FA Cup third round replays score picks

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Five Premier League teams face replays in the FA Cup third round this week, as Manchester United and Wolves do battle, while Newcastle, Tottenham and Watford have another go at trying to shake of pesky lower-league opponents.

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Jose Mourinho has vowed to play a strong side against Middlesbrough, while Man United and Wolves will both see this competition as one they can win and Newcastle and Watford may rest key players once again as injuries mount up and Premier League survival is more important.

Newcastle know if they win they will face Oxford United at home in the fourth round, while Watford will host either Man United or Wolves if they get through their tricky trip to Tranmere.

Below we reveal our score predictions for the eight replays coming up for a place in the fourth round, as 32 teams will then battle it out.


Tuesday (2:45 p.m. ET kick offs unless otherwise stated)
Coventry City v. Bristol Rovers – JPW’s prediction = 2-1
Shrewsbury Town v. Bristol City – 1-3
Blackpool v. Reading – 1-2
Newcastle v. Rochdale – 2-0
Tranmere v. Watford – 1-2
Tottenham v. Middlesbrough – 3:05 p.m. ET – 2-1

Wednesday
Carlisle United v. Cardiff City – 0-2
Man United v. Wolves – 1-2