Manchester United vs Manchester City: Predictions, tips & betting odds

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The Old Trafford side are in great form heading into this match while the visitors cannot afford to slip up in the title race

Manchester United are on the hunt for a ninth straight victory in all competitions when they host Manchester City on Saturday.

The previous derby match between these two teams ended 6-3 in favour of Pep Guardiola's team, so Erik ten Hag's side will be determined to show off their improvement by getting revenge on the reigning Premier League champions.

Man Utd vs Man City latest odds

City, who were eliminated from the Carabao Cup by Southampton in midweek, are the favourites to win this game at odds of 17/20 (1.85) with bet365.

Home team United are the outsiders to win the Manchester Derby at 16/5 (4.20) and the draw is set at 13/5 (3.60).

Man Utd vs Man City first goal scorer odds

Erling Haaland is the natural favourite to get the first goal of the match at odds of 11/4 (3.75) while team-mate Julian Alvarez is available at 5/1 (6.00).

Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford are the home team's lowest-priced players to break the deadlock with both set at at 9/1 (10.00).

Man Utd vs Man City preview

United are in incredible form heading into this match, having won their last eight matches in all competitions.

The Red Devils may miss Diogo Dalot for this match as his fitness will have to be assessed, while Axel Tuanzebe is out injured.

Ten Hag's team were trounced 6-3 when they met City at the Etihad Stadium but the team have improved drastically since that humbling in early-October.

City had won four and drawn one of the five matches they played before being knocked out of the Carabao Cup by Southampton this week.

With five points separating them from Arsenal, they cannot afford to slip up again in the race for the Premier League title so Haaland and Co. will be fired up for this match.

Man Utd vs Man City tips and predictions

This clash is one between a home team in great form and a visiting side in dire need of a win, so backing both teams to score at odds of 8/13 (1.62) looks a safe bet.

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