EFL Cup 2021-22: Manchester United vs West Ham prediction and betting tips (September 22)
Manchester United won their last game which was against West Ham by two goals to one. Will the Red Devils get the win and qualify for the fourth round of the English Football League Cup?
Edinson Cavani was crucial for Manchester United last season — and still is now
Edinson Cavani was crucial for Manchester United last season — and still is now

Manchester United will play West Ham United in the third round of the English Football League Cup.

The match will start at 6:45 p.m. GMT on Wednesday, 22 September 2021. The match venue is Old Trafford, Manchester. Below you will find betting tips and match prediction for Manchester United vs West Ham United (September 22) in the Round 3 of the English Football League Cup.

Manchester United vs West Ham (September 22) latest odds on betting sites

Manchester United are the favourites and have their winning odds placed at 1.44 (-225 American; 4/9 Fractional). West Ham United have their winning odds placed at 7.5 (+650; 13/2). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 4.20 (+320; 16/5).

The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Manchester United — 64%, draw — 22%, West Ham United — 14%.

Latest betting odds on Manchester United vs West Ham United (22 September 2021):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.71 (-150; 5/7)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 2.07 (+107; 15/14)
  • Asian handicap (-1.00) on Manchester United — 1.92 (-109; 23/25)
  • Asian handicap (+1.00) on West Ham United — 2.07 (-107; 107/100)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.90 (-111; 9/10)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.90 (-111; 9/10)

Manchester United vs West Ham (September 22) match preview and stats

Manchester United are third in the Premier League table and have scored the most goals in the league (13). The Red Devils won their last game which was against West Ham by two goals to one.

West Ham took the lead in the 30th minute after his shot from outside the box was deflected by Varaane into the back of the net. Cristiano Ronaldo leveled the scoreline in the 35th minute with a tap-in after his first shot was saved by Fabianski. Jesse Lingard scored the winner with a wonderful curler into the top right corner.

West Ham was awarded a penalty in the 93rd minute after Shaw blocked Yarmolenko’s cross with his arm. Mark Noble was substituted in to take the penalty but was denied by a brillant save from De Gea. Manchester United have been good this season although they lost their Champions League game against Young boys. They will be looking to get a win when they face West Ham on Wednesday.

Manchester United team news: Marcus Rashford and Amad Diallo are out of the game. Alex Telles is back in training but is still a doubt for the game. Phil Jones and Dean Henderson are also doubtful for the game.

West Ham lost their last game against Manchester United and are winless in the last three Premier League games, with their last win coming in August against Leicester City. The Hammers missed their striker, Antonio, as he was suspended after being sent off in their 0-0 draw against Southampton.

The Hammers won their Europa League game against Dinamo Zagreb as they are top of the table. West Ham are eight in the Premier League table with eight points .

West Ham team news: Winston Reid is injured and unavailable.

Manchester United vs West Ham H2H

Manchester United have won the last four games against West Ham.

Manchester United have won 70 out of 147 matches played between the two teams.

Three of the last five meetings between both teams have ended in under 2.5 goals.

Manchester United vs West Ham (September 22) key players and lineups

Manchester United projected starting lineup:

  • Tom Heaton
  • Luke Shaw
  • Victor Lindelof
  • Eric Baily
  • Diogo Dalot
  • Juan Mata
  • Nemanja Matic
  • Donny van de Beek
  • Jadon Sancho
  • Anthony Martial
  • Edinson Cavani

Notable subs: Cristiano Ronaldo, Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba.

Edinson Cavani is one of the best strikers of this generation and was crucial to United during last season's campaign. The Uruguayan striker scored 17 goals in all competitions for the club which included a goal in the final of the Europa League. Cavani scored 10 league goals and provided three assists in the Premier League last season. He will be looking to get his first start of the season when they play West Ham.

West Ham projected starting lineup:

  • Alphonse Areola
  • Arthur Masuaku
  • Kurt Zouma
  • Craig Dawson
  • Ryan Fredericks
  • Mark Noble
  • Tomas Soucek
  • Declan Rice
  • Said Benrahma
  • Andriy Yarmolenko
  • Michail Antonio

Notable subs: Manuel Lanzini, Nikola Vlasic.

Michail Antonio missed the last game due to suspension and is available for this game. The England striker is the highest goalscorer in the Premier League with four goals, over performing his expected goals of 3.09. Antonio has provided three assists while creating 10 chances in the Premier League

Manchester United vs West Ham (September 22) betting tips and predictions

David De gea produced a brilliant save to deny Mark Noble from the spot as Mamchester United got all three points in their last game which was against West Ham. The Reds Devil weren't in their best form but still managed to get all three points in the game. Manchester United lost their Champions League opening game to Young Boys as they are bottom of their table. The Red Devils are currently third in the Premier League table with 13 points.

Manchester United will rest lots of their key players as they have important games coming up. Nonetheless, United’s great squad depth still means their second team is still so strong with Edinson Cavani leading the line.

West Ham United are winless in their last three league games with the last one being a loss against Manchester United. Michail Antonio will be available for the game and will be a boost as the player is the highest goalscorer in the league as well as their Premier League top scorer in their history. The Hammers will be looking to qualify for the fourth round of the English Football League Cup.

Betting prediction: Asian handicap (-0.75) on Manchester United

Odds: 1.92 (-109 American; 23/25 Fractional)

Football EFL Cup . Round 3
Manchester United — West Ham United
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