Blackburn vs Manchester United Betting Preview, FA Cup Betting Tips

Blackburn vs Manchester United Odds – Sunday 19th February 2017 – 16:15 – BT Sport

Blackburn are 15/2 with the draw at 19/5 and Man United are 4/11

Betting tips and match preview | FA Cup

Blackburn welcome Manchester United to Edwood Park in the 5th round of the FA Cup, with the visitors enjoying an excellent run of form.

Rover’s come into this match in poor form, with a 2-1 defeat against in form Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship.

The hosts made the perfect start, with Vincent Sasso scoring his first goal of the day in the 18th minute.

Sam Hutchinson cancelled out his sides advantage with an own goal (20), with Wednesday holding the lead for less than a minute.

Sasso returned to score his second goal of the day and the half, with his 44th minute effort giving Wednesday a half time lead.

Hope Akpan was then dismissed (86), in a fiery final five minutes following his protests over a disallowed goal.

Rovers In Mixed Run

It means the Championship side come into this match in mixed form, with two of every result in their last six matches.

They remain second bottom of the Championship on goal difference, level on points with Wigan but two behind Burton.

They progressed to this round of the FA Cup, after beating Blackpool 2-0 at home in round four.

Rovers Underdogs

Despite home advantage Blackburn come into this match as underdogs, with United’s Premier League results informing those odds.

The hosts have been in reasonable form, but have just lacked the small percentages needed to win matches.

Blackburn will be looking to better their overall record against United, they have won 26, drawn 24 and lost 45 of their 95 meetings.

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Mourinho’s Men On The March

Manchester United come into the match on the back of a 3-0 win at home against St Etienne, with United securing another win.

It was another excellent result for Mourinho’s men, who are now in the driving seat when they had to Paris next week.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a gritty hat-trick to give United all three points, with the Swede moving to 23 goals this season.

Ibra scored either side of half time, with an opening free kick (15), a tap home from close range (75) and scored a dubious penalty (88) to put the tie beyond the French side.

United’s Winning Ways

Manchester United have been on an excellent run since the Chelsea defeat, they have lost just once during that time.

United are challenging on all fronts, although the Premier League is Chelsea’s to lose with a nine point advantage.

The Cup matches will provide a tough test of his squad, with the Red Devils not playing a Premier League match until March.

They had an excellent result in the fourth round of the FA Cup, beating another Championship side Wigan 4-0.

United Favourites

Manchester United come into this match as favourites, with their pedigree and excellent results informing the odds.

This will be a tough fixture for Jose Mourinho’s side, with the games really piling up for United now.

The Red Devils will be looking to register their 46th win against Blackburn, and in doing so progress to the next round.

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Both teams are 10/11 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Blackburn are Sam Gallagher and Danny Graham at 8/1 with Marvin Emnes at 11/1. For Manchester United, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is at 11/4 with Marcus Rashford and Wayne Rooney at 7/2.

The last time that these two sides met Manchester United won 2-0 and the odds of the same result are 5/1.

Blackburn vs Manchester United Odds

Tip 1 – Rooney to score first @ 7/2

Tip 2 – Manchester United to win 3-1 @ 10/1