Manchester City v Chelsea Prediction & Betting Tips, 10th February 20198th February 2019 / lee
Manchester City v Chelsea Premier League Preview, 10th February 4.00pm
What a game we have on our hands here. Manchester City are fully back in the title race and they will be looking for revenge over Chelsea back at the Etihad. The Blues were the first side to get the better of the Citizens this season. Can they complete the double over them as they look for points towards a top-four finish? Read our Manchester City v Chelsea betting tips for more.
Manchester City v Chelsea Betting Odds*
Man City 9/20
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on February 5th, 2019 at 11:38 p.m.)
Manchester City News and Form
Manchester City raced back to the top of the Premier League for the first time since mid-December as they beat Everton 2-0 at Goodison Park on Wednesday. That made it back to back wins for them in the top flight having beaten Arsenal on the weekend. So they did have that extra workload in midweek compared to Chelsea ahead of this clash. The positive week leaves Man City with six wins in their last seven league games. At home this season they hold a mightily impressive W12 L1 record.
The Citizens have averaged 3.3 goals per home league game this season and all but one of their fixtures at the Etihad have gone over 2.5 goals. 62% have made it over 3.5 goals. Manchester City have scored at least two goals in all home fixtures in the EPL this term. At the back, they have only taken one clean sheet in their last eight home fixtures. But still, they have averaged under a goal per game on home turf this season. Both teams have scored in 69% of their home league games now. 64% of their home goals conceded have been in the first half of fixtures. Man City’s home half time record is W10 D2 L1.
Manchester City v Chelsea Head to Head
Chelsea earned a 2-0 home win over Man City earlier this season
Man City won both league meetings 1-0 against Chelsea last term
Chelsea have two of their last three league visits to the Etihad (W1)
Both teams have scored in just two of the last seven meetings in all competitions
Chelsea News and Form
The Blues put a resounding 5-0 win on the board last time out, getting the victory over Huddersfield. Gonzalo Higuain got himself a brace in the game. That was a response that they needed too having lost their two matches prior to that. Both of those defeats were on the road at Arsenal and then at Bournemouth. So the Blues are not carrying away form into this one. Away from home, this season Chelsea have posted a W7 D1 L4 record. All four defeats have been at sides currently in the top half of the table. If you look back a little further into Chelsea’s road form it is W3 L4 in their last seven.
Chelsea have averaged 1.6 goals per away game this season and 75% of their away fixtures have ended up over 2.5 goals. In total, the Blues have earned a clean sheet in 42% of their road games. Of this season’s goals which they have conceded away from home, 64% have come against them in the second half of fixtures. Four of their six wins out on the road have been by a one-goal margin. The Blues have scored first in eight of their twelve road games and Man City are only one of two sides in the league with a better defensive record than Chelsea.
Manchester City v Chelsea Tips & Odds
Who will win – Manchester City v Chelsea Predictions
Manchester City have to be backed to get some home revenge over the Blues. There have been vulnerabilities with Chelsea and who better to expose them than Manchester City? Man City to win & both teams to score.
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