Chris Sutton Predicts Two Big Scores for a 314/1 FA Cup Semi-Final Double

FA Cup betting tips

BBC pundit Chris Sutton has made his predictions for both of this weekend’s FA Cup semi-final matches and the odds for the predictions are 14/1 and 20/1. These make up a double at odds of 314/1 at BetUK.

Manchester City play Sheffield United on Saturday and Brighton play Manchester United in Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final at Wembley and Chris Sutton has made two bold predictions for each of the games.

See Chris Sutton’s predictions below and his score prediction for each FA Cup semi-final.


Man City vs Sheffield United Prediction

I hate the fact that on-loan Sheffield United duo James McAtee and Tommy Doyle can’t play in this tie because the rules don’t allow them to face their parent club.

I understand why that is the case but, if your club has allowed you to leave on loan, they have deemed you not good enough to play for them. Why shouldn’t you be allowed to play against them?

Joao Cancelo was allowed to play for Bayern Munich against City in the Champions League in the same circumstances, but the Football Association have a different approach to Uefa and it means McAtee and Doyle miss out on what would have been a memorable day for them.

Who knows how many more times they will get the opportunity to play in the semi-finals of the FA Cup?

Sheffield United are on the brink of sealing automatic promotion back to the Premier League, so this has still been a successful season for them, whatever happens at Wembley.

There is no pressure on them whatsoever, but their FA Cup run ends here. City are in that zone now where they are playing extremely well and even if Pep Guardiola makes changes before his side face Arsenal on Wednesday, they have got too much quality for the Blades.

For various reasons, the likes of Kyle Walker, Aymeric Laporte, Riyad Mahrez and Phil Foden have not featured much in recent weeks and we’ve seen Pep Guardiola do this before, where certain players get left out for a spell.

This is an opportunity for them to come in and really show their worth ahead of the final few weeks of the season.

Chris Sutton’s prediction: 5-0 (14/1 with BetUK)


Brighton vs Man United Prediction

Manchester United played very well in their win over Forest last week. I thought Erik ten Hag’s side were stretched by injuries and I had gone for a 1-1 draw, but I called that one completely wrong.

Bruno Fernandes helped them dominate at City Ground, and Marcus Rashford’s return from injury this week is a big boost too.

But it’s still hard to judge exactly how good United were in that game because of how bad Forest were, and I think Brighton are a completely different proposition.

I watched the Seagulls against Chelsea last weekend and – yes, we know Chelsea are having a bad time of it right now – Roberto de Zerbi’s side absolutely destroyed them.

Brighton picked up a couple of injuries in that game, with striker Evan Ferguson and defender Joel Veltman both forced off in the first half. They are likely to miss out on Wembley, but I don’t think that will affect them much, though.

They just got on with it against Chelsea and they won’t change the way they play in this game – I think they will have too much for United.

Chris Sutton’s prediction: 3-2 (20/1 with BetUK)


Sutton’s FA Cup Semi-Final Score Predictions

Manchester City 5-0 Sheffield United

Brighton 3-2 Manchester United

ODDS – 314/1 with BetUK.

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