The English Premiership season could hinge on one game against two teams from the same northern town.
The annual Manchester Derby, pitting FA Cup champions Manchester City against defending EPL champions Manchester United, kicks off Sunday.
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It’s a potential 6-point swing in the standings if one team can pull out the victory and Man U is favored significantly at most shops, including Bet365 as well as over at . United is even odds at +100 while the draw line is +240 and Man City pays +280 to win outright.
In the past 10 derbies, United has won nine times, including four in a row. Don’t forget hundreds of betting options before the game starts and even more during live in-game betting after the opening whistle.
City leads the Premiership with 22 points from eight games, having scored 27 goals. Second-place Man United has also been scoring at will, with 25 goals so far.
The clubs already met once this season in the Community Shield where United came from two goals down to win 3-2. Manchester City's last win at Old Trafford was February 2008 when they won 2-1.
United have not lost at home in the league since April 2010.
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For more on the Manchester Derby, check out this Man U vs Manchester City preview.