Chelsea vs Manchester United Betting Tips: Martial the main threat for the Red Devils in Rashford’s absence

While the England forward is a major loss for Solskjaer, Al Hain-Cole thinks his French team-mate offers decent value to step up against the Blues

Having failed to score in four of their last five Premier League matches, Manchester United are unlikely to enjoy another big win over Chelsea when they travel to Stamford Bridge on Monday.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men romped to a 4-0 victory in the reverse encounter on the opening day of the season, and ran out 2-1 winners at this ground in October’s Carabao Cup clash.

However, Marcus Rashford was responsible for four of those six goals, and is unavailable for selection due to injury.

Without him, Anthony Martial is the Red Devils’ 9/2 (5.50) favourite with bet365 to open the scoring, and a solid anytime bet at 11/8 (2.38) considering he will take centre-stage for the guests.

Rashford’s absence may place further pressure on Mason Greenwood, who is priced at 12/5 (3.40) to enhance his growing reputation even further with an 11th goal of an impressive campaign.

Meanwhile, surprise January signing Odion Ighalo can be backed at 3/1 (4.00) to return Solskjaer’s faith with a dream debut goal.

At the other end, Frank Lampard will be anxious to see Tammy Abraham recover from the ankle injury he sustained in last month’s draw with Arsenal.

Top scorer for the Blues with 15 goals in all competitions, the England striker is the 10/3 (4.33) favourite to break the deadlock, and priced at 20/21 (1.95) to strike anytime.

Likely to fill in should Abraham fail to recover, Michy Batshuayi is available at 6/5 (2.20) to fire past this opposition for the second time this season – having struck in October’s Carabao Cup tie.

Considering he has gone 13 matches without a goal in all competitions, Mason Mount is unlikely to attract too much attention at 21/10 (3.10) anytime odds in a match Chelsea will be desperate to win.

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