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Manchester United vs Nottingham Forest: Predictions, tips & betting odds

16:55 WAT 26/12/2022
Old Trafford FA Youth Cup Final 2022
The Red Devils are in good form heading into the clash with the team sitting third-bottom of the table

Manchester United hope to make it four straight wins in all competitions when they take on Nottingham Forest in the Premier League on Tuesday.

The Red Devils returned from the World Cup break with a victory against Burnley in the Carabao Cup and now turn their attention to the league clash against struggling Forest.

Man Utd vs Nottingham Forest latest odds

Manchester United are looking to get into the top four so the pressure is on Erik ten Hag's men to get the three points against the relegation candidates. United are the favourites to win at 1/3 (1.33) with bet365 to win.

Forest are the big outsiders to get three points from this match at 15/2 (8.50) and the draw is set at 9/2 (5.50).

Man Utd vs Nottingham Forest first goal scorer odds

Anthony Martial is available for this match and is the favourite to get the first goal of the match at odds of 9/2 (5.50) while Bruno Fernandes and Antony are both available at 5/1 (6.00).

For the visitors, the shortest priced player is Dale Taylor at 12/1 (13.00) while Emmanuel Dennis is on offer at 14/1 (15.00).

Man Utd vs Nottingham Forest preview

Lisandro Martinez and Raphael Varane are still unavailable due to their involvement in the World Cup final.

Harry Maguire missed out on the match against Burnley in midweek with illness but is back in training and may be available to feature against Forest.

The visit to Old Trafford will see Forest forward Jesse Lingard come up against his former team while goalkeeper Dean Henderson cannot feature because he is on loan from United.

Meanwhile, Omar Richards, Cheikhou Kouyate, Moussa Niakhate and Guilian Biancone are all out for the away side.

Man Utd vs Nottingham Forest tips and predictions

United have kept six clean sheets in their last seven matches on home soil and are favourites for this game, so backing them to win and against both teams scoring at 11/10 (2.10) looks an appealing bet.

Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.