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Brentford vs Man Utd Predictions, Tips and Odds: Red Devils looking to build

Brentford vs Man Utd Predictions, Tips and Odds: Red Devils looking to build

Manchester United will be hoping to build on their FA Cup run when they return to Premier League action against a struggling Brentford side this weekend. 

Brentford vs Man Utd predictions

Brentford vs Man Utd: Predictions

Bet Prediction Midnite odds
BTTS? Yes 4/9
Correct Score Brentford 1-2 Man Utd 8/1
First Goalscorer Rasmus Hojlund 5/1

The stats behind our Brentford vs Man Utd predictions:

  • Man Utd have both scored and conceded in each of their past five away league games.
  • Man Utd have won four of their five Premier League games against Brentford.
  • Rasmus Hojlund has scored in each of his past six Premier League games.

Brentford’s struggles against the top six to continue?

After a topsy turvy campaign, things seem to be looking up for Manchester United.

With nine wins from their last 12 matches across all competitions, including a 4-3 extra-time victory over rivals Liverpool to set up an FA Cup semi-final against Coventry, Erik ten Hag’s side are starting to put things together as we come into the business end of the season. Since they have been able to field Rasmus Hojlund, Marcus Rashford and Alejandro Garnacho in the same XI, the goals have started to flow and results have followed.

Currently sitting sixth, nine points behind Aston Villa with a game in hand, work still needs to be done if they are going to secure a guaranteed Champions League spot for next season, starting with a victory over struggling Brentford.

After an impressive 2022/23 campaign, the Bees have struggled so far this season and are only five points clear of the relegation places after Nottingham Forest’s four point deduction. In 2024, they have picked up just two victories across all competitions and are currently on a six game run without a win, losing five of them.

Even worse for Thomas Frank is their poor record against the bigger sides so far this campaign, picking up just one point from their 10 matches against the current top six in the division, with that coming on the opening day of the season against Tottenham.

Brentford vs Man Utd match tip

Rasmus Hojlund to score anytime @ 29/20 with Midnite 

Rasmus Hojlund made his return from injury at the weekend, starting Manchester United’s FA Cup win over Liverpool. Although he didn’t score in the 71 minutes that he was on the pitch, it was a good chance for Hojlund to experience some match time before the international break. The return of the Premier League will also see Hojlund looking to continue his fine scoring form in the competition. After failing to net in any of his first 14 Premier League games, Hojlund has now scored in each of his past six in the competition, bagging seven goals during that run.

Brentford vs Man Utd odds

Man Utd

*Odds correct as of 15:45 on March 29. 18+ only. BeGambleAware.

Man Utd are favourites for this game, but it’s closer than some might expect. The Red Devils have been good on the road of late, with a 3-1 defeat to Manchester City at the Etihad ending a six-game winning run away from home across all competitions. Brentford have also lost seven of their past nine Premier League games, though five of those defeats did come away from home.

Brentford vs Man Utd team news

Brentford team news

In  Out Doubtful
Sergio Reguilon, Joshua Dasilva, Rico Henry, Ben Mee, Aaron Hickey, Kevin Schade, Christian Norgaard Ethan Pinnock

Sergio Reguilon won’t be able to face the team he spent the first half of the season at, suspended for his red card in the defeat to Burnley. Brentford will also be without the likes of Ben Mee, Rico Henry and Joshua Dasilva, who are all long-term absentees. Ethan Pinnock may be fit to feature.

Top Scorer: Bryan Mbeumo, Yoane Wissa (7)

Card Magnet: Frank Onyeka, Christian Norgaard (8)

Assist Ace: Neal Maupay, Bryan Mbeumo, Mathias Jensen (3)

Man Utd team news

In  Out Doubtful
Amad Diallo, Luke Shaw, Anthony Martial, Omari Forson Jonny Evans, Tyrell Malacia, Lisandro Martinez, Casemiro, Altay Bayindir

Man Utd will reassess Casemiro, Jonny Evans and Tyrell Malacia before this game, while Lisandro Martinez could also be involved. Amad Diallo sits out of this one through suspension, for his red card after scoring the winner in the FA Cup quarter-final against Liverpool.

Top Scorer: Scott McTominay, Rasmus Hojlund, Marcus Rashford (7)

Card Magnet: Bruno Fernandes (8)

Assist Ace: Bruno Fernandes (3)

How to watch Brentford vs Man Utd Live

Manchester United’s trip to face Brentford will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League on Saturday 30th March at 8pm.

Brentford vs Man Utd head-to-head

  • 7 October 2023 – Man Utd 2-1 Brentford– Premier League
  • 5 April 2023 – Man Utd 1-0 Brentford – Premier League
  • 13 August 2022 – Brentford 4-0 Man Utd – Premier League
  • 2 May 2022– Man Utd 3-0 Brentford – Premier League
  • 19 January 2022 – Brentford 1-3 Man Utd – Premier League

Although Brentford did beat Man Utd 4-0 last season, it was the Bees’ only success in this fixture since they joined the Premier League.