play upto their potentials,they can most definitely pull of their first win in the Premier League.

Head to Head

  • Manchester have beaten Leicester 64 times, lost 33 matches, and the sides have shared 29 draws.
  • United beat Leicester 2-0 at home last season, and drew 2-2 at the King Power Stadium.


Manchester United: De Gea, Grant, Darmian, Fosu-Mensah, Shaw, Mitchell, Young, Greenwood, Lindelof, Smalling, Jones, Bailly, Pogba, McTominay, Garner, Fred, Fellaini, Mata, Chong, Lingard, Martial, Sanchez, Rashford, Lukaku.

Leicester City: Schmeichel, Jakupovic, Ward, Simpson, Benkovic, Amartey, Pereira, Morgan, Benalouane, Maguire, Evans, Fuchs, Chilwell, Elder, King, James, Mendy, Ndidi, Iborra, Choudhury, Silva, Albrighton, Gray, Kapustka, Maddison, Ghezzal, Vardy, Ulloa, Okazaki, Slimani, Iheanacho.

Manchester United vs Leicester City Predicted Line-ups:

Man United XI: De Gea; Darmian, Bailly, Lindelof, Shaw; McTominay, Fred, A. Pereira; Mata, Rashford, Alexis

Leicester XI: Schmeichel, Chilwell, Morgan, Maguire, Ndidi, Iborra, Pereira, Maddison, Albrighton, Vardy


We are in for a Great Game tonight.If I were to bet on this Match, I would bet on Manchester winning it. What would you do? 

Betting tips via Betfair | UK users only | Subject to change

  • Man Utd to win 1-0: 5/1
  • Alexis Sanchez to score anytime: 10/11
  • Under 2.5 goals: 9/10

Click here to find the latest match odds and place a bet.



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