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Manchester United vs Burnley Premier League Predictions, Tips and Odds: Red Devils to push on?

Fresh from their win over bottom side Sheffield United, Manchester United welcome another relegation-threatened side to Old Trafford this weekend in Burnley. 

Manchester United vs Burnley predictions

Manchester United vs Burnley: Predictions

Bet Prediction NetBet odds
BTTS? Yes 1/2
Correct Score Manchester United 3-1 Burnley 83/10
First Goalscorer Bruno Fernandes 6/1

The stats behind our Manchester United vs Burnley predictions:

  • Both teams have scored in five of Man Utd’s last seven Premier League home games.
  • Man Utd have won their last three Premier League home meetings against Burnley (all by a two-goal margin).
  • Man Utd have opened the scoring in three of their last five Premier League home matches.

Can Burnley pull off the great escape?

Burnley have looked guaranteed for a return to the Championship for most of the season, but recent results have given them hope that they can pull off the great escape. With just one defeat from their last seven in the Premier League (W2 D4), the Clarets find themselves just three points off safety with four games remaining and with Nottingham Forest to play on the final day, they may just be able to pull it off.

Vincent Kompany’s side had an impressive 4-1 win against fellow strugglers Sheffield United last time out and if they can leave Old Trafford with all three points here, then it would be consecutive top-flight away wins for the first time since May 2021. However, despite Manchester United’s struggles in recent times, they do hold an impressive record against promoted sides, having never lost a Premier League home game against the previous season’s second-tier champions, winning 24 and drawing seven of their 31 such games.

This coupled with the fact that the Clarets are winless in their last 18 Premier League games against sides that finished the previous campaign in the top four (D2 L16), makes it a tough ask.

Manchester United vs Burnley match tip

Bruno Fernandes to score anytime @ 16/9 with NetBet

Bruno Fernandes has scored seven goals in his last six Premier League appearances for Manchester United, as many as he had in his previous 45. He’s scored twice in each of his last two Premier League games, the first time he has scored back-to-back braces in the competition. He has now scored 10+ goals in three of his last four Premier League campaigns for the Red Devils.

Manchester United vs Burnley odds

Man Utd

*Odds correct as of 12:20 on April 25. 18+ only. BeGambleAware.

Burnley have won just one of their last 32 Premier League games against sides to finish in the top four the previous season (D4 L27), so it’s no surprise that Manchester United are odds on favourites to win at Old Trafford. The Clarets are 22/5 to win if you fancy them to put an end to that record, however.

Manchester United vs Burnley team news

Manchester United team news

In  Out Doubtful
Tyrell Malacia, Anthony Martial, Luke Shaw, Lisandro Martinez, Victor Lindelof, Mason Mount Jonny Evans, Marcus Rashford

Erik ten Hag hopes to have Jonny Evans and Marcus Rashford available for this game, but it looks like Casemiro will continue at CB.

Top Scorer: Bruno Fernandes (10)

Card Magnet: Bruno Fernandes (8)

Assist Ace: Bruno Fernandes (7)

Burnley team news

In  Out Doubtful
Aaron Ramsey, Jordan Beyer, Nathan Redmond, Ameen Al-Dakhil, Luca Koleosho

Only the long-term absentees, ruled out for the remainder of this season, are unavailable for Burnley.

Top Scorer: Jacob Bruun Larsen, Lyle Foster (5)

Card Magnet: Sander Berge, Josh Cullen, Charlie Taylor (7)

Assist Ace: Dara O’Shea (4)

How to watch Manchester United vs Burnley Live

Man Utd host Burnley on Saturday 27th April at 3pm (UK time), though the game will not be broadcast live in the UK.

Manchester United vs Burnley head-to-head

  • 23 Sep 2023 – Burnley 0-1 Manchester United – Premier League
  • 21 Dec 2022 – Manchester United 2-0 Burnley – League Cup
  • 08 Feb 2022 – Burnley 1-1 Manchester United – Premier League
  • 30 Dec 2021 – Manchester United 3-1 Burnley – Premier League
  • 18 Apr 2021 – Manchester United 3-1 Burnley – Premier League

Burnley won just one of their previous 17 meetings with Man Utd (11 losses and five draws).