The 2021/22 FA Cup continues this weekend with the fourth-round games including the Manchester United vs Middlesbrough and Everton vs Brentford ties. The 2021/22 FA Cup fourth-round predictions favor the home teams to go through, but in the Cup any result is possible. As the Arsenal fans have already experienced it thanks to their team’s loss against Nottingham Forest.
There have been already a few shocking results in this season’s FA Cup like Nottingham Forest’s victory against Arsenal in the previous round. But Tottenham Hotspurs and Liverpool had to fight fiercely against their lower-ranked opponents too. Now teams will continue the cup in the fourth round. With sixth-tier Kidderminster being the lowest-ranked team still in the competition after knocking out Championship side Reading in the third round. They will host West Ham United this weekend who stopped their last amazing run in 1994. While the defending FA Cup champions Leicester City will visit the home of Nottingham Forest in a tough-looking game. The matches between Premier League sides Everton and Brentford and Tottenham and Brighton can also bring lots of excitement. Meanwhile, Premier League leader Manchester City will face Championship leader Fulham at home this weekend.
2021/22 FA Cup Fourth-Round Predictions for Premier League Derbies
One of the most exciting ties in the fourth round of the FA Cup can be the Tottenham vs Brighton match. There are only two places in the table between the two Premier League teams, Spurs did play two games less though. Antonio Conte’s side was struggling in the previous round against League 1 side Morecambe. But they won the match 3-1 in the end with three late goals. Brighton had a tough match against Championship side West Bromwich Albion too. Graham Potter’s team needed extra time to secure the victory. Now online sportsbooks in the UK favor Spurs to win the match with the odds of 1.85, while the Seagulls’ odds to go through are 2.62.
Struggling Everton will host PL promoted Brentford at Goodison Park this Saturday. This match will be the new manager, Frank Lampard’s first game at the Liverpool club. The Toffees also needed extra time against Hull City to secure their victory, but surely they need to play better now. Brentford are four points ahead of them in the Premier League, but the Bees played three more games. It will be a tough game after both teams are hoping to get back to winning. The 2021/22 FA Cup fourth-round predictions offer high odds for both teams’ win, still favoring Everton to go through with the odds of 1.53. In the third, all PL-tie Wolverhampton will host Norwich City. With the Wolves having the odds of 1.65 to win against the Canaries.
City, Chelsea, and Liverpool Should Go Through Easily
Premier League leader Manchester City will host Championship leader Fulham at the weekend. Pep Guardiola’s team in superb form all season and should win this match easily as well. Just like Chelsea their tie against League One team Plymouth. Liverpool are also heavily favored to win against Cardiff. While Manchester United can face a more challenging game against Championship side Middlesbrough on Friday night.
The Red Devils won their last FA Cup game against Aston Villa in a controversial match. Where two Villa goals were disallowed after the VAR decision. Ralf Rangnick’s team is still favored to win the opening match of the round with the odds of 1.33.
Online gambling sites in the UK predict an even tighter match between the defending champions, Leicester City and Nottingham Forest on Sunday. As we mentioned, Championship side Forest knocked out Arsenal in the previous round with a 1-0 win. Now they hope to continue their great run and defeat the Foxes as well. Brendan Rogers’ team has been struggling this season, they are only in 10th place in the Premier League. But they were confident against Watford in their previous cup game after winning the match 4-1. Now their odds to win at City Ground are 2.00. While the home team’s odds to qualify for the next round are 2.37 on bet365.