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The eight remaining teams in the FA Cup will meet at the end of June to decide who will get to the semi-finals. We can find the defending Cup holder Manchester City in the last 8. Just like other big teams from Chelsea to Arsenal. In our FA Cup betting tips, we show the favorites in all four games.
Games will be held on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th of June, with the exact times still not decided. Just Premier League teams have been left in the tournament, which is the oldest and one of the most prestigious football cups in the world. The main tournament started last November with the participation of 80 teams, while Premier League teams only joined the winners in the third round in the last 64. The competition will continue after more than three-months, with teams returning to training only last week.
FA Cup betting tips predict easy Manchester wins
Last year’s winner Manchester City will visit Newcastle and tipped to win the game with the odds of only 1.10. Newcastle have been struggling in the Cup so far. They had to replay their first game against 3rd league Rochdale after a 1-1 draw. Also their game against Oxford United. In the previous round, they defeated West Bromwich Albion 3-2 but they don’t have too much chance to go any further.
Manchester United will have an even easier opponent in Norwich City, who are at the bottom of the Premier League at the moment. Online sportsbooks in the UK are giving the odds of 1.80 for the Red Devils’ win, while a home win has the odds of 4.20. United are having a mediocre season so far, but winning the FA Cup would surely lift the emotions of the fans and management. Before the break, they were getting better results. As they beat big rival City 2-0 at home and Derby Country in the last 16 of the FA Cup.
Tough games are expected between top teams
The winners of the other two games are not that clear. Leicester will host Chelsea where really any of them can win. The home team is in 3rd place in the Premier League and having their best season since winning the league in 2016. In the FA Cup this season they defeated all their opponents including Birmingham City in the previous rounds. Chelsea had a much tougher game in the last 16, where they met Liverpool. The Blues won 2-0 and performed well in the Premier League as well, currently being in 4th place. Online gambling sites in the UK are slightly favoring them to win with the odds of 2.40, while Leicester’s win has the odds of 2.75 at the bet365 Sportsbook.
In the other big game, Arsenal will visit the home of Sheffield United. The FA Cup betting tips can’t really decide between them, offering similar odds for both teams. Sheffield are the surprise team of the season. After their promotion, they are in 7th place ahead of many big teams, like Arsenal. The Gunners probably would like to just forget this season. At least they have a chance now to perform well in their favorite tournament. Arsenal have won the FA Cup a record 13 times, but this time they will have a very difficult job to even get to the final.