Only 68% of Man United fans back their team to win at home
To predict a football game is to throw together the age-old rivals of head and heart. Should you throw the form book out of the window? Does a team's lengthy injury list undermine their lofty league position? Or will they cancel each other out and settle for a draw?
While the head and heart battle it out, the wallet enters the fray. uMAXit Football is a free weekly prediction game that challenges you to predict the outcome of five selected Barclays Premier League games. Each player who gets all five correct wins a share of the £2,000 prize. With so much to play for, do you still back your own club, no matter what?
It might depend on who you follow. The uMAXit Football data reveals that Manchester United fans back their team at Old Trafford 68% of the time. On the road, though, only 53% think they will come away with all three points. Over in the blue half of Manchester, however, City fans are much more confident - they go for a win at the Etihad in 92% of predictions, and 85% expect a win away from home.
With around 250 new players joining each week, uMAXit has already paid out a total of £24,000 to winning players that know their football this season! Can the head rule the heart and find an edge over the competition? Do you risk a long-shot prediction for a big gun to stumble, and potentially increase your share of the prize, or play it safe and go with the crowd?
uMAXit now offers players the opportunity to maxify – if you’re confident about your weekend’s predictions, you can double, treble or even quadruple your potential winnings to £8,000! You can maxify by earning tokens from each correct match prediction you make, by inviting friends to the uMAXit game or from sharing your predictions on Twitter or via Facebook.
In addition to the weekly prize pot, uMAXit is also offering two tickets to the FA Cup Final at Wembley to the player who tops the overall prediction leaderboard at the end of the season.
Download the free app here (voted as 'What's Hot' by the Apple App Store) or register at umaxit.com now to be in with a chance of the £2,000 prize every weekend - whether you go with your heart or your head.