Sunderland v Manchester United: 10 Vital Statistics

10. Manchester United have won their last five encounters with Sunderland and are 1.65 to take three points on Saturday evening.

9. However, the Red Devils have won just one in four recently, scoring once in each encounter. A draw is priced at 3.90.

8. New United manager David Moyes boasts a good record against Sunderland – he lost just twice in 19 encounters while in charge of Everton. United are 1.15 to win/draw on the Double Chance.

7. One of these defeats, however, came the last time Moyes travelled to the Stadium of Light – a 1-0 loss in April. Another 1-0 Sunderland win is available at 12.50.

6. Emanuele Giaccherini scored his third goal for Sunderland last weekend since joining from Juventus for £6.5m in the summer. The Italian is 7.00 to score.

5. The Black Cats are yet to win in the league this season but do boast two home victories in the Capital One Cup. Another win is priced at 5.25.

4. Sunderland have scored first in two of their eight games this season and are on a four-game losing streak in the Premier League. United are 2.65 to win without conceding.

3. United have scored in each of their last six games but only once exceeded two goals. Moyes’ side is 1.27 to net two or fewer on Saturday.

2. Danny Welbeck netted his first United goal since the opening day of the season on Wednesday. The forward is 7.00 to score the opener.

1. United (28) and Sunderland (27) average more crosses per game than any other team in the Premier League. Both teams to score is priced at 1.87.