Chelsea vs Man Utd betting tips: Ighalo to find net on debut in low scoring game at Stamford Bridge tonight

THE big guns return to action in a much more packed Premier League schedule this weekend.

Twelve top-flight teams had last week to put their feet up – sort of – and many stars opted for a warm weather getaway as Storm Ciara wreaked havoc on the remaining schedule.

Bruno Fernandes made his Man Utd debut against Wolves
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With three games down, we’ve now reached Monday night football where Man Utd will make the trip to the capital…

Chelsea vs Man Utd – Monday, 8pm

CAN Utd make it three on the spin at the Bridge?

Up until their victory here in February last year, Man Utd hadn’t picked up a win at Stamford Bridge in seven years.

They followed up that top-flight win with a Carabao Cup triumph here in October and the Bridge hoodoo is most certainly broken.

Chelsea continue to flit from the sublime to the ridiculous, with Frank Lampard’s young side just about keeping their place in the top four.

They’re without a Premier League win in three games though and have lost four times on home soil already this season.

But on their day – and especially on the road – they’ve excelled with the fast-paced game Big Frank has brought back to the club.

Neither of these sides can be trusted on the results market.

Who saw Southampton, Bournemouth and West Ham all winning in West London? Not us.

We’re not quite sure why anyone would put their hard-earned on United in this one.

They’ve won just three out of 12 away games this term, with three defeats in their last four on the road.

And 29/10? Not for us.

We’re not convinced by goals either.

Four of the last six H2H’s here have featured three goals or less, while just ten of United’s 25 PL games have seen similar. That’s the third lowest in the division.

Basically, 10/11 on there being under 2.5 goals is an excellent bet.

And even better is the evens on both teams failing to score.

Odion Ighalo could make his dream Man Utd debut on Monday
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That bet would have won on seven of the last ten meetings at the Bridge. Expect a cagey one.

Odion Ighalo was one of the surprise signings of the January window.

He’s not trained with his new teammates yet after flying in from China and therefore being quarantined for the coronavirus.

And as he’s unlikely to start, it’s more likely that he’s an impact sub from the bench – but still a cracking price to net anytime.

The Nigerian has 85 goals in his last 173 games across all competitions and that includes his excellent return for Watford in the Premier League back in 2015/16.

He is the value at 2/1 to score, or a whopping 5/1 for the opener.

In a low-scoring game, we could see him nicking a late leveller.

SunSport best bets

Under 2.5 goals at Stamford Bridge: 10/11

One or both teams to keep a clean sheet: Evens

Odion Ighalo to bag a debut goal: 2/1

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