Manchester City vs Chelsea
English Premier League
Date: Sunday, 10 February 2019
Kick-Off at 16:00 UK / 17:00 CET
Venue: Etihad Stadium (Manchester).
Manchester City moved lock on points with Liverpool at the very top of the Premier League standings thanks to a 0-2 victory over Everton on Wednesday evening away at Goodison.
The Reds still have a game in hand on Pep Guardiola’s squad, but we can day defending champions are completely back in the contest for the title after Liv’pool’s recent slip-ups.
The Citizens will, however, face a tough Chelsea test this weekend. The visitors come into the match off the back of a demolishing 5-0 victory over rock-bottomed Huddersfield Town. It was a perfect response to a rough 4-0 defeat to Bournemouth away at Vitality Stadium on previous Matchday.
Manchester City vs Chelsea: Head-to-head
Chelsea lead the head to head tie by eight wins coming into 147th encounter with the Citizens.
Man City were on a three-win thread against the Blues before the 2-0 loss in early-December last year when these two likes last battled it out at Stamford Bridge.
Interestingly, none of past four head to head affairs saw goals scored at both ends.
Manchester City vs Chelsea: Prediction
Bookies see the reigning champions as heavy favourites to claim the spoils here. It is no wonder if we know the Citizens have been almost impeccable in front of their fans so far in the season. Pep Guardiola’s troops won 12 and lost just 1 of 13 league outings at Etihad in this term of Premier League.
Chelsea, on the other side, lost three successive games away from home in all competitions without scoring a single goal in the process. The Blues also failed to find the back of the net at all in three of past four head to head clashes with Manchester City.
The home win to nil thus pops up as the most logical betting solution here. You can back the Citizens to keep a clean sheet at quite attractive 2.37 odds.
Manchester City vs Chelsea: Bet Tips
Manchester City to win @ 1.44 (4/9)
Manchester City to keep a clean sheet @ 2.37 (11/8).