The fifth round of the FA Cup will end with a match between Manchester United and Preston North End, which will be played on Monday, February 16th in Deepdale at 19:45.
In the Man Utd Betting Odds v Preston, the Red Devils are favorites to win this game and advance to the quarterfinals. They are listed at online sportsbook Bodog with 1.5 Odds while the Lyliwhites are with 7.5, and the draw is with 4.6.
It will be the tenth time these teams meet in the FA Cup. Manchester United have the lead in the series with five wins and two draws. The last time they played was in 1972, and the red team got the win on the road by 2-0.
Preston North End have eight consecutive games without being able to defeat the Red Devils and their last victory in the series was in 1959, when the won at home 4-0.
For this game, United are listed with 3.7 Odds to win by one goal and with 4.33 to make it by three or more. The Lyliwhites’ victory by the minimum difference is rated at 10.0, and the score draw is with 5.75.
The Red Devils come into this match with a streak of six straight games without defeat and have only lost one of their last 18 in all competitions. The team coached by Louis van Gaal has won 11 times this tournament, tied to Arsenal in the first place.
The last time Manchester United lifted the cup was 11 years ago and for this edition they are listed with 3.75 in the FA Cup Odds to win the title and become the biggest winner in the history of this tournament.
In five games played in this tournament, Preston North End have scored 10 goals and allowed only two. However, they are rated at 7.5 Odds to have a clean sheet in this meeting.
The Colombian Radamel Falcao and Dutch Robin van Persie lead the betting Odds to get the first goal in this match and are listed with 5.5, followed by James Wilson and Wayne Rooney with 7.0.
Despite being away from Old Trafford, the Red Devils should win this game and advance to the next round.