Cristiano Ronaldo and the reeling Manchester United look to get back on track when they visit Watford in a must-win game on October 20. Man U is coming off a 2-0 home loss against Manchester City on November 6 and they have lost three of their last five Premier League games, falling to sixth place in the standings, nine points behind Chelsea for first place. Watford, on the other hand, lost 1-0 on the road against Arsenal on November 7 and they’re 17th in the Premier League standings with 10 points in 11 games.
The player to watch in this game is Cristiano Ronaldo, who has scored four goals in eight Premier League games this season. CR7 also broke the men’s international goalscoring record on September 1, scoring a sensational late brace against Ireland to surpass Ali Daei’s previous mark of 109 goals. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Watford: 5.60
• Manchester United: 1.53
• Draw: 4.50
• Watford: +1: 2.09
• Manchester United: -1: 1.84
• Over 3: 2.07
• Under 3: 1.83
Key Points to Consider
Last 5: Watford, coming off a 1-0 road loss against Arsenal on November 7, have 4 losses and 1 win in their last 5 Premier League games. Manchester United, coming off a 2-0 home loss against Manchester City on November 6, have 3 losses, 1 win and 1 draw in their last 5 Premier League games.
Momentum: Watford has been on a downward trend — with 4 losses in their last 5 Premier League games.
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on February 23, 2020 and Manchester United won 3-0.
For Watford, Ismaila Sarr has a 32 percent chance to score. He averages 1.78 shots overall per sim, 0.96 shots on goal per and 0.38 goals per sim.
For Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo has a 58.66 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 3.15 shots overall per sim, 1.75 shots on goal per and 0.87 goals per sim.
Four-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on the total in this one. Average score in simulations is Manchester United 2.08 to Watford 1.22.