January 12, 2023 3 min read


Manchester United vs Manchester City Premier League Odds, Time, and Prediction

Manchester United vs Manchester City a.k.a. the Manchester Derby is the most exciting matchup of Round 20 of the 2022-23 Premier League. The game is taking place at Old Trafford this coming Saturday

The last time these two played, Manchester City thumped their city rivals 6-3. However, a lot has changed since the last Manchester Derby. Since that loss, Manchester United have been playing fantastic soccer, with eight straight wins in competitive games. Can they add a ninth to the list? Let’s find out!

Manchester United vs Manchester City Odds

Match WinnerOdds
Manchester United +333
Manchester City-125
Goals Over/UnderOdds
Over 2.5-137
Under 2.5+110

*Odds taken from bet365 on Thursday, January 12, 2023.

When, Where, and How to Watch?

  • Place: Old Trafford in Manchester, England
  • Date: Saturday, January 14, 2023
  • Time: 7:30 AM ET
  • How to Watch: NBC

Manchester United Playing Terrific Soccer Right Now

The Red Devils are 6-0 in all competitions since the end of the World Cup break. During their surge, we saw them score a total of 15 goals while conceding just one. As a result of their superb run, Man United are through to the later stages of the EFL Cup and the FA Cup, while also making it into the top 4 in the Premier League.

Speaking of the English top-flight, that’s where Erik ten Haag’s men are 4-0 in their last four, which has helped them get to the No. 4 position in the standings. With 35 points, they’re level with No. 3 Newcastle, with one game in hand. They’re also relatively close to Manchester City who are four points ahead.

Table leaders Arsenal are slightly far ahead – by 9 points – but if the Red Devils can keep on playing top soccer, they might be able to catch up with them. So, can they continue playing great? We’re not so sure.

It’s just that their EPL schedule has been relatively easy in the last couple of weeks, so it’s not too much of a surprise that they’ve won so many games. Beating Man City, on the other hand, would be a sign that they mean business.

Manchester City Still Favored to Win the EPL Title

Despite trailing by five points behind Arsenal, the reigning champions are favored to win the Premier League once again. Right now, online sportsbooks are giving -175 on the Citizens to keep the EPL trophy in their possession.

The reason? Manchester City’s roster is incredibly good. In fact, this is the most valuable squad in the world, with players like Erling Haaland, Kevin De Bruyne, and others who seem capable of outplaying any opponent at any given location. This includes their city rivals even in the games played at Old Trafford.

Actually, Pep Guardiola’s men won the previous two Manchester Derbies played at Old Trafford, each time by 2-0 scoreline. They also won the last two duels played at Etihad Stadium, with the most recent one being a 6-3 win. That game took place last October when we saw Erling Haaland and Phil Foden score a hat-trick each.

Manchester United vs Manchester City Prediction

The Red Devils are 4-0 in the Premier League in the last four, but the teams they defeated are Fulham, Nottingham Forest, Wolves, and Bournemouth. Three of those are currently in the bottom five positions in the EPL standings.

Meanwhile, Man City have had a tough couple of fixtures lately, most notably their previous game with Chelsea which they won 1-0. If they could beat the Blues in London, why wouldn’t they beat the Red Devils in Manchester?

Picks: Manchester City to win; over 2.5 goals


Jessie is our resident sports specialist with over 4 years of experience in sports journalism. She's worked with several prominent online sports news outlets in the past and has accrued specialist insight across a wide range of sports markets. Combined with her own love and excitement of sports, having competed at a national level during college, she aims to improve sports coverage value for our readers at GamblingNews.

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