Manchester United are slender 17/50 favourites to stunt Sunderland’s survival spurt, but punters in search of more comely odds about the hosts should aim their wheelbarrows squarely in the direction of the first 15 minutes after the interval.
The Black Cats are perhaps a touch undervalued at for victory 7/1 given their recent away win at Chelsea, likewise the 4/1 about their second Manchester stalemate in nine days after the brave point at the Etihad.
Nonetheless, they are expected to be undone, thanks to a tendency to return to the action after the oranges in the manner of a new father tending his bawling infant with a warm 3:00 AM bottle.
As such it’s worth the extra risk for the delicious biscuity goodness of the 2/1 about United outscoring Gus Poyet’s would-be improbable relegation escapologists between the beginning of the second half and the 60th minute.
Rookie bwinners who sign up for an account at bwin.com before the match would be well advised to propel the £30 free bet they receive by way of a golden handshake in the direction of the suggested wager for a whip smart £60 kerching.
Only Manchester City have notched more Premier League goals between the restart and the hour mark than the Reds this term.
Along with Luis Suarez, Citizens trio Yaya Toure, Sergio Aguero and Edin Dzeko are the only players in the top flight to outscore Wayne Rooney, who added to his tally in the timeframe against Norwich last time out.
Opponents as diverse as Aston Villa, FC Bayern Munchen and the Canaries have fallen foul of goals in the aforementioned period during the last three Theatre of Dreams presentations.
Sunderland on the other hand, despite their recent vacation of the divisional basement, remain it’s rock-bottom side if counting just the results during the same spell of play, with a goal difference of -12 and the fourth worst strikes-against total.