10. Manchester United and Reading meet for the 13th time in the FA Cup, the Red Devils boasting six wins against their Premier League opponents. Another United victory is priced at 1.24. 9. Reading have only beaten United once in this competition, a 2-1 result in January 1927. The repeat score is available at 26.00. 8. The Royals forced a replay the last time these sides met in the FA Cup, Brynjar Gunnarsson netting a second-half equaliser during a 1-1 result at Old Trafford. Another draw can be backed at 6.00. 7. United have won 12 of their last 13 home ties since losing to Tottenham 3-2 at Old Trafford in September. They are 2.10 to win without conceding. 6. Brian McDermott’s side lost their first game in seven last weekend against Stoke. Their 2013 record reads W5 D1 L2 and they are 3.90 to win/draw on the Double Chance. 5. United beat Reading 4-3 the last time these sides met at the start of December, all seven goals coming in the first half. A price of 2.00 is available for +1.5 goals at half time this Monday. 4. United are playing their first Monday night FA Cup fixture since a sixth-round tie against Southampton in March 1996. Sir Alex Ferguson’s men ran out 2-0 victors with goals from Eric Cantona and Lee Sharpe and they are 8.00 to repeat that scoreline.
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3. Reading forward Jimmy Kebe hasn’t scored an away goal all season while Adam Le Fondre has netted just four of his 12 goals on the road. Kebe is 7.00 to score at any time, with Le Fondre 25.00 to net twice. 2. United’s Danny Welbeck scored his first club goal in 16 appearances against Real Madrid on Wednesday. His tally for club and country this season is five and the striker is 5.25 to score first on Monday. 1. Wayne Rooney has netted three goals in his last two starts against Reading. The England international is 1.85 to score and 4.50 to net twice.