There are some big ties in the EFL Cup this week, with Liverpool facing Tottenham on Tuesday and West Ham hosting Chelsea on Wednesday, but the pick is the second Old Trafford derby of the season as Man United host Man City having lost the last game 1-2.
With recent results far from satisfactory for both sides, Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho will be eager for a morale-boosting victory but neither is likely to name a full-strength line-up.
That makes it a tough game for bookmakers to accurately price and they have gone with United as marginal favourites, at best price 7/4 with Betfred. City are 9/5 with Bet365, but they may well be concentrating on keeping their mis-firing stars fit and ready to face Barcelona next Tuesday – back the hosts to gain revenge is our advice.
New Paddy Power customers can get enhanced odds of 8/1 for United to win here.