Burnley vs. Manchester United: 1/12/21 Premier League Soccer Picks, Odds, and Predictions

Burnley and Manchester United will face off on Tuesday in an English Premier League showdown at Turf Moor. 

Burnley sits a couple of spots above the relegation zone right now. Burnley currently sits in 16th place in the standings with 16 points. Burnley is a team that doesn’t have a great offense so when they have success it’s usually the defense that needs to step up. Burnley’s last game was against Sheffield United and the defense was strong in that game/ Even though they only had 37 percent of the possession they were the only team to put the goal in the back of the net and that allowed Burnley to pick up three points. On the season Burnley has put nine goals total in the back of the net while their defense has given up 20 goals. 

On the other side of this matchup is Manchester United who currently sits in 2nd place in the standings with 33 points. Is this the year that Manchester United could finally win the Premier League again? Manchester United has won two games in a row including their last game against Aston Villa. In that last game Manchester United had nine shots on target and two shots in the back of the net. On the season, Manchester United has put 33 goals in the back of the net while the defense has allowed 24 goals to be put in the back of net. Bruno Fernandes has been the best player all season for Manchester United putting 11 goals in the back of the net. 

Manchester United is the better team and they are going to have no issue with their offense running up the score. Burnley is going to have no chance to keep up and that will lead to Manchester United winning -1.5.

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