Opta Stats: Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur

It’s a clash of the titans as Manchester United host Spurs. Opta brings you the statistical analysis.

Following a run of 17 wins and no defeats in 22 Barclays Premier League matches against Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United have won none of the last five meetings (D3 L2). You can lay United at 1.9720/21.

Spurs are only the third team in the Premier League era to go five league games unbeaten against the Red Devils, after Liverpool (2000-2002) and Blackburn Rovers (2004-2006). The draw is 3.814/5.

Similarly, after 26 games without defeat at home to Spurs in all competitions, having won the previous nine in a row, Man Utd have lost their last two home games against Tottenham. Spurs are 4.3100/30 to win.

Spurs have kept just one clean sheet in their last 12 Premier League away matches. Both teams to score is 1.715/7.

Wayne Rooney has scored seven goals in his last eight Premier League starts against Spurs. Rooney is 2.747/4 to score.

Harry Kane has scored in his last six Premier League away games; only one player in the competition’s history (Robin van Persie, nine in a row) has scored in seven consecutive away games. Kane is 2.8815/8 to find the net.

Rooney has scored 94 goals at Old Trafford, only Alan Shearer with 97 at St James Park (two for Blackburn) and Thierry Henry with 114 at Highbury have scored more goals on one single ground in Premier League history. You can back Rooney at 5.85/1 to score the first goal.

The Red Devils have won 11 of their last 13 Premier League matches at Old Trafford (D1 L1). A United win is 1.9620/21.

Manchester United have lost just two of their last 18 Premier League matches (W12 D4 L2). They are 3.211/5 to win half-time/full-time.

Tottenham have recovered more points from losing positions than any other team in the Premier League this season (16). The Manchester United half-time/Spurs full-time double result is priced at 36.035/1.