Manchester City vs Bournemouth
English Premier League
Date: Saturday, 1st December 2018
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: Etihad Stadium, Manchester.
The best team in the country, and probably the continent, takes on one of the most impressive teams, right now, in the Premier League. Manchester City hosts Bournemouth at the Etihad, this Saturday, as part of their 14th round fixtures in the competition.
Bournemouth holds the eighth spot in the table after registering six wins, two draws, and five losses from their 13 matches so far. The team has 20 points on the board. They have scored 22 goals so far in the league campaign, and has conceded 18.
City occupies the top spot in the table, and has posted 35 points against their name. They remain unbeaten in the competition so far. Their record reads 11 wins and two draws from their 13 games. They have scored a mammoth 40 goals so far in the tournament, and has conceded only five.
It’s unlucky for Bournemouth that they have to face Arsenal and Manchester City in back-to-back weekends. Bournemouth lost their last game, against the Gunners, at home. The final scoreline was 1-2 in favor of the visitors. The hosts also had to suffer the humiliation of scoring an own goal.
City continued their domination in the league, after recording an emphatic away victory, against West Ham. The final scoreline was 0-4 in favor of Guardiola’s men. Three first-half goals and a late injury time goal completed the proceedings for the defending champions.
Manchester City vs Bournemouth Head-to-head (h2h)
- City holds an unbeaten record against Bournemouth. And disregarding a lone goalless draw, back in 1999, the team from Manchester has a 100% winning record against this particular opponent.
- City is on an eight-match winning streak and a 13-game unbeaten run. They have lost just one of their last 22 ties.
- Bournemouth is currently on a three-game losing streak.
- City is on a six-game winning streak at home. They have lost just one of their last ten games in front of home fans.
- Bournemouth has lost three of their last five ties on the road.
Manchester City vs Bournemouth Prediction
The hosts are the overwhelming favorites for this tie. They are absolutely on a roll and have spared no team that has dared to challenge them. City remains unbeaten as one-third of the league season is over.
City holds a 100% winning record against this opponent at the Etihad. The last three games at this stadium, between these teams, have a combined scoreline of 13-1, in favor of City.
Last five home-games for City read a combined scoreline of 22-2. They are the juggernauts of Europe and will stop at nothing until they achieve glory. The team has been rated by pundits as one of the best teams in English history.
City will win both the halves, and will win with more than a two-goal margin. They will most probably keep a clean sheet as well. All hail the mighty Pep.
Manchester City vs Bournemouth Betting Tips
EH: -2 for Manchester City; Manchester City to win @ 1.75 (3/4)
Half Time/ Full Time: Manchester City/ Manchester City @ 1.40 (2/5).