Author: Tony MacDonald
2016/17 Premier League
Published: 14:25 16/04/2015
Chelsea play host to Manchester United in a mouthwatering Premier League clash on Saturday 18th April, find out how the football betting offers at William Hill can benefit your Chelsea v Man Utd bets.
Chelsea have almost got the title wrapped up with a 7 point lead ahead of Arsenal at the top of the Premier League table and a game in hand to boot. The chasing sides have only six matches in which to catch the Blues who will need to slip up considerably to allow any of their rivals a chance of pipping them at the winning line.
A slow start to the campaign saw Manchester United lose early ground, but the Red Devils have now taken to Louis van Gaal's tactics and shot into contention for a top-four finish, and perhaps even more if they can become the first side to beat Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in this campaign.
The sides played out a 1-1 draw in the reverse fixture at Old Trafford, when Robin van Persie scored a dramatic late equaliser to cancel out Didier Drogba's opener.
Saturday's big game will be shown live on Sky Sports 1 at 17.30 and will be eagerly watched by both casual and professional gamblers looking to make a profit on what should be a thrilling spectacle. One way that you can increase your chances of winning long term, is to take advantage of the free bet offers available at William Hill, to add a level of protection to your Chelsea v Man Utd bets.
Bore Draw Insurance
So far this season, Sunderland are the only side to prevent Chelsea from scoring in the Premier League following a 0-0 draw at the Stadium of Light, while Manchester United have contested two bore-draws themselves in away fixtures with Burnley and Tottenham.
Although a goalless game would seem unlikely, this could develope into a tactical dual between Mourinho and van Gaal and if it does end 0-0, William Hill will refund all losing Correct Score and Double Result(HT/FT) bets on the match as a Free Bet equal to your stake, capped at a maximum of £50.
Goalscorer 2nd Chance
Fingers crossed this will be an entertaining game though, with plenty of selections to ponder in the First Goalscorer market.
With Diego Costa sidelined with a hamstring injury and Loic Remy a doubt, plenty of punters will be lumping on Drogba to do the business and it's interesting that the Ivorian grabbed the opener when these sides last met. The big man didn't quite have his usual physical presence away to QPR last week, but it's doubtful that United will try to rough him up in the same way and he'll be a danger in front of goal as always.
Cesc Fabregas got the winner last time out, though has not scored or assisted in 7 games at Stamford Bridge. Still, he's combined for goals with Eden Hazard on six occasions this season and rates as a decent pick behind his Belgian teammate, who will be on spot-kick duty.
Former Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata has scored 3 in his last 3 games and will be looking to get one over on his old club, while Wayne Rooney will as ever be a popular pick. Marouane Fellaini has finally come good for the Red Devils and could be an under the radar selection after grabbing a few goals from midfield recently, with similar remarks applying to Ander Herrera, while Ashley Young played a blinder in last weekend's 4-2 win against Man City.
Whoever you plump for in the First Goalscorer market, use William Hill for the added protection of a free bet refund, should your losing selection then go on to score the second goal of the game. Goalscorer 2nd Chance entitles qualifying customers to a free bet refund of up to £50.
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