Manchester United have now won five on the spin in the Premier League and there’s a sense that they will take some stopping in the race for the title if they manage to go into the second half of the campaign still in possession of their six point lead at the summit.
Sir Alex Ferguson’s men are 7/10 with William Hill to retain their advantage this weekend at least, by getting the better of Swansea, Ladbrokes’ 9/2 outsiders, at the Liberty Stadium.
Stan James post 3/1 against the stalemate but as United have yet to share the spoils this term, it’s not unreasonable to expect a conclusive contest in South Wales, where the formbook points to the visitors.
Nevertheless, the table toppers haven’t exactly been water tight at the back this term, so it’s fair to surmise that Michael Laudrup’s slick side can make it an uncomfortable afternoon for the championship hopefuls. Stan James’ 8/13 for both teams to get on the scoresheet should catch the eye of banker hunters then, as will bet365’s 4/7 for the contest to produce three or more goals while a strong case can be made for Skybet’s 11/4, chalked against a United success by a one-goal margin.
More specifically, Stan James offer 8/1 about Ferguson’s charges nicking it 2-1 and with a goal in each of his last four matches, Robin van Persie is hard to resist at 19/5 (BetVictor) to break the deadlock.