Manchester City v Tottenham Prediction & Betting Tips, 17th April 201915th April 2019 / lee
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It is Spurs then who hold the advantage in this tie after a 1-0 success on home soil against Manchester city. Is that a big enough of a lead for Tottenham as they make the trip north to the Etihad for this second leg? Manchester City really have to raise their standards from what they were in the first leg. Read our Manchester City v Tottenham betting tips for more.
Manchester City v Tottenham Betting Odds*
Manchester City 2/7
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on April 13th, 2019 at 4:57 p.m.)
Manchester City News and Form
Manchester City need to mount a comeback after losing 1-0 in London. City missed the chance to open the scoring in that game as well, Sergio Aguero missing from the penalty spot. This is Manchester city’s third last-eight tie in the last four seasons and last season they were dumped out at this same stage by Liverpool. So that is five games in Europe against fellow English sides that Manchester City have played and they have lost all of them. In those five games, Manchester City have scored just the one goal. City’s home record in all competitions this season is W23 L2 – winning each of the last 11
City have scored a big 6-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk and a 70 win over Schalke so far at home this season in the Champions League. They have totalled up sixteen goals in their four home fixtures so far in this campaign. The Citizens have won seven of their last 14 European games, losing six of those. At the start of the group stage campaign, they did lose at home to Lyon but won six of their next seven games before losing at Spurs. City have won only two of the seven UEFA competition ties in which they lost the away first leg. City are the top scorers in this season’s UEFA Champions League with 26 goals.
Tottenham News and Form
Things are even in the head to head between City and Spurs, both having taken 61 wins with 35 draws. In English domestic knockout football, Spurs have won nine of the teams’ 14 ties – including five of the last six. This is their fourth all-English European tie, their first in 46 years though. Their record from those previous ties are W1 L2. Spurs hold an away record of W2 D1 L1 in the knockout rounds of the Champions League away from home. They only picked up the two points on their travels in the group stage though.
In the last round, they secured a fantastic win at Borussia Dortmund to progress to the quarterfinals. Spurs have only won five of their last 19 European away games though (D7 L7). Tottenham have won 17 of the 19 ties in UEFA competition in which they won the home first leg. They will be without their talisman Harry Kane though who picked up an injury in the first leg and is likely to out for the rest of the season. This is just the second time in the quarterfinals for Spurs in the Champions League, their previous one being eight years ago. Spurs have won just four of their last nine matches in all competitions, each of the defeats in that sequence happening away from home.
Manchester City v Tottenham Tips & Odds
Who will win – Manchester City v Tottenham Predictions
Of course, there is going to be a response to Manchester City on home soil in this tie. They must have learnt lessons from last season’s failure against Liverpool and can step on the gas and edge their way to the match win in this second leg. Manchester City to win.
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* All mentioned odds were valid at the time of writing. Betting odds are subject to fluctuations. Please check the current odds with the respective bookmaker!
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