Manchester City v Leicester City betting suggestions and predictions
Manchester City could also be at residence however we expect Leicester’s unbeaten run to continue with the spoils shared in the battle between second and third
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Manchester City v Leicester City prediction: draw probably for top-four rivals
You could be exhausting pressed to search out anybody who predicted Leicester City being four points above Manchester City because the midway stage of the season approaches.
The champions have been far from the all-conquering side that received the Premier League title with a hundred factors in 2018 and retained it with ninety eight points final season. Pep Guardiola’s team have been as many home video games this season (to Wolves and Manchester United) than in each those profitable campaigns. As a result they are 14 points behind leaders Liverpool.
They are nonetheless favourites at 38/100 after their 3-0 win against Arsenal however Leicester shall be an actual problem. And though Leicester remain unfancied, with the percentages on an away win at 13/2, latest conferences, excluding a 5-1 win for Manchester City in February 2018, have been close.
The score in the past eight league encounters is four wins to 3 for the Citizens, who’ve additionally received two League Cup ties in opposition to Leicester on penalties in that point. Last season Vincent Kompany’s thunderous long-range effort was the distinction between the perimeters in match that proved important to City retaining the title. But Leicester are unbeaten of their final 9 in the league, and we will see a draw being played out at 17/4.
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A high-scoring affair to buck the trend
Only two of the final six matches in all competitions between City and Leicester have produced over 2.5 targets which would counsel the over market must be ruled out.
But City are averaging 3.four goals of their final 20 house games and Leicester three.1 in their final 20 away. Nine of Leicester’s 17 league video games and 15 of City’s this season have had over 2.5 targets, which is priced at 13/8, and you may also get both groups to score at 4/6.
City haven’t been invincible at home and Leicester have scored no less than two in eight of their final nine in the league and we’re looking at a 2-2 draw at 14/1.
De Bruyne and Vardy those to watch
Kevin De Bruyne supplied a masterclass against Arsenal, scoring either aspect of offering a trademark assist to Raheem Sterling.
Leicester have a defensive set-up that Arsenal’s disorganised backline could solely dream of, conceding the fewest goals within the division (12) and it’s exhausting to see anybody stopping the Belgian in his present type. De Bruyne is 6/4 to score at any time
However, Jamie Vardy additionally catches the eye within the goalscorer markets. The Foxes striker tops the league goalscoring charts on 16 and averages a objective each 96 minutes. He is 13/10 to attain at any time.
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