Betting preview for United vs Tottenham

On August 8, 2015 starts the new campaign in the Premier League. The opening match would be between Manchester United and Tottenham.

In 39 games between these two teams the Reds have a total of 24 wins, 10 games were draws and only 5 matches ended with wins for the Spurs. The last time when Spurs won in this derby was on 31 Decemeber 2014. However, these figures may not be indicative when such derby is going to be played. The Londoners’ last campaign showed a very high level and many predict this campaign would be even better for them. Their young manager Mauricio Pochettino has proved to be a specialist at very high level and is certainly prepared many surprises for United.

On the other side Louis van Gaal has the experience on his account. In addition, he used a large amount of money to buy new players for the squad. With the new players and those who stayed United gives signals that they will fight for the first place this year. The Dutchman is accused that he runs the club in a very strict regime. Probably this is the reason why several important world class players already left United.

However, there is another thing that bothers United fans. It is easy to be seen that Manchester United lost its power after the withdrawal of Sir Alex Ferguson. They do not have that confidence which he taught them. Now there are many new names on the team. They are very active in the recent transfer windows and they used lots of money without any success.

According to Bet-at-home, Bet365, Bwin, William Hill, Betfair and many other bookmakers the favorite in this match is Manchester United. Of the last 21 matches at Old Trafford against Tottenham, they have won 16. 2 matches ended as wins for Tottenham and there were 3 draw matches. It is interesting to note that in the last 3 visits for the whites at Old Trafford there were two when they left as winners. Without many stars in their squad Tottenham was very close to the top four last year. Now they would also try to attack the places in the Champions League.

Community Shield – Arsenal vs Chelsea preview

A London derby will decide the winner of Community Shield for 2015. The two big London teams Arsenal and Chelsea will meet on 02 Aug this year.

Over the years, this trophy was called the Charity Shield, but unfortunately it losts its shine. However, this match would be a huge derby and it would bring many interesting moments to all football fans.

Arsenal bought several new players. Petr Cech is one of them. His presence in the team will bring a lot of security and safety in the defensive phase of the game. In the recent years Arsenal is trying to accumulate a lot of strength in the midfield. Buying players is no longer a problem for Wenger as all of the large payments for their new stadium have been made. For this type of financial policy Arsene Wenger took many negatives, but his results will decide whether he will remain at Emirates in the future.

Jose Mourinho would most likely use his new star in the match. We talk about Radamel Falcao who made a very weak season for Manchester United last year. The Portuguese specialist likes Falcao and tried several times to buy him when the Columbian was a huge star in Atletico Madrid. Mourinho tried once again when Falcao played for Monaco for but he didn’t succeed again. However, after so many attempts he is now in London and he can continue his brilliant career.

Chelsea used the least players last season and now it seems this is going to be changed. The season is long with many matches and fights on many fronts. Whether Chelsea needs another new players will be clear in about 3 months.

Chelsea’s attack is focused not only with Diego Costa, but also with many attacking midfielders. Probably this is the reason why Chelsea is the favorite for almost all bookies like Bet-at-home, Bet365, Bwin, William Hill and Betfair. The odds around 2.40 for their win.

However, there is one thing which is sure about this game. Both teams will have something to fight for. This season expectations are Chelsea and Arsenal to fight for the highest place in the final standings.