4/1 - Hernandez first scorer
5/1 - Welbeck first scorer
7/10 - Both teams to score
9/2 - Rooney to score last
Odds correct at time of writing. For latest prices, see ManUtd.com/bet.
Odds correct at time of writing. For the latest, see ManUtd.com/bet .
The first thing to note is that this competition has traditionally been a hazardous environment for punters. The tendency of the top teams to make wholesale changes to their line-ups makes it incredibly difficult to predict an outcome with any degree of confidence.
This is perhaps why United are not a shorter price than 9/20, with the draw available at 16/5 and a shock Newcastle triumph rated at 11/2. But there are two main reasons why the Reds should be backed with confidence to get the job done.
Firstly, the Magpies’ record at OT is woeful. Newcastle are without a win at United in 29 games, stretching back to 1972. More significantly, we believe Javier Hernandez and Danny