One of the oldest rivalries in English football renews Saturday when Manchester United hosts Leeds United in the 2021-22 English Premier League season opener for both teams. Man U (21-11-6) finished a distant second to Manchester City last season, while Leeds (18-5-15) was a respectable ninth in its return to the top flight after a 15-year absence.
Kickoff from Old Trafford is set for 7:30 a.m ET. Caesars Sportsbook lists Man United as the -185 favorite (risk $185 to win $100) in its latest Manchester United vs. Leeds United odds, while Leeds is the +490 underdog and a draw is priced at +325. The over-under for total goals scored is set at 2.5. (For the latest soccer news and analysis, click here)
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Manchester United is 47-36-26 in the all-time series and came away with a 6-2 win in December in the first league between the teams since 2004. Leeds held the Red Devils to a 0-0 draw in the return match in April. Fans will be in the stands at Old Trafford this time around, and that should make for an electric atmosphere for the home squad.
Leeds United showed in the April match that it can hang with the big boys, and manager Marcelo Bielsa is one of the games top tacticians. In two meetings with league champion Man City last season, Leeds played to a 1-1 draw and took a 2-1 victory. That win was part of a 7-2-1 run to close the league season.
Green has taken a close look at the Manchester United vs. Leeds United matchup from every angle, and he is leaning Over the total (2.5 goals). He also has two confident best bets and is offering a full breakdown of this Premier League showdown! You ABSOLUTELY need to see his picks and analysis before making any selections of your own.
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