City Favoured As FA Cup Quarter-Finals Loom

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The FA Cup quarter-final draw has been finalised and it looks like this:

-Sheffield United v Arsenal

-Newcastle v Manchester City

-Norwich v Manchester United

-Leicester City v Chelsea

It’s an all-Premier League final eight, with both Manchester teams playing away from home against opponents further down the league ladder.

Both City and United are heavy favourites, with the defending champions a short-priced $1.62 to lift the Cup again.

In previous years, Arsenal fans might be relieved to have avoided the ‘big boys’ but Sheffield United are currently in 8th place and are unbeaten in their last three. This, of course, is the Gunners’ last shot at any silverware after being dumped out of the Europa League.

Leicester City hosting Chelsea is a battle of two well-placed (3rd & 4th respectively in the league) but struggling clubs. Both teams have just one win in their last five matches, while Leicester are winless in their last four.

Matches will be played the weekend of March 22.

Markets

FA Cup Outrights (To win the 2019/20 FA Cup)

$1.62 Manchester City

$7.00 Manchester United

$8.00 Chelsea

$8.00 Leicester

$11.00 Arsenal

$20.00 Sheffield United

$61.00 Norwich

$81.00 Newcastle

FA Cup markets here.

What do you think?