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Swansea v United: A stroll in the park?

United travel to the Liberty Stadium to take on Swansea and are 1.67 shots with bet365 and Betfred to bag another three points.

They come into the game on an unbeaten run of five in the league and maintained their six point lead at the top of the table with an easy 3-1 win over Sunderland last weekend.

The home side have also been in good form, and have shocked many with their solid start to the season which has put them currently in 10th position in the top flight.

However United did the double over them last season, winning 1-0 here and 2-0 at old Trafford and the stats are really good as far as Sir Alex’s men are concerned.

Swansea have won just one of their last nine league meetings with the Red Devils, and that came way back in 1982!

Yes they have proved a tough side to beat since Michael Laudrup took over as manager, but United could not be in better form and have a squad packed full of attacking talent who will cause them all sorts of problems.

Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney have really struck up a great understanding upfront and the Swansea defence are got to find them a real handful in their current form.

Van Persie, who did us a favour when scoring first against Sunderland, once again heads the first goalscorer market at top priced 4.75 with bet365.

I certainly wouldn’t put anyone off backing him at those odds, but at a slightly bigger 5.5 with Blue Square and Ladbrokes I am going to plump for Rooney to net first this time round.

United have been banging in goals for fun of late and I fully expect them to bag at least 2 in this.

I am going to take them to win 2-0 or 3-0, and those outcomes can be backed at 10 and 17 respectively with Coral.

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