Manchester City v Everton Prediction & Betting Tips, 15th December 201813th December 2018 / lee
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Can still produce a positive response to having suffered their first league defeat of the season? City suffered a loss at Stamford Bridge against Chelsea last weekend and subsequently lost top spot to Liverpool. They can claim it back early on Saturday with a result against the Toffees. Everton have had a decent season but have struggled for away wins. Read our Manchester City v Everton betting tips for more.
Manchester City v Everton Betting Odds*
Man City 1/5
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on December 11th, 2018 at 8:43 p.m.)
Manchester City News and Form
Manchester City got their first taste of league defeat this season as Chelsea beat them 2-0 at Stamford Bridge last weekend. That snapped a seven-match losing streak that they had been on in the top flight. They have won all eight of their home games this season though in the Premier League. In those eight at the Etihad Manchester City have scored 30 goals. They have conceded just the five as well in that run of games. 80% of their home goals conceded have been in the first half of fixtures.
The Citizens have bagged a clean sheet in 38% of home fixtures and still 62% of their home games have gone above 3.5 goals such has been their scoring power. The Citizens have been leading at half time in six of their eight home games (D2). The only side to have conceded fewer league goals than City this season is Liverpool. In all eight of their home fixtures, this season Manchester City have scored at least two goals. They have not managed a clean sheet in any of their last three at the Etihad.
Manchester City v Everton Head to Head
The last two between them at the Etihad have ended in 1-1 draws
Everton have taken a point from each of their last three league visits to Man City
In the last four EPL meetings, things are even with one win each and two draws
Both teams have scored in half of the last six EPL meetings
Everton have scored in each of their last three at the Etihad in all competitions
Everton News and Form
Everton rescued a point in a 2-2 draw at home against Watford last weekend, thanks to a 96th-minute goal. That was a struggle for them after having taken the lead in the game. Everton have earned back to back draws in the league now. But they are winless in their last three and have only banked one victory in their last five played (home and away combined) in a W1 D3 L1 sequence. Away from home, this season in the EPL Everton are only W1 D3 L3. They are winless in their last three away from Goodison and haven’t been great out on the road this term.
Everton have not taken a clean sheet in any of their last three league outings now. The Toffees haven’t been winning at the halftime break in any of their away games this season. In fact, they have been level at the break in all but one of their road games. Four of their away half-time scorelines have been 0-0 draws. Everton have conceded 70% of their away goals in the second half of matches and in total have kept just one away clean sheet. They have only scored in one of their last three away games. They have tallied seven goals in seven away games, failing to score in 43% of those fixtures.
Manchester City v Everton Tips & Odds
Who will win – Manchester City v Everton Predictions
Let’s face it, the loss won’t have gone down well with Pep Guardiola last weekend. City should respond in strong fashion to prove a point. It’s time to reset and they can grab a win with a clean sheet against Everton who haven’t been convincing enough away from home.
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