Man United West Brom odds : Baggies with a handicap start proving popular in Manchester

The latest Man Utd West Brom odds as punters look to oppose the Red Devils in the betting in Manchester by giving the Baggies a goal head star the the handicap markets.

Manchester United will hope to build on their League Cup win over Liverpool when they welcome West Bromwich Albion to Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon.

David Moyes made eight changes to the side which lost 4-1 to Manchester City last weekend and was rewarded with a 1-0 win over their rivals with the winning goal coming from one of those drafted in, Javier Hernandez.



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United have made a slow start to life under the Scot and currently sit in eighth place in the league after winning just two of their opening five games, and this unconvincing Premier League form has not impressed punters, as Paddy Power report some of their customers are attracted by the West +1 handicap bet at a big price of 9/4.

Despite growing pressure on him the former Everton manager has played down the stuttering start and maintains he is the man to solve their stuttering start.

“It’s not frustrating,” Moyes said of his side’s start to the season. “I will sort it. I will fix it. I will turn it around. I have no doubt about that.”

“(Wednesday) was a big game for us. We had lost at Anfield a few weeks ago (1-0 in the Premier League) and at the Etihad on Sunday, and we wanted to put that right.”

With Robin Van Persie still struggling with a groin injury Hernandez could start up front alongside the in-form Wayne Rooney. Tom Cleverley and Darren Fletcher are also out.

West Bromwich Albion meanwhile have made an even slower start than United and finally claimed their first win of the season last weekend when they beat Sunderland 3-0.

Goals from summer signings Stephane Sessegnon and Morgan Amalfitano as well as Liam Ridgewell lifted Steve Clarke’s side up to 14th in the table.

The club are set to boosted further for the trip to Manchester with Striker Matej Vydra (hamstring) and midfielder Chris Brunt (groin) both fit again and they will need all the boosts they can get against a side that they have lost to in 15 of their last 18 games.

When the two teams met on the last day of the season a Romelu Lukaku hat-trick helped West Bromwich snatch a point in an incredible 5-5 draw, a game that ushered out the Sir Alex Ferguson era.

Trevor Keane is an Irish based sports writer and the author of Gaffers, 50 years of Irish Managers and Running through Walls, the Dave Langan Story.