Football betting tips TODAY: Man Utd vs Norwich and Spurs vs Liverpool feature in our Premier League predictions – The Sun

AFTER drama in the FA Cup, it's back to normality and the comforts of the Premier League.

We've betting tips to bring you from two top-flight games this weekend, both of which have major implications at the top and bottom of the table.

Man Utd vs Norwich – Saturday, 3pm

THEY say that the table doesn't lie.

But we think Norwich were incredibly unlucky to be propping up the Premier League at the turn of the New Year.

Daniel Farke's side haven't fully abandoned the style of play which got them back in the top-flight in the first place, but injuries have forced the Germans hand.

Key players are making their way back now but it could be too late to avoid the drop.

United keep giving their fans false dawns.

Newcastle and Burnley were dispatched with ruthless efficiency – almost like the United of old – before meek surrenders against Arsenal and Man City.

At home though, you can be fairly confident that Ole has his men up for the task.

United haven't lost here in the PL since a 2-1 reverse to Crystal Palace way back in August, although they have dropped points in five games out of ten.


Norwich won't go into their shell and that might ultimately play into United's hand as the facts don't lie – they're statistically the worst team in the division.

They've scored just five times in ten away matches, taking five points from a possible 30. Ouch.

But they've definitely improved over the winter period, finding the net in hostile territory at Leicester, Southampton and Everton.

We reckon United do take the three points, but with Norwich giving them a scare at one end.
The 7/4 on that is certainly a tempter, whilst playing for Man Utd to be winning at HT and FT is an excellent 19/20.

As we reckon Norwich will score, the value is with them on the goalscorer market.

Teemu Pukki is the obvious choice on paper due to his overall goal tally but hasn't scored in four games.

Instead have a play on Utd target Todd Cantwell, who is emerging as another goal threat and has four goals in his last ten starts – the 7/2 on him netting anytime is far too large.

SunSport's best bets

United to win and both teams to score: 7/4

Man Utd to be winning at HT and FT: 19/20

Todd Cantwell to score his 7th of the season: 7/2

Spurs vs Liverpool – Sunday, 5.30pm

WOULDN'T it be so Spurs to go and win this one?

Jose Mourinho's side's malaise continued in their cup draw with Middlesbrough and the Special One won't be impressed that his side have to contend with a replay.

The loss of Harry Kane until March is also set to take its toll.

England and Spurs' leading marksman, Kane has torn his hamstring and Mourinho may dip into the perils of the January transfer market for a short-term replacement.

In the meantime, Spurs have the small task of welcoming the seemingly unstoppable Liverpool juggernaut to North London.

Jurgen Klopp's world champions can do no wrong – even their kids are good, seeing off a full-strength and embarrassed Everton in the FA Cup.

So what of Spurs' chances of taking away Liverpool's unbeaten tag?

Well, it's not often you see one of the Big Six in the Premier League priced up at a whopping 7/2 on home soil.


That's massive for a Spurs side who will spit, snarl and snap at the champions elect in what will be a hostile welcome for the men from Merseyside.

Tottenham's issue hasn't been raising their game for the big sides, it's been consistent in putting together unbeaten runs.

The defeat here to Chelsea showed that their home isn't the fortress that is should be – and that was WITH a then fully-fit Kane.

We'd recommend a speculative play on the double chance – that's Spurs win or a draw – simply because the price is too good to turn down at 11/10.

Liverpool's only blot in a near-perfect season was a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford and we're certainly not expecting them to get beaten.

But usually a double chance play for a top six side in the Premier League is around 1/10, so take those odds while you can and don your Spurs scarf.

Liverpool were comfortable winners on the road here last season – albeit at Wembley – and are unbeaten on the road stretching back to May if you discount the kids being beaten at Villa in the Carabao Cup.

But in three of the last five meetings in the capital there's been three goals or less – and that's worth another risky play at 5/4. Cue 4-4.

Sadio Mane has two in his last two and looks the man to be on anytime at the same lofty price.

SunSport best bets

Double chance on Spurs (win or draw): 11/10

Under 2.5 goals: 5/4

Sadio Mane to get on the scoresheet at anytime: 13/10

*Odds correct at time of publication

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