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Manchester City vs Southampton Prediction & Betting Tips, 2nd November 2019

31st October 2019 / lee
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The Citizens were comfortable winners over Aston Villa last weekend and will expect to see off Southampton. This is the second clash in the space of a few days after the two met in the EFL Cup. Southampton will be looking to pick up the pieces after conceding 9 goals against Leicester last weekend at home. Read our Manchester City vs Southampton betting tips for more.

Manchester City vs Southampton Betting Odds*

Man City 1/12
Draw 8/1
Southampton 25/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on October 29th, 2019 at 1:15 p.m.)

Manchester City News and Form

Man City took a 3-0 home win over Aston Villa last weekend to make it back to back clean sheet wins for themselves. It also improved their home form to W3 D1 L1 this season in the top flight. The Citizens have scored an average of 3.4 goals per home game this season and for all of their defensive problems, have conceded at under a goal per game at the Etihad.

80% of their league home games have made it over 2.5 goals, which is not exactly surprising. In total, they have netted three clean sheets in their five home fixtures. Manchester City have scored at least two goals in four of their five games at home in the league and they have been leading at the half time break in three of them.

Manchester City have scored five goals at home this season in the first fifteen minutes of fixtures. They like to get on the front foot early. All of City’s league wins this season (home and away) have been by a margin of at least two goals. City have won 12 of their last 14 Premier League home games (D1 L1). They will be expected to add another.

Manchester City vs Southampton Head to Head

Man City are on a five-match winning streak against Southampton
The Citizens scored 9 goals in two games against the Saints last season
Both teams have scored in three of the last four meetings
Man City have scored at least two goals in all but one of the last five meetings

Southampton News and Form

Southampton had a nightmare evening last Friday at home against Leicester. They were reduced to 10 men early on and ended up losing 9-0. Even without that extravagant scoreline, the defence of the Saints has been struggling a lot recently. They have conceded at least two goals in four of their last five played now.

They have no clean sheet in five now, having conceded 19 goals in their last five league outings. The two wins that the Saints have managed to take this season have been out on the road (D1 L2). That’s a positive, but this, of course, is one of the toughest away games that there is in the English top flight. This will be Southampton’s first game this season away at one of the so-called Big Six.

Southampton have scored five goals on their travels, while they have only conceded six goals on the road. They have taken a clean sheet in 40% of their away games. They have been sat level at the break in four of their five away games (L1). Not only now do Southampton have the worst defensive record in the league, but only two teams have also scored fewer league goals than they have done.

Manchester City vs Southampton Tips & Odds

Man City To Win To Nil at 8/11
-3 Asian Handicap Man City at 11/10
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on October 29th, 2019 at 1:15 p.m.)

Who will win – Manchester City vs Southampton Predictions

This has a home win to nil written all over it. Southampton’s confidence can’t be any lower and they have been conceding heavily lately. Manchester City should create more than enough to ease to a big victory.

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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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