Manchester United vs West Ham Preview and Prediction: Man U to Win 2-0 at 5/1
Manchester United and West Ham will begin their Premier League season taking each other on at Old Trafford in Manchester on Sunday, 13th August.
The teams have of course faced each other on numerous occasions over the years. Last season Manchester United won their first game 4 – 1 in November and then defeated West Ham 0 – 2 at home in January this year.
Manchester United finished sixth in the Premier League last season, six points below Arsenal. They have been impressive in their last two games, defeating Sampdoria 2 – 1 and Valerenga 0 – 3. However, they did lose 1 – 0 to Barcelona.
West Ham United finished eleventh in the Premier League last season, tied for points with West Bromwich. Recently they drew 3 – 3 with Altona 93 in a club friendly and before that they drew 2 – 2 with Werder Bremen.
Manchester United has been looking better and better with every preseason game and are likely to be confident going into this home game. It seems likely that they will get the season off to a winning start.
A 2 – 0 win for Manchester United is the most likely outcome with Paddy Power and Boyle Sports both offering odds of 5/1.
Paddy Power Odds: 1/4 Manchester United to Win, 9/2 for a Draw and 11/1 West Ham to Win
Boyle Sports: 3/10 Manchester United to Win, 4/1 for a Draw and 9/1 West Ham to Win