After slipping to SEVEN points behind Leicester in one of the most enthralling title races in recent history, Spurs cannot afford to lose a game in which could see Leicester’s lead open up to double figures.

However, United are still in the hunt for a top four spot and also valuably need the three points.

When these two met in the first game of the season United came out 1-0 winners and another slender United victory is at 21/2.

However, Spurs have the second-best home record in the league and are 20/21 favourites to win the game with Van Gaal’s men 7/2 to earn an away win,

Spurs’ last league result was a 1-1 draw away at Liverpool and 1-1 once again is at 13/2, with a draw at 5/2.

The last time Spurs beat United at home came in a 2-1 result in 2014, 2-1 Spurs is 17/2, however United’s last win at The Lane was a 3-1 win in 2012, that’s 45/1.

United have won three away games 1-0 this season and that’s at elevens,with a 4-1 Spurs win, a winning scoreline they’ve managed more than any other at home this season is 45/1.

Marouane Fellaini opened the scoring the last time the Red Devils beat the North-London side, he’s 18/1 to do it again whereas Christian Eriksen was the last Spurs player to score against United and is 17/2 to open the scoring.

Red-hot Harry Kane is 15/4 to score first and due to United being without captain Wayne Rooney, it may be left to Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford who are 8/1 and 17/2 to score first.

The hosts have scored four more set piece goals than anyone else in the top flight and therefore defenders Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen may be worth a punt at 25 and 35/1 apiece with Kyle Walker and Danny Rose 40 and 33/1.

United’s opening day win against Pochettino’s side came via a Kyle Walker own goal, an own goal to break the deadlock is 25/1.

BTTS have not scored in the last three meetings between these two, BTTS no is 5/6 with yes at evens. United to win to nil is at 5/1 with Spurs 2/1.

In 2014 United were three goals to the good by half-time and are 10/1 to score over 1.5 in the first half on Sunday and 200/1 to be 3-0 up at the break once again.

Match specials include Kane and Martial both to score at fives, Eriksen to score from outside the box at 15/2 and Alderweireld and Smalling to score a header at 13 and 14/1

ReadBetting’s tip- Spurs 2-1 Manchester United, 17/2.

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