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Manchester United vs. Chelsea prediction, odds, start time: 2023 English Premier League picks for Dec. 6

Chelsea look to continue their strong play on the road when they visit Manchester United on Wednesday for an English Premier League showdown. Chelsea (5-4-5) recorded a four-game road unbeaten streak after losing their first match away from home this season but had it snapped when the Blues suffered a 4-1 setback at Newcastle United on Nov. 25. Manchester United (8-0-6) also came away without points in their visit to Newcastle on Saturday as they dropped a 1-0 decision, ending their three-game winning streak in league play.

Kickoff at Old Trafford is set for 3:15 p.m. ET. The Blues are +140 favorites (risk $100 to win $140) in the latest Chelsea vs. Manchester United odds, while the Red Devils are +180 underdogs. A 90-minute draw is priced at +250 and the over/under for total goals scored is 2.5. Before locking in any Manchester United vs. Chelsea picks, you need to see what proven SportsLine’s soccer expert Martin Green has to say.

After working in the sports betting industry for several years, Green became a professional sports writer and handicapper and has covered the game worldwide. Since last year’s Men’s World Cup, Green has been profitable in multiple areas on his soccer picks, including the Champions League (+2.75 units), the FA Cup (+3.07), the EFL Cup (+2.42) and Euro 2024 qualifiers (+6.30), among others.

Now, Green has broken down Chelsea vs. Manchester United from every angle and just revealed his picks and EPL predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see Green’s picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Man United vs. Chelsea:

  • Chelsea vs. Manchester United money line: Blues +140, Red Devils +180, Draw +250
  • Chelsea vs. Manchester United over/under: 2.5 goals
  • Chelsea vs. Manchester United spread: Blues -0.5 (+130)
  • CHE: The Blues have scored nearly half of their goals this season (12 of 25) over their last four Premier League matches
  • MU: The Red Devils have allowed a total of one goal in their last four EPL contests
  • Chelsea vs. Manchester United picks: See picks at SportsLine

Why you should back Chelsea

The Blues stalled out of the gate offensively this season, scoring a total of five goals over their first six matches while getting shut out in three consecutive contests. But they’ve converted at least twice in six of their last eight outings and netted four goals on four occasions over that stretch. Chelsea recorded three goals to edge Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday, giving them 12 in their last four games.

Nicolas Jackson leads the Blues with six goals in 13 matches after registering 12 in 26 contests with Villarreal of La Liga last season. The 22-year-old forward, who notched his first assist of the campaign in the win against Brighton, was a force in Chelsea’s last road victory as he recorded a hat trick in a 4-1 triumph over Tottenham on Nov. 6. Winger Raheem Sterling has netted five goals, Cole Palmer has converted four times and fellow midfielder Enzo Fernandez had a brace versus Brighton for his first two goals in 31 career games with the Blues. See which team to pick here.

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Why you should back Manchester United

The Red Devils cruised to a 4-1 victory in their last home meeting with Chelsea on May 25. Captain Bruno Fernandes converted in that contest and is tied with fellow midfielder Scott McTominay for the team lead in 2023-24 with three goals. The 29-year-old Fernandes, who also tops Manchester United with three assists, netted at least eight goals in each of his first four seasons with the Red Devils.

McTominay is one goal shy of matching his career high and already has eclipsed the amount he amassed over the previous two seasons, when he converted once in each. Marcus Rashford is the only other member of the Red Devils with more than one goal in 2023-24 as he has notched a pair, along with an assist. The 26-year-old, who matched his career high with 17 goals last campaign, scored in Man United’s 3-0 victory against Everton on Nov. 26 and also tallied in the home win versus Chelsea back in May. See which team to pick here.

How to make Chelsea vs. Manchester United picks

Green has broken down Wednesday’s Premier League match from every possible angle and is leaning Over on the goal total. He also has locked in a pair of confident best bets and is offering a full breakdown of this EPL match. He’s sharing his Premier League picks and analysis only at SportsLine.

So who wins Chelsea vs. Manchester United on Wednesday, and where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see which wagers in Manchester United vs. Chelsea have all the value, all from the soccer expert who is profitable across multiple leagues, and find out.

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