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United given biggest price ever to beat City

April 7, 2018 - Manchester, United Kingdom - Paul Pogba of Manchester United has words with Gabriel Jesus of Manchester City during the premier league match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Picture date 7th April 2018. Picture credit should read: Simon Bellis/Sportimage/Cal Sport Media/Sipa USA(Credit Image: © Simon Bellis/CSM/Sipa USA)

Despite an up-turn in their form, Manchester United have never been a bigger price for their clash with rivals Manchester City on Sunday.

Bookmakers make United around 13/2 to beat City at the Etihad Stadium – something they accomplished last season.

United have never been as big as 13/2 for a single Premier League match, despite the fact they are coming into the game off the back of three wins – including beating Juventus in the Champions League in midweek.

However, City have smashed 12 goals in their last two games against Southampton and Shakhtar Donetsk meaning Bookmakers think a United win is highly unlikely.

City are odds-on at 4/11 to seal their 10th win of the season and 13/2 – the same price United are to win – to down their rivals 2-0.

Betway’s Alan Alger said: “At 13/2, not only has it never been more unlikely for United to win a Manchester Derby, Jose Mourinho’s side has also never started a Premier League match with such big odds.

“You can’t write them off completely after they shrugged off odds of 9/2 to overcome Juventus on Wednesday night, but City are arguably the best in Europe at the moment while United are going through a bit of a rough patch to say the least.”

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